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Library Services Coordinator University of Illinois (CARLI), Champaign posted Monday, July 21, 2014 The University of Illinois seeks a Library Services Coordinator. The Library Services Coordinator, within the Office of Academic Affairs, the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI), provides customer service and continuing education, coordinates library management system upgrades and implementations, performs data analysis, and provides management information to CARLI staff and its member libraries. Additional responsibilities include: Duties: Provides user services for CARLI member library staff using I-Share (currently Ex Libris Voyager) and other CARLI services. Serves as front line support for library software and systems that provide mission critical services in Illinois academic libraries. Develops and provides reports, instructional materials, and enhancements to customer service that are proactive, data-based, and customer-focused. Participates in planning, testing, and implementing library software enhancements, upgrades, and data migrations. Maintains awareness of current and emerging standards and technologies related to library management systems. Performs bibliographic data quality analysis and…
Consulting and Continuing Education Specialist Reaching Across Illinois Library System, Burr Ridge posted Thursday, July 17, 2014 The Consulting and Continuing Education Specialist works under the direction of the Consulting and Continuing Education Manager and collaboratively with other RAILS staff to assist in the production and organization of continuing education and consulting opportunities to meet member library needs. Core Job Functions: Continuing Education •       Coordinate continuing education events at locations throughout the RAILS service area as well as online events. Responsibilities include evaluating and scheduling presenters, providing transportation for presenters when necessary, coordinating event logistics, attending workshops and webinars, and communicating with the presenter(s) and host sites. •       Develop, create, and produce recorded training for RAILS members, such as videos, webinars, and screencasts •       Operate video camera and sound equipment to record live events •       Work with other RAILS staff to gather member input on continuing education needs •…
Executive Director Warren-Newport Public Library District, Gurnee posted Monday, July 14, 2014 Join one of the most well respected, innovative and forward-thinking public libraries in Illinois, and a library named as a 2013 Chicago Top 100 Workplace for the third consecutive year. The Warren-Newport Public Library District seeks an Executive Director. Located in the northern Chicago suburb of Gurnee, the library serves 66,000 residents with a budget of about $7 million. Salary commensurate with experience. Please visit for details and how to apply for this exciting opportunity! We welcome inquiries. John Keister John Keister & Associates Executive Search for Library Leaders phone: 847-955-0540 email:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Telephone Inquiries: accepted  
Youth Educational Services Librarian Irvin L. Young Memorial Library, Whitewater, WI posted Monday, July 14, 2014 Full-time (40 hours/week) position.  This position is responsible for performing a variety of professional Library duties relating specifically to the children and young adults collections, to include curriculum development, collection development, marketing, and research assistance and instruction for children ages 0-18. Education: MLS from accredited institution required. Experience: New graduates encouraged to apply. Salary (or range): Starting salary $37,253. Closing date: July 25, 4:30 pm Application required. Apply at Stacey Lunsford, Director This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it 431 West Center Street Whitewater WI 53190 262-473-0530 Telephone Inquiries:  accepted  
Catalog/Reference Librarian Art Institute of Chicago posted Monday, July 7, 2014 Catalogs monographs for the Libraries' collections using Library of Congress Classification, LC subject headings, RDA, OCLC and Millennium. Re-catalogs and re-classifies existing library materials as necessary. Catalogs non-print formats, including CD-ROMs, DVDs, and archives. Catalogs materials for Special Collections as assigned. Researches name forms and does authority work; contributes authority records to NACO. Participates in formation of policy and procedures for Technical Services. Keeps up to date with new and emerging descriptive practices and tools. Assists in training and revises the work of Cataloging Assistants and volunteers as required Provides scheduled reference service; attends Reader Services meetings and training sessions. Other duties in Technical Services as assigned. Education: MSLS from an accredited library school; experience in special or museum library preferred Demonstrated knowledge of integrated library systems and bibliographic utilities (Millennium, OCLC, etc.) and cataloging codes (RDA, LCSH, etc.).  Bibliographic knowledge of relevant foreign languages (French, German, Chinese, Japanese, Spanish,…
Circulation and Outreach Coordinator (Part-Time)  NorthPark University, Chicago posted Monday, June 30, 2014   Reports To: Associate Library Director    Position Summary: The Circulation and Outreach Coordinator (COC) is responsible for hiring, training,  and leading a team of over 20 student workers who will provide circulation, shelving, and security  services for the Brandel Library. The COC will also provide excellent service to Brandel patrons who  have questions that can’t be answered by the student staff. In addition this position will be responsible  for working with the instruction and marketing teams to oversee the logistics of library events. The COC  will also be expected to initiate creative ways to reach out to NPU students and welcome them into the  library.    This position is a part time position with an expected weekly schedule of 20 hours but in no case to  exceed 29 hours. Evening and week-end hours may be required.    Essential Responsibilities:  Hire, train, and supervise graduate and undergraduate students…
Executive Director Rockford Public Library posted Tuesday, June 24, 2014 Brief job description: •     Play a key role in the re-birth of the Rockford Public Library during a time of transformation in our community •       Be a positive change agent for a library that is undergoing a major building project •       Make your mark as a leader at a progressive and forward-thinking library •       Contribute to the future viability of the region The Rockford Public Library’s mission is to educate, inform, entertain and culturally enrich the people of our community.  We are a customer-driven organization whose employees are committed to providing superior customer service to all library users.  In the past year, 104 dedicated staff welcomed 263,920 visitors circulating 476,092 items.  The library currently operates on an $8.4 million budget and serves the community with seven branch locations. Rockford is a community with a rich history and the promise…