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The Library JobLine of Illinois is used by hundreds of job-seekers throughout the state.  It is designed to help you locate qualified staff to fill current positions by announcing your job openings to a wide audience of library and information professionals and support staff.  If you have any questions, please contact the person or institution listed for more information about the job listing.

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Youth Services Director Washington District Library, Washington, IL posted Thursday, October 30, 2014     The Youth Services Director at the Washington District Library is responsible for the management of both Juvenile and Young Adult services at the library. The person in this position oversees collection development, programming, purchasing electronic materials and supervises library staff currently working in Juvenile and Young Adult services in the main and branch library. The Youth Services Director works in collaboration with the Library Director to help improve current operations and plan for future services, and is expected to spend some of the week working at the library’s reference desk. In the Library Director’s absence, the Youth Services Director supervises library operations. Education:  MLS from an accredited university Experience: Candidates must have at least two years experience working in a public library, specifically in youth services. Some supervisory experience is preferred. Salary range:  $38,000 to $43,000 Closing date: Dec. 15th, 2014 Interested applicants should submit a cover letter…
Education and Research Librarian Southern Illinois University School of Medicine posted Tuesday, October 28, 2014   Southern Illinois University School of Medicine Library in Springfield, IL, is seeking an engaged and enthusiastic librarian for the position of Education and Research Librarian.  This position is responsible for teaching, providing research support to, and consulting with SIU-SM clinical, research and academic constituencies as well as area health professionals, library professionals, and consumers. Familiarity and interest in current library technology, audio and video development, and social media applications are a plus.  Librarians serve on curriculum committees and are actively involved in outreach activities. This position reports to the Head, Education and Research Division.  New graduates are encouraged to apply. Education:  Master’s degree in library or information science from an ALA-accredited program. Experience: Online search experience or health sciences librarianship coursework and familiarity with the PubMed database. Salary: $45,000 minimum, with consideration given for additional experience and qualifications. Closing date: Open until filled; applications received before November 15 will…
Library Associate, Part-time Fox Lake District Library Posted Monday, October 20, 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.  
Membership and Product Services Coordinator Illinois Library Association Posted October 27, 2014   The Illinois Library Association (ILA) is a professional association for librarians and library supporters with approximately 3,100 members. Based in Chicago, ILA works throughout the state to influence public policy to benefit library services, promote literacy and lifelong learning, defend intellectual freedom, increase public awareness, and provide professional development. Supported by a combination of membership dues, conference and event revenue, earned income, and contributions, the association has an annual budget of approximately $2.5 million. For additional information about ILA, see www.ila.org.    The organization has a small, cohesive staff and is looking for a team player. This position includes a number of detail-oriented tasks, with opportunities for learning and growth.  Reports to the Executive Director. Downtown Chicago office location.   Areas of Responsibility • Primary liaison to ILA membership, including responding to calls, data entry, management of member database, membership statistics, annual handbook, etc. • Responsible for membership renewals on timely basis, including development of membership…
Library Director Brown County Library, Green Bay, WI Posted Friday, October 24, 2014 Brown County Library, celebrating its 125th anniversary this year, is looking for a forward thinking leader to administer all resources of the library system. The Brown County Library, third largest system in Wisconsin and headquartered in Green Bay, has a remarkable opportunity for an executive to administer the central library, eight branches and outreach services. Brown County Library is known for modeling innovation and creative services highlighted by a new outcomes-based strategic plan, continued development of its Sustainability Learning Centers, Children’s Edible Garden and ‘food literacy’ program implementation. As a community centered library, Brown County Library is highly visible, enjoys strong support from its customers, and is an integral part of the high quality of life in the Green Bay area.  The Library employs 90 FTE’s operates with a budget of approximately $7,000,000 and serves a population of 252,000. Education and Experience: Master’s degree from an accredited…
