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Illinois Heartland Library System

The SHARE Director is responsible for coordinating the SHARE department and providing quality service to member libraries. This position works collaboratively and continually confers with SHARE Managers in the administration of the automation program. Maintains excellent communication with SHARE member leaders through the SHARE Executive Council. Proffers advice, offers demonstrations, and provides information on best practices in delivering integrated library services and encouraging new memberships.

Posted: October 10th, 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
Lake Land College

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.

Posted: November 9th, 2017
Illinois Heartland Library System

Courier Drivers are a critical component to the provision of customer service.  These positions sort and deliver books and other library materials to and from member libraries.   Courier Driver services are provided Mondays through Fridays.

Posted: October 30th, 2017
Champaign Public Library

Join the management team of a progressive, beautiful, vibrant library!  The Champaign Public Library seeks a creative, forward-looking individual to manage Adult Services and help shape the future of the library as a whole.

Posted: October 30th, 2017
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