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Information and Research Librarian

Schedule: Full time, includes one evening per week and one shift weekend per month


Skokie Public Library seeks an enthusiastic, knowledgeable information and research librarian  to deliver community-centered information, research, and reference services.


We want to hear from you if you fully embrace our core service values of community, collaboration, compassion, and curiosity; you have excellent communication and social skills; you are passionate about meeting the information needs of diverse community members; you have an interest in emerging trends in information and research; you have a positive outlook; and you are flexible with change. The ideal candidate will have a Masters of Library Science degree from an ALA accredited library school; 2 or more years of library or related experience; 2 or more years of recent experience providing information, reference, and/or research services. Read the job description and learn more about our award-winning library.


If you are interested in applying, please be sure to read our strategic plan and our organizational culture statement to make sure both resonate with you.


We seek those who share our passion for serving the people of Skokie. We strive to reflect our community through our dedication to equity, diversity, and inclusion. We strongly urge people of color, people who identify as LGBTQ+, people of all ages, and people with disabilities to apply. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The pay range for new hires in this position is $52,640 to $65,800. Offers are made within this range based on competencies, experience, and internal equity.

Quality benefits play a vital role in promoting the health and well-being of our staff and their families, and this is why we offer a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage to eligible employees. We also have generous paid time off and retirement plans for eligible employees.


Skokie is known for its diversity and is conveniently accessible from Chicago and surrounding neighborhoods. The Edens Expressway (I-94) spans Skokie's western edge, while Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) and PACE suburban bus lines and the CTA's Skokie Swift Yellow rail line offer numerous options for public transportation.


Do not apply directly on Indeed.com, ZipRecruiter.com, or Glassdoor.com. Apply through the jobs page on our website. When using a Mac to apply, use a browser other than Safari. Communication with applicants is made via email through BambooHR, our Applicant Tracking System. Please add BambooHR to your list of acceptable addresses in your email to ensure you receive emails during the application process.


Position open until filled. Please include a cover letter and resume along with your application. Only candidates with a cover letter and resume will be considered.

Position: Information and Research Librarian
Organization: Skokie Public Library
Location: Skokie,  IL 
United States
Posting Start Date:
Date Posted: 11/19/2021
  • Masters of Library Science from an ALA accredited library school
  • 2 or more years of recent experience providing information, reference, and/or research services
  • 2 or more years of library or related experience
Status: This listing expires on: 2/17/2022
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Skokie Public Library
5215 Oakton Street

Skokie,  IL 60077
United States
(847) 324-3184
Beth Dostert