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Posted: June 15th, 2016

Position Available: Librarian at Newman Regional Library District. Approx. 30 hrs/wk.; is seeking a creative and dynamic leader who will work closely with the Library Board, staff and community. The successful candidate will represent the Library within the community, develop collections, plan programs, manage volunteers and staff, and provide strong financial skills to manage the budget. Send resume and cover letter to 108 W. Yates, Newman, IL 61942 or email to with Librarian Position in the subject.

Posted: June 9th, 2016

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.

Posted: June 2nd, 2016

The Argenta-Oreana Public Library District seeks a friendly, positive, enthusiastic, tech-savvy, customer-oriented individual to fill a permanent part-time position at our library.

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Posted: June 2nd, 2016

Lincoln Park Zoo seeks a summer intern to assist in the creation of a new, shared digital library to house information on key zoo initiatives. The ideal candidate for this position is a student pursuing a graduate degree in Library and Information Science, and is proficient in Microsoft SharePoint.

Posted: May 26th, 2016

The Arthur Public Library District is accepting applications for an Assistant Library Director position.  This position will assist the Director in all aspects of library administration including, but not limited to, assisting patrons with accessing information and the use of technology, increasing the public’s awareness about what a community library has to offer, and performing routine tasks necessary to keep the library operating efficiently and effectively.

Posted: May 26th, 2016

The Charleston Carnegie Public Library Board is seeking a creative and dynamic leader who will work closely with the Library Board, staff and community to serve the 21,838 people in Charleston. The successful candidate will represent the Library within the community, develop collections, manage the 14 person staff team, and provide strong financial skills to manage the budget of $480,000. The new Director will also provide vision for the library and should possess a positive, achievement-oriented attitude.

Posted: May 26th, 2016

Job Responsibilities - Participates in all functions of the Circulation Desk, including issuing library cards, orienting patrons to the library, promoting library programs and services, providing recommendations and reference services, answering telephone inquiries, assisting patrons on library computers, training patrons on use of digital resources and equipment, updating the library website, creating displays and signage, and processing and repairing library materials.

Posted: May 16th, 2016

Lincoln Library-The Public Library of Springfield, Illinois is seeking three individuals 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, developing, managing and maintaining a designated collection; maintaining familiarity with current events, new publications, media releases, community needs, and relevant tools, policies and procedures; processing interlibrary loans; and identifying and disposing of any 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.

Posted: May 11th, 2016

The Rochester Public Library District is seeking a full-time professional Youth Services Director to oversee operations of the Youth Services Department, including programming, collection development, and outreach.

Posted: May 2nd, 2016

Mount Prospect Public Library is seeking a dynamic and innovative library leader to work with Executive Team to manage a busy suburban public library located in NW Chicagoland area. Successful candidate will oversee Collections and Staff Development/Training for the Library. Ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to excellent Collections and Staff Development/Training. Will hold and voice a strong appreciation and understanding of non-public departments and public service. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with department managers, all levels of employees, staff committees, community groups, and residents is expected. Excellent project management skills, problem solving, communication skills, and operational management skills are needed. Required: MLS from ALA accredited library school. Progressively responsible management experience in a public library. Minimum of seven years of management and administrative experience.

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