Adult Services Associate


Warren-Newport Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
Average 10 hours week. Tuesday/Wednesday from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00p.m. and one weekend shift per month. Weekend hours are Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Sunday hours are from Labor Day to Memorial Day. Sunday hours are paid at time and a half)
$16.50 an hour

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Staff the adult services desk and provide reference and reader's advisory services to library patrons of all ages.
  • Teach public to use WNPL print, internet including electronic resources and technology equipment.
  • Troubleshoot minor problems with equipment (Computers, copiers, etc.)
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree, LTA, Associate's Degree, or two years of college/university coursework.
  • Previous library experience preferred.
  • Strong working knowledge of technology, including computers, various e-devices, Microsoft Office and the internet.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Excellent customer service skills with a strong background in working with the public
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills including the ability to work positively in a team environment.
  • Bilingual (Spanish) skills highly preferred but not required.
  • Requires full-range of body motion including standing, sitting, or walking for extended periods of time.

    To Apply

    Application Deadline: 
    Open until filled
    Application Note: 

    To Apply: visit and click on jobs at WNPL. Please upload a resume and cover letter.

    No phone calls or in person inquiries.

    Application Contact: 
    Jen Hoy
    Apply To: 
    Warren-Newport Public Library
    224 N. O'Plaine Rd
    Gurnee , IL 60031
    Phone: 8472445150
    42° 21' 47.214" N, 87° 54' 54.8856" W