Library Jobs

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Illinois Heartland Library System

The Membership Coordinator works as part of the Membership Services Team to collect accurate information regarding member libraries and to provide support for the multitype libraries that comprise IHLS. This position also involves a significant amount of networking and interaction with IHLS member libraries.

Posted: December 11th, 2017
Illinois Heartland Library System

The Human Resources Generalist as part of the Staff Services Team is responsible for supporting all aspects of human resources and ensuring compliance with all federal and state regulations. The Human Resources Generalist guides and supports the overall provision of human resources services, policies and programs.

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Deadline To Submit Resume: Friday, December 15, 2017 by 5:00 PM CST.

Posted: December 1st, 2017
St. John’s Hospital

Position Summary:
To provide expert search, reference and document delivery services to authorized library users; to serve as consultant to faculty and educators in developing and providing instructional programs related to information sources and library services; to provide training and instructional aides on new databases and resources; to develop and organize outreach, in-service and research tips for library users; to catalog all materials and to provide audiovisual support. Utilizes advanced knowledge and exercises discretion and judgment.

Posted: December 11th, 2017
Edwardsville Public Library

The Edwardsville Public Library is seeking an organized, self-starter to apply for the position of Cataloger. This position is a 30-hour a week job, which includes vacation and medical benefits.

Posted: November 28th, 2017
Mount Prospect Public Library

Opportunity to join the leadership team of a department offering friendly and expert popular materials service to adults and teens. Duties include oversight of public desk service, staff supervision, scheduling a busy department, oversight of promotion and support for e-media services, staff training, and coordination of programming. With Assistant Department Head for Collection and Advisory Services, this position is in charge of the Department in the absence of the Department Head. Candidates must demonstrate excellent organizational skills, flexibility, effective communication skills, and a strong affinity for popular materials. The position requires supervisory experience; minimum of five years experience in a public service department; and Masters in Library Science from an ALA accredited school. Day hours 9 am to 5 pm with one evening shift per week and participation in the Friday evening and weekend rotations. Annual pay $51,000. Benefits and IMRF.

Posted: November 15th, 2017
Auburn Public Library District

The Auburn Public Library District is looking to hire for their Librarian position! Applications and full length job description are available online and in person. 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.

Posted: November 9th, 2017
Herrin City Library

Facilitate patron access to library materials, provide excellent customer service and offer a complete and thorough definition of Library policies. This includes lending Library materials according to the policies and procedure of the Library. Perform Circulation functions of check out, check in, renewal of library materials and collect fines. Utilize the scheduling module of the integrated library system to schedule materials and equipment for classroom use. Process credit card payments, schedule small group study rooms, and produce student ID cards.

Posted: November 9th, 2017
Mount Prospect Public Library

Join the staff of an active, service-oriented public library. This position includes staffing the public service desk, collection development, and maintaining a community organizations database. This position is also responsible for coordinating and developing the Department’s on-site patron programming, including moderating a current events discussion group, and outreach as assigned. Candidate must have an interest in technology, strong public speaking skills, initiative, and a commitment to providing excellent public service.

Posted: November 9th, 2017
Danville Public Library

Danville Public Library, located in Danville, Illinois, seeks a Director of Adult Services to manage a department that performs reference services, assists patrons with public access computers, carries out research in the areas of genealogy and local area history, and creates programs for adults. We are looking for someone with strong communication, organizational, and collaboration skills. The successful candidate must be creative, people-oriented, and passionate about library services. Working with the Assistant Director, the Director of Adult Services will be instrumental in introducing new services, while maintaining still-needed traditional services, in order to meet the needs of the community.

Posted: November 9th, 2017
Rochester Public Library District

The Rochester Public Library District is seeking a part-time (20 hours per week) professional Youth Services Assistant to work closely with the Youth Services Director.  Ability to work days, evenings, and weekends.

Posted: November 9th, 2017
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