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Library Associate (Adult Services) - Champaign Public Library

Help create a customer friendly atmosphere in the busy Adult Services Department at our Main Library. Duties include helping teens and adults use the library, assisting with computer use, providing one-on-one instruction on a variety of technology topics, suggesting reading materials to teens and adults, and supporting other department staff with collection management, interlibrary loan, home delivery, and other clerical tasks.

Library Director - Benton Public Library District

The Benton Public Library is seeking a full time Library Director. This position entails initiative and independent judgment and ability to professionally accomplish goals and objectives of the Library Board of Trustees.

Branch Circulation – Joliet Public Library

The Joliet Public Library seeks an experienced leader to manage our Black Road Branch Circulation Department.  As the Circulation Manager, you will manage services at our very busy Black Road Branch location. This is one of two Joliet Public Library locations serving a community of over 140,000. Your duties will include supervising staff, including hiring, training, and performance evaluations.  


You will represent Joliet Public Library on the Circulation Committee of the Pinnacle Library consortium, as well as participating in staff, department, and committee meetings as assigned. You will prepare and maintain reports pertinent to circulation duties and resolve problems related to the circulation of library materials.  You will also serve as Person in Charge as needed. You will coordinate all activity at the circulation desk and efficiently manage work flows, as well as monitoring all financial transactions and providing a high level of library service to patrons.


Network Administrator - IHLS Edwardsville Office

The Network Administrator is responsible for the installation and maintenance of computer information resources, providing for data security and control for SHARE.  A plus if you have accounting software experience.

Virtual Services Librarian - Villa Park Public Library

The Villa Park Public Library seeks a full-time (37.5 hours per week) Virtual Services Librarian. Hours to include mornings, afternoons, and evenings, and weekends. As a member of the Adult Services Department, this individual is responsible for keeping current on new technologies. In addition, they will provide training on use of equipment and software for patrons and staff.

Homework Helper/Tutor - Roxana Public Library District

Roxana Public Library is now hiring a Homework Helper/Tutor.

Tutoring and providing homework help for children and teens K-12.

Library Specialist - Illinois State Library (Springfield)

Employment opportunities are available at the Illinois State Library.  Please follow the instructions for application and information.

LIBRARIAN I (Youth Services) - Lincoln Library (Springfield)

Lincoln Library-The Public Library of Springfield, IL (326 South 7th Street, Springfield, IL 62701), Youth Services is seeking an individual to assist customers in making the most effective use of materials and information available in the library through a variety of ways, from assisting customers with computer databases to handling difficult reference questions using specialized tools. Other duties include, but are not limited to, preparing and conducting programs effectively promoting the library, materials and reading, as well as collection maintenance and selection.  This position requires a Master’s degree in Library Science as well as professional judgment in methods and tools used. Evening and weekend hours required. This position is covered by AFSCME Local # 3738. Springfield serves a population of approximately 116,000.

Library Circulation Assistant - Lake Land College (Mattoon)

Full-time, 12 month position.  Lake Land College.  Hours:  Sunday-Thursday (12 noon - 9:00 pm) Provide circulation and interlibrary borrowing and lending services, assist library users, maintain library circulation and patron records, and provide statistical information to the Director and Librarian.  $10.14/hr.  Library experience preferred.  Associate degree required.  Testing required in Word, Excel, Typing, and Data Entry.  Application deadline:  10/24/14.  Submit LLC application, letter of application, resume, and transcripts to:  Human Resources, 5001 Lake Land Blvd., Mattoon, IL.  61938. 

Library Director - Muskegon Area District Library (Michigan)

Your adventure starts here! Make a difference on Western Michigan’s shoreline as the new Library Director for the Muskegon Area District Library, headquartered in Muskegon (MI) County. The Library’s Board of Trustees seeks an innovative and experienced Director to implement an exciting vision for the library and its many constituencies. MADL serves 119,450 residents in 21 municipalities and townships.Governed by an eight-member Board of Trustees, the 10 library locations provide excellent services and programs with 50 staff (30.13 FTEs) and a $3 million annual budget. The Library is anticipating a levy renewal campaign to take place as early as 2015 and has a capital campaign in progress—expansion of the Norton Shores branch to create Storyville—a library project modeled after the innovative Baltimore County program and focusing on early childhood literacy in Muskegon County. MADL shares a catalog, resources and delivery system with other members of the Lakeland Library Cooperative.