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Library Assistant - Limestone Township Library (Kankakee)

The Limestone Township Library is looking for a friendly, detail-oriented individual with strong leadership skills who is dedicated to providing excellent customer service as a Library Assistant. Under the administration of the Library Director, the Library Assistant is responsible for the management of overdue materials; performs tasks relating to circulating library materials and registering users; and will assume the majority of the library’s technical service processing operations within one year of hire, including obtaining the Illinois Statewide Cataloging Standards barcode certification, if necessary (training may be provided). The Library Assistant acts as the Senior Staff Member in Charge, and is responsible for managing and supervising the library in the absence of the Library Director, as well as representing the library at area library meetings and functions. The Library Assistant deals responsibly with patron problems and emergencies, maintaining a pleasant and safe work environment.

Library Director - Frankfort Community Public Library (Indiana)

Frankfort Community Public Library, a popular and progressive library in west central Indiana, seeks a strong and visionary leader to serve as Library Director. Frankfort offers small town charm and an affordable cost of living, with easy access to the educational and urban centers of the Greater Lafayette Area (home of Purdue University) and Indianapolis.

LLSAP Service Manager - PrairieCat (Northern Illinois)

Position Description

We seek a proven leader to manage the PrairieCat library consortium. In this exciting and challenging position, you’ll lead a large group of libraries committed to cooperation, working in collaboration with staff, member libraries, and other organizations. You’ll lead staff in a highly detail-oriented workplace, while demonstrating a big-picture vision for library resource sharing. You’ll oversee the development and administration of the Sierra integrated library system. Core job functions include supervision of organizational operations and development, budget administration, project management, hardware and software maintenance, database administration, marketing, training, and statistical reporting.

 This position will be located in northern Illinois with responsibility for staff in Bolingbrook, Coal Valley, and Rockford. Frequent travel within the PrairieCat service area (a broad area from Kankakee to the Quad Cities to Galena), regular presence at the Bolingbrook, Burr Ridge, Coal Valley, and Rockford service centers, and occasional travel to other RAILS locations and statewide.

 You’ll spend most of your time with PrairieCat staff and members, but you’ll also have frequent contact and collaboration with staff in all areas of the RAILS organization. You’ll also spend a lot of time in member libraries, serving a rich landscape of urban, suburban, and rural communities.

Library Associate (Adult Services) - Champaign Public Library

Help create a customer friendly atmosphere in the busy Adult Services Department at our Main Library. Duties include helping teens and adults use the library, assisting with computer use, providing one-on-one instruction on a variety of technology topics, suggesting reading materials to teens and adults, and supporting other department staff with collection management, interlibrary loan, home delivery, and other clerical tasks.

Library Director - Benton Public Library District

The Benton Public Library is seeking a full time Library Director. This position entails initiative and independent judgment and ability to professionally accomplish goals and objectives of the Library Board of Trustees.

Branch Circulation – Joliet Public Library

The Joliet Public Library seeks an experienced leader to manage our Black Road Branch Circulation Department.  As the Circulation Manager, you will manage services at our very busy Black Road Branch location. This is one of two Joliet Public Library locations serving a community of over 140,000. Your duties will include supervising staff, including hiring, training, and performance evaluations.  

 

You will represent Joliet Public Library on the Circulation Committee of the Pinnacle Library consortium, as well as participating in staff, department, and committee meetings as assigned. You will prepare and maintain reports pertinent to circulation duties and resolve problems related to the circulation of library materials.  You will also serve as Person in Charge as needed. You will coordinate all activity at the circulation desk and efficiently manage work flows, as well as monitoring all financial transactions and providing a high level of library service to patrons.

 

Virtual Services Librarian - Villa Park Public Library

The Villa Park Public Library seeks a full-time (37.5 hours per week) Virtual Services Librarian. Hours to include mornings, afternoons, and evenings, and weekends. As a member of the Adult Services Department, this individual is responsible for keeping current on new technologies. In addition, they will provide training on use of equipment and software for patrons and staff.

Homework Helper/Tutor - Roxana Public Library District

Roxana Public Library is now hiring a Homework Helper/Tutor.

Tutoring and providing homework help for children and teens K-12.

Library Specialist - Illinois State Library (Springfield)

Employment opportunities are available at the Illinois State Library.  Please follow the instructions for application and information.

LIBRARIAN I (Youth Services) - Lincoln Library (Springfield)

Lincoln Library-The Public Library of Springfield, IL (326 South 7th Street, Springfield, IL 62701), Youth Services 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, preparing and conducting programs effectively promoting the library, materials and reading, as well as collection maintenance and selection.  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.

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