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Job title: IT & Operations Manager

Application deadline: open until filled, first review of applications August 26
Hiring pay range: $53,489 to $67,334 DOQ
Job type: Full-time (37.5 hour work week); exempt; benefited

Job Description: Do you enjoy digging into systems, whether they’re hardware, software or mechanical? What about figuring out how and why they work, and finding a way to fix them when they malfunction? La Grange Public Library is looking for a quick learner with an aptitude for troubleshooting who can work with a high degree of autonomy to oversee our information technology and building operations.

Our IT & Operations Manager will oversee the management and maintenance of all information technology within the Library along with building operations, and lead Library efforts to provide a safe, welcoming, clean and comfortable environment for staff and Library visitors. You will be a critical part of providing community members with the inspiration and means to learn, explore, and connect throughout their lives.

Key opportunities for this position include developing and implementing IT and operations schedules, checklists and audits, identifying improved processes to better serve the Library community, coordinating creation of a staff intranet, implementing Office 365 and overseeing building security upgrades.

Benefits include health, dental, vision and life insurance along with paid vacation, sick and holiday leave. Flexible schedule options available with occasional nights and weekends required.

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Qualifications: Experience managing, troubleshooting and maintaining information technology infrastructure and equipment. Experience in full or part-time facility operations and building maintenance preferred. Associate’s degree or higher in relevant field of study such as computer science, networking or programming preferred. Supervisory experience preferred. Excellent written and verbal skills are required with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, prioritize effectively, adapt flexibly to changing priorities, and meet deadlines with a high-speed environment.

Physical Requirements: Ability to see, stand, walk, climb, crawl, sit, bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, balance, and climb stairs and ladders. Ability to talk and hear; use hands to operate objects, tools, and controls; and reach with hands and arms. Ability to reach, lift and carry materials up to 75 pounds, and to push loads weighing up to 150 pounds.

Application: To apply please email a cover letter and resume to:

Charity Gallardo
Executive Director
La Grange Public Library
admin@lagrangelibrary.org



Job Title: Teen Services Librarian

Application deadline: September 6, 2019
Hiring pay range: $38,688 to $48,360 DOQ
Job type: Full-time (37.5 hour work week); non-exempt; benefited

Job Description: Do you love YA literature? Are teens your favorite people? Do you dream of working in a collaborative organization with a lot of autonomy?

The La Grange Public Library is looking for a creative, enthusiastic Teen Services Librarian with a sense of humor to work as a part of the Adult & Teen Services team. The Teen Services Librarian reports to the Adult & Teen Services Manager and leads the Library’s efforts to provide services to teens in 7th through 12th grade through programming, outreach and collection development along with providing reference and reader’s advisory assistance. This position is focused on developing and implementing innovative ways to reach and positively impact teens in our community.

The La Grange Public Library serves a community of 15,600 in the suburban Chicago community of La Grange, IL. The Library’s mission is to provide the community the inspiration and the means to learn, explore, and connect throughout their lives.

Benefits include health, dental, vision and life insurance along with paid vacation, sick and holiday leave.

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Qualifications: An MLIS or MLS degree from an ALA-accredited library school and at least one year of library work experience. Experience working with teens in some capacity is key. Collection development, reference, reader’s advisory and programming skills should be equally matched with knowledge, interest and enthusiasm for interacting with teens. Candidates should possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, digital literacy, and be a continuous learner who embraces change and ongoing growth.

Travel to conduct outreach to area schools and collaborate with community organizations is required. This position works a varied schedule including regular evenings and weekends.

Application: To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to:

Debbie Darwine
Adult & Teen Services Manager
La Grange Public Library
admin@lagrangelibrary.org