Jobs

Program & Content Librarian
Youth & Teen Services

The Lincolnwood Public Library District is seeking a friendly, dynamic, outgoing, and tech-savvy librarian who loves kids of all ages to bring program management experience and fresh technology ideas to our team as a full-time Youth & Teen Services Program & Content Librarian.

Primary responsibilities include coordination and evaluation of programming for all ages (professional experience required), creation and development of digital content (partnering with the Marketing Department), and providing intermediate to advanced technology support to kids (on iPad), teens, families, and caregivers. This newly developed position will guide the department in effective implementation of new library strategic plan initiatives focusing on programming, technology, content creation, and outreach.

The perfect candidate will be a quirky, detail-oriented, creative librarian who loves all-hands-on-deck work with kids, teens, and families. This librarian will show confidence and poise during the controlled chaos of our busy after-school space, and be comfortable talking with parents/caregivers about behavior issues. The ideal candidate will be a friendly, reliable resource for our patrons, supporting our library’s vision of empowering, inspiring, and connecting our community.  In return for your awesomeness, we offer a fun, friendly, collaborative work environment.

To apply, email a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Emily Fardoux, Head of Youth & Teen Services, at efardoux@lincolnwoodlibrary.org. Only email submissions will be accepted.

Preference will be given to applications received by October 22, 2018. Salary range begins at $40,000 annually, DOQ, with a 37.5hour week. Lincolnwood Library does not participate in IMRF; however, we offer a robust 457(b) defined contribution retirement plan. Preferred schedule is 10-6 M-F with two evenings per week and one weekend per month; but can be flexible. There is an opportunity for a higher starting salary if the candidate is willing and able to work the preferred schedule. Details and possibilities for scheduling will be discussed during the interview process, but feel free to indicate your interest in your cover letter.

Minimum qualifications: MLIS from an ALA-accredited graduate school. Two years’ experience coordinating programming in an educational or public library setting required; experience working with youth and/or teens in an educational or public library setting preferred. Advanced computer and information technology skills required, (GarageBand/iMovie for iPad knowledge preferred).

The Lincolnwood Public Library District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Office Manager / Operations Manager

The Lincolnwood Public Library District is seeking a full time Office Manager/Operations Manager. The successful candidate will be a detail-oriented self-starter who enjoys multiple job responsibilities, and has good organizational and problem-solving skills. Being comfortable and proficient with technology is essential, as is a great customer service philosophy and a curious mind. In return for all of your awesomeness, we offer a fun, friendly, collaborative work environment.

This position reports to the Library Director, supervises a team of four employees that support the building and administrative needs of the library, and serves as a key member of the Management Team.

Departmental responsibilities include:

  • Building and grounds management
  • Information technology coordination (manage third party vendor)
  • Purchasing and supply inventory management
  • Support general administrative needs of the library, including board meeting support and statistics

To apply, email a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Su Reynders, Library Director, at sreynders@lincolnwoodlibrary.org. Only email submissions will be accepted.

Preference will be given to applications received by October 22, 2018. Salary range begins at $46,000 annually, DOQ, with a 37.5 hour flexible workweek. Occasional evenings and weekends required. Lincolnwood Library does not participate in IMRF; however, we offer a robust 457(b) defined contribution retirement plan as well as paid health and dental benefits and a generous time off policy.

Minimum Qualifications: B.A. degree. Two years experience in one or more of the following areas: office manager, IT coordinator, building and grounds management, supply inventory, or comparable experience. Intermediate to advanced computer and information technology skills, excellent Microsoft Office skills. Prior personnel management experience preferred. Prior experience in bookkeeping/payroll is a plus but not required.

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