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The Vespasian Warner Public Library District

The Vespasian Warner Public Library District in Clinton seeks a creative self-starter to join our staff as a Youth Services Assistant. This is a full-time position. Candidates must be passionate about working with youth, possess strong computer knowledge, be interested in working in a team-centered organization, have excellent communication and customer service skills, and a willingness to grow and adapt on the job.

Posted: January 10th, 2021
Six Mile Regional Library District

Are you a self-starter who enjoys helping people? Do you have experience providing research services and planning programs in a public library that embraces change? If so, you might be just the person for us. We want friendly, confident, energetic, and highly motivated individuals with superb customer service skills and great technical and interpersonal skills to join our SMRLD team. Both positions include participation, involvement, and engagement with community groups, partnerships, organizations, boards, and committees. Both positions also include collection development.

Posted: January 10th, 2021
Southeast Kansas Library System and Iola Public Library

Lead a dynamic and thriving public library and regional library system in Southeast Kansas. Capable and experienced librarians are invited to pursue this unusual opportunity to serve as the new director of both the Iola Public Library and the fifteen-county multitype Southeast Kansas Library System. The director will continue and enhance existing services, and partner with the community and with member libraries to explore new and innovative directions. The successful candidate will develop relationships, foster strong service oriented teams, and demonstrate effective management and interpersonal skills at the local and regional levels. A strong commitment to service and the ability to build strong relationships in forming a vision for the future are essential. Active legislative advocacy and participation in statewide library programs and organizations are required.

Posted: January 10th, 2021
Millstadt Library

The Millstadt Library is looking to hire a part-time librarian to work evenings (4 p.m. -8 p.m.), with occasional day availability (noon – 4 p.m.), and on weekends (10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday and Saturday.) The ideal candidate is highly motivated, creative and excited about creating events and programs. Previous library experience is a plus.

Posted: January 10th, 2021
Daugherty Public Library District

The Daugherty Public Library District in Dupo is looking for a part-time library clerk (working up to 20 hours a week.)

Posted: January 4th, 2021
Arcola Public Library District

Small town of 2,300 seeks a Head Librarian to manage its historic, yet thoroughly current, library district. Located in Central Illinois and housed in a Carnegie Library building that is one of the finest to be found, the district encompasses an area that serves approximately 5,300 people.

Posted: January 4th, 2021
Plymouth Public Library (Indiana)

Located in Indiana within an easy drive of the metro South Bend/Mishawaka and Chicago areas, the Plymouth Public Library seeks a dynamic and visionary leader to serve as Library Director. Plymouth, the county seat, is a charming Midwestern town with a picturesque downtown and abundant community spirit.

Posted: December 10th, 2020
The Lincoln Library (Springfield)

The Lincoln Library is seeking an individual to manage the Access Services Division. Coordinate current activities while planning and recommending appropriate new methods and policies. Establish standards and procedures for circulation, periodicals, customer account maintenance and outreach, check-in/checkout and delivery of materials, material selection and interlibrary loans. Perform and direct highly complex and varied tasks requiring independent knowledge, its application and exercise of independent judgment.

Posted: December 10th, 2020
St. Louis Public Library

St. Louis Public Library is seeking an Assistant Manager with leadership experience to join our management team. The Assistant Manager should be creative, enthusiastic, collaborative, and inspiring to the team that they lead. This position assists in the direct supervision of a talented staff at a regional library serving an interesting and diverse community. The role will require high-level decision-making in regards to customer service, staffing, quality programming, and effective outreach.

Posted: December 10th, 2020
O'Fallon Township High School

Library assistants support patrons in accessing and retrieving information, in selecting reading material, in using technology, and in using library spaces; organize and prepare materials for use; prepare facilities for patron use; and perform a range of specific clerical duties. Patrons served include high school students, faculty, administration, and staff.

Posted: December 10th, 2020
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