Building & Security Services Manager


Des Plaines Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Full Time
37.5 hours/week
Starting at $50,665, DOQ

The Des Plaines Public Library offers an exciting opportunity for an individual with considerable experience in facilities and security management. The Des Plaines Public Library is twenty years old, 82,000 square feet and enjoys more than 400,000 visitors every year. The successful candidate with have experience with maintaining a similar building, and experience with providing security for a similarly-sized population. The candidate will also have supervisory experience, and be committed to sound leadership and management of a team of assistants that range in number from eight to fifteen.

Des Plaines is a growing and diverse community of 60,000 people. The City and its library are committed to a future-oriented vision of inclusivity, respect, and a sense of the possible.

Minimum qualifications

  • Two years college.
  • Five years experience in facilities management.
  • Two years experience in security services.
  • Three years supervisory experience.
  • Valid Illinois driver's license.
  • Available to work nights and weekends.
  • Available to respond to emergency calls after hours.


The library offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, vision, dental, Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund participation, 457(k) retirement plan, as well as vacation and sick time.

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This job is open until filled

The Des Plaines Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

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Fax to: 847-827-4161

Mail to:
Carol Kidd
Des Plaines Public Library
1501 Ellinwood Street
Des Plaines, IL 60016

Application Contact: 
Jennifer Steurer
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