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Digital Archivist The Chicago Community Trust posted Thursday, September 18, 2014  Manage and coordinate the digital formatting operations of the Trust Archives in support of the Centennial Plan. Education: Graduate degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association Experience: One to three years of experience in digital collections in an academic or special library Salary (or range): Commensurate with experience Closing date: Monday, October 6, 2014 Please apply at: http://mypjobs.com/j/a.cfm/476964/ Telephone Inquiries not accepted  
Librarian I- Youth Services (bilingual Spanish/English) Round Lake Area Library posted Monday, September 8, 2014 The Round Lake Area Public Library is looking for an enthusiastic, creative team player with excellent communication skills and dedication to customer service, to fill a full-time position at the library. The person filling this position will provide reference and reader’s advisory services to preschool and school age children, young teens, and their parents. Planning and preparing some year ‘round and weekly storytime programs will be required. Other activities include teaching patrons how to use library resources and access electronic resources, and participating in collection development activities. We are looking for a candidate who has excellent familiarity with children's books and authors and has the ability to relay that information to meet the needs of our patrons. This person is required to show proficiency in reading, writing, and speaking English and Spanish. Education: MLIS preferred, may consider MLIS student with experience Experience: Previous experience in public library…
Library Director Sugar Grove Public Library District posted Wednesday, Spetember 3, 2014 Sugar Grove Public Library seeks an energetic and creative leader to serve a community of 15,500 in the Fox Valley. The successful candidate must have administrative or supervisory experience, with verifiable leadership, team building and fiscal management skills. The Director will oversee the daily operations and supervise a staff of fourteen (5.5FTE), including the Director with an annual budget of $615,000. The 25,500 sq. ft. facility opened in 2009. Sugar Grove Public Library District is not an IMRF institution. Education: MLS or MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution Experience:  Five years of progressively responsible library experience. Salary (or range):  $50,000 Closing date: September 30, 2014 View more information about the Library, the full job description, and the application process at the www.sugargrove.lib.il.us. To apply, visit the Library's website and complete the online job application and submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Director Search at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Telephone Inquiries: not accepted  
Library Director Petoskey (MI) District Library posted Friday, August 29, 2014 Petoskey, Michigan has been a destination for generations. Make it your destination, too! The Petoskey District Library’s new Library Director will be a critical contributor to the Petoskey arts and cultural community. The successful candidate will lead a committed, talented staff and active, vital Friends of the Library bringing innovation and creativity in generating new and effective library programs and services for the 14,568 residents of the City of Petoskey, Bear Creek Township, and Resort Township. Building on a new strategic plan outlining core values, the Director, with a five-member Board of Trustees, a $1.2 million budget, and a stunning, new Library (2004), will work to implement goals including, but not limited to, building relationships with surrounding townships, expanding library hours, and developing the talents of a dedicated team of library staff. Petoskey, MI, known for the famous “Petoskey stone” and being the home to Ernest Hemingway for many years,…
Library Director Crown Point Community Library, IN posted Friday, Augist 29, 2014 Read…Discover…Connect. Discover and connect with the charm and character of Crown Point and the Crown Point Community Library. The Crown Point Community Library Board of Trustees seeks a talented and energetic Director to lead the Library and its constituents to meet the needs of this growing community.  The Library Director will provide quality leadership, direct and support staff, and bring new ideas and exciting innovation to the Library.  Crown Point Community Library, located in Lake County, Indiana, serves the 42,000 residents of Center and Winfield Townships.  Governed by a seven-member Board of Trustees, the two library locations—downtown Crown Point Library and the Winfield Library—provide excellent services and programs with 39 staff and a $1.6 million annual budget. The Library, originally established as a Carnegie library, realized in 2005 that is was rapidly outgrowing and outpacing its facility. In 2010, the Library passed a successful $12 million bond issue…
Children's Services Supervisor Naperville Public Library posted Friday, August 29, 2014 The Children’s Services Supervisor provides leadership and support of children’s services, including collection management, programming, reference services, early literacy, outreach, and community partnerships.  The supervisor will collaborate with Management Team members, particularly working in partnership with peers, to continue to evaluate department services and make changes, as appropriate.  Further, the position will function as the lead on building issues as the person-in-charge. Critical Skills Include: •       Must be outgoing and friendly and willing to engage with children to make a difference •       Must have knowledge and experience with children’s services, along with relevant supervisory experience •       Willingness to embrace NPL values:   innovation, service, excellence and adaptability Education: MLS Experience: More than 3yrs. relevant experience, including supervisory experience Salary (or range):  $25.60/Hr-$38.40/Hr Closing date:  September 10, 2014 Interested applicants are encouraged to visit our web page and carefully read the job description and work schedule and…
Assistant Director of Branch and Adult Services Scenic Regional Library, Union, MO posted Tuesday, August 26, 2014 Scenic Regional Library is seeking an energetic and innovate individual to serve as Assistant Director of Branch and Adult Services. The Assistant Director is responsible for oversight of branch services, including direct supervision of branch managers. In addition, the position manages and coordinates the system’s adult programming, book discussion groups, and Adult Summer Reading program. The Assistant Director also shares responsibility for the operation of the library district by serving as a member of a management team with the Director and other administrative staff.  This is a full-time, exempt position. The work schedule will include some evening hours and Saturdays. The position requires an MLS from an ALA-accredited library science program and at least five years of recent, progressively-responsible experience in library administrative work and management. Education: MLS from an ALA-accredited library science program Experience:  at least five years of recent, progressively-responsible experience in library…
Library Associate, Part-time Fox Lake District Library Posted Thursday, August 21, 2014 Paraprofessional part time public services position at the Fox Lake District Library. Duties to include assistance with reference, programming, publicity, readers services, and other duties as assigned.  Schedule includes day, evening and weekend hours. Must have Associate degree in library studies, or LTA certificate.  Will consider applicants currently enrolled in LTA programs.  Hourly wage of  $14.57.   Submit cover letter, resume, and references to Sharon Janus at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it E-mail submittals only No telephone calls or in-person inquiries accepted.