Library Associate - Champaign Public Library


Posted: August 31, 2012

POSITION TITLE: Library Associate – Full-Time
DEPARTMENT: Adult Services
STARTING SALARY: $20.76 per hour
HOURS: Full-time (38 hours per week includes day, evening and weekend shifts).

We need a Library Associate who is enthusiastic and curious about the changing world of public libraries; who is customer focused and forward thinking; who knows about books and movies and technology and is eager to share what they know with our library customers.

The Library Associate will be part of our Adult Services team and will assist customers of all ages at our Welcome and Ask Here desks, and in our TeenSpace, with information and reference questions; assist and instruct customers with their use of library computers, personal e-readers, and other technologies; prepare displays and demonstrations of library resources; and assist with collection support, and planning and presenting programs. Schedule includes daytime, two evenings per week, and rotating weekend shifts.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree plus 15 hours of course work in Library Science or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, energetic, comfortable with computers and the internet, and have exceptional customer service skills. Candidates must be able to lift and carry materials weighing up to 40 pounds. Knowledge of Spanish is helpful.
APPLY: Visit the library’s Jobs link at
DEADLINE: Monday, September 10, 2012 at 5:00 p.m.

The Champaign Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Service Provider.