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Full Time Position

There are currently no full-time positions available.

 

Part Time Position

Public Services Associate

Hours/week: 23.2 hours per week

Salary: $13.92/ hour, depending on qualifications. Increases to $15.32/ hour effective August 1, 2021

 Description:

The Villa Park Public Library seeks a versatile, service-oriented person to become our new Public Services Associate. We are looking for someone who is energetic, organized, and excited about working with patrons of all ages. Strong technology skills are a must, as is the ability to provide assistance both one-on-one and through group instruction.

The job includes planning and conducting programs for young children and families, and working at our Service Desks. Typical desk duties are answering reference questions, providing computer support/troubleshooting, and handling program registrations. Also included are some circulation responsibilities such as checking items in and out, assisting patrons with accounts, and issuing library cards.

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree. Preference will be given to candidates who have previous work experience with children and families, or a background in education. Those who speak Spanish or have previous work experience with technology are also strongly encouraged to apply.

The Public Services Associate position averages 23.2 hours a week. The position requires the following shifts every week: 2:00–9:05 pm on Tuesdays; 5:00–9:05 on Wednesdays;

5:00–9:05 on Thursdays; 1-5:05pm on Fridays; one Saturday shift every other week from 8:45 am–5:05 pm; and one Sunday shift every fourth week from 12:45–5:05 pm during the months of October-April.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to:

Sean Birmingham, Public Services Manager
Villa Park Public Library
305 S. Ardmore Avenue
Villa Park, IL 60181
sbirmingham@vppl.info

Phone: No phone calls, please.
Fax: (630) 834-0489

 

Public Services Associates

(Two Positions Available)

 Hours/week: 18 hours per week

Salary:  $13.92/ hour, depending on qualifications. Increases to $15.32/ hour effective August 1, 2021.

Description:

The Villa Park Public Library seeks two versatile, service-oriented people to become our new Public Services Associates. We are looking for individuals who are energetic, organized, and excited about working with patrons of all ages. Strong technology skills are required, as is the ability to provide assistance both one-on-one and through group instruction.

The job includes working at our Service Desks  and planning and conducting programs. Typical desk duties are answering reference questions, providing tech support/troubleshooting, and handling program registrations. Also included are some circulation responsibilities such as checking items in and out, assisting patrons with accounts, and issuing library cards.

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree. Preference will be given to candidates who have previous work experience with libraries and technology. Those who speak Spanish are also strongly encouraged to apply.

The Public Services Associate positions average 18 hours a week. These positions require 13 evening hours scheduled from Monday-Thursday every week, subject to change with the needs of the library; one Saturday shift every other week from 8:45 am–5 pm; and one Sunday shift every other week from 12:45–5 pm during the months of October through April.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to:

Sean Birmingham, Head of Public Services
Villa Park Public Library
305 S. Ardmore Avenue
Villa Park, IL 60181
sbirmingham@vppl.info

Phone: No phone calls, please.
Fax: (630) 834-0489