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Job Opportunities

The River Forest Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please download our job application here.

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:

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

 Application Instructions: To apply, please email application, resume, cover letter, and references in PDF format to employment@riverforestlibrary.org. No phone calls please.

For more information, please review the full job description.

Application Contact:

Sue Quinn, Library Director

River Forest Public Library

735 Lathrop Avenue

River Forest, IL 60305


Volunteer Opportunities

The Library occasionally has volunteer opportunities. To apply, please download the general interest volunteer general interest volunteer form (pdf).