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Columbia Public Library (Columbia, IL)

The Columbia Public Library is seeking applications for a service oriented individual.

Posted: April 18th, 2018
Illinois Heartland Library System (Champaign Hub)

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 12th, 2018
Madison Public Library (Madison, WI)

Madison Public Library (MPL) is a dynamic organization that actively embraces the changing role of libraries, and was awarded the 2016 National Medal for Museum and Library Service. Our critically acclaimed Bubbler program has expanded through major grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.  Our eight neighborhood libraries have similarly embraced new services and technology. Employment at MPL means working alongside talented people who are deeply committed to service and making a difference in people's lives. Our outstanding and collegial workforce is highly valued by the community, and includes staff members who have received national recognition or awards for their work. We value and support diverse perspectives, intellectual freedom, learning in all forms, collaboration, and innovation.

Posted: April 11th, 2018
Madison Public Library (Madison, WI)

Madison Public Library seeks a creative and innovative librarian who will develop relationships between the Sequoya Library and our community's many stakeholders in order to foster opportunities for youth and families, with a particular focus on addressing community identified needs. Consistent with our mission and vision, this position cultivates community partnerships which develop opportunities to learn, share and create. This position will ensure equitable provision of resources and services and will lead other staff in developing culturally competent models for services. This position will provide leadership and coordination in Sequoya Library operations, including work activities of staff, facilities and technology needs, and assisting in the hiring of staff. Familiarity with emerging technologies and project management skills are a plus.

Posted: April 6th, 2018
Taylorville Correctional Center (Taylorville, IL)

JOB TYPE: Full-Time

SALARY: $4,141.00-$6,184.00 Monthly

OPENING DATE: 03/28/18

CLOSING DATE: 04/10/18 04:00 PM

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Posted: April 4th, 2018
Robinson Correctional Center (Robinson, IL)

JOB TYPE: Full-Time

SALARY: $4,141.00-$6,184.00 Monthly

OPENING DATE: 03/28/18

CLOSING DATE: 04/10/18 03:00 PM

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Posted: April 4th, 2018
Lincoln Library (Springfield, IL)

Lincoln Library is seeking an individual to assist customers in making the most effective use of materials and information available in the library through a variety of ways, including assisting customers with electronic searches, handling difficult reference questions using specialized tools and providing readers' advisory services. Conduct programs for the public on topics of interest and prepare informational displays. Requires professional judgment in choice of methods and tools used. This position requires a Master’s degree in Library Science. Evening and weekend hours required.

Posted: March 30th, 2018
Olney Public Library

The Library director, a full-time position, is the primary administrator responsible for the basic organization and operation of the Olney Public Library.  Candidates need to be highly motivated with excellent computer skills and public relations skills as they work with all ages. A Master of Library Science degree is preferred.  Bachelor's degree or four to five years of working in a library are minimum requirements.  Letters of interest and resumes may be sent to the Olney Public Library 400 West Main St.

Posted: March 30th, 2018
Governors State University Library (University Park, IL)

The Senior Library Specialist—Technical Services interprets and applies the library policies as they relate to the Technical Services Department. The position’s key responsibility in Technical Services is cataloging and classifying materials added to or withdrawn from the library’s collection and serials maintenance. Original and copy cataloging are essential duties of the Senior Library Specialist, which require a working knowledge of the system. The position is multifunctional and requires problem solving of materials not already in the database. In addition, further responsibilities of the job require primary maintenance of bibliographic, authority holding, item records, re-cataloging of materials, updating MARC records to Resource, Description, Access (RDA), and checking in and claiming serials. The Senior Library Specialist—Technical Services provides support to library staff members on special projects from the standpoint of weeding, adding to the collection donated items, inventory projects, and public services. Most of the work is performed independently with the responsibility of providing monthly statistics to the Technical Service’s Librarian of accomplished tasks. The Senior Library Specialist—Technical Services provides assistance to faculty, students, and other University Library users by staffing the Public Services desks.

Posted: March 29th, 2018
Rochester Public Library District

The Rochester Public Library District is seeking a part-time (20 hours per week) professional Youth Services Assistant to work closely with the Youth Services Director.

Posted: March 29th, 2018
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