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Thank you for your interest in working at the Chatham Area Public Library. We currently have an opening for Business Manager.  

The Chatham Area Public Library District is in search of a skilled Business Manager to join our team. This is a newly created full-time position, to assist with our thriving Library needs. The ideal candidate will have strong knowledge of day-to-day operations in Business Office functions, which includes vendor management, payroll, human resources, financial reporting, building management and knowledge of general accounting practices.

Minimum requirements: Two years or more of College in accounting, bookkeeping or a related field; or three years of relevant bookkeeping experience; or any combination of education, training, and experience. Experience with QuickBooks and Excel is required.

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Position Details

  • Salary Range: $21 - $25 an hour
  • 37 per hour workweek
  • Compensation commensurate with experience
  • Full medical, dental, and vision benefits
  • Paid vacation, sick time, and holidays
  • 4.5% pension
  • Background check required
  • Anticipated start date: April 3rd, 2023.


The Chatham Area Public Library District is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. We are committed to achieving an inclusive and diverse workforce.


To apply: To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume with three professional references to Amy Byers at [email protected] or directly to the library at 600 East Spruce Street, Attn: Amy Byers. Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.


Applications for all positions are accepted year-round. You can always submit an application to [email protected] or directly to the Library at 600 East Spruce Street, Chatham, IL 62629, Attn: Amy Byers, Library Director.