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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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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.  
Department Manager, Reader Services Park Ridge Public Library posted Friday, August 15, 2014 The Park Ridge Public Library is seeking a dynamic individual with excellent customer service skills to become a member of its management team. The candidate selected for this position will be responsible for managing the fiction and audiovisual collections, along with a full array of programs and services for adults and young adults. Leading a staff of ten full and part-time individuals, the role of the manager is to create an environment that fosters teamwork, encourages staff development, and rewards innovation while providing adults and young adults with an excellent user experience. The Park Ridge Public Library is one of the busiest public libraries of its size in the country (population 38,000) and recently celebrated its 100th anniversary. This opportunity requires a MLS from an ALA accredited institution; at least three years of increasingly responsible library experience with supervisory experience preferred; a broad knowledge of adult fiction, music…
Support Analyst ExLibris, Des Plaines posted Wednesday, August 13, 2014 The Support Analyst provides product support to ExLibris customers. Support Analysts are responsible for logging, documenting and resolving questions and problems related to the applications of the Library Management System and other ExLibris software. This includes troubleshooting and resolving issues related to the functional aspects of the web interface and ExLibris system related issues (client and server). ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Be the first point of contact for all inbound customer’s inquiry and problems Provide support for most issues related to Exlibris’ products and services. Pull open cases from Tier-1 shared queue, according to pre-defined guidelines, and become their owner until resolution or until escalated to Tier-2. Maintain close contact and open communication with customers (documenting all communication in SalesForce). Work within SalesForce case management system, to create detailed work logs. Strive for first call resolution. If impossible – Triage, info gathering and validation and then escalation of complex…
Alma Support Analyst  ExLibris, des Plaines posted Wednesday, August 13, 2014 The Alma Support Analyst provides product support to ExLibris customers. Alma Support Analysts are responsible for logging, documenting and resolving questions and problems related to the Unified Resource Management System, Alma. This includes troubleshooting and resolving issues related to the functional aspects of the product. ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Support internal Support teams: work with other members of the Support Team in North America and Headquarters, Support teams for other products, and other internal customers to troubleshoot Support Incidents, answer questions, and provide deliverables for projects Support Development: work with Development to coordinate and facilitate customer feedback for urgent issues.  Follow-up with Development to keep abreast of customer issues and meetings to stay informed. Support customers: manage personal queue of Support Incidents according to response level guidelines by communicating with customers and solving the reported and underlying problems using your skills and resources; seek help or escalate as…
Manager of Information Technology The Urbana Free Library posted Monday, July 11, 2014 Applicant must have a Bachelor’s degree in information systems or related field and a strong professional commitment to public service.  Requires training and experience in networks and security, open source systems, firewall software, and email systems.  Full time (39 hrs/wk), includes some evening and weekends.  Minimum salary: $49,682.  Paid health plan and generous paid leave.  Submit library application form with cover letter, resume, official university transcript, and three letters of reference.   Application packets received by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 26, 2014, will receive first consideration.  Full job description and application available at urbanafreelibrary.org.  EOE Education: Bachelor's degree in information systems or related field Salary (or range): Minimum salary: $49,682 Application packets received by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 26, 2014, will receive first consideration Celeste Choate, Executive Director, 217-367-4058 Kathy Wicks, Associate Director, 217-367-4058 The Urbana Free Library Administrative Office 210 West Green Street Urbana, IL 61801 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Telephone Inquiries: accepted  
Director Waukee Public Library (Des Moines, Iowa) posted Tuesday, August 5, 2014) 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. Please visit www.johnkeister.com/waukee/ for details and to apply. John Keister & Associates Executive Search for Libraries ph: 847-955-0540 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Twitter @jkaLibrary Telephone Inquiries:  accepted