Job Openings

Administrative Assistant

There is an opening for an Administrative Assistant in Administrative Services.  Responsibilities include data entry and clerical tasks in support of the administration of the library.  

The job requires integrity in handling confidential information, good communication skills, the ability to do very accurate data entry, good attention to detail, the ability to do basic mathematics, and accurate keyboarding and mouse skills.  Must have knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and ability to learn various computer programs.

This is a year-round, part-time position with a schedule of 25 hours per week.  The schedule is weekdays, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The salary is $16.00 per hour.  

Anyone interested in being considered for this position should apply to Katelyn Vabalaitis by Sunday, July 5.  Application forms are available at the Circulation Desk and here

The library is an equal opportunity employer.


Part-Time Circulation Clerk

Are you passionate about providing excellent customer service to the community?  Are you enthusiastic about working with a friendly and collaborative staff in a newly renovated library?  Do you embrace advances in technology? If so, come join our team. 

Downers Grove Public Library is seeking three friendly, enthusiastic Circulation Clerks for our customer centric Circulation team.  We are looking for candidates who:

●have a friendly personality to provide great customer service

●are able to communicate well to customers and staff

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

●are able to physically move heavy materials

●are proactive in problem solving

●enthusiastically adapt to technological changes

Each of these positions average about 16 hours per week including daytime, evening, and weekend hours.  The salary is $12 per hour.

Email application to Melanie Mertz, Circulation Services Manager, Downers Grove Public Library, by July 20, 2015.  Application forms are also available at the circulation service desk.

The 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.