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  • Executive Director

    Lake Forest Library

  • Library/Organization Address

    360 E Deerpath Drive
    Lake Forest, Illinois 60061
  • Employment Type


  • Hourly Wage/Salary Range

    $106,000 to $159,000/year, negotiable based on experience and qualifications

  • About the Organization

    Lake Forest, a northern suburb of Chicago, is known for its scenic Lake Michigan shoreline, vibrant downtown, excellent schools, and plentiful suburban amenities. Residents also enjoy easy access to all the cultural, historic, and entertainment opportunities in Chicago.
    The library provides a welcoming environment in an Art Deco style building that features a domed rotunda, wood-paneled interior, and an unparalleled collection of art. Lake Forest Library serves approximately 19,400 residents with an annual budget of about $4.5 million and is a significant source of pride for the community.
  • Job Description and Responsibilities

    Executive Director, Lake Forest Library (North Suburban Chicago)

    The Lake Forest Library seeks a forward-thinking and energetic leader to serve as Executive Director. This position is open due to the retirement of the previous Executive Director.

    If you are a library leader who works well with a dedicated staff and board, enjoys engaging with supportive community members, and has the passion and talent to continue to lead this library forward, please consider this opportunity!

    Salary $106,000 to $159,000/year, negotiable based on experience and qualifications.

    Please visit for details and to apply. We welcome inquiries. Interviews will be ongoing until the position is filled. Though not a firm deadline, please apply by February 6, 2023.

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  • How to Apply

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