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Library Director - Elk Grove Village Public Library

Named one of the top 100 places to live in the United States, and the 2014 third best community for Quality of Life in Illinois, The Elk Grove Village Public Library seeks a hands-on dynamic library director who will make a commitment to a vital community that has a strong sense of public service, and family values. Elk Grove Village is conveniently located 20 miles from Chicago with excellent access to the metro area and the richness of well-developed area communities. The Elk Grove Village Public Library serves a population of 33,000 and is centrally located within the Village’s campus of government facilities.

The director will work with the Board of Trustees and staff to continue its traditional practice of progress. Combining leadership and management skills, the Library is looking for an astute operational manager who understands and can work effectively within the Library’s culture.  The Library is represented by AFSCME Local #3783.

Manager, Researcher Information Systems - UIUC

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks a collaborative and service-oriented professional for the position of Manager, Researcher Information Systems. The successful candidate will manage and implement a set of researcher information systems, including a researcher profile system (based on the Elsevier Pure Experts Portal – formerly Scival Experts) and a researcher identifier system (ORCID), and will work in close collaboration with the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research (OVCR), the campus academic technology unit (CITES), the University’s administrative computing unit (AITS), college and departmental research officers, and colleagues within the University Library. Reporting to the Coordinator of the campus IDEALS institutional repository <https://ideals.illinois.edu/>, this position sits within the Library’s growing program of research support services.

Library Director - Oregon Public Library

Can you make a difference? A Carnegie Library with an on-site art museum located in a great small town on the Rock River is looking for a new director with an ALA-accredited MLS and a positive attitude. We need an excellent communicator, a risk taker, a team leader, an ambassador to the community and an art lover. You should also be an organized business manager and creative problem solver.  In return you will have the support of a dedicated board of trustees and the small-town lifestyle you enjoy. If this sounds like the challenge you are seeking, send your resume to Oregon Public Library 300 Jefferson St. Oregon, IL 61061 or email it to oregonlibrary@yahoo.com before July 15, 2014.

Applied Health Sciences Librarian - UIUC

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library seeks an innovative, intellectually curious, and service-oriented individual to provide subject expertise for multi and interdisciplinary programs in the applied health sciences. This individual will also support collections, services, and programs related to social equality and cultural understanding especially as applied in the health fields. The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign supports undergraduate and graduate-level instruction in a variety of health sciences fields, and the person in this position works closely with other health sciences library positions and libraries on campus, such as the Biomedical Sciences Librarian; the Veterinary Medicine Librarian; the Biosciences Librarian; the Funk ACES Library; the Grainger Engineering Library Information Center, and the UIC Library of the Health Sciences, Urbana.

Librarian I - IDOC-Vandalia Correctional Center

Under general direction of the Education Facility Administrator (Public Service Admin), performs professional library duties as the librarian in the institutional library; plans, directs and manages the education and law library at the center; researches available material and recommends acquisition of appropriate books, magazines and other library supplies. Maintains security of the library area. Conducts periodic inventory and replaces worn, obsolete and missing material; provides assistance to users with research projects and reference work; maintains system of circulation control of library materials; monitors resident clerks in library duties

Associate University Librarian for Library Information Technology - UIUC

The University of Illinois Library seeks a collaborative, innovative, and service-oriented leader for the position of Associate University Librarian (AUL) for Library Information Technology.  This position reports to the University Librarian and Dean of Libraries, is a part of the Library senior management team, and works collaboratively with the AUL for Research, the AUL for Collections, and the AUL for User Services.  We seek a professional who views the library as an integral part of a top-tier research university, and who brings to the role a deep understanding of the evolving role of the library on campus, in higher education, and in the broader library and information science community.

The AUL for Library Information Technology will lead the development of information technology in the Library, participate actively in Library and campus IT governance stakeholder groups, and be responsible for leadership, management, and planning for the services and infrastructure in the Office of Library Information Technology (IT) which includes 25 FTE professionals in several functional areas:  IT Production Services --Help Desk, Infrastructure Management, Workstation & Network Support, Web Development; Software Development; Repository and Scholarly Communications; and Access & Discovery Support.

Marketing/Public Relations Associate - Algonquin Area Public Library

Under the supervision of the Administrative Librarian, the Marketing Associate works with the Graphic Designer and Community Outreach Specialist to elevate the Library’s presence within Algonquin and Lake in the Hills. The position develops plans and oversees all marketing and public relations activities of the Library, including the website and social media tools. The successful candidate must demonstrate excellent communication and writing skills, a dedicated approach to public service, the ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment and knowledge of current publishing software.  Demonstrated experience with WordPress and video production processes is a plus.

Director - Palatine Public Library District

Your destination for Knowledge, Entertainment, and Community

The Palatine Public Library District is seeking an adept and innovative leader with demonstrably strong strategic planning and financial management skills and a record of enhancing public library services through dedication to the development of human resources, technology, collections and facilities.  The new Director will be able to articulate, support and promote the Library's mission and collaborate with the Board of Library Trustees, staff, volunteers and the community it serves.  The Library seeks a Director who continually strives for excellence, understands the importance of partnering with community organizations, maintains and fosters open communications with the residents of the district, and empowers the staff by encouraging collaborative efforts.  

The Library is located approximately 30 miles from the Chicago Loop and serves almost 90,000 residents from its main library and two branches located in Palatine and Hoffman Estates. The Library is one of eighteen Illinois libraries with annual circulation over 1 million.

Library Supervisor - City of Madison (Wisconsin)

Madison Public Library seeks two dynamic individuals to lead neighborhood libraries and to be part of an innovative management team.  You will guide and motivate staff to actively engage the community.  You will develop sustainable programming that utilizes staff and community expertise.  You will build relationships and establish collaborative opportunities guided by Madison Public Library's mission, vision and strategic direction.

Library Supervisors promote and plan for delivery of library services to significant underserved populations, requiring special attention to cultural and social diversity.  You will participate in Neighborhood Resource Teams, coordinating services with other city agencies; you will partner with non-profits, business and other community organizations. 

Madison Public Library is a dynamic organization that encourages staff to explore opportunities and to try new services and programs.  Our Library Supervisors bring their creativity, innovation, imagination and commitment to public service to every interaction or endeavor.

Executive Director - Aurora Public Library

Can you make a difference? Our library is looking for an executive who wants to build on community partnerships and achieve ambitious outcomes.

Our executive will have the support of a dedicated governing board, generous donors, a committed staff and strong community advocates.

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