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The Fox River Valley Public Library District serves 70,000 residents in northeastern Kane County, Illinois. Our growing, culturally diverse district along the Rt. 90 corridor straddles the Fox River and includes the communities of East Dundee, West Dundee, Carpentersville, Sleepy Hollow, and Gilberts along with parts of Algonquin, Barrington Hills, and Elgin. The Fox River Valley Public Library District provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual preference, genetic information, or any other segmenting factor protected by law.

No phone calls, please. All application documents must be submitted electronically. Applications submitted in person or via US mail will not be considered.

Our HR procedures do not allow us to accept or save unsolicited resumes.

Only candidates who are selected for interviews will be contacted.

Account Services Clerk

Part Time
16 hours per week
Salary: $12.59 per hour

Position Description (PDF)

We have an opening for a part-time Account Services Clerk at our Dundee Library facility. Primary duties include greeting patrons, providing frontline customer service to assist them with navigating the library’s self-serve environment, and maintaining patron accounts.

Job requirements include:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Minimum one year experience working in a customer service position
  • Some college required - LTA or coursework in progress a plus
  • Ability to write and speak fluently in both English and Spanish strongly preferred

Applications must be submitted electronically. Visit our website for a full job description, qualifications and application instructions. Our Account Services staff members work in a team environment, sharing the duties required to provide full customer service to patrons of all ages. Successful applicants will be comfortable with the technologies necessary to help patrons navigate the library environment in person, by phone, and online.

To apply for any open position: Please send resume, cover letter, and completed application via e-mail to Sherry Kenney, HR@frvpld.info with the job title in the subject line. All application documents must be submitted electronically.

Youth Services Clerk

Part Time
16 hours per week
Salary:  $12.59 per hour

Position Description (PDF)

Do you have a passion for working with youth (ages 0 to 12) and their caregivers?  Are you patient, imaginative, energetic, and familiar with children’s literature? If you have a desire to provide excellent customer service in a busy department and meet the qualifications below, this job is especially built for you.

Our Youth Services Department staff members work in a team environment, sharing the duties required to provide full information services to young patrons of all ages. The successful applicant will be comfortable working with the general public providing customer service to patrons at the library, by phone, and online.

The anticipated schedule is:

Monday 5-9pm
Tuesday 5-9pm
Wednesday 1-5pm
Thursday 5-9pm
Monthly weekend rotation.

Some college required - LTA or coursework in progress a plus
Minimum one year experience working in a customer service position
Ability to write and speak fluently in both English and Spanish preferred

To apply for any open position: Please send resume, cover letter, and completed application via e-mail to Sherry Kenney, HR@frvpld.info with the job title in the subject line. All application documents must be submitted electronically.

Public Relations & Outreach Clerk

Part Time
10 hours per week
Salary: $12.59 per hour

The Fox River Public Library District is seeking a detail-oriented, task-loving bilingual administrative clerk to provide clerical support to the Public Relations & Outreach department.

Job requirements include:

  • Executes the distribution of prepared information about library events, news and collections via email, social media, and other online resources.
  • Reviews copy for quarterly newsletter, press releases, fliers, brochures and other promotional materials by formatting text, fact checking dates, and proofreading.
  • Translates promotional materials and other documents into Spanish.
  • Assembles promotional materials such as brochures, bookmarks, bags, by copying, folding, cutting, stuffing, collating, etc.

Educational requirement: High school diploma required, some college preferred. Previous office experience preferred.

To apply for any open position: Please send resume, cover letter, and completed application via e-mail to Sherry Kenney, HR@frvpld.info with the job title in the subject line. All application documents must be submitted electronically.