Assistant Head of Innovation Services | Glenview Public Library
Posted on Jul 24, 2020
Do you have maker skills? Are you an enthusiastic creator with excellent customer service skills who enjoys working with others to creative problem solve? Do you want to be part of a team that fosters a creative environment? The Glenview Public Library seeks an individual who is a highly organized self-starter, and is proficient in planning, organizing and implementing programs and services that foster "making" and creativity among library patrons and the community. Knowledge of makerspace equipment and associated software, as well as the ability to instruct and assist library users in the use of all equipment in the Innovation Services Department is a must. Hands-on knowledge of relevant technologies such as CAD software, office productivity tools, internet resources, fiber arts, robotics and related software, personal devices and emerging Makerspace trends and technologies is necessary. Experience with microcontroller platforms such as Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Micro:bit or similar products is required. The Assistant Head of Innovation Services must also be able to troubleshoot basic Innovation Center equipment and/or perform needed repairs. Ability to conceptualize creatively and quickly, as well as the ability to see projects through to fruition is a must. Excellent oral and written communication skills required to work harmoniously with a multicultural/multigenerational staff and patron population. Serves as Supervisor to part-time staff in the absence of the Head of Innovation Services, and may act as Department liaison on a variety of interdepartmental committees as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree in a related field and a minimum of three years' work experience in a related field required; some professional knowledge of libraries preferred.
$51,368 - $57,789 DOQ
Glenview Public Library
1930 Glenview Rd.
Glenview, IL 60025-2848
How to apply
Mail, fax or email resume and cover letter to Deanna Musurlian, Head of Innovation Services. No phone calls, please.
Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview, IL 60025.
Fax: (847) 729-7558
The Glenview Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.