Library Jobs

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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. 

If interested, please submit resume to hr@illinoisheartland.org.
 
Deadline To Submit Resume: Friday,  September 8, 2017 by 5:00 PM CST.

 

Posted: August 25th, 2017
Illinois Heartland Library System

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.

If interested, please submit resume to hr@illinoisheartland.org

Deadline To Submit Resume: Friday,  September 8, 2017 by 5:00 PM CST.

Posted: August 25th, 2017
Illinois Library Association

The Illinois Library Association seeks new leadership to guide the organization toward its future, and collaboratively create a vision for growth and success. The new leader will continue the impactful work to date by this  scally strong Association, particularly in the area of advocacy, while exploring new opportunities to better serve Illinois stakeholders. This opportunity is perfect for a visionary, mission-driven and charismatic leader to join
with this comprehensive and forward-thinking advocacy-focused organization. The current Executive Director is retiring after twenty years of dedicated service. The new Executive Director will report to the Executive Board President and work closely with the entire Board to enact vision and strategy for the Association.

Posted: August 25th, 2017
Danville Public Library

Danville Public Library, located in Danville, Illinois, seeks an Assistant Director to oversee the public services, community engagement, and marketing of the library. We are looking for someone with strong communication, organizational, and collaboration skills. The successful candidate must be people-oriented, customer-service-oriented and passionate about library services. Working with the Director of Outreach, the Assistant Director will be instrumental in marketing library services, including through social media, and will oversee collection development and programming.

Posted: August 22nd, 2017
Booth Library at Eastern Illinois University

12-MONTH, RENEWABLE FACULTY POSITION. Booth Library at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston seeks a librarian to provide quality public service with specific responsibilities in reference, library instruction, collection development and liaison. Position may include supervision of others and may require some night and weekend hours. Qualified candidates must possess demonstrated planning and organizational skills, a public service orientation, and strong communication skills. Candidates must possess an ALA-accredited MLS; second master’s preferred. Demonstrated commitment to diversity and experience with promoting inclusive excellence is required. Proposed starting date is October 1, 2017. Review of applications begins September 11, 2017, and continues until campus interviews are scheduled. Salary: $38,300 minimum annual salary dependent upon qualifications.

Posted: August 22nd, 2017
Danville Public Library

Danville Public Library, located in Danville, Illinois, seeks a Director of Outreach Services to manage a department that directly connects the community to the library through outreach efforts to the homebound and other individuals, collaboration on community events, and informational fairs at the library. We are looking for someone with strong communication, organizational, and collaboration skills. The successful candidate must be people-oriented, social, and passionate about library services.

Posted: August 22nd, 2017
Caseyville Public Library

The Caseyville Public Library is seeking a creative, energetic, and tech-savvy librarian to fill the position of Community Engagement Librarian. This position is responsible for creating and administering programs for all ages - including but not limited to - the Summer Reading Program, story-telling activities, and special events.

Posted: August 22nd, 2017
Edwardsville Public Library

Accountability:  Librarian-Director, Assistant Director
 
Duties and Responsibilities:
The applicant shall be responsible for daily satellite book drop collection, light cleaning, general maintenance, and odd jobs at the library that require basic mechanical skills. 
 
Skill and Education Requirements:
The Custodian shall have a knowledge of basic building maintenance procedures, and the ability to work efficiently, effectively, and safely with minimum supervision.    
 
Hours
This is an hourly, part-time position of 10-15 hours per week, Monday – Friday.

 

Posted: August 10th, 2017
Granite City School District Library

Requires 60 college semester hours or have passed Work Keys Paraprofessional Test; part-time status/up to 15 hours per week

Posted: July 27th, 2017
Edwardsville Public Library

Accountability:  Assistant Director, Librarian-Director

Duties and responsibilities:

  1. charging and discharging library materials
  2. answering telephone
  3. assisting with location, reference, and reader’s advisory questions
  4. calling patrons concerning requested materials
  5. shelf reading
  6. retrieving book drop
  7. other duties as required.

Skill and educational requirements:

Posted: July 27th, 2017
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