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Hayner Public Library District (Alton, IL)

Reports to: Circulation Manager

Department: Customer Service

General Description

The Library Assistant I is supervised by the Circulation Manager and is responsive to the requests of any staff member at the library. The primary responsibility of the Library Assistant I is to shelve library materials in the correct order, to read shelves, and to keep the collection in good order. He/she may also keep the library environment clean and tidy in order for patrons to use the library efficiently.

Posted: March 26th, 2018
State of Wisconsin (Madison, WI)

Wisconsin’s Division for Libraries & Technology is looking for a library data wonk to engage our 380 public libraries using data more effectively, as well as coordinating our state and federal grant programs. Consider joining us in Madison, consistently high in national rankings of best cities to live. The Public Library Consultant will work as part of the Public Library Development Team as its state data coordinator as well as consulting on public library and system finance and compliance.

Posted: March 26th, 2018
Mount Prospect Public Library

New position. The Mount Prospect Public Library (Illinois) is seeking an Acquisitions Manager to manage all aspects of the acquisitions function, including serials management, standing order and subscription management, digital media maintenance, electronic resource maintenance, and to oversee all business and operational-related tasks. This position will compile the relevant data, analyze and report on collection budget trends and patterns, and forecast those trends using mathematical models and statistical techniques.

Posted: March 26th, 2018
Mount Prospect Public Library

New position. The Mount Prospect Public Library (Illinois) is seeking a strategic leader. Working collaboratively with MPPL’s public service departments, the Collection Resource Manager will ensure that the various collections support and further the Library’s mission and strategic collection goals. Bring your expertise with print, audiovisual and digital resources to a library that places a high value on the quality and depth of its collection offerings. The successful candidate will fully embrace the Library’s core service values and support the organizational culture.

Posted: March 26th, 2018
La Grange Public Library (La Grange, IL)

If you are excited about strategic emphasis on Service, Engagement, Awareness, and Space, the La Grange Public Library invites you to consider becoming its next Executive Director. The seven-member Board of Trustees seeks an Executive Director who will commit to developing, enhancing and supporting new library services and programs for the community. The La Grange Public Library serves 15,600+ residents from a centrally located and highly accessible downtown building (completed in 2007). Key opportunities for the next Executive Director include implementing the current strategic plan, mentoring and working collaboratively with Library staff and community stakeholders, completing the 2018 Library renovation project, and growing new partnerships with external agencies and organizations. With a vital staff (26 FTE), a dedicated Library Board, and a $3 million annual budget, the Library seeks the leadership of a visionary and innovative Executive Director.

Posted: March 26th, 2018
Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Cook County)

The Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS) has an immediate opening for an E-Content Specialist to work with staff from all types of libraries across our 27,000 square mile area.

Posted: March 26th, 2018
O'Fallon Public Library(O'Fallon, IL)

The O’Fallon Public Library seeks a friendly, positive, enthusiastic, customer-oriented individual to fill a part-time position in our busy Circulation Department. Last fiscal year, more than 154,000 people visited the library and more than 337,000 items were checked out.

Posted: March 26th, 2018
University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)

The System Office seeks a Library Application Support Consultant to, increase the efficiency and effectiveness of library processes and services among the members of the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI). CARLI is a consortium of 134 libraries in Illinois which collectively provide services to 92% of the students enrolled in higher education in the state. The incumbent will use a variety of technologies, along with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, to provide the best possible experience for consortium members as they seek, access, and use CARLI services.

Posted: March 26th, 2018
Bethalto Public Library

The Bethalto Public Library District is looking for candidates to work as a Programming Specialist (Storytimes, Family Events, Reading Programs, etc.)

Posted: March 15th, 2018
Columbia Public Library (Columbia, IL)

The Columbia Public Library is seeking applications for a service oriented individual to fill a circulation clerk position.

Posted: March 13th, 2018
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