Children's Services Supervisor

Job Description Summary
The Children's Services Supervisor provides operational leadership and oversees the development, implementation and evaluation of children's services. Works in collaboration with the Management Team in establishing strategic goals for the Children's Services Department and formulates effective plans, policies and procedures for implementing effective and efficient Library-wide children's collections, services and programs. Fosters a culture of continued improvement and innovation in all related children's services activities, including but not limited to collection management, children's programming, delivery of reference services, early literacy, outreach, and community partnerships. Assists the Library Manager and staff in the administration of Library policies, goals and strategies. Functions as the lead in charge of all building issues while on duty as Person-In-Charge.
Critical Skills
  • Experience in Children’s Services
  • Possesses interpersonal skills to work effectively with a variety of people
  • Able to cooperate as a team member with other department heads
  • Demonstrates knowledge of professional library practices, procedures, and techniques
  • Leadership and management experience preferred
  • Willingness to embrace NPL values: innovation, service, excellence and adaptability
Work Schedule:*
Exempt position

* Work schedule may change
  • Annual Vacation Accrual: 5 weeks per year
  • Holidays: 7 days per year
  • Annual Sick Accrual: 12 days per year
  • Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund
  • Health Benefits available for 30+ Hour Positions
Application Deadline
Thursday, Jun 13, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.