Fox River Valley Public Library District
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To apply for any open position: Please send resume, cover letter, and completed application via e-mail to Lauren Rosenthal, with the job title in the subject line. All application documents must be submitted electronically.

Fox River Valley Public Library District (FRVPLD) serves 70,000 residents in northeastern Kane County, Illinois. Our growing, culturally diverse district along the Rt. 90 corridor straddles the Fox River and includes the communities of East and West Dundee, Carpentersville, Sleepy Hollow, and Gilberts along with parts of Algonquin, Barrington Hills, and Elgin.

Full Time PATS (Purchasing, Acquisitions, Technical Services) Manager

Hours:  40 hours per week

Salary:   $44,243- $49,765 DOQ

Position Description: (pdf)

The Fox River Valley Public Library District is looking for a Purchasing, Acquisitions & Technical Services Manager (PATS) Manager.  This is a full-time, benefitted position working at our Dundee Library location, with responsibility for purchases at both the Dundee and Randall Oaks libraries. 

The successful candidate will have experience in:
  • Acquisitions, cataloging, classifying and processing of materials
  • Cataloging consistent with consortial and national standards
  • Implementation and oversight of EDI, Outsource Processing, and import of Vendor Records
  • Evaluating suppliers to minimize cost while maximizing service levels
  • Ordering / receiving all materials and supplies including office and operating supplies
  • Reporting on collection statistics
  • Hiring, training and evaluation of Technical Services staff (2 FTEs)
  • Performing original cataloging using RDA

The Fox River Valley Public Library District is a member of the Cooperative Cataloging System (CCS).  MLS from an ALA-accredited school is required, as well as a minimum three years professional public library service including supervisory and collection development experience.  Working knowledge of MS Office and experience with integrated library system software is necessary. 

If you're interested in joining our dynamic management team, please submit a resume, cover letter and completed application to  Electronic submissions only please, no paper applications will be accepted.

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