Head of Technical Services | Plainfield Public Library District

Posted on Apr 25, 2018

Are you ready to join a dynamic, forward-thinking management team? Under the direction of the Library Director, the Head of Technical Services is responsible for professional leadership and management of Technical Services and the maintenance of library collections. We need an experienced supervisor who can help manage the multitude of challenges and opportunities of today’s demanding public library environment. The successful candidate will need to think strategically, be an excellent project manager, be comfortable working with digital, print, and A/V formats, and be able to successfully collaborate with other professional staff including the Head of Reference and Reader Services and Head of Youth Services. This full-time--including evening and weekends--exempt position supervises four part-time staff.

Complete job description available on the Library's web site: https://plainfieldpubliclibrary.org/about/employment/

Plainfield Public Library District is an equal opportunity employer.



  • ALA-accredited MLS
  • Relevant experience in libraries including integrated library automation systems and experience with acquiring, cataloging and processing materials in a variety of formats 
  • Ability to work independently and in a rapidly changing environment
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, manage, and oversee complex projects, meet deadlines, and prioritize work in support of the service goals of the Library
  • Three years’ supervisory experience 


$56,200 DOQ, plus a generous benefits package, including participation in Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund.


Plainfield Public Library District
15025 S. Illinois St.
Plainfield, IL 60544
United States

How to apply

Send completed application, cover letter, resume and three professional references to hr@plainfieldpubliclibrary.org.   

Application deadline: May 13.

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