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Facility Services Supervisor

Full Time, Exempt
Hours: 37.5 hours/week. Schedule is a combination of days, evening and weekend coverage as needed.
Salary: Starts at $59,000 depending on qualifications

Primary Responsibilities

Core Management

  • Key member of the Management Team with facilities management experience.
  • Provide leadership and management of the Facility Services department.
  • Represent the department at internal and external meetings.
  • Hire, train, coach, supervise and evaluate maintenance and security assistants; manage team performance; communicate as needed with patron and staff.
  • Assist in the creation of the Library’s annual budget and manage the parts of the budget related to the department’s activities throughout the year.
  • Create department schedule that meets the Library’s workflow needs across open hours.
  • Respond to all security and fire alarms.

Building Maintenance Management

  • Conduct routine inspections of 65,000 sq. ft. building and equipment.
  • Perform maintenance and repairs of equipment or structures.
  • Plan and supervise all inspections, preventative maintenance, installations, and repairs of building infrastructure.
  • Anticipate and budget for all major facility maintenance projects.
  • Assist with securing public bids or quotes for supplies and contracted maintenance.
  • Maintain safe, clean, and sanitary conditions throughout the building and grounds.
  • Manage meeting room set-ups for Library and public programs including special events.


  • Open and/or close the Library.
  • Provide security to maintain a safe and secure environment for patrons and staff.
  • Assist the PIC with Library Policy implementation and patron complaints.


  • Any combination of education, experience, or training that satisfies the requirements of the position.
  • The work requires mechanical skill, initiative, and independent judgment.
  • 3 years of experience in maintaining a physical plant preferred.
  • Experience in planning, budgeting, and staff development for a Maintenance department preferred.
  • A valid Illinois Driver’s License and proof of safe driving record.
  • Current car insurance, including collision coverage.
  • Ability to work with detail and deadlines.
  • Ability to interact positively with patrons and co-workers of all backgrounds.
  • Basic Microsoft Office software use.
  • If not a U.S. citizen, has a valid work permit.


  • Health, Dental, and ESP Vision Plan
  • Participation in IMRF: Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund
  • 12 Sick days, 3 weeks of Vacation, and 11 paid Holidays

How to Apply

Fill out the job application below and submit via email, in-person, or mail.
Position is open until filled. No phone calls, please.
Niles-Maine District Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Application

When applying for an open position, please download and complete the fillable Job Application. Paper copies of the job application are available at the Info Desk in Patron Services.

Send the completed application:

  • By Email:
  • In-Person: Return to Patron Services Desk on Main Level
  • By Mail: Attention: Human Resources, Niles-Maine District Library, 6960 Oakton Street, Niles, IL 60714

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