The Plainfield Public Library District is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to educate, inform, entertain, and culturally enrich our community. As such, our Library celebrates inclusion and is committed to equal opportunity employment. We believe our work benefits from the diverse perspectives of our employees.

Current Opening: Technical Services Assistant

The Plainfield Public Library District is seeking innovative, detail oriented, and customer service driven members to join the Technical Services department. This position, along with the Technical Services department, engages in materials management activities throughout the library, with a focus on patron access and customer service. 

Under the supervision of the Head of Technical Services, this position is responsible for the ordering, receiving and invoicing of all library materials and ensures items are processed and available for our customers to access and checkout.

Essential functions of this position include:

  • Receive and verify accuracy of shipments of all library materials
  • Process library materials, including labeling and security
  • Enter purchase orders and invoices and other acquisitions tasks as needed
  • Maintain and manage files and records related to acquisitions
  • Basic material repairs
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Two years relevant work experience or library experience required
  • Must be detail oriented and have excellent communication skills
  • Must be able to push a fully loaded book cart

Located in the southwest suburbs and bordered by Naperville and Joliet, Plainfield Public Library District serves 75,000 people across five different communities. 

This is a 19 hour per week, part-time, non-exempt position and pays $13.50/hour. Hours will be scheduled with some flexibility, Monday – Thursday between 9am – 9pm and Friday and Saturday between 9am – 5pm.

The Plainfield Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply, please:

  1. Complete an application, and
  2. Email a cover letter and résumé to: hr@plainfieldpubliclibrary.org

Only complete application packages will be considered.

Deadline: October 10, 2021