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Employment Opportunity

You can come into the library to pick up a job application from the Customer Service Desk, or you can download and print a copy here.
Bring your completed application to the library.

Front Desk Navigator
Matteson Public Library – Matteson, IL

General Summary: A navigator is one who greets people and gives directions as they enter the front door. They oversee the kiosks and check in Window. Experience in retail is a plus.

Part Time – Wednesdays 3 to 9 PM, 2 Saturdays and 2 Sundays – 4 hour shifts
Salary: $10.56 per hour

Education, Experience and Training:

  • High school graduate with a minimum of one year work experience
  • Willingness to work evenings and weekends

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
Applicants must demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in English (both verbally and writing). To be considered for this position, one must also have the ability to carry out oral and written instructions, and be able to learn computer operations. In addition, applicants must be able to exercise tact in maintaining good working relationships with the public, staff and board.


Youth Services Assistant
Matteson Public Library – Matteson, IL

Job Description -The Matteson Public Library is seeking an energetic, creative and outgoing individual who enjoys working with teens, children and their adult caregivers. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: providing Reference/Readers’ advisory services, instructing patrons in use of computers, public catalog and online databases, planning and implementing of youth programs, creating and updating booklists, handouts, and flyers, representing our library at schools and other youth serving organizations and other duties as assigned.

Part Time – 18 hours per week including at least 2 evenings and weekend hours (Sat/Sun)
Salary: $13.97-14.57 hour DOQ

Requirements include at minimum a Bachelor’s Degree and at least one year’s experience working with teens or children and their caregivers in a library or comparable field. Competent in use of personal computer including basic knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, excellent customer service and interpersonal skills are also desired.

Send a cover letter and resume, and three references by mail or e-mail to:
Nikeda Webb
Head of Youth Services
Matteson Public Library
801 S. School Ave.
Matteson, IL. 60443

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