Northbrook Public Library,
|Salary: Starting at $110,000|
Village of Northbrook, Illinois
Consistently ranked among America’s top public libraries, the 5-star Northbrook Public Library seeks an Executive Director with the vision and dynamic leadership to move this outstanding library forward to meet the challenges of the future. The library is one of the North Shore’s hidden gems and serves a village population of 33,170. The library is housed in an 85,341 square foot facility which saw 420,049 visitors during the last fiscal year. The annual budget is $6.3 million.
The library is supported by 115 staff members (59.05 FTE) and its volunteers contributed 3,210 hours in Calendar Year 2013. The library has an annual circulation of 834,000 items. With a strength in public library programming, more than 50,000 people attended library events in 2013. The Board of Trustees approved funding for a new auditorium slated to open in March, 2015 with tiered seating and three state-of-the art conference rooms. For more information on the Village of Northbrook see www.northbrook.il.us and www.northbrookchamber.org.
The Ideal Candidate will:
Applicants must have a MLS from an ALA-accredited library school and 8 – 10 years of progressively responsible managerial experience, ideally in a public library setting.
Minimum Salary: $110,000 + depending on experience with an excellent benefit package.
Application Deadline: September 30, 2014
Interested candidates and nominees should submit a current resume, cover letter and the names of three professional references with full contact information. The cover letter should include a statement of the candidate’s philosophy of public library service and management style. Documents should be sent to:
Alice Calabrese Berry
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