We strive to be a Third Place for our customers, and to shift perceptions of what a library can be and the way we can serve the community. If you excel at connecting people with their favorite interests and information needs through original experiences, then consider applying for this great opportunity on our talented team dedicated to programs and exhibits.
Plan, develop and host programs with themes and topics of interest to our residents, primarily for adults and with opportunities to support program development for all ages. Engage with our community to create unique programming, and facilitate effective partnerships which result in programs, events or exhibits that achieve the library's strategic goals. Participate in program analysis and reporting, to ensure continuous improvement and positive customer outcomes.
To collaborate most effectively with staff across the library, the preferred candidate will have excellent communication skills and the demonstrated ability to excel in Our Culture.
Requirements & Skills:
Program or event planning experience required. Exhibit or museum experience a plus. Experience serving multicultural audiences preferred. Adept with technology. Responsible to manage multiple priorities with close attention to detail. Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communications and strong customer service skills. Must be effective working independently and in teams.
Bachelor degree or equivalent experience preferred.
Includes two weeks of vacation plus sick and personal leave, as well as participation in Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) pension plan and availability of Roth/457 savings plan.
To be considered for this opportunity, please submit by January 7:
- A letter of interest, including how your qualifications match the requirements for the position.
- Your resume.
Only electronic submissions will be considered.