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Champaign Public Library

Seeking an organized, detail-oriented customer service professional for the Champaign Public Library Administrative Office. Duties include but not limited to: greeting customers, staff, and vendors; answering and directing telephone calls, assisting with personnel activities such as recruitment, hiring, and record-keeping for l00 plus employees, maintaining employee and general office files; handling information and records regarding employee benefits programs; taking meeting minutes, and handling confidential information and providing secretarial and administrative support.

Posted: September 20th, 2017
Illinois Heartland Library System

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.

**Please note: Must be available to work Mondays and Tuesdays.

Posted: September 14th, 2017
Morrison-Talbott Library

The Morrison-Talbott Library in Waterloo is seeking applicants for a part-time Library Assistant with a focus on Genealogy and Local History.

Posted: September 11th, 2017
Morrison-Talbott Library

The Morrison-Talbott Library in Waterloo is seeking applicants for a full-time Assistant Library Director.

Posted: September 11th, 2017
O’Fallon Public Library

The O’Fallon Public Library seeks a friendly, positive, enthusiastic, customer-oriented individual to fill a part-time position in our busy Circulation Department. Last fiscal year, more than 154,000 people visited the library and more than 337,000 items were checked out. 

Posted: September 11th, 2017
O'Fallon Public Library

We are looking for an energetic, creative, team-oriented individual to join the Youth Services staff. Are you flexible, able to work independently, and do you enjoy working with customers of all ages? This may be the position for you.

Posted: September 11th, 2017
Lakeland Library Cooperative

Lead Lakeland Library Cooperative — an innovative and accomplished Michigan library cooperative — to continue outstanding levels of service and effective resource sharing. The Executive Board of the Cooperative (headquartered in suburban Grand Rapids), seeks an experienced library leader—responsive to member libraries, staff, and community needs, and skilled in focusing the efforts of a team of talented professionals—as its next Cooperative Director. Lakeland, one of eleven Michigan cooperatives, works in partnership with its 42-member public libraries providing essential services. With a $1.1 million annual budget (funded primarily from local property taxes) and 11FTE system staff, LLC serves an eight-county region in western Michigan with a service population of 1.2 million people. Member libraries range from small, rural libraries to very large urban libraries. LLC is a member-focused organization — 40 libraries participate in resource sharing through a shared ILS with daily courier service. All Lakeland libraries participate in reciprocal borrowing and belong to MeLCat, the statewide interlibrary loan system. The successful candidate will implement the 2016 Strategic Plan with its focus on four core areas: governance, member services, advocacy, and continuing education. Another key project is exploring migrating to a new ILS and implementing that migration.

Posted: September 11th, 2017
Champaign Public Library

The Programming Specialist is responsible for providing innovative adult programming. This position develops, plans, coordinates, executes, and evaluates programs for adults. This position also assists customers of all ages at public service desks with information and reference questions; assists and instructs customers with their use of library computers, personal electronic devices and other technologies; plans and presents library programs and performs collection development duties.

Posted: September 8th, 2017
Trenton Public Library

Trenton Public Library’s Board of Trustees is seeking a new Library Director who has the ability to work with the board, 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. Applications will be taken until position is filled.

Posted: September 7th, 2017
Park Ridge Public Library

The Board of Trustees of Park Ridge Public Library seeks a visionary leader to serve as its next Library Director. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to move the library forward and reinvigorate its role in the community.

The City of Park Ridge is located in the north suburbs of Chicago, an easy commute to both the Loop and O’Hare Airport. This is a lively and engaged community that enjoys an active business district, plentiful cultural attractions and entertainment options, and excellent schools. 

Posted: September 7th, 2017
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