Back to All Job Opportunities

Librarian (Regular Part-Time, Benefited)
City of Chandler     Chandler, AZ 85286

The City of Chandler Library Division is currently seeking qualified individuals interested in joining our team as a Librarian Regular Part-time. This is a regular part-time, exempt position with benefits. The location will be at the Downtown Library Branch. The Downtown Library is open seven (7) days and three (3) evenings per week. This a 20-hour position with a schedule that includes nights and weekends.

Work Schedule:
A weekly schedule that includes one (1) evening per week and one (1) weekend per month.

Chandler Public Library Downtown Branch: 22 S Delaware St, Chandler AZ 85225

City of Chandler
Chandler, the fourth largest City in Arizona, is located in one of the fastest growing innovation and technology centers in the nation. Chandler is a vibrant, diverse, fiscally responsible community with a supportive business climate that attracts global industry leaders, exciting startups, talented workers and their families. In addition to being a great place to live, play and work our local hotels, resorts, golf courses, restaurants and ample shopping opportunities make Chandler one of Arizona's great vacation spots.

Why work for Chandler?

Accrue vacation leave, eligible to be used immediately following accrualAccrue sick leave, eligible to be used immediately following accrual12 paid holidays per year plus additional time off at the end of the year (Winter Break)Dress code is business casual, with jeans on FridaysFree Tumbleweed Recreation Center membershipProfessional development opportunities Tuition reimbursement up to $5,000 annually, $3200 for part time employeesCity contributions of 1% gross wages per pay period to deferred compensation Become part of the Arizona State Retirement System with a 100% City contribution match3 medical plans to choose from along with dental and vision coverageDiverse and inclusive environmentRobust Employee Wellness program with $350 incentive

Who we are
The Community Services Department enhances the quality of life in Chandler through a vast provision of diverse and affordable educational and recreational experiences. We create community through people, parks, and programs. From connecting people to lifelong learning through community libraries to providing at least one Neighborhood Park per square mile of residential development to making play accessible for all ages. Our employees drive every decision, every innovation, and every aspect of our department culture to make Chandler a premiere community.

Chandler Public Library inspires intellectual discovery, creative entertainment, and life-long learning through robust information resources that connect communities to a world of knowledge and new ideas. As a system of four libraries in all geographic areas of the community, and collection of nearly 500,000 books, DVDs, and a wide variety of digital resources, we bring people, information, and ideas together to read, learn, connect, and succeed. Our libraries continuously reflect on the current and emerging needs of patrons and choose to advance literacy and champion inclusive learning experience for all people by fostering accessibility and embracing new technology.

Who we are looking for
Our new team member will have a passion for customer service, teamwork, and collaboration. We are looking for someone with excellent customer service and library programming skills.

Essential Functions:
1. Supervises assigned staff and/or volunteers by setting goals and objectives, manages schedules and work priorities, monitors and evaluates performance, facilitates access to resources and training, provides guidance and addresses issues, conducts interviews and makes hiring decisions.
2. Participates in the provision of public library services and programs in collaboration with the library leadership team, reflecting the values and principles of professional librarianship.
3. Responds to the informational needs of the patrons; answers reader’s advisory and reference questions; conducts community outreach events; offers insight into the development of promotional materials; gives presentations to community groups and meetings to promote programs and services.
4. Attends meetings and contributes information and data related to area of assignment.
5. Enters, prepares, and communicates statistics for assigned programs.

Minimum qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Library Science or related field; andThree (3) years paraprofessional library experience; including one (1) year of previous supervisory experience; andValid Arizona Driver’s License with acceptable driving record; orAny equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work.

Desired qualifications

Master’s Degree in Library Science

This is a regular part-time position, subject to a six (6) month probationary period. A register of qualified candidates will be active for four (4) months should another position become available.

The City of Chandler will conduct a pre-employment background check and a MVRRS (Motor Vehicle Record Request System) check as a condition of employment. An offer of employment is contingent upon acceptable results.

Applicants for employment and volunteer opportunities should be aware of the City of Chandler’s policies concerning the use of drugs and alcohol. These policies have not been altered by the passage of Proposition 207. The use of recreational marijuana is a violation of the City’s Drug Free Workplace Policy. Certain positions within the City are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test. A positive result for drugs tested under the policy, including recreational marijuana, may be grounds for withdrawal of an offer of employment or volunteer opportunity.
The examination process may vary if determined necessary.

The City of Chandler is committed to Equal Opportunity and Reasonable Accommodation.

  Back to All Job Opportunities

Job Details


Government & Public Administration

Employment Type

Part Time

Number of openings


We strive to ensure that jobs posted on this website are true and accurate employment opportunities. The student/job seeker is responsible for verifying the legitimacy of employment opportunities before responding to, interviewing, or accepting positions.