Are you an experienced public library leader and manager with a passion for working collaboratively and a talent for administration? Mount Prospect Public Library (Illinois) has an excellent opportunity for a visionary leader to help shape the future of library services in conjunction with the Executive Director, Deputy Director Strategic Operations and Deputy Director Business Operations, along with a very talented management team. Consider bringing your expertise and experience to Mount Prospect Public as the Deputy Director Library Operations. Position will provide leadership and supervision of select department managers, will work with leadership to direct and administer library operations effectively, and will plan and work on major initiatives. The successful candidate will fully embrace the Library’s core service values and support organizational culture.
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Wood River Public Library, Wood River, IL, is seeking a dynamic Director with a strong focus on community involvement, programming, and a willingness to continually work to improve the library and its role in the community. The full-time director will oversee all daily operations of the library and work with Board, staff, and community to develop innovative services and events. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, working knowledge of Illinois Library laws and standards, experience working with budgets, and the ability to foster a team environment. Must meet residency requirements.
The Board of Trustees of the Morris Area Public Library District seeks a dedicated and dynamic leader to serve as Library Director.
Located just an hour from downtown Chicago, the community of Morris offers small-town charm with easy access to the greater Chicago area. Morris has been called a “Norman Rockwell” type of town, known for its strong community spirit, thriving downtown and year-round recreational opportunities.
McKendree University seeks a dynamic, innovative librarian for the position of Reference and Instruction Librarian. Qualified candidates will possess a desire to teach information literacy skills in a changing technological environment and provide reference services to a diverse group of students, faculty and staff.
The Lincoln Library is seeking an individual to plan and direct the operation of Children’s Services; coordinate and present activities while planning and recommending appropriate new services; and assume system wide responsibility for establishing standards for Children’s Services. Position requires a Master’s degree in Library Science, three years of professional library service and one year of supervisory experience. Weekend and evening work hours are required.
Greenville College seeks 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.
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.
Part time Readers’ Advisory Assistant position available for someone who enjoys books, movies, and music and likes to talk about them. The job includes staffing a busy public service desk fulfilling requests from both Adults and Teens for popular materials. In addition it includes responsibilities for: materials selection assistance, library instruction, compiling reader aids, assembling book displays, maintaining files, and participating in book discussions. This position requires excellent interpersonal skills, writing and speaking skills, skill with working as part of a team, and skill with the use of a computer. Bachelor’s Degree is required. $14.65 per hour.
Lincoln Library- The Public Library of Springfield, Illinois, is seeking an individual for the Adult Services department to assist customers in making the most effective use of materials and information available in the library through a variety of ways, including assisting customers with electronic searches, handling difficult reference questions using specialized tools and providing readers' advisory services. Conduct programs for the public on topics of interest and prepare informational displays. Requires professional judgment in choice of methods and tools used. This position requires a Master’s degree in Library Science. Evening and weekend hours required.
Subject to administrative approval of the Library Program Administrator, Library Operations, performs difficult and highly specialized professional librarian activities requiring independent and critical judgment; plans, organizes and directs State Library outreach services to state government and collection development; performs professional librarian work in an administrative staff capacity in overall planning for the Illinois State Library’s collections; performs statistical analysis of state library performance in reference and information areas. Requires travel – may include nights & weekends. Requires possession of valid Illinois driver’s license. Requires ability to lift up to 25 pounds, carry and push/pull up to 50 pounds.