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Salary Range: $45,000-$55,000 + Benefits
The Board of Trustees of the Chillicothe Public Library District is looking for our next Library Director. The new library director will be responsible for the administration of the library, staff management, budgeting, and planning.  Successful candidates will be familiar with technology, customer-service minded, team-oriented, have a vision for future library services, strategies, and trends and will serve as the ambassador to the community.  

The Village of Forsyth (3,490) is seeking qualified applicants for the position of part-time Library Assistant II – Youth Services.

The Rolfing Memorial Library seeks an astute, organized, and collaborative librarian who is enthusiastic about serving in a Christian higher education environment. The Collection Management Librarian manages our book and ebook collections, including acquisitions, cataloging, access, processing, and promotion. The CML supervises part-time collection management staff and interacts regularly with library staff, students, and vendors. This position reports to the Head of Technical Services.


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, under 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 great potential for expansion of services. 

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Library and Information Services invites applications from dynamic and service-oriented candidates for the position of Health Sciences Librarian.  SIUE seeks a creative librarian who is flexible, collaborative, and able to deliver responsive and innovative information services in the health sciences.    

Youth Services Coordinator at the Cahokia Public Library.  Responsible for summer reading and children’s programming throughout the year.  Other duties include purchasing children’s and young adult materials and acting as a liaison with the local schools.  A few hours on the circulation desk and some evenings and weekends required.   Some previous experience with children’s programming required.  Library experience (especially with Polaris) helpful.

Are you ready to lead a library technology organization into the future? Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS) is seeking a manager for the PrairieCat Local Library System Automation Program (LLSAP).

Are you an excellent communicator? Do you understand libraries? Do you love the excitement of bringing new technology solutions to life? Are you knowledgeable about the power, potentials-and the pitfalls-of a shared integrated library system (ILS)? Do you enjoy working with exceptional libraries to serve communities? Then this position is for you!

The Village of Forsyth (3,490) is seeking qualified applicants for the position of part-time Library Assistant I.
Job duties include, but are not limited to, shelving materials, assisting patrons, and clerical tasks.

Quincy University seeks qualified applicants for the position of Educational Technology Specialist.

Part-time position in the Research Services Department available.  Join the staff of an active, service-oriented public library. Major duties include staffing a busy reference desk and collection development. Must have excellent public speaking skills, initiative, and a commitment to providing excellent public service. Individual must be able to work effectively within a team environment. Masters in Library Science/ALA required. $19.22 per hour.