Reference Librarian - Galesburg Public Library
Do you have the leadership skills to facilitate change and provide exemplary customer service in a medium-sized public library? Are you inspired by creative collaboration with colleagues, comfortable with social networking and technology and looking for a broad range of professional opportunities? Culturally rich college community of 32,000 (with affordable housing and no toll booths) seeks energetic, self-motivated, tech-savvy full-time reference librarian. We are looking for an individual with a variety of skills and interests to enhance library services to our community. The position includes information technology coordination and support.
An MLS from ALA-accredited program and library experience is preferred and/or extensive, comprehensive experience with computer technology. Will be responsible for managing the design, implementation, maintenance and evaluation of all technology and computer-based activities for the library, including but not limited to the on-line circulation and catalog system, local area networks, microcomputers, software, electronic resources, Internet and e-mail. Ability to write well and speak in public is critical, along with strong organizational skills, composure to work under pressure and a sense of humor. Hiring range: $40,560 to $52,000 depending on qualifications. Benefits include 15 days of vacation first year and 20 thereafter, paid holidays, health insurance, IMRF and Social Security.
Forward a letter of application, resume and three references to Harriett Zipfel, Director, Galesburg Public Library, 40 East Simmons Street, Galesburg, IL 61401 or e-mail harriett.zipfel@