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Executive Director

  • Vernon Area Public Library District
  • Lincolnshire, Illinois
  • Senior-Level
  • Full-Time

About this Job

Executive Director, Vernon Area Public Library District (Suburban Chicago)

The Board of Trustees of the Vernon Area Public Library District in Lincolnshire, Illinois seeks a dynamic and visionary leader to serve as Executive Director. The library is renowned for its friendly staff, supportive board of trustees, and the high level of service it provides to its diverse community.

The library serves about 42,000 people who live in the Village of Lincolnshire or in parts of several neighboring communities. Lincolnshire is located in Lake County, Illinois, about 30 miles north of Chicago’s Loop in a region known for its top-rated schools, strong business base, and excellent quality of life. Residents enjoy all the amenities of suburban life plus easy access to the Chicago metro region.

This opportunity is available due to the retirement of the current Executive Director.

Salary $113,300 - $170,000/year, negotiable based on experience.

Please visit for details and to apply. We welcome inquiries.

John Keister & Associates
Executive Search for Libraries
[email protected]
Vernon Hills, Illinois


$113,300 - $170,000/year, negotiable based on experience

Required Qualifications

• A passion for librarianship along with an openness to new ideas that allows the library to pursue both traditional and progressive ways of serving the public
• A resourceful leader who possesses excellent interpersonal skills and the capacity to embrace creative problem-solving and shared decision-making
• The ability and enthusiasm to advocate for the library and serve as an ambassador to the Vernon Area community

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Posted On: Apr 4, 2022 / This posting expires: Apr 30, 2022