Fiction/AV/Teen Assistant – Fiction/AV/Teen Department


Mount Prospect Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
Part time average 16-17 hours per week
$16.96 per hour

Do you enjoy connecting patrons with the books, movies, and TV they love? Does the idea of helping a patron discover a brand-new author interest you?

Fiction/AV/Teen Services is looking for a service-oriented individual with a passion for popular culture to join a collaborative team serving readers, listeners, and viewers of all interests. The position averages 16-17 hours per week and will spend the majority of the time on the public desk helping both adults and teens. Join our team at MPPL where we have been named one of the 'Best Workplaces' for seven years in a row.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor degree or the equivalent education and work experience is desired. Public service experience. Bilingual skills a plus.

SALARY: $16.96 per hour
Other benefits: Our part-time staff are eligible for paid holidays and a paid "birthday" holiday.

Mondays 1-5pm
Tuesdays 2-5pm
Thursdays 2-5pm
Fridays 3-7pm
Participation in weekend rotation
Coming in at 1pm on the third Tuesday of the month
Opportunities to pick-up extra shifts, whether covering the desk or helping out with programs

Additional responsibilities will include:
Developing positive relationships with regular teen library users
Helping librarians with programming for teens (and occasionally adults)
Assisting with recurring administrative tasks
Using a detailed eye to provide popular print and audiovisual collection support
Helping patrons with ebooks and other digital media

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

Email resume and cover letter to:

Application Contact: 
Human Resources
Apply To: 
Mount Prospect Public Library
10 S. Emerson St.
Mount Prospect , IL 60056 42° 3' 56.3652" N, 87° 56' 9.834" W