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Substitute Adult Services Librarian/Paralibrarian

The Indian Prairie Public Library is seeking two (2) friendly, flexible substitute Adult Services Librarians/Paralibrarians. We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who like to have fun while helping others. Job duties include providing reference and reader’s advisory services at a busy Adult Service Desk, instructing the public in the use of print and electronic resources, and assisting the public in using the library’s e-media content providers.

Candidates holding a MLIS from an American Library Association accredited school are preferred (Substitute Librarian). Students in an MLIS program with six credit hours or less left of coursework from an American Library Association accredited school will be considered (Substitute Paralibrarian). Qualified candidates will also have one year of experience working with the public.

Hours are assigned on an as-needed basis, including evening and weekend hours. Pay for Substitute Librarians is $17.06 per hour. Pay for Substitute Paralibrarians is $15.03 per hour, with the opportunity to move to full Substitute Librarian upon completion of MLIS coursework.

The Indian Prairie Public Library District is located in Darien Illinois serving 42,000 residents in the communities of Darien, Willowbrook and Burr Ridge.  Applicants must have a commitment to excellent customer service, a friendly manner and be a self starter. Candidates must be able to work a flexible schedule including days, evenings, and weekends.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Tony Lucarelli, Head of Adult Services at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  The subject line on the email should read “Substitute Adult Services Librarian/Paralibrarian Application.” Applications will be accepted until May 4, 2018.

A complete job description is available at the Check Out desk on the first floor of the library. 

Indian Prairie Public Library District is an equal opportunity employer.