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Posted: December 3rd, 2015

The Sherman Public Library, located in Sherman Illinois is seeking a professional, creative, energetic leader to serve as  Library Director.  The Sherman Public Library District serves a growing population of  4500  residents in northern Sangamon County  with 1 full time and 4 part-time employees. The Library recently expanded its facilities to enhance services to the community.

Posted: November 23rd, 2015

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 inquires, 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: November 23rd, 2015

Mount Prospect Public Library has an opening for Print Page Supervisor. This position is responsible for training and supervising Print page staff and volunteers. This position will help coordinate inventory, shifting projects and scheduling. Position also will shelve print materials and may perform Circulation workroom duties as assigned. Requires excellent computer and communication skills. Bachelor’s degree required.

Posted: November 23rd, 2015

This is a full time para-professional position requiring experience with youth in a library or educational setting and a degree from an accredited college or university. Knowledge of children's and teen literature is required. This position is primarily responsible for planning and implementing children's, YA and adult programming under the supervision of the Director and collaboration with the Youth Coordinator. Responsibilities also include community engagement and circulation desk duties.

Posted: November 23rd, 2015

St. Boniface School has an immediate opening for a School Library Associate. This individual develops, manages, and coordinates the library services of St. Boniface School.

This position requires approximately 15 hours of on-site presence per week. Other coordination may be done/needed off site.

Posted: November 23rd, 2015

Marion Carnegie Library is accepting applications for a dynamic and innovative Assistant Director position. This position will assist the Director in providing management, supervision and administration of the library. The Assistant Director will provide excellent service by assisting patrons in accessing information, assisting patrons and staff with the use of technology, increasing the Library’s presence in the community, and improving and enhancing customer service.

Posted: November 23rd, 2015

Administrative Librarian - Lake Forest Library, Lake Forest Illinois

The Lake Forest Library is seeking a library director who honors the values and traditions of public service, and who can lead the library into the future with excellence.

We are looking for a leader with strong management skills who has a successful track record of fiscal responsibility and facility operations.

Posted: November 23rd, 2015

Glencoe Public Library invites applications for the position of Library Director. The successful candidate is someone who understands and appreciates the uniqueness of a small library environment, is highly organized and has excellent inter-personal and communication skills. The Board of Trustees and staff seek a team player with demonstrated leadership and coaching abilities, who can build trust with library patrons and the community. We are looking for a talented people manager as well as an advocate and spokesperson who can articulate, support and promote the Library’s mission.

Posted: November 23rd, 2015

In addition to Circulation/Reference duties, the Youth Services (YS) assistant is required to perform the following duties.

Story time - develop timely themes of interest to children. Research and select themes 3 months in advance for timely inclusion in the Village Communicator, Library Newsletter, and newspaper submissions.

Saturday Family Literacy Events - A wide range of programs/events are offered each month that appeal to children with different interests and abilities.

Summer Reading programs - during the months of June – August the YS Assistant participates in the Summer Reading Saturday programs, offering assistance to the parents and children who attend the events.

Excellent Patron service and extended knowledge of genres and titles. The YS Asst. is continuously greeting families and offering assistance to parents and children who are looking for specific titles or may just be trying to find the next book to read.