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Frankfort Public Library District

Don’t miss this exciting opportunity located in Northern Illinois! The Frankfort Public Library District is looking for its next great Library Director. The library, with an operating budget of about $2.6 million, provides services to nearly 30,500 residents. This opportunity is open due to the retirement of the recent Director.

Posted: March 9th, 2021
Cahokia Public Library District

Cahokia Public Library District is seeking a dependable, enthusiastic person with a strong commitment to patron service to join our team as a part-time Library Assistant. The position is up to 18 hours per week, including evening and weekend hours.

Posted: March 9th, 2021
Cahokia Public Library District

Cahokia Public Library District is seeking a dependable, enthusiastic person with a strong commitment to patron service to join our team as a part-time Library Assistant/Youth Services Coordinator. The position is up to 28 hours per week, including evening and weekend hours.

Posted: March 9th, 2021
Fossil Ridge Public Library District

The Fossil Ridge Public Library District is looking for a proactive, approachable Director. The ideal candidate is willing to embrace the rural lifestyle of the community and will have strong marketing skills, be flexible when necessary, and build on the strengths of an excellent staff. Fossil Ridge serves 14,803 residents living in seven communities southwest of Joliet, Illinois through its recently renovated building and a bookmobile. The District employs 17 staff members and has a budget of just over $1 million. A priority for this role is growing relationships with municipal governments and promoting services to all residents.

Posted: February 23rd, 2021
Mt. Zion District Library

The Mt. Zion District Library is seeking a creative, tech-savvy, service-oriented staff member for our Youth Services Library Assistant. This position is full-time with 40 hours per week and a benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision benefits, paid vacation, sick time, and holidays, and IMRF (Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund). Some evening and weekend hours required. Compensation is $14+ per hour depending on qualifications.

Posted: February 23rd, 2021
New Athens District Library

The New Athens District Library has an opening for a circulation clerk/programming assistant.

Posted: February 23rd, 2021
Atwood-Hammond Public Library

The Atwood-Hammond Public Library is seeking an Assistant Director with organizational, clerical, and tech skills, and be customer service-oriented. They must be creative, enjoy interaction with children and senior citizens, available to travel for training, have transportation, be open to a wide range of responsibilities, library experience helpful and work a varied full time schedule.

Posted: February 11th, 2021
St. Louis Public Library

St. Louis Public Library is seeking a Manager of Collection Development with leadership and management experience to join our team. Our ideal candidate is someone who is innovative and engaged to help us move forward with our primary mission as a progressive and customer-centered public library providing vital services to the people of St. Louis. The Manager of Collection Development is organized, innovative, enthusiastic, and understands the importance of collaboration. The role requires high-level decision-making in regards to selection, collection development and management, and materials workflow.

Posted: February 11th, 2021
Park Ridge Public Library

Join the Park Ridge Public Library as its next Director to enhance the Library’s role in a world that continues to change. The Park Ridge Public Library Board of Trustees seeks a successful candidate who will, through thoughtful innovation, work with and lead a stellar team of 72 staff providing vital programs and services in a newly renovated building to the Town’s 37,775 residents. Reporting to the nine-member appointed governing Board of Trustees (appointed by the Mayor with advice and consent of the City Council) and operating with an annual budget of approximately $5 million, the Director will provide vision and guidance to the Board, the staff, the Friends of the Library, and its external partners to implement the Library’s new Strategic Plan.

Posted: February 1st, 2021
Moyer District Library (Gibson City)

The Moyer District Library in Gibson City, IL is seeking a full-time Library Director. This position requires initiative and leadership skills. The ability to both work well with others while also managing staff is required. It is expected that the librarian will engage with the community for the purpose of promoting the library and the goals of the Board of Trustees. Contact Board Secretary Erin Nuss​ for application details.

Posted: February 1st, 2021
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