JobLine

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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Thank for your interest. Since 1981, the Library JobLine of Illinois has matched employers with job-seekers, and we are confident this service will find the right match for you. JobLine is sponsored by the Illinois Library Association and the Illinois Chapter of the Special Libraries Association.


Recent listings

Cataloging & Database Coordinator - RSA (East Peoria) | Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS) - East Peoria
East Peoria, IL, Posted on October 26, 2021
Core Job Functions: Perform original cataloging of library materials as well as additional tasks involving bibliographic records, including searching, copying, editing, and loading on behalf of RSA...
RFP for Executive Recruiting Services | Crystal Lake Public Library
Crystal Lake, IL, Posted on October 25, 2021
The Crystal Lake Public Library Board seeks qualified executive search firms to submit a proposal for an executive recruitment campaign for the position of Executive Director of the Library.  Pro...
Director | Crete Public Library District
Crete, IL, Posted on October 23, 2021
Due to retirement, the Crete Public Library District is looking for a caring, creative, and confident new Director. The Village of Crete is an extended southeast suburb of Chicago. It is situated in W...
Library Director | East Alton Public Library District
East Alton, IL, Posted on October 22, 2021
The new Director will lead the library into the future through new programs and services.  The successful candidate will: represent the library in community groups; oversee programs; prepare, sub...
Children’s Services Assistant | Highwood Public Library
Highwood, IL, Posted on October 21, 2021
Join the 2021 IMLS-award winning Highwood Public Library and Community Center, a small but mighty library serving a diverse community. The Highwood Public Library and Community Center is an innovative...
Adult Service Coordinator | Zion-Benton Public Library District
Zion, IL, Posted on October 20, 2021
Nature and Scope of Position: The Zion-Benton Public Library is seeking an innovative, hands-on, enthusiastic, and community focused librarian to lead our Adult Services Department. This lifelong lear...
Library Aide - Part Time | Julia Hull District Library
Stillman Valley, IL, Posted on October 13, 2021
Come join our creative and charming team!  Julia Hull District Library (Stillman Valley) is seeking a passionate, friendly, service-oriented Part-Time Library Aide.  Aides provide support fo...
Director | Worth Public Library District
Worth, IL, Posted on October 13, 2021
The Board of Trustees of the Worth Public Library District is looking for a warm and creative new Director. The Village of Worth, known as “The Friendly Village,” is a southwest suburb of...
Associate University Librarian for Administration | Northwestern University
Chicago, IL, Posted on October 12, 2021
Associate University Librarian for AdministrationNorthwestern University Libraries REPORTS TO:  Dean of Libraries/University LibrarianPOSITION TYPE: Full-time Librarian FacultyLOCATION: Evanston...
Associate University Librarian for Collections Strategies | Northwestern University
Evanston, IL, Posted on October 12, 2021
Associate University Librarian for Collections StrategiesNorthwestern University Libraries  REPORTS TO: Dean of Libraries/University LibrarianPOSITION TYPE: Full-time Librarian FacultyLOCATION:...
Youth Services Manager | Indian Trails Public Library District
Wheeling, IL, Posted on October 11, 2021
The Indian Trails Public Library District (ITPLD) has an exciting opportunity for an individual with excellent leadership abilities and experience in youth services to be part of a dynamic library....
Executive Director | Ella Johnson Memorial Public Library District
Hampshire, IL, Posted on October 10, 2021
The Board of Trustees of the Ella Johnson Memorial Public Library District is looking for a proactive and approachable new Director. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of emerging technologies an...
Executive Director | Broadview Public Library District
Broadview, IL, Posted on October 7, 2021
Provides professional counsel to the Library Board and attends all official meetings of the Board. Speaks on all subjects under discussion as needed. Sole responsibility for the efficient administr...
Community Engagement Librarian - PT | Indian Trails Public Library District
Wheeling, IL, Posted on September 30, 2021
Are you innovative, collaborative and service-oriented? Do you like meeting people and building relationships? Interested in outreach and cultivating community engagement initiatives? If so, this may...
Library Development Manager | Moline Public Library
Moline, IL, Posted on September 29, 2021
Under the supervision of the Library Director, the Development Manager is responsible for creating and implementing the development of fundraising strategies for the Moline Public Library. The Develop...
Director | Riverdale Public Library District
Riverdale, IL, Posted on September 28, 2021
The Board of Trustees of the Riverdale Public Library District is looking for a Director eager to re-establish the Library as a cornerstone of the community. The 7-member, elected Board is getting the...
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