Job Openings

Children’s Services Assistant (Part-Time)
Applications due by September 30, 2018

Do you enjoy working with children and their families to provide fun and educational programs and opportunities?  Do you have a love of children’s literature and trends? Are you committed to providing excellent customer service to all patrons?  The Kids Room is looking for you!

Children’s Services Assistants work the Kids Room Service Desk answering reference questions and providing reader’s advisory for children and their families.  Assistants also present programs to children of all ages inside and outside of the library.  We are looking for candidates who:

  • Provide excellent customer service to the public
  • Have experience working with children
  • Are adept at using technology and feel comfortable sharing that knowledge
  • Are willing to read and learn about children’s literature
  • Possess great communication and organization skills and have the ability to work independently

This opening is for a year-round, part-time position averaging 20 hours per week, including some evening work, a Friday night rotation, and a weekend rotation. The starting salary is $16.00 per hour and benefits include IMRF, vacation, and sick leave.  Applicants should have a valid Illinois driver’s license.

Applications and resumes should be submitted to Allyson Renell, Children’s Services Manager at by Sunday, September 30, 2018. Application forms are available at the Circulation Service Desk or online.

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.