Public Services Manager

Library

Employer/Library: 
The Matteson Area Public Library District
Library Type: 
Public Library
County: 
Cook

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Full Time
Hours: 
37.5 hours per week
Salary: 
Starting at $57,500

The Matteson Area Public Library District is seeking a knowledgeable librarian to lead our Public (Adult) Services Department on behalf of a community that adores its programming and the unique materials the library has to offer.

The Public Services Manager is a full-time exempt (37.5 hours) professional position responsible for the coordination and implementation of the library's Public Services, programs, online digital content and collection development for adult materials; social media and marketing. This position is responsible for the management of the Public Services Department (currently a six-person team). A sampling of essential functions and responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Provides friendly, courteous and accurate service to all users.
  • Supervises the creation, implementation, and marketing of Public Services, resources, and programming and community outreach.
  • Directly supervises all department staff, including yearly performance evaluations, and carries out responsibilities in accordance with the library's policies and applicable laws.
  • Provides information service at the Service Desk as needed.
  • Coordinates the collection development and budget allocation of all adult material and supervises the collection development activities of staff.
  • Assists in developing library policies, goals and objectives in coordination with the Library Director and other library managers.
  • Keeps updated on library trends, and other technological and social trends that may impact the library service.
  • Writes and manages grants when the opportunity and funding are available.
  • Meet and engage with our patrons both in the building and throughout the community.

In addition to these responsibilities, the Public Services Manager should also have:

  • A Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited college or university.
  • At least 3 years of library experience, including working at a public service desk, preferable in a public library setting.
  • At least 1 year of project management experience.
  • At least 1 year of supervisory experience.

This position requires working days, nights, holidays and weekends as needed.

Must possess a valid Illinois Driver's license, and be able to demonstrate personal vehicle is insured in compliance with Illinois law.

Cover letters, resumes, and three professional references should be emailed to nwebb@mapld.org.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Contact: 
Nikeda Webb
Apply To: 
Matteson Area Public Library District
801 School
Matteson , IL 60443
Phone: 708-748-4431
Fax: 708-748-0510
41° 30' 45.99" N, 87° 43' 30.6336" W
Illinois