Mount Prospect, IL: Deputy Director Library Operations – Mount Prospect Public Library

Contact Name: Human Resources

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Institution/Organization Name: Mount Prospect Public Library

Job Location : Mount Prospect, Illinois

Job Title: Deputy Director Library Operations

Application Deadline : open until filled

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Job Description: Are you an experienced public library leader and manager with a passion for working collaboratively and a talent for administration? Mount Prospect Public Library (Illinois) has an excellent opportunity for a visionary leader to help shape the future of library services in conjunction with the Executive Director, Deputy Director Strategic Operations and Deputy Director Business Operations, along with a very talented management team. Consider bringing your expertise and experience to Mount Prospect Public as the Deputy Director Library Operations. Position will provide leadership and supervision of select department managers, will work with leadership to direct and administer library operations effectively, and will plan and work on major initiatives. The successful candidate will fully embrace the Library’s core service values and support organizational culture.

Candidate should have proven experience with developing and mentoring staff and managing organizational change; excellent communication skills; the ability to remain positive and flexible; a demonstrated ability to lead people and manage projects; strong knowledge of current and innovative public library services, information technology, facility management and collection development; upper level management or administrative experience; an understanding of public finance; strong interpersonal skills; and ability to adapt. Will assume duties of Executive Director in Director’s absence.Requirements:
MLS from ALA accredited library school required. Progressively responsible management experience in public library. Minimum of seven years management and administrative experience. Upper management or administrative level experience in public libraries strongly preferred. Salary $70,000 dependent on qualifications.

To apply:
Please submit one page statement of management philosophy and one page statement elaborating on your specific experience with staff development, managing organizational change, information technology, and public service with resume to Human Resources, 10 S. Emerson Street, Mount Prospect IL 60056 or email