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.

  • Your job opening is advertised for $100. 
    ILA organizational members' benefit - one complimentary job posting per calendar year. Email ila@ila.org for more information. 
  • Your job listing will appear on the ILA Web site for 30 days.
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  • Job posts are advertised in the ILA Alert

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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.


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Access Services Librarian | Chicago State University’s Gwendolyn Brooks Library
Chicago, IL, Posted on August 11, 2022
Chicago State University’s Gwendolyn Brooks Library seeks an energetic, innovative, service-oriented individual for the position of Access Services Librarian. This is a 12-month, tenure-track Li...
Chinese Studies Librarian - International and Area Studies Library (IASL) | University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library
Urbana, IL, Posted on August 6, 2022
Chinese Studies LibrarianAssistant or Associate ProfessorUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library Position Available: The expected start date is as soon as possible after the closing date....
Digital Marketing & Communications Specialist | RAILS - Reaching Across Illinois Library System
Burr Ridge, IL, Posted on August 5, 2022
Full Time  Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 am-4pm, 37.50 hours per week on average Salary: $46,239 - $57,798 Are you interested in creating a wide variety of digital content to help sh...
Associate University Librarian, Collections & Discovery Services | DePaul University Library
Chicago, IL, Posted on August 5, 2022
The Highlights Working with Library leadership and as an integral part of the Library’s Administrative Team and Library Council, the Associate University Librarian for Collections and Discovery...
Dean of Library | Chicago State University
Chicago, IL, Posted on August 4, 2022
Chicago State University (CSU) invites applications and nominations for a dynamic visionary to serve as dean of the Gwendolyn Brooks Library. The successful candidate should be an administrative leade...
Metadata Librarian for Digital and E-Resources | DePaul University
Chicago, IL, Posted on August 2, 2022
General Summary Reporting to the Cataloging Coordinator the Metadata & E-Resources Discovery Librarian is responsible for all aspects of metadata related to electronic resources and digitized col...
University Archivist | University of Illinois Springfield
Springfield, IL, Posted on August 2, 2022
Brookens Library at the University of Illinois Springfield seeks highly motivated candidates for the position of University Archivist. The successful candidate will be a part of the university leaders...
Youth Services Librarian | St. Charles City-County Library
O'Fallon, MO, Posted on July 29, 2022
Youth Services LibrarianFull TimeMiddendorf-Kredell Branch, O’Fallon, MO Do you recognize the importance of providing library services to youth? Do you thrive working in a fast paced and collab...
Full-Time Reference Librarian (AKA Research and Instruction Librarian) | Six Mile Regional Library District
Granite City, IL, Posted on July 29, 2022
This position includes participation, involvement, and engagement with community groups, partnerships, organizations, boards, and committees.  Primary responsibilities include working at the rese...
Patron Services Associate (Full-Time) | Green Hills Public Library District
Palos Hills, IL, Posted on July 20, 2022
Do you enjoy working on a variety of tasks?  Are you looking for the opportunity to work with the public and provide exceptional customer service?  Green Hills Public Library District is see...
Assistant Library Director | Cedarburg Public Library - City of Cedarburg
Cedarburg, WI, Posted on July 20, 2022
Please see our position description and application information at https://cedarburglibrary.org/about/employment/
SENIOR LIBRARY APPLICATION COORDINATOR - CARLI - UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS SYSTEM | CARLI - UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS SYSTEM
Champaign, IL, Posted on July 20, 2022
The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender id...
Assistant Director | Highland Park Public Library
Highland Park, IL, Posted on July 18, 2022
Responsible for the planning, execution, and assessment of all library services, the Assistant Director leads development of diverse, equitable, and inclusive opportunities for community enrichment, e...
Dean of Libraries and University Librarian | University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Champaign, IL, Posted on July 18, 2022
The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, the premier public research institution in the State of Illinois, invites nominations and applications for the position of Juanita J. and Robert E. Simpson...
Information Services/Collection Management Librarian | Rockford Public Library
Rockford, IL, Posted on July 15, 2022
Under general direction of the Hart Library Public Service and Collection Management managers, performs work of moderate difficulty by applying concepts, techniques, and practices of library science b...
Delivery & Facilities Director | Illinois Heartland Library System
Edwardsville, IL, Posted on July 14, 2022
Illinois Heartland Library System (IHLS) is looking for a Delivery & Facilities Director to oversee the delivery of materials for more than 520 libraries throughout central and southern Illinois,...
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