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The Fox River Valley Public Library District serves 70,000 residents in northeastern Kane County, Illinois. Our growing, culturally diverse district along the Rt. 90 corridor straddles the Fox River and includes the communities of East Dundee, West Dundee, Carpentersville, Sleepy Hollow, and Gilberts along with parts of Algonquin, Barrington Hills, and Elgin. The Fox River Valley Public Library District provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual preference, genetic information, or any other segmenting factor protected by law.

No phone calls, please. All application documents must be submitted electronically. Applications submitted in person or via US mail will not be considered.

After downloading the application, save it to your computer, enter the requisite information, and then save the changes you have made before attaching it to email. You may reference this WikiHow article for step-by-step instructions: How to Fill a Fillable PDF.

Our HR procedures do not allow us to accept or save unsolicited resumes.

Only candidates who are selected for interviews will be contacted.

Youth Services Manager

Full-time
Hours: 40 hours per week, includes a mix of daytime, evening and weekend hours as needs require.
Salary: $57,000 per year DOQ
Job Description (PDF)

Passionate about library services to children and their caregivers? Tech savvy? Creative problem solver? Change agent? Able to implement best practices on a budget? Enjoy coaching/mentoring staff?

Become a part of the Fox River Valley Public Library District’s leadership team and help deliver the library services of the future to our large, culturally diverse service area.

Essential functions of the job include:

  • Coordinating Children’s programs throughout the District
  • Hiring, training, and developing staff
  • Supervising collection development
  • Outreach to our diverse community

Minimum Qualifications: MLIS from an ALA accredited school. Minimum 3 years public library experience in a professional position, and some prior supervisory experience.

Current benefits include:

  • Four weeks of vacation time, twelve sick days, three personal days, annually
  • Holidays in accordance with our annual paid holiday schedule
  • Health, dental, life insurance
  • IMRF defined-benefit pension

If you meet the above qualifications and are ready for an exciting new challenge, send your resume, cover letter, and completed application via e-mail to HR@frvpld.info. All application documents must be submitted electronically. Documents submitted in person or via US mail will not be considered.

Application Deadline: Open until job is filled.

To apply for any open position: Please send resume, cover letter, and completed application via e-mail to Sherry Kenney, HR@frvpld.info with the job title in the subject line. After downloading the application, save it to your computer, enter the requisite information, and then save the changes you have made before attaching it to email. You may reference this WikiHow article for step-by-step instructions: How to Fill a Fillable PDF.