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Auburn Public Library

The Auburn Public Library District is seeking a professional and enthusiastic patron to serve as our new Library Aide! Our selected applicant needs to be highly motivated with excellent computer skills and public relations skills. They must be willing to learn every phase of the library’s operation and work with patrons of all ages. Full-length job description is available online and in person. Must be 18 years or older.
Background check required.

Posted: July 20th, 2018
Auburn Public Library

The Auburn Public Library District is seeking a professional and enthusiastic leader to serve as our new Librarian! This person will be responsible for all programs and events. They will also assist with circulation. Our selected applicant needs to be highly motivated with excellent computer skills and public relations skills. They must be willing to learn every phase of the library’s operation and work with patrons of all ages. Full-length job description is available online and in person. A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in an appropriate discipline area of study and/or a minimum of 2 years of experience in the library field.

Posted: July 20th, 2018
Southwestern Illinois College Library - Belleville Campus

Southwestern Illinois College is accepting applications for the SWIC Educational Employee part-time position of Library Services Assistant.

Posted: July 19th, 2018
Southwestern Illinois College Library - Sam Wolf Granite City Campus

Southwestern Illinois College is accepting applications for the SWIC Educational Employee part-time position of Library Services Assistant.

Posted: July 19th, 2018
Glen Carbon Centennial Library District

The Glen Carbon Centennial Library District is looking for a creative, energetic, tech-savvy and service-oriented leader for our Circulation Department.

Posted: July 17th, 2018
Loda Township Library (Loda, IL)

The Loda Township Library is seeking a candidate for a Library Director.  The Director will be the primary administrator responsible for the basic organization and operation of the library. Our candidate must be highly motivated with excellent computer skills and public relations skills.  The Candidate needs to be an enthusiastic leader who can articulate, support, and promote the library’s mission while embracing the small-town feel of the Loda community.  Candidates must be willing to learn every phase of the library’s operation and work with patrons of all ages. Supervising, training, scheduling, and evaluation of the part-time clerk is required. Duties will also include performing outreach, maintaining good relationships with citizens, and seeking out new partnerships and services within the Loda Township community. A background check will be required.

Posted: July 13th, 2018
Millikin University (Decatur, IL)

Millikin University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of part-time Research and Instruction Librarian in the Staley Library. Hours will include one evening shift per week. This position will assist students and other patrons and teach information literacy sessions to first year students.  Minimum qualifications include an earned or in-progress MLS or equivalent degree and some reference and teaching experience.  You may view a complete position description and minimum qualifications at www.millikin.edu/employment.     

Posted: July 12th, 2018
Urbana Free Library (Urbana, IL)

If you are a friendly, energetic, creative leader who enjoys connecting with all kinds of people, The Urbana Free Library needs you to be our first Director of Development & Promotion! Our budget for FY19 is over $4M, and The Urbana Free Library Foundation has raised millions of dollars since its creation over 20 years ago. Duties include fund development activities and promotion of the Library. The Director supervises departmental staff; participates in administrative and strategic decision-making for the Library as a whole; and promotes the Library to the community.

Posted: July 11th, 2018
Urbana Free Library (Urbana, IL)

Now accepting applications for an hourly Information Technology User Support Assistant.  The Urbana Free Library is seeking a self-motivated individual to provide customer service-oriented, tier-one technical support for all information technology end-users (Library staff and patrons). Duties include performing diagnostics, resolving basic hardware and software problems, and performing technical tasks such as installing, configuring, and upgrading hardware and software.  The ideal candidate should have two years of directly related work experience (or coursework) and strong problem-solving, organizational, and interpersonal skills.  If you would enjoy working with people in a community-centered environment, the Library invites you to apply. 

Posted: July 9th, 2018
Governors State University Library (University Park, IL)

GSU seeks an innovative, adaptive and collaborative Health and Human Services Librarian who will engage with Health and Human Services faculty, students and other campus partners to shape a dynamic teaching, learning and research environment. The position is open until filled, with an anticipated start date of September 1st, 2018.

Posted: July 3rd, 2018
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