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Messenger Public Library

The Messenger Public Library Board of Trustees seeks a Library Administrator who will lead the library into the future through new opportunities, programs, and services. The successful candidate will lead and support a dedicated current team of twenty-five staff members and report to a team of seven publicly elected Trustees.

Posted: August 17th, 2021
The City of Marion

The City of Marion has a Library Assistant, part-time position available in the Library. Schedule is Monday through Thursday 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Saturdays 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Applicant must be at least 16 years of age. Familiarity with the Dewey Decimal System is preferred along with great organizational skills

Posted: August 17th, 2021
The City of Marion

The City of Marion has a full-time Coordinator of Library Services position open. The successful candidate will: act as the contact person for all media sources; represent the library in community groups; assist in developing programs; manage the library’s marketing and PR initiatives; lead staff development and training opportunities; participate in the preparation, submission, and management of grant proposals; promote library services and activities to community groups; produce and disseminate all public relations materials; assist other staff in the operation of the circulation desks in all departments. The schedule is eight hours per day, five days per week, with occasional evenings and Saturdays required. Candidates must live within a 20 mile radius of the Marion City Hall or move to within that radius in 18 months. They must successfully pass a drug and medical screen and be approved by the Marion City Council.

Posted: August 17th, 2021
Mississippi Valley Library District

The Mississippi Valley Library District (MVLD) seeks a full-time, committed, and experienced Children’s Librarian to administer and supervise the operations of the MVLD’s children’s services.  The ideal candidate will be able to develop the children’s collections, conduct enriching children’s activities, provide reference and readers’ advisory services, and provide the highest level of service to the Collinsville and Fairmont City communities.

Posted: August 9th, 2021
Tolono Public Library District

The Tolono Public Library District is seeking a Librarian.  This position is a full-time professional position whose primary function is collection development, electronic resources, and overall support of the entire library operations.

Posted: August 4th, 2021
Indian Prairie Public Library District

Do you love creating relationships? Do you love talking about library services? Do you embrace change and innovation in order to create amazing library experiences? Do you have lots of ideas on how to connect with businesses and organizations? Then we’re interested in talking with you!

Posted: July 23rd, 2021
Greenville University

The Student Engagement Librarian will lead the development of a comprehensive information literacy curriculum, incorporating evidence-based instructional design practices in support of the College's diverse learning community. The Student Engagement Librarian will design and maintain accessible learning materials to support the information literacy curriculum, perform regular assessments, and collaborate with campus partners to ensure the library instruction program supports student success.

Posted: July 23rd, 2021
Waterloo Public Library (Iowa)

The Waterloo Public Library seeks an inclusive and forward-thinking leader to serve as Director. Waterloo, home to about 68,000 residents, is a diverse and friendly city located in Northeast Iowa. The library is housed in a beautiful, historic building in the downtown district of Waterloo, near shops, restaurants, and several cultural attractions.

Posted: July 23rd, 2021
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