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Located in Chatham, Illinois
Chatham Area Public Library
Tuesday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Working at the Library

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Thank you for your interest in working at the Chatham Area Public Library.

We currently have one opening at this time:

The Chatham Area Public Library is seeking a tech-savvy, innovative, friendly, and creative Adult Services Librarian to join our team. This full-time (40 hours per week, non-exempt) position requires educating patrons on the resources and services offered by the library, assisting patrons in the use of library technology, utilizing collection development skills, conducting programming and outreach activities, and exploring partnerships with other organizations.

In addition, the ideal candidate will be flexible, show leadership and an eagerness to grow professionally, be reliable and take initiative, and have the ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

Position Details

  • Starting annual salary range of $47,000-$50,000 DOQ
  • Full medical, dental, and vision benefits
  • Paid vacation, sick time, and holidays
  • 4.5% pension
  • Set hourly schedule, including two evenings weekly and every fourth Saturday
  • Background check required

For more details, please see the position description.

The Chatham Area Public Library District is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. We are committed to achieving an inclusive and diverse workforce.

To apply: To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume with three professional references to Amy Byers at [email protected] or directly to the library at 600 East Spruce Street, Attn: Amy Byers. Preference will be given to those who apply by Friday, July 12th, 2024.  

Applications for all positions are accepted year-round. You can always submit an application to [email protected] or directly to the Library at 600 East Spruce Street, Chatham, IL 62629,