Job Opportunities

Security Monitor

Indian Prairie Public Library is seeking an energetic, customer service oriented person with excellent communication skills for this part-time position.  This position is an average of 16 hours per week.  Scheduled hours are Thursdays (3:30–9:15pm) and alternating Friday evenings (4:30-9pm) and weekends (Saturdays 9am-5pm and Sundays 1pm-5pm).  The salary is $ 12.60 per hour.  

The ideal applicant will:
•    Enjoy working with people, displaying tact and diplomacy
•    Maintain  a positive attitude even when dealing with problems
•    Communicate clearly and effectively
•    Work independently
•    Take pride in the appearance of the building and address cleaning or maintenance needs as required
•    Enjoy being a part of a team environment

High school diploma or equivalent; Five years work experience; at least two years of experience working with the public where problem solving was required;  Must be available on call for emergencies;  Must be able to work evenings and weekends

Job Duties include:
Monitor the activity of library users, maintain order, and resolve discipline problems that occur within the library or on its grounds; Provide excellent customer service and hospitality assuring positive member experiences; Assist staff members as needed;  Educate library users on appropriate behaviors and enforce library policy as necessary; Patrol the public areas of the library at least every 30 minutes and stay apprised of potential trouble-spots or individuals;  Set up or move furniture or equipment as required, including meeting spaces; basic clean-up and maintenance duties as needed.

A complete job description and application is available at and 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 are accepted until April 18, 2014.

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.