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Employment Opportunities at the Library
The Library accepts employment applications for posted positions only.

Why work at the Tinley Park Public Library?

The library serves the communities of Tinley Park and Orland Hills, combined population 63,852, from a beautiful 58,700 sq. ft. facility just a commuter train ride away from the city of Chicago. We strive to provide excellent, customer-focused service to achieve our mission of providing materials, programs, and services that suit the cultural, educational, informational and recreational needs of our patrons.


Youth Services Manager – Full Time

Job Description:

The Tinley Park Public Library is seeking an energetic, positive, and service-oriented manager to lead our Youth Services and Young Adult staff. We are looking for a proactive person who can contribute fresh ideas and who is articulate with the written and spoken word. Applicants should be able to demonstrate accomplishments and a strong interest in library work related to youth services, as well as exceptional supervisory, customer service, and leadership skills.

Primary duties include scheduling, budgeting, writing performance evaluations, and communicating effectively with library administration, Youth Services and Young Adult staff, and the library’s management team. The Tinley Park Public Library serves both the communities of Tinley Park and Orland Hills, with a combined population of 63,852 residents.

Job Hours:

This full-time position involves working the following hours:

  • 40 hour work week
  • 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. with one evening shift of 12:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • One weekend rotation every four weeks. Saturday shifts are 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Sunday shifts are 11:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Flexibility of working hours may be required


A Master’s Degree in Library Science is required. An ALA-accredited degree is preferred. Minimum of three years library experience in a youth services department; minimum three years supervisory experience required; experience in working with children and young adults (ages 0-18) required.



Applications accepted via email or in-person until 4:00 p.m. Friday, July 28, 2017.

Please submit a letter of interest, resume, and application via email to:

Rich Wolff, Library Administrator

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