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Building and Support Services Associate

Indian Prairie Public Library is seeking an energetic person to assist with a variety of tasks including building and maintenance duties and some clerical and data entry duties.   This position is an average of 10 hours per week.   Must work weekday evenings and weekends.   The salary is $11.69 per hour.

The ideal applicant will:

  • Work well independently
  • Take pride in the appearance of the building
  • Be a “neat freak” who enjoys cleaning and keeping things organized
  • Like to keep busy
  • Have good time management
  • Enjoy being a part of a team environment
  • Qualifications:

    High school or equivalent; Two or more years of work experience; Must be available weekday evenings and weekends.

    Job Duties include:

  • Set up or move furniture or equipment as required, including meeting spaces
  • Clean, dust and wipe off furniture and equipment
  • Clean spills and messes
  • Remove trash from parking lot and exterior of building
  • Distribute ice melt. May need to shovel snow.
  • Change messages on exterior signs.
  • Assist with watering and weeding.
  • Assist with recycling of books, magazines and other materials
  • Assist with security cameras; record and print camera shots as necessary
  • A complete job description and application is available at the Check Out Desk on the first floor.  Submit application to Laura Birmingham, Assistant Director, Indian Prairie Library, 401 Plainfield Road, Darien, IL 60561 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Applications will be accepted until December 14, 2017.

    The Indian Prairie Public Library District is located in Darien Illinois serving 42,000 residents in the communities of Darien, Willowbrook and Burr Ridge. Indian Prairie Public Library District is an equal opportunity employer. 

      

    Kids & Teens Support Services Associate

    Indian Prairie Public Library is looking for a creative, responsible, team-minded individual who enjoys helping others. This position is an average of 15 hours per week.  The salary is $11.69 per hour. This is a great opportunity for students or for someone looking for a second job.

    The ideal applicant will:

    • Enjoy interacting with kids, teens, and families
    • Create a fun and welcoming environment for all of our guests
    • Assist patrons with room setup, basic technology, and supplies
    • Take pride in the appearance of the building
    • Demonstrate flexibility, understanding, and care for others

    Job Duties include:

    • Monitor activity in the Kids & Teens department, maintain order, address minor disruptive behaviors
    • Assist with security cameras; write clear Incident Reports
    • Troubleshoot equipment
    • Set up or move furniture or equipment as needed
    • Clean, dust, and straighten library spaces

    Qualifications:

    At least two years of high school. Must be available weekday evenings and weekends. The schedule is flexible, but would require 2-3 evenings (approx. 3:30-7:30 pm) per week and rotating weekends.

    A complete job description and application is available at the Check Out Desk on the first floor.  Submit application to Natalie Williams, Head of Youth Services, Indian Prairie Library, 401 Plainfield Road, Darien, IL 60561 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Applications will be accepted until December 15, 2017.

    The Indian Prairie Public Library District is located in Darien Illinois serving 42,000 residents in the communities of Darien, Willowbrook and Burr Ridge. Indian Prairie Public Library District is an equal opportunity employer.