Want to make a contribution to an innovative and dynamic library? Are you up to the challenge of working for an organization that encourages you to put your ideas into action? Are you a change agent? Would you like to live in one of the most affordable cities in America with easy access to Chicago, Milwaukee, and Madison?
Rockford Public Library seeks an energetic, customer-focused individual to join our management team. This is an exciting time in a library that will seek to go to referendum to expand and build facilities in the near future.
Requirements: Masters Degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited institution, and a minimum of two (2) years professional library experience. Previous supervisory and management experience a plus. We are looking for strong skills in merchandising and showmanship, excellent customer service, reference and technology skills, and the ability to enjoy a diverse young adult and adult population. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of focusing on the customer experience through reference and readers advisory, programs, and outreach in support of the librarys mission.
Salary: Minimum starting salary of $45,224. Annual cost of living and merit increases.
Benefits: Generous library-paid health, dental and disability insurance, life insurance, deferred compensation plan, Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund pension plan, paid sick and personal leave, retirement sick-leave payout, four weeks paid vacation, 13 paid annual holidays, and Employee Assistance Program.
Application: Please apply by sending a letter of application and complete resume to Rockford Public Library, Attn: Dawnna Williams, Personnel Officer, 215 N. Wyman Street, Rockford, IL 61101, (815) 965-7606 ext. 133, fax (815) 965-0866. Visit our website: www.rockfordpubliclibrary.org, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Application deadline is August 20, 2004.