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Reader Services - Librarian I Park Ridge Public LibraryPosted Friday, September 26, 2014   Seeking an innovative Reader Services Librarian with knowledge of adult fiction, movies, and music and excellent customer service skills. DUTIES include collection development, providing reader’s advisory service to adults and young adults, facilitating book discussions, and creating content for the Library website.  Part-time, 21 hours per week including at least one evening per week and weekends. Education: ALA-Accredited MLS degree. Candidate must have a strong background in popular adult fiction, demonstrated customer service skills, and be able to communicate effectively with people of all ages and temperaments. Knowledge of technology, including social media, is preferred. Salary: $21.64/hour  Applications accepted until position is filled. Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and completed City of Park Ridge Job Application (*required for consideration) to Laura Scott, Reader Services Manager, Park Ridge Public Library, 20 S. Prospect Avenue, Park Ridge, IL, 60068. Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  Phone: (847) 825-3123, Fax: (847) 825-0001 Job description and application available from the Library…
E-Resources Librarian Midwestern University, Downers Grove, IL posted Tuesday, September 23, 2014 The Midwestern University Library seeks an Electronic Resources Librarian to join our dedicated library staff.  Summary: The Electronic Resources and Systems Librarian facilitates patron discovery and ensures consistent patron access by administering a range of library technical and systems services and operations including the electronic resource management system, integrate library system, proxy server, and other online library resources. As a member of the Reference team the E-Resources Librarian will consistently update colleagues about resources, and be readily available to troubleshoot issues and communicate resolution with all library staff. The hours of this position will be Monday-Friday from 8:30-5:00 with the flexibility for occasional evening and/or weekend hours.   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…
Collection Development and Interlibrary Loan Librarian Scenic Regional Library, Union, MO posted Monday, September 22, 2014 The Collection Development and Interlibrary Loan Librarian is responsible for the acquisition of all new materials for the library system. The library system has a projected new materials budget (including electronic resources) of $765,000 in FY 2015. The position also oversees borrowing and lending through WorldShare interlibrary loan and the Missouri Evergreen consortium. The Collection Development and Interlibrary Loan Librarian 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. Education: MLS from an ALA accredited library sciences program. Experience:  At least three years of recent, progressively-responsible experience in public libraries involving collection development. Salary (or range):  $40,000-$50,000 starting range, depending on the candidate’s experience and qualifications. Closing date: Tuesday, October 21, at 5:00 PM Scenic Regional Library serves 132,500 people in Warren, Gasconade, and Franklin counties with branches in Hermann, Owensville,…
Youth Services Coordinator Chatham Area Public Library District posted Monday, September 22, 2014 Under the general direction of the Youth Services Supervisor, performs professional duties in the Children’s and Young Adult departments. The Youth Services Coordinator is responsible for the development and implementation of the Library’s program of service to children. Education: Bachelors degree or equivalent; completion of coursework in field of study with focus on children/young adults preferred. An equivalent combination of training and experience will be strongly considered. Experience: Minimum of 1 year prior experience working with children in settings to include but not limited to library, education, and child development. Closing date: October 10th 2014 Amy Ihnen, Library Director, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it 600 East Spruce Street, Chatham, IL 62629 Telephone Inquiries: not accepted  
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