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 Adult Services Manager

Position Details



Full Time or Part Time: 

Full Time

Hours: 

37.5 minimum. Some evenings and weekends as needed.

Salary: 

From $58,226 depending upon experience.

We are seeking an energetic, experienced and forward thinking librarian to lead our Adult Services Department.

Position Summary:

This is a full-time, exempt, supervisory position reporting to the Deputy Director of Public Services and oversees the daily operations of the Adult Services Department, including operations, personnel, programming, reference, reader's advisory, and collection development. Supervises the Reference, Readers' Advisory, Teen and Media Services Departments. Participates in Executive staff meetings and other committees as assigned. Performs responsibilities professionally and in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Library District. Minimum 37.5 hours per week.

Qualities and Duties:

  • Experience with Interviewing, hiring, and training
  • Oversee departmental workflow and scheduling
  • Oversee the development and facilitation of educational and recreational programs and services
  • Coordinate department programming and events with the Public Relations/Programming Coordinator and the programming committee
  • Provide reference, readers advisory and computer assistance to patrons in person, on the telephone, or electronically using print and digital resources
  • Work collaboratively with other department managers
  • Participate in overall planning processes as a member of the Library's Executive Committee
  • Participate in professional development by attending appropriate conferences, meetings, workshops and seminars in order to maintain current expertise in appropriate areas.
  • Participate in library meetings and serve on library and/or community committees as assigned
  • Participate in the development and launching of new maker spaces

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: MLS from an accredited library school required

Experience: Minimum of 4 years related experience in a public library including a minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience required; experience with media labs and/or maker spaces preferred

To Apply



Application Deadline: 

Date below

Deadline Date: 

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Application Note: 

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Application Contact: 

HR Department

Apply To: 

Poplar Creek Public Library District

1405 S. Park Avenue

Streamwood , IL 60107

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Web: www.poplarcreeklibrary.org

Phone: 6304834917

 

Teen Services Coordinator

Position Details



Full Time or Part Time: 

Full Time

Hours: 

Minimum 37.5 Some evenings and weekends as needed.

Salary: 

From $50,720 depending upon experience.

Poplar Creek PL is looking for an energetic, creative, vibrant librarian to manage a busy young adult department.

Position Summary:

This is a full-time, exempt, supervisory position, reporting to the Adult Services Manager and overseeing the daily operations of the Teen Services Department, including operations, personnel, programming, reference, readers' advisory, and collection development. Participates in Executive staff meetings and other committees as assigned. Performs responsibilities professionally and in accordance with policies and procedures of the Library District. Minimum 37.5 hours per week.

Job Duties:

  • Assist Adult Services Manager in the following: interview, hire, train, supervise, coach, and evaluate the young adult staff team while providing guidance, support, and leadership
  • Oversee departmental workflow and scheduling for direct reports and volunteers
  • Coordinate, plan, implement, and host programs and events; develop and facilitate education and recreational programs and services
  • Provide reference, readers advisory and computer assistance to patrons in person, on the telephone, or electronically using print and digital resources
  • Instruct and assist patrons in the use of the library catalog, Self-Checkout stations, databases, Internet, e-readers, tablets, and smartphones
  • Select and maintain materials for collections
  • Annually draft and propose a department materials and programming budget, then monitor and approve expenditures for department

Education: MLS from an accredited library school required.

Experience: Minimum of 3 years related experience in a public library including a minimum of 1 year of supervisory experience required.

To Apply



Application Deadline: 

Date below

Deadline Date: 

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Application Note: 

View full job description

Send Cover Letter, Resume and three references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Application Contact: 

HR Department

Apply To: 

Poplar Creek Public Library District

1405 S. Park Avenue

Streamwood , IL 60107

Email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Web: www.poplarcreeklibrary.org

Phone: 6308376800