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Library Assistant (part-time) - East St. Louis Community College Center

The Southern Illinois Collegiate Common Market (SICCM) has a vacancy for a part-time, Library Assistant at the East St. Louis Community College Center’s Learning Resource Center (LRC). Bachelor’s degree and work experience with library science and LRC processes required.
(Monday – Thursday EVENINGS 1:30 to 7:30, with pre and post semester daytime shifts)

Deadline: Wednesday January 8, 2013 (5:00pm)

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Metadata Librarian - UIUC

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks an enthusiastic, collaborative, and experienced professional to serve as one of multiple metadata librarians.


The new Metadata Librarian will be responsible for investigating and assessing applicability of current library metadata research being undertaken here and elsewhere. Based on this assessment, and in collaboration with other faculty and staff working with metadata throughout the Library, the incumbent will develop and implement a strategy for updating existing and developing new metadata workflows, as required to support the strategic goals of Content Access Management (CAM), the Library and the Campus.


Reporting to the Head of CAM, this position collaborates extensively with colleagues in defining, developing and implementing a new, enhanced, sustainable metadata service infrastructure for the University Library. Work performed in this position is expected to complement the work also performed in Acquisitions, Digital Content Creation, Collection Management Services, IT, Scholarly Commons, and Electronic Resources.

Library Director - Sallie Logan Public Library (Murphysboro)

The Sallie Logan Public Library is seeking a full time Library Director. This position entails initiative and independent judgment and ability to work with others to accomplish goals and objectives of the Library Board of Trustees.

The library is a city library serving 7970 people in Jackson County Illinois. The library has a staff of full and part-time employees (5 FTE), a collection of approximately 58,000 items in-house plus a variety of electronic resources. The library is open 50 hours per week and has an annual operating budget of $318,000. The library is a participant in IMRF (Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund)

Director - Peoria Heights Public Library

Following the retirement of its current director, the Board of Trustees seeks applications for the position of Director. Peoria Heights Public Library serves a village of over 6,000, plus a significantly high reciprocal usage. The village lies in the Peoria metropolitan area of approximately 350,000. Peoria Heights enjoys large city opportunities with the charm of a small village.

The library director reports to a seven member Board of Trustees. Responsibilities include the fiscal, personnel, facilities and operational management of the library. The director is responsible for annual budgets, administrative records and grant applications and reports. The director also manages library programming development, collection development and library services.

Librarian II - Lincoln Library (Springfield)

Lincoln Library is seeking an individual to establish selection criteria, evaluate and recommend web-based services and databases; serve as liaison to library institutions or vendors for access to and development, implementation, and maintenance of electronic resources; maintain the library website and integrated library system resources; plan and develop training materials for general and library-related computer applications; instruct staff and the public in the use of electronic resources, applications, and equipment; and perform highly complex and varied tasks requiring independent knowledge, its application and exercise of sound judgment. This position requires a Master’s degree in Library Science with one year experience in webpage design, including use of HTML, XML, CSS and Dreamweaver. Experience in personal computer/application instruction preferred. Evening and weekend hours required.

Librarian (part-time) - SWIC (Belleville and Granite City)

Southwestern Illinois College Library is looking for librarians interested in working an evening (or two) a week at the Belleville Campus Library or the Sam Wolf Granite City Campus Library.  Requirements for the position are a Master’s degree in Library Science or Library and Information Science from an American Library Association accredited institution, or, Master’s degree in a related field with 12 hours of library science courses.

GIS Specialist - UIUC

Position Available:  The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library seeks applications for a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist.  The ongoing “spatial turn” in a wide array of disciplines, with its increasing attention on the impacts and meanings of geographical space, means that scholars in fields which have not historically used geospatial analysis tools are discovering how geographic visualization can assist in examining relationship and causality, uncovering patterns, and making predictions.  GIS users on the UIUC campus are also creating data that falls under the campus’s commitment to research data management.  The GIS Specialist will play a critical role in the development, growth and stability of the Library’s GIS program.  The position is based in the Scholarly Commons ( and reports to the Numeric and Spatial Data Librarian.  The Scholarly Commons is a technology enriched space for faculty, researchers, and graduate students to pursue research and receive expert copyright, data, digital humanities, digitization, scholarly communications, and usability consultation services.  Scholarly Commons services are supported by experts in the Scholarly Commons, subject specialists at the University Library, and partners throughout campus.  The Scholarly Commons staff currently consists of four librarians and three graduate assistants, as well as the library and campus partners who consult with users of Scholarly Commons services.   The GIS Specialist will also collaborate with personnel throughout the library to meet the campus’s need for GIS services, collections, and infrastructure.  Key collaborators will be the Map Librarian, Library Information Technology staff, the IDEALS Coordinator, and the Medusa Repository Development Team.  This position is available immediately.

Database Manager - Cooperative Computer Services (Northwest Chicago Suburbs)

Database Manager for public library consortium in NW Chicago suburbs.  Serves as overseer of cataloging, database maintenance, quality control, and data loading.  Supervisory skills, ability to work with people and communicate effectively.  Knowledge of public libraries, SirsiDynix Symphony software and cataloging principles.  Apply before December 15, 2013.



Library Assistant (part-time) - East St. Louis Community College Center

The Southern Illinois Collegiate Common Market (SICCM) has a vacancy for a part-time, Library Assistant at the East St. Louis Community College Center’s Learning Resource Center (LRC). Bachelor’s degree and work experience with library science and LRC processes required. (Monday – Thursday EVENINGS, with pre and post semester daytime shifts)

Deadline: Monday, December 2, 2013 (5:00pm)

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Librarian II (Circulation & Adult Services) - Argenta-Oreana PLD

We’re seeking a well-organized, well-read, customer service-oriented, tech-savvy person to join our staff. This is a full time (35 hr/week), non-supervisory position. Projected start date will be January 6, 2014.

Argenta-Oreana Public Library District is a small two-library district located 10 miles northeast of Decatur, and both libraries are two miles or less from I-72. We are a member of the Illinois Heartland Library System and the SHARE LLSAP.