Job Openings

Adult and Teen Services Clerk - Part Time

Are you enthusiastic about working with a friendly and collaborative staff in a newly renovated library? Do you embrace advances in technology? Are you detail oriented? If so, come join our team.

The Downers Grove Public Library is seeking a friendly, enthusiastic Clerk for our Adult and Teen Services team. Clerks assist with the processing and displaying of new titles and periodicals, check in new materials, and perform other support tasks for the department. We are looking for candidates who:

● have excellent communication skills

● can prioritize, multitask, and perform accurately in a detailed environment

● are familiar with computer and word processing programs, including Word, Excel, and Access

● can work independently

● pay close attention to detail in tasks

● are able to enthusiastically adapt to technological changes

This position averages 16 hours per week. The salary is $12.00 per hour. Benefits include vacation time and sick leave.

Hours for this position are Mondays 1-5; Tuesdays 1-5; Thursdays 1-5; Saturdays 8:30-12:30.

Email application to Lizzie Matkowski, Adult and Teen Services Librarian, Downers Grove Public Library, by Wednesday, August 10, 2016. Application forms are available at the circulation service desk or on our website

IT Manager 

Are you passionate about providing excellent information technology services to the community and library staff? Are you enthusiastic about leading a friendly and collaborative staff in a newly renovated building? Do you have the technical skills to keep our computer systems running smoothly? Are you able to explain technology related concepts in an accessible manner? If so, come join our team.

The Downers Grove Public Library is looking for a friendly, customer-service oriented manager for our busy IT Department. We are looking for candidates who will:

  • provide great customer service to patrons and staff

  • effectively lead a staff consisting of an assistant manager, technology assistant, technology trainer, and seven computer help desk associates

  • maintain operation of all servers and regularly back up and review back-ups of servers, applications, files, and folders

  • oversee the local area network, wireless networks, exchange, computer and print management, and website servers, firewalls, security, and anti-virus protection

  • plan expansion and upgrades of computers and software

  • troubleshoot computer problems on servers and on staff and public workstations

  • oversee and plan for the future of the library’s Digital Media Lab

  • be an active participant in the library’s management team

This full-time position requires a bachelor’s or higher degree in computer science or related information technology field and at least three years of relevant experience, preferably in a library setting. The salary range for the position is $62,000-$93,000 per year. The starting salary will depend on the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience. A generous benefits package is included. Send resume and cover letter by August 14 to Sue O’Brien, Assistant Director for Support Services at or Downers Grove Public Library, 1050 Curtiss St., Downers Grove, IL   60515.


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.