Assistant Director of Adult Services


Lisle Library District
Library Type: 
Public Library
Illinois County: 

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Full Time
37.5 hours per week -- includes evenings and weekends
$52,669.50/DOE. IMRF, medical benefits, and vacation included

The Lisle Library District seeks a creative and detail-oriented individual to serve as Assistant Director of Adult Services. This position serves as second-in-command to the Department Director and assumes responsibility of the department in the Director's absence. The ideal candidate must demonstrate expertise in all departmental operations and possess supervisory and leadership skills.

The successful candidate can demonstrate high-level knowledge of Library policy and procedures and make decisions in accordance with them. Exercising good judgment is key. A passion for training staff on best practices and new services is a must.

Responsibilities include: Department scheduling, assistance with employee timecards, support in implementing the Adult Services Plan with an emphasis on training, generating and tracking department statistics, significant collection development duties, assisting adult and teen patrons at our busy service desk, digital instruction in a small group or class setting, and facilitating one of our popular book groups.

Experience providing exceptional Reference service is required. Attention to detail and strong time management skills are necessary. Excellent understanding of information literacy and extensive knowledge of adult and teen literature required. Experience providing outstanding Readers' Advisory service preferred.

Note- the Lisle Library District is currently undergoing a major renovation. The ideal candidate will demonstrate flexibility and big picture thinking during this exciting time of transition.

An MLIS in Library and Information Science from an accredited institution is required.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

Please EMAIL your resume and cover letter to Elizabeth Hopkins-

Application Contact: 
Elizabeth Hopkins
Apply To: 
777 Front Street
Lisle , IL 60532 41° 47' 47.1516" N, 88° 4' 0.9948" W