Job Openings

Job Openings

Part-Time Computer Help Desk Associate
We are looking for a friendly, customer service-oriented individual with outstanding people and communication skills, strong computer skills, and excellent attention to detail to become the newest member of the library’s IT Department as a Computer Help Desk Associate.

The Computer Help Desk Associate is part of a team with the primary responsibility of assisting patrons with library computers and digital devices. The Associate also assists in the library’s technical training classes and helps patrons in the use of copiers and Media Lab equipment and software.

This is a year-round, part-time position averaging 14 hours per week. This position requires daytime, evening, and weekend work.  The starting pay is $13.50 per hour.

Interested candidates should apply to Paul Regis, pregis@dglibrary.org, by Friday, January 26.  Application forms are available at the Circulation Service Desk or on our website at dglibrary.org.


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

Downers Grove Public Library is seeking a friendly, enthusiastic shelver for our customer-centric Circulation Team.  Shelvers monitor the automatic materials sorter, shelve materials, and keep materials in order.  In addition, shelvers help support the department by performing closing procedures and other tasks as needed.

We are looking for candidates who have the ability to:

  • file alphabetically and numerically accurately

  • do detail work accurately

  • prioritize and multitask in a detailed environment

  • walk and stand for extended periods

  • lift materials and push carts loaded with books

  • adapt well to technological changes

This position is a year-round, part-time position averaging 16 hours per week. There are two positions available. The hours for the first position are Mondays alternating afternoon and evening shift; Thursdays 1:00 -5:00 p.m.; Fridays 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.; and includes Saturday and Sunday rotation of four-hour shifts. The hours for the second position are Mondays alternating morning and evening shift; Wednesdays 5:00 - 9:00 p.m.; Thursdays 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.; and includes Saturday and Sunday rotation of four-hour shifts.The salary is $10.20 per hour.

Anyone interested in this position should submit an application to Kitty Hoos, Circulation Services Supervisor, khoos@dglibrary.org, by January 19, 2018. Application forms are available at the Circulation Service Desk or on our website at dglibrary.org.


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 kvabalaitis@dglibrary.org in the Administration Office. Applications will be kept on file for six months.