Job Openings

Part-Time Adult & Teen Services Librarian

Seeking friendly, enthusiastic librarian to join service-oriented Adult & Teen Services Department. Candidates for this position must have good communication skills, excellent computer skills, experience downloading digital materials on a variety of devices, and the ability to deal with the pressures of public service work in a busy environment.

Responsibilities include providing reference and readers’ advisory services to adults and teens, collection development, and community outreach. This position requires good organizational skills, knowledge of adult and teen literature, and the ability to work independently.

This 26 hour per week position includes daytime, evening, and weekend work. Benefits include IMRF and after one year, vacation time and sick leave. Starting salary is $23.59. This part-time position requires an ALA accredited MLS.

Email resume and cover letter by Wednesday, May 20, 2015 to Nicole Wilhelms, Adult & Teen Services Manager, Downers Grove Public Library,

The library is an equal opportunity employer.

Circulation Supervisor

Seeking friendly, enthusiastic Circulation Supervisor to join service-oriented Circulation Department.  Candidates for this position must have a commitment to provide excellent customer service; the ability to communicate effectively; the ability to effectively supervise and train staff; the ability to be proactive in problem solving; the ability to prioritize and multitask in a detailed work environment; the ability to adapt to technological changes in the library’s circulation system; and the ability to physically move heavy materials.

This position averages about 23 hours per week.  Hours are Tuesdays 1-5, Wednesday evenings 5-9, Thursdays 9-3, Fridays 9-5, one Saturday a month 8:30-5, and one Sunday a month 12:30-5.  The salary is $16.00 per hour.

Job requirements are one year of supervisory experience and a minimum of one year of customer service experience in a library setting.  Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office and Windows preferred. 

Email application and resume to Melanie Mertz, Circulation Services Manager, Downers Grove Public Library, by April 30, 2015.  Application forms are available at the circulation service desk or here.

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.