chat loading…


 

Careers

Join our staff in impacting the community!

Being a member of the Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library is an amazing experience. Everyone on our staff is dedicated to making the library experience special for all of our patrons. We’re quick to help and we love what we do. Everyone on our staff is friendly, dedicated, and willing to take on new challenges. If you think you would be a great fit at PGTPL, we would love for you to explore our current career opportunities.

Current Openings

The library is currently hiring for the following positions:

Collection and Acquisitions Assistant – Collection and Acquisitions Services (Part-time)

The Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library is currently hiring a Library Assistant for the Collection and Acquisitions Services Department. Applicants must be motivated, reliable, and highly detail-oriented. This position will primarily consist of computer based work, including cataloging and adding new materials to the library’s collection on a consistent basis.

Starting Salary: $13.25/hour. 

For job details and requirements, click here. To apply, fill out the form found here.

This position is open until filled.

The Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Library Assistant – Youth Services (Part-time)

The Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library is  looking for an enthusiastic, friendly assistant for our Youth Services department. Ideal candidates will provide exceptional service to children and adults by helping customers select library materials and resources for use. Ideal candidates will also be comfortable with technology. This position requires planning and presenting library programs for children as well as outreach and other related activities.

Starting Salary: $13.25/hour. 

For job details and requirements, click here. To apply, fill out the online application found here.

This position is open until filled.

The Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Children’s Librarian (Full-time)

The Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library is currently hiring a full time librarian in our Youth Services department! This position is 37.5 hours per week, with at least one evening per week and one weekend per month. Ideal candidates will provide exceptional customer service to children and adults, enthusiastically promote library services and collections, and must be comfortable with technology. This position includes collection development, outreach, programs, and coordinating projects in the children’s room. Even though this full-time position requires an MLS degree, the library will consider candidates within nine months of graduating from an accredited MLS program. 

Salary starts at $17/hour and is commensurate with experience; PGTPL offers a competitive benefit package.

For job details and requirements, click here. To apply, fill out the online application found here. This position is open until filled. 

The Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Library Assistant – Teen Central (Part-time)

The Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library is seeking an energetic, team-oriented individual who enjoys working with the public, particularly teens. This person will be involved in creating and conducting virtual and in-person programs for young adults in grades 6-12, helping both teen and adult customers via the Teen Central desk, and assisting in the teen collection maintenance. 

Starting Salary: $13.25/hour. 

For job details and requirements, click here. To apply, fill out the online application found here.

This position is open until filled.

The Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Technology Assistant – Technology and Training Services (Part-time)

The Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic, friendly, and tech-savvy individual who enjoys working with the public. This person will help with general department tasks, including technology troubleshooting, providing patron and staff computer and equipment help, and assisting with printing and publicity.

Starting Salary: $13.25/hour. 

For job details and requirements, click here. To apply, fill out the form found here.

This position is open until filled.

The Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.