Library positions which are open and for which applicants are sought are advertised in local newspapers, the Reaching Across Illinois Library System website, and other regional library publications. Those people whose skills and credentials most closely match what we are seeking will be contacted for interviews. Employees are selected solely on the basis of merit and in compliance with all local, state, and federal laws prohibiting discrimination. The Thomas Ford Memorial Library is an equal opportunity employer. Appointments are made by the Library Director and are subject to approval by the Library Board.
More about working at Thomas Ford may be learned from its personnel policy. Personnel Policy [PDF].
Applicants seeking nonprofessional positions at the Thomas Ford Memorial Library should complete the application form. Application for Employment. When completed, please submit the form at the Circulation Desk.
– Must be at least 16 years of age
– Must be able to work 8 hours per week. (These hours are given in 4-hour shifts. One shift may be on Saturday.)
– Must have the ability to bend and lift books and adjust shelving as needed.
Position 1: Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., and Tuesday or Thursday 4:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Position 2: Mondays, 4:00 – 8:00 p.m., and Tuesday or Thursday, 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Applications can be requested and returned to the Circulation Desk.