Library Jobs

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For more information on job postings, please contact the posting library directly.

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
Cahokia Library

Looking for a person with ALA degree; excellent people skills, and able to create a pleasant and helpful atmosphere for all ages.

Posted: April 22nd, 2019
Galesburg Public Library

The Galesburg Public Library Board of Trustees seeks a creative and dedicated leader to serve as Director.

Posted: April 22nd, 2019
Maryville Community Library

Maryville Community Library is seeking candidates for a full time library associate position. The individual appointed to this position will perform all duties associated with an automated circulation system, including preparing statistical reports, material processing, bar coding, assisting patrons with library services, assisting with library programs, and other projects as assigned.

Posted: April 22nd, 2019
O'Fallon Public Library

The O’Fallon Public Library seeks a friendly, positive, enthusiastic, customer-oriented individual to fill a part-time position in our busy Circulation Department. 

Posted: April 15th, 2019
Glen Carbon Centennial Library District

Youth Services Assistant (30 hour) position


Please send applications to Christine Gerrish, Director

In addition to Circulation/Reference duties, the Youth Services (YS) assistant is required to perform the following duties.

Story time – develop timely themes of interest to children. Research and select themes 3 months in advance for timely inclusion in the Village Communicator, Library Newsletter, and newspaper submissions. .

Posted: April 8th, 2019
Glen Carbon Centennial Library District

Participates in all functions of the Circulation Desk, including issuing library cards, orienting patrons to the library, promoting library programs and services, providing recommendations and reference services, answering telephone inquiries, assisting patrons on library computers, training patrons on use of digital resources and equipment, updating the library website, creating displays and signage, and processing and repairing library materials.

Posted: April 8th, 2019
Des Plaines Public Library (Chicago Area)

The Des Plaines Public Library in Des Plaines, Illinois (suburban Chicago) is looking for its next great Executive Director. This opportunity is open due to the retirement of the previous Executive Director.
This is a beautiful library known for its outstanding art collection, the generous and welcoming spirit of its staff, and its focus on serving all members of its diverse community. DPPL is conveniently located in downtown Des Plaines, where it enthusiastically embraces its role as an advocate, catalyst, and gathering place for the community.

Posted: April 3rd, 2019
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