Job Openings

Shelver - Circulation Services, Part-time

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. 

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 12 hours per week. The hours are: Wednesdays, 5-9; Fridays, 5-9; three Saturdays per month, 1-5; and one Sunday per month, 1-5.  The salary is $10.20 per hour. Read the full job description.

Anyone interested in this position should submit an application to Nancy Poch, Circulation Services Supervisor,, by Sunday, January  15, 2017.  Application forms are available at the Circulation Service Desk or here

The Downers Grove Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.

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 in the Administration Office. Applications will be kept on file for six months.