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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.

Youth Services Librarian (Warrenville)

Warrenville Public Library District is seeking a part-time Youth Services Librarian. This position supports programs and services for children in Kindergarten through 5th grade, including collection development and school cooperation. The position includes opportunities to work with other age groups, both younger and older.

Cataloger (Normal)

Normal Public Library seeks a creative, innovative, team-oriented library professional with proven work experience dedicated to contributing to an outstanding Technical Services department and excellent service environment for the customers and staff of the library. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Anticipated start date is approximately April 1, 2015.

Library/LRC Support Specialist (St. Louis)

The Southern Illinois Collegiate Common Market (SICCM) has a vacancy for a full-time, Master’s degree, Library/Learning Resource Center (LRC) Support Specialist position at the East St. Louis Community College Center.  This position assumes responsibility for the day-to-day operation of the library including Technical, Public Services and Distance Learning.  

Youth Services Librarian (Dunlap)

The Dunlap Public Library District seeks an innovative and energetic professional to fill the position of Youth Services Librarian. The Youth Services Librarian plans, implements, and carries out programming for patrons ages birth – 19, assists with collection development of the Easy, J, and Young Adult sections of the library, maintain a friendly and welcoming library environment in the Easy, J, and Young Adult sections of the library, and assist the Executive Director on other matters as needed.

Library Specialist (Illinois State Library)

An employment opportunity is available at the Illinois State Library for a Library Specialist position in the Library Operations area. Please follow the instructions for application and information.

Librarian III - Access Services (Springfield)

Lincoln Library is seeking an individual to direct the operation of Access Services; supervise and train staff; coordinate current activities while planning and recommending appropriate new methods and policies; establish standards and procedures for circulation, periodicals, customer account maintenance and outreach, check-in/check- out and delivery of materials, material selection and interlibrary loans; and perform and direct highly complex and varied tasks requiring independent knowledge, its application and exercise of independent judgment. This position requires a Master’s degree in Library with three years library customer service experience and two years supervisory experience. Five years circulation and experience with OCLC interlibrary loan and circulation processes of integrated library systems preferred. Evening and weekend hours required.

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