Library Job Openings

Full Time Positions Available

Virtual Services Librarian

Hours/week: 37.5

The Villa Park Public Library seeks a full-time (37.5 hours per week) Virtual Services Librarian. Hours to include mornings, afternoons, and evenings, and weekends. As a member of the Adult Services Department, this individual is responsible for keeping current on new technologies. In addition, they will provide training on use of equipment and software for patrons and staff.

Core job functions include:

  • Works with the Automation Services Coordinator to ensure appropriate infrastructure and software for the Library's online presence.
  • Integrates the Library's web offerings and guides the Library's virtual services efforts, including, but not limited to, blogs, podcasting, RSS, online gaming, other web related technologies.
  • Coordinates purchases of ebook resources and services for patrons.
  • Collaborates with the ILS Network and Systems Coordinator with online catalog maintenance and upgrades.
  • Determines staff core competencies in technology.
  • Organizes and teaches technology classes for patrons and staff.
  • Provides reference service and assists patrons with the use of the Internet and computer software programs.
  • Assists in updates to the Library's Intranet.

Required qualifications: Master's degree in Library Science from an accredited institution. One year or more of library experience involving working with the public. Must be proficient in the use of personal computer technologies, including desktops, laptops, tablets, and Internet applications.

Applications accepted until position is filled.

Send cover letter, resume, and three references to:

Sean Birmingham
Villa Park Public Library
305 S. Ardmore Ave.
Villa Park, IL 60181

Part Time Positions Available

Administrative Assistant

Hours/week: 15
Salary: Starts at $15.50 depending on qualifications

Part-time position (15 hours per week): Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday (and every fourth Wednesday evening).

The Villa Park Public Library seeks a part-time Administrative Assistant to provide administrative support to the Library Director and business office. We are looking for someone who is detail-oriented, capable of handling multiple tasks, and has a good sense of humor.

Duties include production and dissemination of news copy; coordinating and publishing approved copy; and assisting in development and production of newsletters for the Library. Other duties include: backup to the Office Manager performing basic bookkeeping duties; assisting in the maintenance of all financial and personnel records for the Library; attending Board meetings and transcribing Board meeting minutes; and assisting Library Director with phone calls, correspondence, and other communication. Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution preferred. Requires excellent communication and writing skills, demonstrated service approach, ability to work in a collaborative environment, ability to work effectively. Knowledge/skill with Publisher and InDesign a plus.

Please send cover letter and resume to:

Sandra D. Hill
Villa Park Public Library
305 S. Ardmore Avenue
Villa Park, IL 60181