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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 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…
Electronic Resources and Acquisitions Support Specialist University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign posted Tuesday, October 7, 2014   The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks an innovative and knowledgeable professional to support electronic resources and acquisitions functions at the University Library.  This is an Academic Professional position for a librarian who possesses the requisite skills, experience, and/or demonstrated knowledge from course work. The Support Specialist will work in the Acquisitions unit within the Technical Services Division of the Library. The successful candidate will work in a team environment with those division faculty and staff responsible for the management of electronic resources and acquisitions work. The position will assist in the maintenance of our OpenURL link resolver, SFX, in troubleshooting access problems, and will also assist in managing the reports and documentation necessary to support electronic resources and acquisitions work. This position reports to the Head of Acquisitions and works closely with the Electronic Resources Librarian. Education: Master’s degree in library or information…
Access Services Librarian  Pritzker Legal Research Center, Northwestern University School of Law Library posted Wednesday, October 1, 2014 The Pritzker Legal Research Center of Northwestern University School of Law seeks applications from highly motivated individuals for the full-time position of Access Services Librarian. The successful applicant will join an energetic and experienced library staff that provides the highest level of patron service and supports the multifaceted information needs of faculty and students. We seek someone who is creative, flexible, capable of working in a dynamic environment, and committed to excellence. This Access Services Librarian will manage a variety of services including circulation, reserves, SSRN processing, and interlibrary loan. Will help maintain related technology and systems, such as Voyager, ILLiad, faculty request databases. Will supervise a team of five full time paraprofessionals and a fluctuating number of student workers, who are dedicated to providing the highest order of customer service. Supports faculty scholarship, coordinates material request fulfillment, and helps manage repository…
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  
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.