We are seeking an experienced professional to serve as our safety supervisor. The person is responsible for creating a safe environment for library users of all ages and staff in accordance with our Appropriate Library Use policy. The safety supervisor will work closely with colleagues to create a culture of safety marked by compassion, empathy, and respect. Essential competencies include strong written and oral communication skills, organization, and the ability to prevent and manage disruptive behavior using non-physical methods. The ideal candidate will have supervisory experience, experience with and knowledge of restorative justice approaches, and the ability to be culturally effective in serving a diverse community. Experience working with people of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds, adapting easily to change, and bringing a positive attitude to the workplace are also required.
We seek those who share our passion for serving the people of Skokie. We strive to reflect our community through our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. We strongly encourage people of color, people who identify as LGBTQ+, and people with disabilities to apply. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Quality benefits play a vital role in promoting the health and well-being of our staff and their families, and this is why we offer a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage to eligible employees. We also have generous paid time off and retirement plans for eligible employees.
Skokie is known for its diversity and is conveniently accessible from Chicago and surrounding neighborhoods. The Edens Expressway (I-94) spans Skokie's western edge, while Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) and PACE suburban bus lines and the CTA's Skokie Swift Yellow rail line offer numerous options for public transportation.
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