Mount Prospect, IL: Patron Assistant (p/t) – South Branch, Mount Prospect Public Library

Part time South Branch Patron Assistant position available. This position is responsible for providing basic information services: ready reference, reader’s advisory and information and referral. Position includes staffing the public service desk, library instruction, compiling/assembling patron aids, developing bibliographic aids, maintaining files, performing circulation/registration functions, and providing basic computer/office equipment troubleshooting. Help with planning and presenting youth programs, assisting with collection development. There is extensive contact with the public within the Library and Community Connections Center. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; the ability to access, input and retrieve data from the computer required. Bachelor’s Degree required. Bilingual fluency in English and Spanish required. Ability to speak conversational Spanish required. Proficiency in other languages a plus. $14.80 hourly pay.

South Branch is located at the intersection of Algonquin and Busse Roads, Crystal Court shopping center.

* Schedule:
Wednesday 2 pm to 7:30 pm
Thursday 2 pm to 7:30 pm
Three Fridays a month 2 pm to 7:30 pm
One Saturday a month 11 am to 3 pm* Some flexibility with start time (no later than 5 pm on weekdays)

Email resume/cover letter to:


About UWiSchool

Student & Alumni Services Coordinator for the School of Library & Information Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
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