Challenging career opportunities await you at the Helen Plum Memorial Library, both directly related to and outside of library service. Positions in the library include public service, outreach, and literacy work.

Helen Plum Memorial Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.


Date: March 2, 2015

Position: Teen Librarian

Helen Plum Library is seeking an enthusiastic MLIS Librarian to join our Plum Library Youth Services team as a part-time Teen Librarian. The responsibilities of the Teen Librarian include creating and developing library programs primarily for teens age 12 to 18. The Teen Librarian will also provide reference and readers’ advisory service, maintain an area of the collection, and work collaboratively with both the Youth and Adult Services Departments. An awareness of teen services digital trends is essential.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate experience initiating innovative approaches to serving teens and an eagerness to accept the challenge of expanding and developing teen programs and services. The right candidate will be energetic, confident, and self-motivated and will exhibit the ability to relate to teen patrons while also possessing the interpersonal skills required to work cooperatively as part of our staff team. Participation in professional public library organizations and networks focused on serving teens is a plus.
Required: ALA/MLIS degree

Highly Desired: Previous experience with teens, especially in a public or school library setting.

Hours: 28 hours per week including some evening and rotating weekend shifts.

Beginning salary: $21.00/hr. DOQ.

Application deadline: March 15, 2015.

Position available: April 1, 2015.

Submit resume and three references to the address below or email ckrauspe@helenplum.org

Claudia Krauspe
Department Head - Youth Services
Helen Plum Library
110 W. Maple St.
Lombard, IL 60148

The Helen M. Plum Memorial Library District is an equal opportunity employer.


Date: January 26, 2015

Position: Part-time Business Office Assistant position
Department: Business Office

Salary: 20 hours a week at $18.00/hour

Brief Description of the Position:
The Business Office Assistant will work with the library’s staff and accountant. This position will be responsible for monitoring daily cash flow and petty cash, making bank deposits, processing accounts payable and will serve as back-up to complete biweekly payroll as needed. This position will also assist the accountant with monthly financial reporting as well as preparation for the annual audit. Must have knowledge of Excel and QuickBooks. Experience with Paylocity payroll and human resource software is preferred.

Person to whom to submit written notice of interest in the position:
Submit to Barb Kruser, Director.

updated February 12, 2015
The Helen M. Plum Memorial Library District is an equal opportunity employer.

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