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Youth Services Assistant – Part Time

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Job Description: 

The Tinley Park Public Library is seeking an energetic, innovative, and creative individual for a part-time position in our Youth Services Department servicing patrons from birth through grade 12 and their caregivers. The primary responsibilities include assisting patrons with reference and reader's advisory, programming for children birth through elementary school, collection development, and general departmental duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate will be customer-focused; have excellent listening and analytical skills; strong computer and technology skills including mobile devices; proficiency using Microsoft Office and office equipment; extensive knowledge of children's literature and familiarity with teen literature; ability to speak to a group in school classrooms and at library events; a sense of humor, vision, and flexibility. Successful candidates will demonstrate excellent oral communication and writing skills, as well as the ability to read, write, speak, and comprehend English.

A full job description including responsibilities and needed skills is linked below.

Works under the supervision of the Youth Services Manager. The Tinley Park Library is an equal opportunity employer that serves both the communities of Tinley Park and Orland Hills with a combined population of 63,852.

Job Hours: 

Monday 4–9 pm, Thursday 4–9 pm, Friday 9–1 pm; a weekend rotation of every fourth Saturday 9 am–5 pm and Sunday 11:45 am–5 pm.

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Two years' work experience with children
  • Access to transportation
  • Evening and weekend hours required
$17.69 per

Applications accepted through May 12, 2021.

Please apply online below; include your letter of interest and a resume to Kerry Reed, Youth Services Manager.