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Illinois Heartland Library System (Edwardsville)

We are looking for someone to work in our SHARE department as a Circulation and Resource Sharing Specialist for a 6 month contract. The role will be full time. 

Posted: August 5th, 2019
Limestone Township Library District

Limestone Township Library District is seeking an innovative, creative, and enthusiastic individual who desires to connect with the community and serve patrons of all ages. In coordination with the Library Director, the Program and Outreach Services Coordinator is responsible for the implementation of all programming and outreach aspects of the library for all ages. Acts as a liaison between the library and the community by establishing and maintaining outreach opportunities for our community members. Must be able to provide excellent customer service, be flexible, organized, and computer proficient, including social media. Must have exemplary communication skills, and be able to work independently as well as part of a team. Handles patron issues and emergencies responsibly, and maintaining a safe and pleasant work environment.

Posted: August 12th, 2019
Glen Carbon Centennial Library District

Participates in all functions of the Circulation Desk, including issuing library cards, orienting patrons to the library, promoting library programs and services, providing recommendations and reference services, answering telephone inquiries, assisting patrons on library computers, training patrons on use of digital resources and equipment, updating the library website, creating displays and signage, and processing and repairing library materials.

Posted: August 12th, 2019
Lincolnwood Public Library District (Chicago Area)

The Lincolnwood Public Library District in Lincolnwood, Illinois (north suburban Chicago) is looking for its next Director. With a first-rate staff and forward-thinking culture, the library serves a diverse and vibrant community of 12,600 residents located just 10 miles north of downtown Chicago. Residents enjoy a mix of suburban amenities plus all the cultural, historic, and entertainment options of Chicago. The library recently underwent a major renovation that added new study rooms, multi-functional programming space, a digital media lab, and a new café. The Board of Trustees and library staff are enthusiastic about continuing to move the library forward and embracing its role in the community.

Posted: August 12th, 2019
Reaching Across Illinois Library System

We seek a strong candidate who is versatile and a good team player to help us provide great service to RSA's member libraries, their patrons and students. The Cataloging and Database Coordinator plays an integral role in the RSA Cataloging and Database team, ensuring a high level of support for RSA member libraries and a quality bibliographic database that provides optimal discoverability of library materials in all staff and patron facing products including online catalogs and mobile apps. This position performs original and copy cataloging, conducts maintenance projects for bibliographic and authority records, provides individual and group cataloging training, and cleanup visits for the RSA membership. The position works closely with other RSA staff and RSA member libraries to ensure effective operation, support and continuity of RSA's database services.

Posted: August 5th, 2019
Champaign Public Library

The Champaign Public Library seeks qualified candidates for a new Career Librarian position.

Posted: August 5th, 2019
Rochester Public Library District

The Rochester Public Library District is seeking a friendly, enthusiastic, tech-savvy individual to join our service-oriented library staff.

The successful candidate should have excellent customer service and technology skills, good communication skills, and the ability to deal with the pressures of a busy public services desk.

Posted: July 26th, 2019
Barclay Public Library District

The Board of Trustees of the Barclay Public Library District in Warrensburg, Illinois seeks an energetic and innovative leader to serve as Library Director. This opportunity is for a Director with a passion for librarianship, community and a clear vision for adapting to the changing role of public libraries.

Posted: July 26th, 2019
Pius XII Memorial Library

Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, service, and social justice is seeking applicants for the position of STEM Research and Instruction Librarian, Pius XII Memorial Library.

Posted: July 26th, 2019
Morrison-Talbott Library

The Morrison-Talbott Library is accepting applications for a full-time Youth Services Coordinator. 

Please submit an application and a resume to Elaine Steingrubey, 215 Park Street, Waterloo, IL, 62298 or via email to elaines@waterloolibrary.org.

Posted: July 26th, 2019
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