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Posted: January 10th, 2017

Greenville College seeks a dynamic leader for the position of Dean of the Ruby E. Dare Library at Greenville College, for a 12-month, non-tenure track faculty position.

Posted: January 4th, 2017

The Sorter is a part-time position. The primary role of the Sorter is to assist in the daily sorting of books and other library materials transported by IHLS courier drivers. Other responsibilities include assisting in the preparation of the delivery tubs and bags, shelving IHLS books, delivering library materials to IHLS staff, and performing other clerical duties.

Posted: January 3rd, 2017

Part time Readers’ Advisory Assistant position available for someone who enjoys books, movies, and music and likes to talk about them. The job includes staffing a busy public service desk fulfilling requests from both Adults and Teens for popular materials. In addition it includes responsibilities for: materials selection assistance, library instruction, compiling reader aids, assembling book displays, maintaining files, and participating in book discussions. This position requires excellent interpersonal skills, writing and speaking skills, skill with working as part of a team, and skill with the use of a computer. Bachelor’s Degree is required. $14.65 per hour.

Posted: December 27th, 2016

Lincoln Library- The Public Library of Springfield, Illinois, is seeking an individual for the Adult Services department to assist customers in making the most effective use of materials and information available in the library through a variety of ways, including assisting customers with electronic searches, handling difficult reference questions using specialized tools and providing readers' advisory services. Conduct programs for the public on topics of interest and prepare informational displays. Requires professional judgment in choice of methods and tools used. This position requires a Master’s degree in Library Science. Evening and weekend hours required.

Posted: December 22nd, 2016

Subject to administrative approval of the Library Program Administrator, Library Operations, performs difficult and highly specialized professional librarian activities requiring independent and critical judgment; plans, organizes and directs State Library outreach services to state government and collection development; performs professional librarian work in an administrative staff capacity in overall planning for the Illinois State Library’s collections; performs statistical analysis of state library performance in reference and information areas. Requires travel – may include nights & weekends. Requires possession of valid Illinois driver’s license. Requires ability to lift up to 25 pounds, carry and push/pull up to 50 pounds.

Posted: December 22nd, 2016

Subject to department management approval of the Illinois State Library (ISL) Director, plans, organizes, directs and evaluates staff activities of the Library Operations Division of the State Library; directs and coordinates the specialized activities of a variety of services pertaining to Reference Services, Circulation/Interlibrary Loan Services, Technical Services, and support services. Requires Travel – may include nights & weekends; requires a valid Illinois driver’s license.

Posted: December 22nd, 2016

The Charleston Carnegie Public Library Board is seeking a creative and dynamic leader who will work closely with the Library Board, staff and community to serve the 21,838 people in Charleston. The successful candidate will represent the Library within the community, develop collections, manage the 14-person staff team, and provide strong financial skills to manage the budget. The new Director will also provide vision for the library and should possess a positive, achievement-oriented attitude.

Posted: December 5th, 2016

The Technical Services Assistant is responsible for the processing of materials received by the Library, verifying accuracy of invoices and condition of items, maintaining receipt-records for the serial subscriptions, working with vendors to claim unreceived issues, and copy cataloging.

The Technical Services Assistant works on a schedule established by the Technical Services and Electronic Resources Librarian. Minimal supervision is provided; the Technical Services Assistant must be attentive to detail, exercise informed judgment, and recognize when to refer problems to appropriate staff members. The Technical Services Assistant is cross-trained to assist with the operation of the Access Services unit.

Posted: December 5th, 2016

The Board of Trustees of the Flossmoor Public Library (suburban Chicago) seeks a creative and community-focused leader to serve as Director. Flossmoor is a beautiful and historic town, known for its diverse and educated population as well its devotion to the arts. Located about 25 miles from Chicago in the city’s south suburbs, Flossmoor offers residents both small-town appeal and easy access to the attractions of a big city.

Posted: December 5th, 2016

The Mattoon Public Library in Mattoon, IL is seeking a dynamic new Director with the vision to lead the library during a time of change and growth. Do you have the leadership skills to facilitate change and creatively market the programs and services of a medium-sized public library in a rural community? Are you inspired by collaboration and community
involvement? Do you seek to dispel the stereotype of a shy, quiet librarian by building positive relationships with partner organizations, policymakers, media, and others? The right candidate must have strong organizational skills and a vision for the future of library service. The right candidate must also be resourceful, a skilled communicator, a good listener, and have a proven history of fundraising.

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