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Librarian I - Lincoln Library (Springfield)

Lincoln Library-The Public Library of Springfield, IL (326 South 7th Street, Springfield, IL 62701) 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 Other duties include, but are not limited to, collection development, processing interlibrary loans and weeding outdated or damaged materials. 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 Clerk I - Roxana Public Library District

The Roxana Public Library District is seeking an enthusiastic, customer oriented individual to fill a part time Library Clerk I position. The position requires approximately 6-14 hours of work per week, including evenings and weekends. Applicants must be able to work independently, promote the Roxana Library and all library events, assist patrons with but not limited to; reader’s advisory, technology questions, reference services and excellent customer service.

Multiple positions - Doyle Public Library District

Library Director, full-time (30-25 hours per week)

Library Associates, part-time

Circulation Clerk - Carbondale Public Library


* Hours listed reflect current needs and are subject to change according to the library’s staffing needs.

*11.5-24.5 Hours per week.

*Hours currently required:

Thurs.: 4:00pm-8pm
Fri.: 9:30am-6pm

2-3 weekends per month:

Saturdays: 9:00am-6pm
Sundays: 1pm-6pm

Business & Outreach Librarian - Vernon Area Public Library District (Lincolnshire)

The Vernon Area Public Library District seeks a dedicated Business & Outreach Librarian to provide library services and support to the businesses, entrepreneurs, and patrons in our community.  Outgoing and motivated, you will help increase and sustain local business support and services by developing and maintaining relationships with community business leaders, chambers of commerce, and small business development centers.  In order to do so you will need to research and recommend business programs, classes, and workshops, and participate in outreach events to enhance the Library's relationship with and services to the business community.  The successful candidate will also teach and develop classes on job searching, business databases, and other business related courses and provide reference and readers’ advisory service on the Adult Services reference desk.

Adult Circulation Clerk - Edwardsville Public Library

The Edwardsville Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic, customer oriented individual to fill a part time circulation position at our Adult Service Desk.  The current position will include morning shifts and occasional weekend shifts (approx. 20-28 hours/week).  The ideal applicant will be friendly, have experience working with the public, and be able to work independently.  Primary duties include:

Library Director - Beloit Public Library (Wisconsin)

LIBRARY DIRECTOR, Beloit, Wisconsin  

Beloit Public Library, located in Beloit, Wisconsin, seeks a strong and enthusiastic leader to serve as Library Director.

Beloit is a lively and culturally rich college town located in South Central Wisconsin, close to the WI-IL state line. In 2012, Travel and Leisure Magazine named Beloit one of America’s Greatest Main Streets. Besides its charming downtown and prime location on the Rock River, Beloit is near several major highways with easy access to Madison, Milwaukee, and Chicago.

The Beloit Public Library serves approximately 48,000 patrons in the City of Beloit, adjacent townships and all of Rock County. The library is celebrating its 5th year serving the public through a large and beautiful 55,000 square foot building near the Rock River. It houses a collection of almost 186,000 items and operates with an operating budget of $2.2 million and a staff of 50 employees (27 FTE). Annual circulation is about 480,000 items. The library prides itself on its numerous and wide-ranging programs and community events, serving all members of its diverse population.

Library Director - Waukee Public Library (Iowa)

LIBRARY DIRECTOR, Waukee, Iowa (Des Moines)
Waukee Public Library, located 15 minutes west of downtown Des Moines, seeks an innovative leader to serve as Library Director.
A family-oriented city with award-winning schools, Waukee offers the appeal and quality of life of a thriving community with easy access to the amenities of an urban area. Boasting more than 17,000 residents, Waukee is the fastest growing city in the State of Iowa.
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Library Clerk (PT) - New Athens District Library

The New Athens District Library seeks a friendly, positive, enthusiastic, tech-savvy, customer-oriented individual to fill a part-time Library Clerk position.  The position requires approximately 6-12 hours of work per week, including weekdays and weekends.

Curator of Special Collections - UIUC

 The Rare Book & Manuscript Library of the University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign (UIUC) seeks a Curator of Special Collections to oversee and manage a large and diverse collection of rare materials.  Responsibilities include: reader services and access for special collections, instruction using primary sources, exhibition research, collection development and processing, and public outreach.