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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.

Metadata Cataloger (IHLS)

The Metadata Cataloger performs original and copy cataloging, as well as creation of metadata for digital collections based on current standards, database maintenance, authority control, and provides training and inventory support for libraries. This position also resolves cataloging and descriptive metadata problems and aids in the maintenance of the online catalog. As part of the SHARE team, the Metadata Cataloger provides advice, offers demonstrations, and provides information on best practices and current polices in cataloging. This is accomplished by keeping current on relevant programs and services that enhance the ability of library staff to provide quality information to patrons in an effective and efficient manner. This position is grant funded through June, 2016.

Part-time Librarian (Danville)

The Danville Area Community College library is seeking an individual to fill a part-time position at the reference desk. Schedule will range from 10 to 12 hours per week with morning availability required and some evening hours desired. Primary duties include assisting library patrons in person, on chat, or by phone. Proficiency with technology and the ability to explain basic computer skills and online library resources to customers are required. May also be assigned to assist with special events or work on projects as assigned by the Dean or Reference and Technical Services Librarians. This person must be enthusiastic and interested in helping students and other patrons with their library needs. Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s Degree and library experience desired. Experience working with college students, flexibility and an ability to work more hours when needed are a plus.

Library Director (Dixon)

The Dixon Public Library Board of Trustees seeks a candidate who will provide excellent library services to the community today and innovative leadership for the future. The Library Director will supervise a staff of 14 (8.85 FTE) and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of Library operations. The Director will report to the Library Board of Trustees and will serve as the Municipal Library Dept. Head within the City of Dixon.

Library Director (Port Byron)

The River Valley District Library Board of Trustees is seeking an innovative and energetic individual for a 5000 patron District Library with an annual budget of $450,000. Located in Port Byron, Illinois, on the bank of the Mississippi River, River Valley District Library is in the consulting stage of a future library expansion.