Career Opportunities - Ella Johnson Memorial Public Library District

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109 South State Street
Hampshire, IL 60140
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Phone: 847-683-4490

Mon-Thurs:9:30am - 8:00pm
Friday:9:30am - 5:00pm
Saturday:9:30am - 3:00pm
Sunday:12:00pm - 4:00pm

Career Opportunities

The Ella Johnson Memorial Public Library District is a great place to work. We welcome applicants for posted positions.

Current Job Openings


Full Time or Part Time: Full Time

Hours: Monday, Wednesday – Friday 9 AM – 5 PM, Tuesday 12 – 8 PM, weekend hours

Salary: Minimum $40,000/year

The Ella Johnson Memorial Public Library District in Hampshire, IL is looking for a creative, motivated, energetic and organized individual with a passion for providing excellent service. Your strong leadership skills will help our Youth Services department build an up-to-date collection, coordinate relevant and interesting programs, and participate in promoting our services to the community. As a member of our Management Team, you’ll work collaboratively to achieve the goals of our Strategic Plan.


• Master’s Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited school.
• Minimum of one year supervisory experience.
• Demonstrated development of working relationships with staff and other agencies.
• Demonstrated computer/technical expertise.
• Demonstrated programming coordination and promotion.
• Demonstrated youth services collection development.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Benefits: IL Municipal Retirement Fund, health insurance, supplemental insurance available for purchase, life insurance, accruable PTO. Ella Johnson Memorial Public Library District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Deadline: Friday, August 9, 2019, 5 PM

Application Instructions: Download a PDF employment application here.  Submit your signed and completed application, cover letter, and resume to: ; NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE.