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Posted: August 25th, 2016

Lincoln Park Zoo seeks a summer intern to assist in the creation of a new, shared digital library to house information on key zoo initiatives. The ideal candidate for this position is a student pursuing a graduate degree in Library and Information Science, and is proficient in Microsoft SharePoint.

Posted: August 25th, 2016

The Operations Relief is responsible for a dual role.  This position fills in when courier drivers are unable to perform their duties due to sickness, vacation or special assignments.  Likewise the Operations Relief is responsible for keeping the buildings in clean and orderly condition and advising management of possible repairs and potential safety issues.

Please send resumes to hr@illinoisheartland.org

Posted: August 25th, 2016

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. 

Please send resumes to hr@illinoisheartland.org

Posted: August 25th, 2016

Courier Drivers are a critical component to the provision of customer service.  These positions sort and deliver books and other library materials to and from member libraries.   Courier Driver services are provided Mondays through Fridays. 

Please submit resumes to hr@illinoisheartland.org

Posted: August 8th, 2016

Do you enjoy helping people in a challenging, fast-paced environment? The Urbana Free Library has an excellent opportunity to serve as a Circulation Clerk/Information Assistant. 

Posted: August 8th, 2016

Greenville College is seeking a dynamic leader for the position of Dean of the Ruby E. Dare Library at Greenville College, for a 12-month, non-tenure track faculty position. Review of applications will begin September 15, 2016.

Posted: August 8th, 2016

Under general direction of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library's (ALPL) Library Service's Librarian 2; performs complex reference and historical research; provides in-depth explanation and instruction of the various library resources and procedures to researchers, authors, professional staff and other patrons; hosts library groups and organizations; develops informative library materials; collects and prepares Reference and Reading Room statistical records; recommends material for acquisition; catalogs and accessions newly acquired material and prepares for inventory; serves as key operator for section's copy machines.

Posted: July 27th, 2016

The Public Library of Springfield, Illinois, Youth Services Division 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 with electronic searches to handling reference questions using specialized tools. Prepare and conduct programs effectively promoting the library, materials and reading. Perform essential collection maintenance and selection. This position requires a Master’s degree in Library Science as sell as professional judgment in methods and tools used. Emphasis in Young Adult and Juvenile Literature preferred. Evening and weekend hours required.

Posted: July 27th, 2016

The Business/Administrative Associate is responsible for the day-to-day administrative functions related to the library (personnel, budget, procurement and public relations), for the functions which support the library program (student hiring program, meeting arrangements, minutes, newsletters, the official record of procedures and policies), and for all contact with other university administrative units and with library vendors (except material vendors). In the absence of the Dean, the Business/Administrative Associate becomes the Dean’s representative and is authorized to make decisions for the library.

Posted: July 27th, 2016

Provide leadership and support to 24 progressive public libraries in the north and northwest Chicago suburbs as the new Executive Director of Cooperative Computer Services (CCS). The successful candidate will lead CCS-a member driven organization-into the future through centralized affordable, reliable and progressive shared library technology. The Executive Director will collaborate with member libraries to offer stellar services to their individual communities. CCS, headquartered in Arlington Heights IL, has a reputation for excellence as a reliable ILS service provider (currently of Sirsi-Dynix Symphony) focusing on new opportunities presented by exciting emerging technologies. With a dedicated seven-member staff and a $2 million annual operating budget, CCS is unveiling a new strategic plan July 27, 2016. The CCS Executive Director reports to the CCS Governing Board and the Executive Committee, recommending and supporting best practices and trends in centralized library services related to technology and innovation. 

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