Office Manager | Grayslake Area Public Library District

Posted on May 22, 2023

Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Office Manager will perform confidential administrative functions including, but not limited to, payroll and invoice processing, entering data into accounting software, working with HR vendors and outside accounting firms, maintaining personnel and financial files, participating in annual budget processes, and other duties as needed; must possess a high degree of discretion and a positive attitude.


  1. Knowledge of office systems and procedures, including clerical and payroll processing.

  2. Proficient in office software and hardware, including Microsoft Office programs, Google Suite applications, and Quickbooks.  

  3. Excellent time management skills and ability to problem solve and prioritize work while handling multiple initiatives.

  4. Ability to work accurately, independently, and with attention to detail.

  5. Ability to work collaboratively with all levels of staff and work styles.

  6. Demonstrates initiative and fiscal responsibility.

  7. Understands when to seek supervisory guidance.

  8. Conducts all library business in a professional and cooperative manner.



  • Exemplify and embrace our core library values of Lifelong Learning, Service Excellence, Respect, Culture of Inclusivity, Creativity, Kindness, Intellectual Freedom and Equitable Access.

  • Follow library policies, procedures, and supervisory guidance.

  • Practice excellent customer service; communicate effectively and courteously with all patrons, volunteers, co-workers, and supervisors.

  • Exercise good judgment and take initiative. 

  • Work efficiently and adapt to change with a flexible mindset.

  • Ability to use computers, smart devices, telephone and other office and building equipment.


Education: High school diploma or equivalent is required; specialized education and/or life/work experience is preferred; knowledge of payroll procedures is highly desirable.          

Experience: Three years of comprehensive and progressive office responsibilities is required.


$23.00 per hour; Full Time (37.50 hours per week)


Grayslake Area Public Library District
100 Library Lane
Grayslake, IL 60030
United States

How to apply

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Submit completed applications, cover letter and resume to

or mail to:

Cherie Neave
100 Library Lane
Grayslake, IL 60030

Applications will be accepted through June 19, 2023.

No phone calls please.

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