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Library Director (Rochelle)

The Library Director is responsible for overseeing all aspects of Library operations: planning, budgeting, policy recommendations, grant writing, supervision of staff, technology planning and implementation, collection development, overseeing the library building, and effective communication with staff, Board and the community.

Library Director (Gilman)

Located between Champaign and Kankakee, the Gilman-Danforth Library District serves over 3,000 people in two townships in East Central Illinois with an annual budget of $175,000. The full time library director (40 hours a week) supervises five part time assistant librarians and two part time clerical staff.

Librarian III - Access Services (Springfield)

Lincoln Library is seeking an individual to direct the operation of Access Services; supervise and train staff; coordinate current activities while planning and recommending appropriate new methods and policies; establish standards and procedures for circulation, periodicals, customer account maintenance and outreach, check-in/check-out and delivery of materials, material selection and interlibrary loans; and perform and direct highly complex and varied tasks requiring independent knowledge, its application and exercise of independent judgment. This position requires a Master’s degree in Library Science with three years library customer service experience and two years supervisory experience. Five years circulation and experience with OCLC interlibrary loan and circulation processes of integrated library systems preferred. Evening and weekend hours required.

Staff Accountant (IHLS)

The Staff Accountant (Accounts Receivable) position manages and performs all aspects of account receivable.

Assistant Librarian (Auburn)

Needs to be highly motivated with excellent computer skills and public relations skills. Must be willing to learn every phase of the library’s operation, work with children of all ages, and develop programs. Library experience, especially with Polaris, preferred but not required. College education, especially in library science or education, preferred. 30-35 hour work week. Base pay range: $9 - $10.50 to start, determined by education and experience. Call 438-6211 with questions. Apply: 338 Jefferson St.; Auburn, IL.
Application deadline: March 17.

Long Term Substitute Library Associate (Charleston)

The Charleston Carnegie Public Library is excited to announce an open position! We are looking for this new team member to join us as we aspire to be the center of the Charleston community by connecting people through information, technology, education and experiences.

West Branch Coordinator (Aurora)

The Aurora Public Library (APL) seeks a Branch Coordinator (branch manager) with high energy and a “customers first” philosophy to manage all operations of a branch library, including customer service, staffing, scheduling, programming, selection, circulation, and facilities management. West Branch serves the west side of Aurora and is situated on a middle-school campus. The Branch Coordinator supervises, hires, trains, schedules, and evaluates a team of 23 staff.  Additionally, the Branch Coordinator serves as the person in charge of the branch, working at least one evening per week and a weekend rotation, as well as participating in occasional meetings and events after traditional hours.

Children’s Services Coordinator (Aurora)

Do you wish Summer Reading lasted all year?  Is it hard to wait for the next Diary of a Wimpy Kid to come out?  Do you love working with children AND their parents and teachers?  Are you an experienced manager of people? Can you lead innovative service delivery across four locations?   You might be the leader we seek to manage our brand-new library’s 10,000-square-foot children’s department and to provide strategy and oversight for children’s service library-wide.

Library Director (Deerfield)

Deerfield Public Library seeks a director who honors the values of public library services, understands the importance of partnering with community agencies by maintaining and fostering open communications with the residents of the village and empowers staff by encouraging collaborative efforts. We are looking for a director who can articulate, support and promote the Library’s mission and work in a highly effective manner with the Board of Trustees and Friends of the Library.

Youth Services Assistant Department Head (Mount Prospect)

Mount Prospect Public Library is seeking a Full Time Youth Services Assistant Department Head with a solid foundation in collection development and a passion for technology to join our Management Team. The Youth Services Department has sixteen fun, creative team members who provide services to children from birth to age 11 and their parents and caregivers.

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