Are you an experienced public library and/or community leader with a passion for building stronger and healthier communities? Do you enjoy and care deeply about working collaboratively with others and forming sustainable partnerships? Are you looking for an opportunity to serve a wide variety of community members and organizations, including immigrants, refugees, seniors, schools, childcare centers, bookmobile users, businesses, and those with disabilities? Bring your experience and expertise to Skokie Public Library as its next community engagement manager.
The community engagement manager will work closely with the director and a talented group of colleagues in pursuit of our established strategic goals and objectives. The community engagement manager will also help our community reflect on and navigate the complexities of today’s world through conversations with individuals and groups. The successful candidate will fully embrace our core service values of pursuing access and equity, cultivating learning and literacy, and engaging the community. Excellent skills with communication, facilitation, networking, and public speaking are highly desirable, as are positivity, flexibility, and mindfulness.
If you are interested in applying, please be sure to read our strategic plan for 2016-2019 and our organizational culture statement to make sure both resonate with you. Read the full job description below and learn more about our award-winning library.
We seek those who share our passion for serving the people of Skokie. We strive to reflect our community through our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. We strongly encourage people of color, people who identify as LGBTQ+, and people with disabilities to apply. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Salary range is $59,211 to $88,816. Offers are made based on skills and experience between the minimum and mid-point of the full salary range.
Quality benefits play a vital role in promoting the health and well-being of our staff and their families, and this is why we offer a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage to eligible employees. We also have generous paid time off and retirement plans for eligible employees.
Position open until filled. Preference will be given to those who apply by August 11, 2017.
Please provide a cover letter when applying: https://skokielibrary.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=17