Adult Services Assistant Manager

Library

Employer/Library: 
Orland Park Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library
County: 
Cook

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Full Time
Hours: 
37.5 hours per week
Salary: 
$64,000

The Orland Park Public Library is seeking an Assistant Manager of Adult Services to provide library services and resources to a community of over 60,000 residents.

Responsibilities

  • Hires, trains, schedules, supervises and evaluates staff who shelve materials
  • Plans adult programming related to reading, including reading challenges and book discussion groups
  • Collaborates on literature-based activities with colleges serving Orland Park residents
  • Meets regularly with the Adult Services Manager to discuss department plans, projects and needs
  • Regularly acts as Person-in-Charge for the Library
  • Provides reference and readers' advisory service using electronic resources
  • Instructs and assists patrons and staff in the use of electronic resources on various devices, such as e-readers, smartphones, tablets, and more
  • Selects and maintains materials for the collection to meet the needs and wants of the community

Necessary Knowledge

  • Possess extensive knowledge of adult reference tools, materials and readers advisory formats
  • Possess extensive knowledge of bibliography tools and reference resources in print and electronic formats
  • Broad reading background in popular reading trends
  • Ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to set priorities, exercise initiative, and make independent decisions
  • Ability to work effectively with public and staff
  • Experience in current technology, software, and basic troubleshooting
  • Ability to use a variety of office and library equipment

Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in Library Science
  • Two years public library adult services experience
  • Must be willing to work evenings and weekends
  • A valid driver's license and ability to drive on library business

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Date below
Deadline Date: 
Friday, July 10, 2020
Application Note: 

Applicants for all for all positions are subject to a background check.

Applications available at Information Desk in library's lobby and

https://www.orlandparklibrary.org/about-us/employment/

Position opened until July 10, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. Send cover letter, completed library application, resume and three references to:

Human Resources/ Orland Park Public Library

14921 Ravinia Avenue

Orland Park, IL 60462

or

hr@orlandparklibrary.org

Please indicate Assistant Manager of Adult Services on application and subject line of electronic submissions

The Orland Park Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Apply To: 
Orland Park Public Library
14921 Ravinia Avenue
Orland Park , IL 60462
Phone: 708-428-5100
41° 37' 7.8132" N, 87° 51' 22.9212" W
Illinois