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Job Title: Adult & Teen Services Manager
Position Description: The River Forest Public Library is looking for a dynamic, patron focused, team oriented leader for our Adult & Teen Services department. This position ensures that adult and middle school aged library patron needs are met at all times.
This position will work under the general supervision of the Library Director, planning, implementing and managing library services to the public in accordance with the library’s strategic plan, policies, and procedures. The Adult & Teen Services Manager oversees adult and teen collection development, services, programming, and outreach. As a part of the Management Team, the Adult & Teen Services Manager serves as a leader and role model for the entire library.
Requirements & Skills:
An ideal candidate will have a genuine enthusiasm for working with and connecting with people. Excellent interpersonal skills and clear oral and written expression. Demonstrate creative thinking in implementing new ideas and optimizing solutions. Possess a strategic mindset coupled with strong attention to detail. Openness to new ideas and collaboration in a team environment. Knowledge of a broad range of reading genres and subjects.
Experience with emerging technologies and their application in a library setting.
Successful candidates will embrace our culture.
Education & Experience:
- MLS from an ALA accredited school.
- At least three years of experience working with the public in a library setting with increasing levels of responsibility.
- At least one year of supervisory experience.
Full Time or Part Time: Full Time
Hours: 37.5/week minimum, full time, exempt status. One Saturday and one Sunday per month and one night weekly minimum required.
Salary Range: $52,000-56,000, DOQ.
Benefits: 4 weeks vacation, 12 sick days annually, 1 personal day annually, individual health and dental insurance coverage, and participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF).
Application Deadline: Tuesday, September 24, 2019
For more information, please review the full job description.
Sue Quinn, Library Director
River Forest Public Library
735 Lathrop Avenue
River Forest, IL 60305
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