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Staff Accountant - IHLS (Edwardsville)

The Staff Accountant (Accounts Receivable) position manages Illinois Heartland Library System’s Fiduciary Grant, OCLC – Online Computer Library Center awarded by Illinois State Library and performs all aspects of account receivable. This position is 100% funded by the OCLC Grant.

Library Director - Crab Orchard Public Library District

The Crab Orchard Public Library District in Crab Orchard, Illinois, is seeking a professional, enthusiastic and creative leader to serve as our new director.

The library serves a population of 7,408 residents in the eastern third of Williamson County, Illinois, with a staff of three (3) part-time employees, besides the director, and a collection of about 17,000 items with an emphasis on technology services. The library offers educational programs and other resources to residents of the district, which includes one complete school district and part of two other school districts in our service area. There is potential for expansion of services.

Technology Manager - Wood River Public Library

Wood River Public Library is currently seeking an innovative, self-motivated, enthusiastic Technology Manager. This part time position averages 18 hours per week, with required evening and weekend hours.

Responsibilities -

  • maintenance and upkeep of all Library technology, including  hardware, software, and networking for 13 patron-use computers, 6 staff computers, and 2 dedicated catalog computers.
  • Instructing the public on basic computer skills, using e-readers, and other technology
  • Informing staff of changes to Library technology
  • Maintaining Library's website and social media accounts
  • Maintaining the Library's small network

Library Specialist (part-time) - UIS

The library at the University of Illinois at Springfield seeks a part-time Library Specialist.

Under the direction of the Director of Library Technical Services and Information Systems, catalogs and classifies monographs, serials and electronic resources using local online cataloging interfaces.

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Librarian I - Lincoln Library (Springfield)

Lincoln Library-The Public Library of Springfield, IL (326 South 7th Street, Springfield, IL 62701) is seeking an individual to assist customers in making the most effective use of materials and information available in the library through a variety of ways, from assisting customers with computer databases to handling difficult reference questions using specialized tools. Other duties include, but are not limited to, collection development, processing interlibrary loans and weeding outdated or damaged materials. This position requires a Master’s degree in Library Science as well as professional judgment in methods and tools used. Evening and weekend hours required. This position is covered by AFSCME Local # 3738. Springfield serves a population of approximately 116,000.

Library Clerk I - Roxana Public Library District

The Roxana Public Library District is seeking an enthusiastic, customer oriented individual to fill a part time Library Clerk I position. The position requires approximately 6-14 hours of work per week, including evenings and weekends. Applicants must be able to work independently, promote the Roxana Library and all library events, assist patrons with but not limited to; reader’s advisory, technology questions, reference services and excellent customer service.

Multiple positions - Doyle Public Library District

Library Director, full-time (30-25 hours per week)

Library Associates, part-time

Circulation Clerk - Carbondale Public Library


* Hours listed reflect current needs and are subject to change according to the library’s staffing needs.

*11.5-24.5 Hours per week.

*Hours currently required:

Thurs.: 4:00pm-8pm
Fri.: 9:30am-6pm

2-3 weekends per month:

Saturdays: 9:00am-6pm
Sundays: 1pm-6pm

Business & Outreach Librarian - Vernon Area Public Library District (Lincolnshire)

The Vernon Area Public Library District seeks a dedicated Business & Outreach Librarian to provide library services and support to the businesses, entrepreneurs, and patrons in our community.  Outgoing and motivated, you will help increase and sustain local business support and services by developing and maintaining relationships with community business leaders, chambers of commerce, and small business development centers.  In order to do so you will need to research and recommend business programs, classes, and workshops, and participate in outreach events to enhance the Library's relationship with and services to the business community.  The successful candidate will also teach and develop classes on job searching, business databases, and other business related courses and provide reference and readers’ advisory service on the Adult Services reference desk.

Adult Circulation Clerk - Edwardsville Public Library

The Edwardsville Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic, customer oriented individual to fill a part time circulation position at our Adult Service Desk.  The current position will include morning shifts and occasional weekend shifts (approx. 20-28 hours/week).  The ideal applicant will be friendly, have experience working with the public, and be able to work independently.  Primary duties include: