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Illinois Heartland Library System (Carbondale, Champaign, or Edwardsville)

Illinois Heartland Library System (IHLS) is looking for a Membership Coordinator to support our school member libraries. Here at IHLS you can make a difference in hundreds of libraries across Southern Illinois. Our mission is to support member libraries of all types in providing quality library services. IHLS facilitates access to shared resources, advocates for libraries, promotes innovation and develops community partnerships.

Posted: July 25th, 2021
Part time - Courier Driver - Carbondale- Illinois Heartland Library System

Illinois Heartland Library System (IHLS) is looking for a part time Courier Driver for our Carbondale hub location. This position will work less than 20 hours weekly. Here at IHLS you can make a difference in hundreds of libraries across Southern Illinois. Our mission is to support member libraries of all types in providing quality library services. IHLS facilitates access to shared resources, advocates for libraries, promotes innovation and develops community partnerships.

Posted: October 7th, 2021
Part time - Courier Driver - Edwardsville- Illinois Heartland Library System

Illinois Heartland Library System (IHLS) is looking for a part time Courier Driver for our Edwardsville hub location. This position will work less than 20 hours weekly. Here at IHLS you can make a difference in hundreds of libraries across Southern Illinois. Our mission is to support member libraries of all types in providing quality library services. IHLS facilitates access to shared resources, advocates for libraries, promotes innovation and develops community partnerships.

Posted: October 7th, 2021
The Urbana Free Library

Do you want to work where you can enrich the lives of the people in your community? The Urbana Free Library seeks a service-oriented, self-motivated individual to join the Library’s team. Issue library cards, check materials in and out, and perform other duties at the Circulation Desk. Provide routine reference and reader's advisory service to patrons and assist them with catalog, Internet, computer software, fax, and copier questions at other public service desks. Participate in outreach and programming. Must interact well with all kinds of people, perform complex automated procedures, and have an associate's degree or equivalent and prior successful work experience. Public service or library experience and maximum scheduling availability preferred.

Posted: October 4th, 2021
Riverdale Public Library District

The Board of Trustees of the Riverdale Public Library District is looking for a Director eager to re-establish the Library as a cornerstone of the community. The 7-member, elected Board is getting the Library back on its feet following the pandemic. They need a Director who shares their energy. Riverdale will benefit from a collaborative administrator willing to make important connections with the schools, parks, and Village. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced director looking to revitalize the Library or an emerging leader who is ready to take the next step in their upward-bound career. The right candidate will get as much as they give.

Posted: October 4th, 2021
Arcola Public Library District

Small town of 2,300 seeks a Head Librarian to manage its historic, yet thoroughly current, library district. Located in Central Illinois and housed in a Carnegie Library building that is one of the finest to be found, the district encompasses an area that serves approximately 5,300 people. The positions duties are to coordinate current activities while supervising library staff, maintaining standards and procedures for circulation, periodicals, customer account maintenance and outreach, check-in/checkout and delivery of materials, material selection and interlibrary loans.

Posted: October 4th, 2021
St. Louis Public Library

St. Louis Public Library is seeking an ILS Administrator. Our ideal candidate is someone who has initiative, the ability to exercise independent judgment, and strong communication, both in person and in writing. This position is responsible for the day-to-day monitoring, development, implementation, and support of the Library’s integrated library system. The ILS Administrator is organized and detail-oriented and thrives on working independently as well as collaboratively. The role requires someone who can manage numerous complex projects at once and assist in major software and system transitions.

Posted: October 4th, 2021
St. Louis Public Library

St. Louis Public Library is seeking a Manager of Customer Service with leadership and management experience to join our team. Our ideal candidate is someone who is innovative and engaged to help us move forward with our primary mission as a progressive and customer-centered public library providing vital services to the people of St. Louis. The Manager of Customer Service is organized, innovative, enthusiastic, and understands the importance of collaboration. The role requires decision-making with regard to circulation and remote reference policy, procedure, training, and day-to-day work.

Posted: October 4th, 2021
St. Louis Public Library

St. Louis Public Library is seeking an Assistant Manager with leadership and management experience to join our management team. This position will play a critical role in shaping the future of the Julia Davis Library and the Library. Our ideal candidate is someone who is innovative and engaged to help us move forward with our primary mission as a forward thinking and customer-centered public library providing vital services to the people of St. Louis. The Assistant Manager is someone who is enthusiastic, understands the importance of collaboration, and is skilled at inspiring a talented team. This position assists in the direct supervision of staff at the largest and busiest Regional Library. The role will require high-level decision-making in regards to customer service, staffing, quality programming, and effective outreach.

Posted: September 22nd, 2021
Edwardsville Public Library

The Edwardsville Public Library is seeking a Circulation Manager to join our team. This position calls for a customer service-oriented and quality-focused leader.

The position requires the following qualifications or abilities:

Posted: September 15th, 2021
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