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Jobs at Elmhurst Public Library

Elmhurst Public Library is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected status or characteristic. The Library complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Persons needing accommodations in the application or interview process should notify the HR Manager. Nothing in this site constitutes a promise or offer of employment.

Technology Specialist (Part-Time)

Elmhurst Public Library enriches life in Elmhurst by providing opportunities to connect, create, and explore. Through one-on-one public service interactions and group instruction, Technology Specialists help patrons find information, locate Library materials, access Library services, and use Library and personal technology. Technology Specialists facilitate a friendly learning environment for all patrons to explore technology, the Library and its services. Applicants should show the ability to offer fantastic customer service, an aptitude for teaching engaging classes, a demonstrated interest in technology and expertise with the use of creative software.

HOURS:  16 hours per week, Mondays 1-5, Wednesdays 5-9, Thursdays 1-5, Fridays 1-5, and Friday evenings, Saturdays and Sundays on rotation. This is not a seasonal position. SALARY:  $15.44 per hour

Library Page-Circulation Department (Part-Time)

Are you detail-orientated? Do you enjoy a variety? The Circulation Department is looking for two energetic individuals with good organizational skills who enjoy performing a wide range of duties. The responsibilities will include, but are not limited to sorting and re-shelving library materials, shelving materials in the adult area, answering and directing incoming phone calls, greeting patrons at our Welcome Desk, and emptying the book-drops. Other duties may require data entry.

HOURS:

  • 15 hours/week- 5 days/week: (2 openings)
  • One position open for weekday late afternoons and Saturday mornings or afternoons
  • One position open for weekday evenings and Saturday mornings or afternoons
  • You will have a set schedule which does not change from week to week
  • These are year-round positions – no seasonal positions are currently available

SALARY:  $9.77 per hour

Graphics Assistant (Part-Time)

The Elmhurst Public Library is seeking a Graphics Assistant to join our fast-paced and highly collaborative Marketing department. This part-time position creates marketing materials for print and digital distribution that reflect the Library’s visual identity, including: posters, brochures, bookmarks, signs, invitations, and elements of the quarterly newsletter. This position maintains supplies, organizes graphics files, and assists with other clerical duties. Successful candidates must be friendly, self-starting, capable of working autonomously on assigned projects, and open to receiving and applying creative direction and constructive feedback. Experience with copy writing and editing is a plus!

Hours: 18 hours per week, between 9:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. (Specific hours negotiable)

Salary:  $15.44 per hour

Technology Specialist Clerk (Part-Time)

Elmhurst Public Library enriches life in Elmhurst by providing opportunities to connect, create, and explore. The Adult Services Department is seeking an individual to provide a mixture of public service and clerical support service.  Through one-on-one public service interactions and group instruction, this staff member will help patrons find information, locate Library materials, access Library services and use Library and personal technology.  Hours off the desk will be spent maintaining Library equipment, shelving items, creating displays and performing various other duties.  Applicants for this position should show a demonstrated interest in technology, expertise with the use of creative software, and the ability to offer fantastic customer service.

HOURS:  15 hours per week, Mondays and Thursdays 9-5. Friday evenings Saturdays and Sundays on rotation.  This is not a seasonal position.

SALARY:  $15.44 per hour

About us: Prepare to be amazed! Elmhurst Public Library enriches life in Elmhurst by providing opportunities to connect, create, and explore. EPL provides the support, resources, and environment for Elmhurst patrons to: pursue a love of reading; access information; explore interests; engage with technology; connect with others; and create and innovate. Elmhurst Public Library is the place for discovery at the heart of the community.