Under general direction of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library's (ALPL) Library Service's Librarian 2; performs complex reference and historical research; provides in-depth explanation and instruction of the various library resources and procedures to researchers, authors, professional staff and other patrons; hosts library groups and organizations; develops informative library materials; collects and prepares Reference and Reading Room statistical records; recommends material for acquisition; catalogs and accessions newly acquired material and prepares for inventory; serves as key operator for section's copy machines.
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The Public Library of Springfield, Illinois, Youth Services Division 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 with electronic searches to handling reference questions using specialized tools. Prepare and conduct programs effectively promoting the library, materials and reading. Perform essential collection maintenance and selection. This position requires a Master’s degree in Library Science as sell as professional judgment in methods and tools used. Emphasis in Young Adult and Juvenile Literature preferred. Evening and weekend hours required.
The Business/Administrative Associate is responsible for the day-to-day administrative functions related to the library (personnel, budget, procurement and public relations), for the functions which support the library program (student hiring program, meeting arrangements, minutes, newsletters, the official record of procedures and policies), and for all contact with other university administrative units and with library vendors (except material vendors). In the absence of the Dean, the Business/Administrative Associate becomes the Dean’s representative and is authorized to make decisions for the library.
Provide leadership and support to 24 progressive public libraries in the north and northwest Chicago suburbs as the new Executive Director of Cooperative Computer Services (CCS). The successful candidate will lead CCS-a member driven organization-into the future through centralized affordable, reliable and progressive shared library technology. The Executive Director will collaborate with member libraries to offer stellar services to their individual communities. CCS, headquartered in Arlington Heights IL, has a reputation for excellence as a reliable ILS service provider (currently of Sirsi-Dynix Symphony) focusing on new opportunities presented by exciting emerging technologies. With a dedicated seven-member staff and a $2 million annual operating budget, CCS is unveiling a new strategic plan July 27, 2016. The CCS Executive Director reports to the CCS Governing Board and the Executive Committee, recommending and supporting best practices and trends in centralized library services related to technology and innovation.
Wilmette Public Library invites applications for the position of Library Director. The successful candidate will embrace the community through an appreciation of its traditions and understanding of its character. The Board of Trustees and staff seek a team player with demonstrated leadership and coaching abilities who can continue the Library’s long history of excellence. The next director of the Wilmette Public Library will be a talented people connector who can articulate, support and promote the library’s mission as chief advocate and spokesperson for the Library. The director must excel in building collaborative relationships with staff, patrons, the board, its volunteers and other units of local government in a community that has treasured and supported its public library.
The Joliet Public Library is seeking an energetic and community-minded director. Joliet, located about 45 miles southwest of Chicago, is the fourth largest city in Illinois. Originally a manufacturing town, Joliet is in the midst of a downtown renaissance that is helping to attract new residents and a broader base of businesses. The library is the heart of the community, with the main library playing an important role in the revitalized downtown district and a popular branch serving residents in the fast-growing western part of the city. JPL is committed to offering resources, programs and services for all members of the city's diverse population.
Madison Public Library is seeking a community-minded Librarian for the Goodman South Madison Library to embrace our mission to celebrate ideas, promote creativity, connect people and enrich lives. We strive to recruit a diverse workforce to best serve Madison's diverse population, and we encourage all qualified candidates to apply.
Taylorville Public Library’s Board of Trustees is seeking a new Library Director who has the ability to work in concert with the board, the library staff, the Taylorville City Council, patrons, and local organizations to provide quality services and programs for the community. Responsibilities include planning, directing, and supervising all aspects of library services, facilities, and activities. The Director will be responsible for budgeting and financial management, personnel administration, facilities management, and development. The Director will possess strong technology skills, knowledge of library law, and a vision of the role of libraries in the 21st century. The Director must be a strong, highly professional leader willing to build relationships within the community. Competitive salary and compensation package is negotiable based on qualifications and experience.
Are you a self-starter who enjoys helping people? Do you have experience providing research services and planning programs 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, identify and/or participate in programs and services, assume responsibility for some 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.
Job Opening at O'Fallon Township High School: School Library Assistant. Come join a wonderful Instructional Media Center program and a tremendous library staff, faculty, and student body! Learn more about our library program here.
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