Job Opening – Human Resources Associate

Human Resources Associate
$24.00 – $26.00 Hourly
Location:   Morris Area Public Library
604 Liberty St – Morris IL 60450
(815) 942-6880

Job Type:  Part time, 15 hours

We are growing, changing and looking to add support and empowerment to our staff.  Do you like an environment of engagement and sharing, away from the noise of a big city? We are looking for a part-time Human Resources Office Manager, someone who knows staffing and people, someone with the experience to see how these vital pieces fit together. If your goal is to support others as they reach their goals, join our library staff as we grow into the future.

 We are looking for a positive engaging leader to work with our staff, vendors, community and board Trustees through vendor relations, HR and staffing.  We are an expanding  team dedicated to serving our community to support our staff through best personnel strategies and practices.


  • Paid Sick Time 
  • Paid PTO  
  • Continuing education opportunities 
  • Paid holidays throughout the year
  • No weekend work


The following duties and responsibilities are not all inclusive.  Other duties may be assigned as needed.

  • Public board agenda and minutes in accordance with the Open Meetings Act.  Compile, post and distribute monthly board packets.  Attend monthly board meetings (evening hours) 
  • Oversee Human Resources responsibilities and Onboarding
  • Maintain personnel files, complete all new hire paperwork and complete all necessary paperwork upon employee separation from employment
  • Ability to prioritize the use of time and resources to meet the goals and needs of the library and community
  • Empower and facilitate staff through training and professional development
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with interests in leading and motivating staff
  • Integrity in working with employees and handling confidential information


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.

 Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Familiarity with HR resources and best practices
  • Computer skills and working knowledge of Google and Google suite
  • Ability to exercise initiative with focused attention to detail
  • Empowered to work with vendors and third party employees
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local employment law 
  • Ability to sit and work on computer for prolonged periods
  • Light to moderate lifting (up to 20 lbs)
  • Ability to communicate effectively and clearly 

Call, email or stop by we are happy to answer any questions.  Then send your resume, cover letter and references to Resa Mai, Library Director