Library Jobs

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St. Louis Public Library

St. Louis Public Library is seeking an Assistant Manager with leadership and management experience to join our management team. This position will play a critical role in shaping the future of the Julia Davis Library and the Library. Our ideal candidate is someone who is innovative and engaged to help us move forward with our primary mission as a forward thinking and customer-centered public library providing vital services to the people of St. Louis. The Assistant Manager is someone who is enthusiastic, understands the importance of collaboration, and is skilled at inspiring a talented team. This position assists in the direct supervision of staff at the largest and busiest Regional Library. The role will require high-level decision-making in regards to customer service, staffing, quality programming, and effective outreach.

Posted: September 22nd, 2021
Edwardsville Public Library

The Edwardsville Public Library is seeking a Circulation Manager to join our team. This position calls for a customer service-oriented and quality-focused leader.

The position requires the following qualifications or abilities:

Posted: September 15th, 2021
Glen Carbon Centennial Library District

The Glen Carbon Centennial Library District is looking for a creative, energetic, and outgoing individual to oversee our Circulation Department. The Circulation Manager supervises the Associates on the Circulation desk and manages the planning, preparing, and execution of programming for adults, along with helping customers with their use of library computers, personal electronic devices, and other technologies. The right candidate for Circulation Manager will demonstrate enthusiasm for working with the public, strong leadership skills, and excellent organizational skills. 

Posted: September 7th, 2021
St. Louis Public Library

St. Louis Public Library is seeking a Branch Manager with leadership experience to manage Baden Library. At St. Louis Public Library, we understand that diversity in experiences, perspectives, knowledge and ideas fuels creativity, broadens knowledge, and helps drive success.

Posted: September 7th, 2021
Geauga County Public Library (Ohio)

The Geauga County Public Library, situated in picturesque northeast Ohio about 30 miles east of Cleveland, seeks a collaborative leader to serve as Library Director.

Posted: September 7th, 2021
Matteson Area Public Library District

The Matteson Area Public Library District in Matteson, IL seeks a new Library Director. This is a beautiful, well-run library in a thriving, diverse suburb south of Chicago. The opening is due to the retirement of the previous Director.

Posted: August 17th, 2021
The City of Marion

The City of Marion has a Library Assistant, part-time position available in the Library. Schedule is Monday through Thursday 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Saturdays 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Applicant must be at least 16 years of age. Familiarity with the Dewey Decimal System is preferred along with great organizational skills

Posted: August 17th, 2021
The City of Marion

The City of Marion has a full-time Coordinator of Library Services position open. The successful candidate will: act as the contact person for all media sources; represent the library in community groups; assist in developing programs; manage the library’s marketing and PR initiatives; lead staff development and training opportunities; participate in the preparation, submission, and management of grant proposals; promote library services and activities to community groups; produce and disseminate all public relations materials; assist other staff in the operation of the circulation desks in all departments. The schedule is eight hours per day, five days per week, with occasional evenings and Saturdays required. Candidates must live within a 20 mile radius of the Marion City Hall or move to within that radius in 18 months. They must successfully pass a drug and medical screen and be approved by the Marion City Council.

Posted: August 17th, 2021
Mississippi Valley Library District

The Mississippi Valley Library District (MVLD) seeks a full-time, committed, and experienced Children’s Librarian to administer and supervise the operations of the MVLD’s children’s services.  The ideal candidate will be able to develop the children’s collections, conduct enriching children’s activities, provide reference and readers’ advisory services, and provide the highest level of service to the Collinsville and Fairmont City communities.

Posted: August 9th, 2021
Tolono Public Library District

The Tolono Public Library District is seeking a Librarian.  This position is a full-time professional position whose primary function is collection development, electronic resources, and overall support of the entire library operations.

Posted: August 4th, 2021
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