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Youth Services Assistant Department Head (Mount Prospect)

Mount Prospect Public Library is seeking a Full Time Youth Services Assistant Department Head with a solid foundation in collection development and a passion for technology to join our Management Team. The Youth Services Department has sixteen fun, creative team members who provide services to children from birth to age 11 and their parents and caregivers.

Research and Instruction Librarian & Temporary Research and Instruction Librarian

Are you a self-starter who enjoys helping people? Do you have experience providing research services in a public library that embraces change? If so, you might be just the person for us. The primary responsibilities for these positions are to staff the research (reference) desk, participate in programs and services, collection development, and make recommendations to further our goals and enhance our role in the community. Qualifications include a Master of Library Science degree from an ALA accredited university and a minimum of two years of reference experience at a public library after receiving the MLS.

Circulation Clerk (Fairview Heights)

POSITION OPEN IMMEDIATELY—Part-Time Circulation Clerk

Pending: Monday 4:00-8:00 Tuesday 4:00-8:00
Hours Wednesday 9:30-5 Thursday: 9:30-1:30
  Friday or Saturday (rotating schedule) 9:30-5

Library Clerk (Belleville)

Job Summary
Performs a variety of duties to assist library patrons locate materials, information, and services. Performs a variety of duties that support library operations, procedures, and policies.

Teen and Youth Program Coordinator (Carbondale)

Carbondale Public Library seeks Teen and Youth Program Coordinator to design, perform & market creative interactive programs for youth in grades 5-12. 20hrs/wk. Afternoons, some nights & wknds reqd. Programs focus on technology, science, art, books, creative writing, drama. Must be creative, confident with technology instruction, organizing and leading programs, verbal and written communication. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree at minimum required. Master's degree in Library Science is a plus. At least two years experience in planning and leading creative educational programs for teens and/or children strongly preferred. At least one year experience in public library teen and/or youth services preferred. Bring cover letter, resume & references to Carbondale Public Library, Attn: Director, 405 W. Main, Carbondale, IL 62901 by 2/11/15.

Cataloging and Database Coordinator (East Peoria)

The Resource Sharing Alliance (RSA) Cataloging and Database Coordinator assists with the daily cataloging operations of RSA member libraries. This position will work closely with the RSA Cataloging and Database Administrator to maintain the quality and integrity of the RSA bibliographic database, MARC records, and digitally archived records. 

Courier Driver (IHLS)

Courier Drivers are a critical component to the provision of customer service. These positions sort and deliver books and other library materials to and from member libraries. Courier Driver services are provided Mondays through Fridays.

Network Administrator (IHLS)

The Network Administrator is responsible for the installation and maintenance of computer information resources, providing for data security and control for SHARE and IHLS local offices.

Electronic Resources Librarian (Springfield)

The Brookens Library at the University of Illinois Springfield seeks an Electronic Resources Librarian who will also serve as an Instructional Services Librarian. This is a Clinical Faculty position with an Academic Professional component for a librarian who possesses the requisite skills, experience, and/or demonstrated knowledge from course work or experience. The Electronic Resources Librarian will facilitate patron discovery and ensure consistent patron access by administering a wide range of library technical and systems services and operations including, but not limited to, the electronic resource management system, integrated library system, proxy server, knowledge base, and openURL resolver. The Electronic Resources Librarian will establish communication and maintain professional relationships with external service providers, including publishers, vendors, consortia, content providers, and technology suppliers, and will collaborate internally with library staff in other departments and with catalogers to provide optimal access to the Library's electronic resource collection. In addition, the Electronic Resources Librarian will serve as an Instructional Services Librarian participating in liaison and outreach, instruction, reference, and collection development. This position will report to the Director of Library Technical Services and Information Systems and will work closely with the Director of Collections & Scholarly Communications.

Library Director (Benton)

The Board of Trustees of the Benton Public Library District is seeking a full time Library Director for our library which serves 12,000 patrons in Southern Illinois. We are searching for an enthusiastic person who will lead our library to excellence in library services.

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