Job Openings

Part-time Shelver

Are you passionate about providing excellent customer service to the community? Are you enthusiastic about working with a friendly and collaborative staff? Do you embrace advances in technology? If so, come join our team.  

Downers Grove Public Library is seeking a friendly, enthusiastic shelver for our customer centric Circulation team. Shelvers monitor the automatic materials sorter, shelve materials, and keep materials in order. In addition, shelvers help support the department by performing closing procedures and other tasks as needed.  Read the full job description.

We are looking for candidates who have the ability to:

  • file alphabetically and numerically accurately

  • do detail work accurately

  • prioritize and multitask in a detailed environment

  • walk and stand for extended periods

  • lift materials and push carts loaded with books

  • adapt well to technological changes

This position is a year-round, part-time position averaging 16 hours per week. The hours are: three Mondays per month, 9-1; three Tuesdays per month, 1-5; Thursdays, 9-1; Fridays, 5-9; one Saturday per month, 1-5; and one Sunday per month,1-5. The salary is $10.20 per hour.

Anyone interested in this position should submit an application to Kitty Hoos, Circulation Services Supervisor, khoos@dglibrary.org, by Sunday, August 6, 2017. Application forms are available at the Circulation Service Desk or here.

 

Part-time Clerk - Children's Services - Two Openings

We are looking for a friendly, enthusiastic clerk to be the newest member of the Kids Room team. Clerks work evenings and weekends to maintain the appearance of the department and handle clerical tasks. This job requires basic computer knowledge and the ability to do detailed work accurately and independently. The job entails working with the public and an interest in being around children. Experience working with children is preferred. See the full job description.

One opening is a year-round, part-time position averaging 11.5 hours per week, including Thursdays from 5:00-9:15 p.m. and Fridays from 5:00-9:15 p.m., plus one Saturday from 1:00-5:15 p.m. and one Sunday from 1:00-5:15 p.m. a month. The salary is $12.00 per hour.

The second opening is a year-round, part-time position averaging 10.5 hours per week, including Mondays from 5:30-9:15 p.m.; Fridays from 5:00-9:15 p.m.; and one Saturday from 1:00-5:15 p.m. and one Sunday from 1:00-5:15 p.m. a month. The salary is $12.00 per hour.

Applications should be submitted to Erin Linsenmeyer, Children’s Librarian, Downers Grove Public Library at elinsenmeyer@dglibrary.org by Friday, July 28, 2017. Application forms are available at the Circulation Service Desk or here

The library accepts completed job applications at any time. Download the PDF by right clicking the link and selecting save as. Email the completed form to kvabalaitis@dglibrary.org in the Administration Office. Applications will be kept on file for six months.