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Illinois Heartland Library System (Champaign, Edwardsville)

The Web & IT Administrator supports staff hardware and software along with website updates and services. This position works closely with the Web Developer and Network Administrator as well as with the IT Director to implement and monitor the functions of the computer systems and website updates. Installation and maintenance of computer and server resources for IHLS is a primary focus.

Posted: April 22nd, 2019
Illinois Heartland Library System (Carbondale, Edwardsville)

The Sorter is a part-time position. The primary role of the Sorter is to assist in the daily sorting of books and other library materials transported by IHLS courier drivers. Other responsibilities include assisting in the preparation of the delivery tubs and bags, shelving IHLS books, delivering library materials to IHLS staff, and performing other clerical duties.

Posted: April 15th, 2019
Illinois Heartland Library System (Carbondale, Champaign, Edwardsville)

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: April 15th, 2019
Hayner Public Library District

There is an immediate opening for a Library Assistant III in the Circulation Department. The position is part-time, up to 30 hours per week, including daytime, evening and weekend hours, working at the Circulation Desk at both our Downtown Library and the Alton Square Library. Participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund IMRF) is required.  The candidate must have excellent customer service skills.  Applications should be submitted with a cover letter describing your qualifications and interest to the Human Resources Department on or before June 3, 2019.

Posted: May 31st, 2019
Champaign Public Library - Douglass Branch Library

Love vibrant and busy libraries? Like helping the community while you work? We're seeking outgoing and detail-oriented people to join the Champaign Public Library's Douglass Branch customer service team. As a Library Page, you will work flexible hours in a fast-paced and beautiful library, joining staff who are passionate about providing excellent service. If you enjoy variety at work while providing outstanding customer service, we’re looking for you!

Posted: May 31st, 2019
Midwest Central CUSD #191

Primary Responsibilities:

  • To ensure that students and staff are effective, ethical users and creators of information and ideas.
  • To provide intellectual and physical access to material in multiple forms.
  • To collaborate with other teachers in providing instruction that fosters competence.
  • To promote enjoyment of, and appreciation for, reading.
Posted: May 20th, 2019
Champaign Public Library

Love vibrant and busy libraries? Enjoy helping the community while you work?

We're seeking a friendly and detail-oriented full time janitor to join the Champaign Public Library’s Maintenance Team. As a janitor, your work will include maintaining a beautiful library and setting up meeting rooms for library customers. If you are excited to join staff who are passionate about providing a state of the art facility and excellent service, we’re looking for you!

Posted: May 20th, 2019
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

The Senior Library Specialist - Information Desk Specialist is centrally involved in the Library’s Research and Learning program, providing evening and weekend research and information service to users at the Information Desk. Daily personal contacts, mainly face-to-face and via online and telephone, with SIUE faculty, staff, students and community users, are an integral and vital part of the job responsibilities for the Information Desk Specialist. The selected candidate will assist with evaluating, using, and assessing online resources and services and will help with circulation activities, including stacks maintenance and supervising student assistants, during evening and weekend hours of operation. Additionally, the Senior Library Specialist - Information Desk Specialist will represent the Library and the University at appropriate orientations.

Posted: May 20th, 2019
Champaign Public Library

Put your people skills to work in our library, to help ensure the safety and comfort of our customers and staff. Provide excellent customer service to customers and to library staff. The Security Officer will patrol buildings and grounds at the Champaign Public Library. Must be effective in serving a diverse community, greeting and assisting customers of all ages, monitoring behavior inside the building and on the grounds, adapting easily to change, and bring a positive attitude to the workplace. Will have reliable transportation and be able to work at either the main library or Douglass Branch Library.

Posted: May 13th, 2019
Roxana Public Library District

The Roxana Public Library District is seeking an enthusiastic, customer oriented individual to fill a full time Library Clerk position. The position requires 40 hours of work per week, including some evenings and weekends. Applicants must be able to work independently, promote the Roxana Library and all library events, assist patrons with but not limited to; circulation,  reader’s advisory, technology questions, reference services as well as barcoding library materials and preparing statistical reports.

Posted: May 13th, 2019
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