Circulation Services Manager


Batavia Public Library District
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Full Time
Monday - Friday, 9am to 5pm, must be flexible for occasional morning and evening meetings and occasional weekends.
Starting from $47,000, negotiable based on experience. Generous benefit package offered.

A retirement announcement has created this exciting management opportunity with the Batavia Public Library District! We seek an experienced, energetic, and service-oriented leader with a keen eye for detail and a patient demeanor for its Circulation Services department. Visit us at

Responsibilities: This full-time position manages the day-to-day operations of the Circulation Services department and is responsible for all related activities in the Library, as well as for creating a climate of friendly and efficient customer service; supervising and training department employees; interacting with customers and the public at large to create a favorable impression of library service; solving problems; and serving as a member of the Library's Management Team. The work schedule may include evenings and weekends as needed.

Requirements: The successful candidate will have a Bachelor's degree from a college or university of recognized standing and five years of progressively responsible, successful experience in a customer service position, preferably in a public library — Preferred: Prior management training or experience; proven supervisory experience; and extensive experience with integrated library systems — Desirable: Master's degree in library and information science from a program accredited by the American Library Association; and a person who is flexible, fun-loving, well organized, tactful, resourceful, and good-humored.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

If you would like to join our team, send a letter of interest describing your skills and experience, a detailed résumé, and contact information (name, address, telephone numbers, and email address) for at least three professional references to: George H. Scheetz, Director, Batavia Public Library District, 10 S. Batavia Ave., Batavia, IL 60510-2449. Electronic submissions (using Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF) to are strongly encouraged. Please use the code CSM in the subject line. First consideration will be given to applicants who respond by Wednesday, February 21, 2018; however, this posting will remain open until the position is filled.

No telephone calls, please -- only principals need apply.

Application Contact: 
Recruiting Manager
Apply To:
10 S Batavia Ave
Batavia , IL 60510
Fax: 630-879-9118