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Posted: February 3rd, 2016

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Library and Information Services invites applications from dynamic, proactive, and service-oriented candidates for the position of Electronic Resources Librarian. The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic, innovative, collegial, user-focused librarian who will provide leadership in the acquiring and managing of licensed and subscribed content for discovery and access. 


Posted: February 3rd, 2016

The Edwardsville Public Library seeks an energetic and engaging Youth Program Aide.  The ideal candidate should have experience working with children and the ability to work a flexible schedule.  Application, resume, and cover letter should be received by mail, email, or in person by Friday, February 12. 

Full job description and employment application attached.

Posted: January 25th, 2016

The Board of Trustees of the South Holland Public Library (Illinois) seeks an innovative and community-focused leader to serve as Library Director and foster excellence in public service. The ideal candidate will have experience working and communicating effectively in a culturally diverse community and will have extensive knowledge of library financial and legal practices.

Posted: January 25th, 2016

The Woodridge Public Library in Woodridge, IL seeks a new Library Director. This is a beautiful, well-run library in a thriving, diverse suburb west of Chicago. The library is just completing a greatly anticipated update/renovation. The job opening is due to the retirement of the current director.


This is an excellent opportunity to lead a library with friendly staff, a supportive library board, and residents who appreciate the best in community library service.


Posted: January 25th, 2016

We are looking for a Library Assistant I who has excellent people skills and helps create a pleasant and helpful atmosphere for all ages at the Douglass Branch Library. 


This position checks materials in and out; issues library cards; helps patrons on public computers; performs a variety of tasks relating to the use of library materials; and also assists with planning and presenting programs. 


See attachment below for more information. 

Posted: January 20th, 2016

Urbana Free Library is now accepting applications for a full-time Adult/Teen Services Librarian. Do you want to work where you can enrich the lives of the people in your community?  Are you a friendly, energetic, creative person who enjoys connecting people with just the right material or information?  Would you thrive in our Teen Open Lab space that has served over 7,000 youth in the past three years? The Urbana Free Library needs you!  We have been serving our community for over 140 years – we have a rich history and a bright future.

Posted: January 14th, 2016

Mississippi Valley Library District is seeking an energetic and dynamic leader for the position of Director.


The ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of public library service and an ability to push boundaries of traditional mores; show flexibility and ingenuity in working with Board members and staff to provide quality service to our bilingual community; and a practical ability to use solid business practices in the administration of the Library budget, policies, programs, services, collection management, and facilities.


Posted: January 13th, 2016

Madison Public Library is seeking a community-minded Librarian to embrace our mission to celebrate ideas, promote creativity, connect people and enrich lives. This is the entry level of the professional librarian career progression series. This work is initially characterized by more structured assignments, and/or is more closely reviewed, until the employee gains requisite operational skills and program familiarity.  Work is performed under the general supervision of a Library Supervisor or Librarian 3.

Posted: January 8th, 2016

Madison Public Library is seeking a community-minded Youth Services Librarian to embrace our mission to celebrate ideas, promote creativity, connect people and enrich lives.

Posted: January 8th, 2016

The Board of Trustees of the GCCLD seeks a creative, energetic individual with a strong public service orientation and a teamwork approach to management.

The successful candidate will be highly organized, have excellent communication skills and demonstrated leadership abilities.