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Executive Director

The Board of Trustees of Arlington Heights Memorial Library in Arlington Heights, Illinois, seeks a dedicated and visionary leader to serve as Executive Director.

For more information on the search for an Executive Director, please visit John Keister and Associates.

Want to be part of our award winning team? Our 5-star library is looking for a hard-working individual who makes customer service a priority. 
Part time position provides service coverage for Circulation Assistants who are on vacation, ill, etc. Hours worked will vary week to week depending on staffing needs.
Responsible for the check out and check in of materials, money handling, registering new customers, maintaining the customer database on the library's automation system, and preparing library cards. Position works almost exclusively with the public in-person and over the telephone.  Requires excellent communication skills with a positive and friendly customer service attitude in order to excel in Our Culture. Ability to work well in a team environment required. Applies library circulation policies while providing Unparalleled Customer Service.

We want to amaze our customers by having books, movies, music and games available as quickly as possible.  Consider joining our materials handling team so you can make sure customers can easily access our incredible collection.
You will shelve and maintain the order of all library materials.  Deliver and retrieve items for customer or staff requests. Check materials in/out and manage customer holds.  Direct customers in the library to find materials or to staff who can help them.

Are you someone who loves going to concerts, walking art galleries or throwing parties? Do you volunteer for big events and end up the go-to person? Have you gone to a museum exhibit and wished you could have been a part of the planning? Then consider joining the Programs and Exhibitions department. We strive to create experiences that inform, amaze and shift perceptions of what a library can be and the way we can serve the community.
As a Programs and Exhibits Specialist, you will plan, develop and host programs with themes and topics of interest to our residents primarily for adults, with opportunities to support program development for all ages. Engage with our community to create unique programming, and facilitate effective partnerships that result in programs, events or exhibits that achieve the library’s strategic goals. Participate in program analysis and reporting, to ensure continuous improvement and positive customer outcomes.

To collaborate most effectively with staff across the library, the preferred candidate will have excellent communication skills and the demonstrated ability to excel in Our Culture.


You already know how great our library is, and maybe you've thought to yourself: I'd love to work there, but my current work or school schedule just won't allow it.  Here's a great opportunity for part-time hours and the chance to work with staff and serve customers who all love books, movies and music.
Are you someone who enjoys approaching customers of all ages and cultures and can quickly help them connect with their favorite interests and information needs?  Do you like tracking down information for children, teens and adults?  We're looking for personable individuals with a love of reading and broad knowledge of books, music, and movies to make recommendations. This position involves extensive interaction with the public to provide customers access to the full range of library services via in-person, telephone, online chat, and other modes of delivery.

We are looking for a friendly, resourceful and energetic individual to connect with teachers, families and kids of all ages in our community. This position will develop and implement innovative outreach services to local schools and other organizations to bring our library past our physical walls. A passion for connecting people of all ages with their interests and information needs through interactions at our youth services desks and community events is essential for this position.

Our next youth outreach librarian will be responsible for building and fostering relationships with community partners. This individual will create exciting activities and events that dovetail with educational initiatives and support the library’s mission. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated ability to plan and manage events for youth, their caregivers and families and can work well on a team of dedicated library staff.

Responsibilities include:
• Serving as the contact person for local schools
• Training, mentoring and supporting library staff to successfully partner with schools
• Collaborating with other departments and community organizations
• Regular desk shifts to provide reference services and monitor youth areas, Kids’ World and the Hub
• Contribute to library-wide and departmental projects, programs and committee work
• Participate in professional activities to contribute to the wider profession

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