Library Jobs

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

Illinois Heartland Library System is seeking a Cataloger for our CMC Division. The ideal candidate will have cataloging experience, great customer service. We are looking for candidates that meet the below qualifications.

Posted: February 23rd, 2021
Illinois Heartland Library System (Carbondale, Champaign, or Edwardsville)

Illinois Heartland Library System is seeking a SHARE Bibliographic Services Manager. The ideal candidate will have proven leadership skills, great customer service, training experience, and the ability to manage the automation program within Illinois Heartland Library System (IHLS).

Posted: February 1st, 2021
Illinois Heartland Library System (Edwardsville)

Illinois Heartland Library System is currently seeking a part time Human Resources Assistant to join our team.  We are seeking a customer service driven individual who enjoys working with people. Must be willing to problem solve and be able to handle confidential information while maintaining a high level of professionalism. This position will perform a variety of administrative tasks for the HR Department, and assist in the administration of the benefit plans.  

Posted: February 1st, 2021
Illinois Heartland Library System (Edwardsville)

We are looking for a Communications Coordinator to join our team.   The Communication Coordinator will create or produce information documents designed to inform and create good will with member libraries and the public in general by writing or selecting favorable informational material and releasing it through various communications media.  This position is the primary point of contact for all items posted on our website. We are looking for qualified candidates that meet the qualifications below. Please see the job deception for further details.  

Posted: February 1st, 2021
Fossil Ridge Public Library District

The Fossil Ridge Public Library District is looking for a proactive, approachable Director. The ideal candidate is willing to embrace the rural lifestyle of the community and will have strong marketing skills, be flexible when necessary, and build on the strengths of an excellent staff. Fossil Ridge serves 14,803 residents living in seven communities southwest of Joliet, Illinois through its recently renovated building and a bookmobile. The District employs 17 staff members and has a budget of just over $1 million. A priority for this role is growing relationships with municipal governments and promoting services to all residents.

Posted: February 23rd, 2021
Mt. Zion District Library

The Mt. Zion District Library is seeking a creative, tech-savvy, service-oriented staff member for our Youth Services Library Assistant. This position is full-time with 40 hours per week and a benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision benefits, paid vacation, sick time, and holidays, and IMRF (Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund). Some evening and weekend hours required. Compensation is $14+ per hour depending on qualifications.

Posted: February 23rd, 2021
New Athens District Library

The New Athens District Library has an opening for a circulation clerk/programming assistant.

Posted: February 23rd, 2021
Atwood-Hammond Public Library

The Atwood-Hammond Public Library is seeking an Assistant Director with organizational, clerical, and tech skills, and be customer service-oriented. They must be creative, enjoy interaction with children and senior citizens, available to travel for training, have transportation, be open to a wide range of responsibilities, library experience helpful and work a varied full time schedule.

Posted: February 11th, 2021
Yorkville Public Library

The Yorkville Public Library Board of Trustees is seeking an enthusiastic team leader with vision, initiative, creative problem-solving skills, and a desire to serve and promote the Library and foster positive community relations. Yorkville is at the heart of Kendall County, Illinois, and is situated along the Fox River. The municipal public library serves a growing population of over 19,000 people and has an annual operating budget of over $900,000.

Posted: February 11th, 2021
Evergreen Park Public Library

The Board of the Evergreen Park Public Library is looking for an energetic and innovative Director. The ideal candidate will possess business acumen, show flexibility when necessary, advocate for the Library, and build on the strengths of an excellent staff. The suburb of Evergreen Park, located adjacent to Chicago and 11 miles south of downtown, offers a small-town community feel. The village Library serves an increasingly diverse population of 19,479 from an up-to-date, 23,000 square foot facility with an annual operating budget of almost $1.4 million. The Library employs 9 full-time and 14 part-time staff members. Key to this role is demonstrating the importance of and commitment to being the face of the Library in the community.

Posted: February 11th, 2021
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