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Assistant Head of Innovation Services
Do you have maker skills? Are you an enthusiastic creator with excellent customer service skills who enjoys working with others to creative problem solve? Do you want to be part of a team that fosters a creative environment? The Glenview Public Library seeks an individual who is a highly organized self-starter, and is proficient in planning, organizing and implementing programs and services that foster “making” and creativity among library patrons and the community. Knowledge of makerspace equipment and associated software, as well as the ability to instruct and assist library users in the use of all equipment in the Innovation Services Department is a must. Hands-on knowledge of relevant technologies such as CAD software, office productivity tools, internet resources, fiber arts, robotics and related software, personal devices and emerging Makerspace trends and technologies is necessary. Experience with microcontroller platforms such as Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Micro:bit or similar products is required. The Assistant Head of Innovation Services must also be able to troubleshoot basic Innovation Center equipment and/or perform needed repairs. Ability to conceptualize creatively and quickly, as well as the ability to see projects through to fruition is a must. Excellent oral and written communication skills required to work harmoniously with a multicultural/multigenerational staff and patron population. Serves as Supervisor to part-time staff in the absence of the Head of Innovation Services, and may act as Department liaison on a variety of interdepartmental committees as assigned.
Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and a minimum of three years’ work experience in a related field required; some professional knowledge of libraries preferred. Schedule: Full-Time position, 37.5 hours/week, Monday – Friday, including some weekend hours Hiring range: $51,368 – $57,789 DOQ
To apply: Mail, fax or email resume and cover letter to Deanna Musurlian, Head of Innovation Services, Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview, IL 60025. Fax: (847) 729-7558; Email. No phone calls, please. The Glenview Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Head of Information Technology
Glenview Public Library seeks an energetic, tech-savvy individual with a broad working knowledge of Information Technology and a proven record of accomplishment in management, preferably in a public library environment. The preferred candidate must have strong personnel, budget and strategic planning skills to lead the Information Technology Department. The Head of Information Technology (IT) manages the Library’s Information Technology systems, is responsible for the evaluation, selection and purchase of equipment, maintains the Library’s IT Department inventory, and integrates new technologies into the existing environment, as needed. The Head of IT hires, schedules, evaluates, trains and/or mentors staff and is responsible for all aspects of administration and management of the Information Technology Department. The position requires excellent communication skills, innovative approaches to organizing, problem solving and knowledge of library trends and technologies including, but not limited to, integrated library systems. The Head of Information Technology is an integral part of the Library’s Management Team.
Requirements: BA or BS in Information Technology, Information Systems, Computer Engineering or Computer Science and 5 years or more in a positions installing, supporting and maintaining IT products and services is required. An IT Certification from a reputable training center is a plus. Minimum 5 years of experience managing an IT team of six or more, with direct report and accountability to top tier organization management.
Hiring Range: $63,326 – $79,158
To apply: Send, fax or email resume and cover letter to Vickie L. Novak, Library Director, Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview, IL 60025. FAX: 847 -729-7558; Email. The Glenview Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No phone calls, please.
Circulation – Shelver I
Do you enjoy organizing, have an eye for detail and are energetic? We are interested in hearing from you! The Shelver I position is responsible for sorting and shelving all library materials, searching for materials as requested, as well as, maintaining the orderliness of all library collections.
Schedule: This 18 hour a week position requires someone with scheduling flexibility and includes day, night and weekend hours. Requirements: Applicants must have a high school degree or equivalent. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds and push/pull carts. Ability to communicate in English both orally and in writing. Hiring Range: $9.03 – $10.16 hourly (DOQ)
To apply:Print and fill out an employment application (or pick up one at the Circulation Desk) and send to Karen Kee, Head of Circulation Services, Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview, IL 60025. Applicants may also email the resume. Accepting applications until position is filled. No phone calls, please.
Circulation – Clerk I
The Glenview Public Library is interested in hiring an experienced and reliable Clerk who can assist with a variety of general clerical proficiencies relative to the circulation of library materials. This includes library card registration, answering phones and addressing inquiries, resolve customer concerns, verify and update account information, assist with payments and refunds, and more.
The successful applicant will be the front-end representative of the library, so he or she must have strong interpersonal skills, a polite and friendly disposition, and be readily available to greet patrons and direct them as necessary.
Schedule: This position is 17 hours weekly. Schedule must be flexible to include afternoons, two evenings and every other weekend. Requirements: Applicants should have knowledge of personal computers, including e-mail and Windows based operations. Experience with Polaris, our automated library system (ILS), is a plus. Minimum of a high school diploma or GED; library experience is preferred. Hiring Range: $10.14 – $11.41 hourly (DOQ).