Jobs at the library

When available, current library job openings will be listed in the paragraph(s) below along with a link to the full job description and job application. Unsolicited applications and/or resumes will not be kept on file.

Download and print a DPPL job application and then submit one of the following ways:

  1.     Mail:  Carol Kidd, Des Plaines Public Library, 1501 Ellinwood St., Des Plaines IL 60016
  2.     Scan and email:  jobs@dppl.org  
  3.     Fax:  847-827-4161

The Des Plaines Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.

Part-time Graphic Designer

If you are looking for a fun, creative job, join us at the award-winning Des Plaines Public Library. Forget what you think you know about libraries. DPPL has a progressive attitude when it comes to design and is looking for a Part Time Graphic Designer to round out our Creative Services Department.

Working alongside the full time Creative Services Manager/Designer and a part time Graphics Production Clerk, the Graphic Designer will produce creative content for print and digital channels. Must have a keen eye for detail, excellent communication skills and ability to execute a concept from sketch to final product.

The ideal candidate is a creative thinker with a knowledge of design trends, a passion for branding and the ability to bring ideas to life across a variety of media. High standards for creative execution, delivery, and communication are necessary. Must be an artistic nomad able to switch between designing for youth, teens, and adults as needed, developing compelling and effective communications materials for a wide variety of library programs, resources, and events.

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