Library Technology and Circulation Assistant Triton College, River Grove, IL Posted October 21, 2014 Triton College, a comprehensive two-year institution located in a near western suburb of Chicago, is seeking a Library Technology and Circulation Assistant to join our team. The person in this position performs tasks and supervises the daily operation and maintenance of the circulation desk with a strong focus on technical support. RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Provides assistance to staff and patrons with a. the use of computer equipment and related software including, but not limited to Microsoft Office, College Portal, Blackboard, and other standard software, programs, and applications accessible in the library; b. the use of various library equipment, such as pc, laptops, iPads, printers, photocopiers, microform readers and other technologies available in the library; c. public internet access; 2. Provides staff and patrons with information on library technology and its applications; 3. Facilitates minor software and hardware problems within the Library and serve as the liaison for…
Recorder, Instruction Records - Part-Time Columbia College - Chicago Posted October 20, 2014 Columbia College Chicago is an urban institution of approximately 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students emphasizing arts, media, and communications in a liberal arts setting. The Recorder, Instructional Records provides clerical and project assistance to the staff in Instructional Records, as well as other units in Academic Affairs as needed. This position is central to fulfilling I Rec's mission to support the Provost, schools and academic departments by acting as a resource/ reporting office for full and part time faculty information, collecting and organizing data for the college's catalog and degree requirements and related special projects. The position reports to the Associate Director of Instructional Records. Duties & Responsibilities: * Scan and index confidential documents relating to both curricular and faculty records * Run reports for internal and external requests * Assist with long term projects, such as workflows and Faculty 180 * Analyze information critically and apply best…
Assistant Professor, Outreach and Social Sciences/Humanities Librarian Northern Illinois University, DeKalb Posted Friday, October 10, 2014 Northern Illinois University Libraries seeks and enthusiastic, versatile, and collaborative professional to fill an anticipated tenure-track position of Outreach/Social Sciences & Humanities Librarian.  Anticipated start date is January 1, 2015.  See full job description, requirements, and application details at: http://www.hr.niu.edu/Employment/JobDetail.cfm?Job=27283.  Education:  An earned master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program or equivalent for temporary supportive professional staff appointment. [Additional master’s degree, or equivalent, required within four years for eligibility for tenure-track appointment.] Salary: Competitive Closing date: 11/15/2014 Application deadline: November 15, 2014.  NIU is an AA/EEO institution.  A state-mandated pre-employment criminal background check is required. Application: To be considered for an interview, send a letter of interest, resume, and the name, address, phone number, and email address of three professional references. Electronic submission preferred. Applications received by November 15, 2014 will be considered. Send applications to: Rosanne Cordell Associate Dean for Public Services Northern Illinois University Libraries DeKalb,…
Health Sciences Librarian Midwestern University – Downers Grove, IL Posted Friday, October 10, 2014 The Midwestern University Library seeks a Health Sciences Librarian to join our dedicated library staff. The Health Sciences Librarian provides instruction, research support, and reference services for Midwestern University students, faculty, and staff and participates in collection development activities.  The position reports to the Reference & Instruction Manager.  Full time hours are 8:30-5:00, Monday – Friday, with flexibility to trade shifts with the other Health Sciences Librarian if necessary. Midwestern University is a private, not-for-profit organization that provides graduate and post-graduate education in the health science. The University has two campuses, one in Downers Grove, Illinois and the other in Glendale, Arizona. The Downers Grove campus is located on a beautiful, wooded, 105-acre campus just 25 miles west of Chicago. More than 6,000 full-time students are enrolled in graduate programs in osteopathic medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, physician assistant studies, physical therapy, occupational therapy, nurse anesthesia, cardiovascular perfusion, podiatry,…
Electronic Resources and Systems Librarian Illinois College of Optometry posted Tuesday, October 7, 2014   The Electronic Resources and Systems Librarian is a critical member of the library staff and is responsible for taking a leadership role in the negotiation, procurement, licensing, renewal, and management of electronic information and the consortial resources of the ICO Library. This position facilitates patron access through the administration of the library's electronic resources, the library's technical services and integrated library system, all system and electronic resource operations, and of the content available on the library's website. The librarian will be readily available to troubleshoot problems and communicate resolution to library staff, faculty and students. Other duties include the management of the library's mobile and social media presences, and for the Vision Cite database and client list. Currency with new library technologies, and experience with electronic resources and ILS management are critical components of the position. Education: MLIS Experience: Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in an…