Provide leadership and support to 24 progressive public libraries in the north and northwest Chicago suburbs as the new Executive Director of Cooperative Computer Services (CCS). The successful candidate will lead CCS-a member driven organization-into the future through centralized affordable, reliable and progressive shared library technology. The Executive Director will collaborate with member libraries to offer stellar services to their individual communities. CCS, headquartered in Arlington Heights IL, has a reputation for excellence as a reliable ILS service provider (currently of Sirsi-Dynix Symphony) focusing on new opportunities presented by exciting emerging technologies. With a dedicated seven-member staff and a $2 million annual operating budget, CCS is unveiling a new strategic plan July 27, 2016. The CCS Executive Director reports to the CCS Governing Board and the Executive Committee, recommending and supporting best practices and trends in centralized library services related to technology and innovation.
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Wilmette Public Library invites applications for the position of Library Director. The successful candidate will embrace the community through an appreciation of its traditions and understanding of its character. The Board of Trustees and staff seek a team player with demonstrated leadership and coaching abilities who can continue the Library’s long history of excellence. The next director of the Wilmette Public Library will be a talented people connector who can articulate, support and promote the library’s mission as chief advocate and spokesperson for the Library. The director must excel in building collaborative relationships with staff, patrons, the board, its volunteers and other units of local government in a community that has treasured and supported its public library.
The Joliet Public Library is seeking an energetic and community-minded director. Joliet, located about 45 miles southwest of Chicago, is the fourth largest city in Illinois. Originally a manufacturing town, Joliet is in the midst of a downtown renaissance that is helping to attract new residents and a broader base of businesses. The library is the heart of the community, with the main library playing an important role in the revitalized downtown district and a popular branch serving residents in the fast-growing western part of the city. JPL is committed to offering resources, programs and services for all members of the city's diverse population.
Madison Public Library is seeking a community-minded Librarian for the Goodman South Madison Library to embrace our mission to celebrate ideas, promote creativity, connect people and enrich lives. We strive to recruit a diverse workforce to best serve Madison's diverse population, and we encourage all qualified candidates to apply.