Job Openings @ CAPL

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CAPL openings

Serves as the administrator of the Cary Area Library District (CAPLD) overseeing, supervising,
and leading library activities and services in accordance with policies established by the Library
Board of Trustees. The executive director ensures that staff provide courteous and friendly
service to internal and external customers of the community. Areas of management include
financial administration, personnel administration, planning, development and supervision of
services and facilities, and community and interlibrary relations. Responsible for the
interpretation of goals, objectives, and policies of the library considering changing community
& technology needs, and initiates changes in library functions to meet these needs.

Please read through the complete job ad (pdf format), which includes directions on how to apply for this position.

Posted 5/30/23

Are you looking for a part-time job that allows you to give back to your community? Then consider applying for a Public Services Associate position! Our Public Services Associates provide assistance to patrons at our points of service including the Drive-up Window! Public Services Associates are often the first ones to interact with patrons, so being friendly and approachable is a necessity in this position. We also provide technology-related assistance to patrons so being familiar with computers and other devices (tablets, smartphones, ereaders) is required.

The primary responsibilities of this position include providing excellent customer service by answering patrons' questions in person and on the phone, placing holds and checking materials out, providing technology assistance, and accepting passport applications according to guidelines set by the Department of State.

Please read through the complete Public Services Associate job description (pdf format).

This part-time position averages 15 hours per week with the following schedule:
Tuesday 1-5
Thursday 1-5
Friday 1-5
All Public Services Associates are required to work one weekend per month. The person in this position will work 9-5 on their Saturday and 1-5 on their Sunday. Weekends will either be the 2nd or 4th weekend of each month, to be determined.

  • Associate's degree, LTA certificate/certification, or equivalent in experience.
  • Ability to communicate clearly, both in writing and orally.
  • Provide courteous and friendly service to patrons and staff.
  • Willingness to help the Library become a more inclusive environment for both staff and patrons.

Pay $15/hour

Apply by Sunday, June 11, 2023 at 5 pm.


To Apply
Our application is available at the Service Center or online (fillable pdf; download, complete, and print or attach completed application to your email).

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and application by mail or email to:
Human Resources
Cary Area Public Library
1606 Three Oaks Road
Cary, IL 60013