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Homework Helper/Tutor - Roxana Public Library District

Roxana Public Library is now hiring a Homework Helper/Tutor.

Tutoring and providing homework help for children and teens K-12.

Library Specialist - Illinois State Library (Springfield)

Employment opportunities are available at the Illinois State Library.  Please follow the instructions for application and information.

LIBRARIAN I (Youth Services) - Lincoln Library (Springfield)

Lincoln Library-The Public Library of Springfield, IL (326 South 7th Street, Springfield, IL 62701), Youth Services 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, from assisting customers with computer databases to handling difficult reference questions using specialized tools. Other duties include, but are not limited to, preparing and conducting programs effectively promoting the library, materials and reading, as well as collection maintenance and selection.  This position requires a Master’s degree in Library Science as well as professional judgment in methods and tools used. Evening and weekend hours required. This position is covered by AFSCME Local # 3738. Springfield serves a population of approximately 116,000.

Library Circulation Assistant - Lake Land College (Mattoon)

Full-time, 12 month position.  Lake Land College.  Hours:  Sunday-Thursday (12 noon - 9:00 pm) Provide circulation and interlibrary borrowing and lending services, assist library users, maintain library circulation and patron records, and provide statistical information to the Director and Librarian.  $10.14/hr.  Library experience preferred.  Associate degree required.  Testing required in Word, Excel, Typing, and Data Entry.  Application deadline:  10/24/14.  Submit LLC application, letter of application, resume, and transcripts to:  Human Resources, 5001 Lake Land Blvd., Mattoon, IL.  61938. 

Library Director - Muskegon Area District Library (Michigan)

Your adventure starts here! Make a difference on Western Michigan’s shoreline as the new Library Director for the Muskegon Area District Library, headquartered in Muskegon (MI) County. The Library’s Board of Trustees seeks an innovative and experienced Director to implement an exciting vision for the library and its many constituencies. MADL serves 119,450 residents in 21 municipalities and townships.Governed by an eight-member Board of Trustees, the 10 library locations provide excellent services and programs with 50 staff (30.13 FTEs) and a $3 million annual budget. The Library is anticipating a levy renewal campaign to take place as early as 2015 and has a capital campaign in progress—expansion of the Norton Shores branch to create Storyville—a library project modeled after the innovative Baltimore County program and focusing on early childhood literacy in Muskegon County. MADL shares a catalog, resources and delivery system with other members of the Lakeland Library Cooperative.

E-Serials Bibliographic Control Specialist - UIUC

The University of Illinois Urbana Champaign seeks an innovative and knowledgeable professional to serve in the position of E-Serials Bibliographic Control Specialist. This is an academic professional position for an entry level librarian with the requisite skills or course work or for a non-MLS professional with appropriate experience and skills. This position is largely responsible for developing and implementing library’s e-serials bibliographic control policy and practice. Under the direction of the Head of Content and Access Management, s(he) is to work to establish efficient work procedures and maintain high standards of both quality and production of bibliographic control for the Library's large collection of serials. The E-Serials Bibliographic Control Specialist will work in the Content Access Management unit within the Technical Services Division. The position will work in a team environment with those Division faculty and staff responsible for the cataloging and management of e-serials and maintenance of serials in all formats.

Youth Services Coordinator - Chatham Area Public Library

Under the general direction of the Youth Services Supervisor, performs professional duties in the Children’s and Young Adult departments.  The Youth Services Coordinator is responsible for the development and implementation of the Library’s program of service to children.

Youth Services Librarian - Mahomet PLD

Mahomet Public Library District serves Mahomet Township (population 12,600) and is located 10 miles west of Champaign-Urbana.  We are seeking an energetic, enthusiastic and creative individual to serve as our Youth Services Librarian.

Page/Sorter - IHLS Champaign Office

The Page/Sorter is a part-time position working less than 1,000 hours a year. The primary role of the Page/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.

Cataloging Assistant II (Part-Time/corrected) - IHLS (openings in Champaign & DuQuoin)

The Cataloging Assistant II performs copy cataloging based on current standards, performs database maintenance and may assists in providing training. The Cataloging Assistant II assists in providing inventory support for new SHARE members and assists in resolving cataloging problems and maintaining the online catalog.

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