Neighborhood Services Librarian

The Oak Park Public Library is looking for a creative, enthusiastic, socially attuned Neighborhood Services Librarian for our Branch Services and Customer Services Department. If getting out into the community and making connections energizes you, please consider this position, which includes roles as an ambassador, advocate, program/service designer, mentor, and project manager. Learning more about Oak Parkers and facilitating action that helps community members fulfill their aspirations is the essence of the job. Your analytical, collaborative, problem-solving and implementation skills will be put to use!

Successful candidates will have library experience serving all ages and a track record of community involvement. The opportunities you create shape your work week.

MLS degree from an ALA accredited institution is required. The position accommodates both recent graduates and more experienced librarians with a minimum of 2 years relevant experience. This is a full time, 40 hour a week position based at the Dole Branch which requires work at all three library locations and outside the library. Travel between libraries and to community agencies is regular. It is preferable for applicants to have a reliable vehicle.

Occasional evenings and week-ends. Salary range is $41,588 – 62,337 with excellent benefits.

To apply send a cover letter and resume to the attention of Lori Pulliam, Manager of Branch Services and Customer Services, at no later than Friday, December 19, 2014.



The Oak Park Public Library is an equal opportunity employer. The Library complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Resumes with a cover letter may be sent to Please indicate the position applied for in the subject line.

Applications for employment can be returned to any library location. Applications will be retained for six months and are reviewed when the Library has an open position.