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Head of Technical Services

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (exempt position) including evenings and weekends.
Salary: $45,008
Benefits: Include the following: Health/dental insurance, disability and life insurance, Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) Pension, optional deferred 457b compensation plan, vacation, sick, holiday, and personal days. 

Primary Job Responsibilities:
Responsible for managing and overseeing the operations of the Library's Technical Services Department. Includes the acquisitions and cataloguing of library materials. Familiarity with MARC/RDA original and copy cataloging.
Provide training, guidance, leadership and supervision to the Technical Services Department Staff.
Member of the Library Management Team.
Main support liaison for the Messenger Public LibrarySirsi-Dynix ILS with the RAILS Illinois Library System's MAGIC (Multitype Automation Group in Cooperation ) Library Consortium.
Manager/Supervisor in-charge of facilities and staff one evening per week and one weekend per month.
Keeping current with developments in the profession.
Participates in the Library Management Team in the planning and implementation of new technologies and library services.

Required Qualifications: 
MLS from an ALA accredited library school
Three years or more working in a Public Library Technical Services Department
Supervisory, management and budget experience in a public library environment
Experience using SIRSI-Dynix Workflows, Enterprise Online Catalog, and Technical Services and Aquisition/EDI Software System
Excellent organizational and planning skills with the abilty to work independently and as a team leader
Comfortable working with new technologies and innovations in a constantly evolving environment
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships at all levels
Strong oral and written communication skills
Desire and ability to provide excellent customer service

The Library is a member of the northern Illinois RAILS Library System and part of the RAILS MAGIC Library Consortium. The Messenger Public Library of North Aurora Illinois is an EEOC employer.

To Apply: Submit a cover letter, resume and three professional references via email to by July 7th. No phone calls accepted regarding this position. G. Kevin Davis, Library Administrator










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