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Youth Event and Community Outreach Facilitator (O'Fallon)

O'Fallon Public Library

Part-time Position Available – Youth Event and Community Outreach Facilitator

Do you enjoy:

  • working with children and their caregivers?
  • speaking to groups and providing community outreach?
  • reading and talking about children’s books?
  • working in a customer service-driven environment?

Library Director – New Lenox Public Library District

Library Director – New Lenox Public Library District, New Lenox, IL
New Lenox Public Library seeks a director who honors the values of public library services, understands the importance of partnering with community agencies, maintains and fosters open communications with the residents of the district and empowers staff by encouraging collaborative efforts. We are looking for a director who can articulate, support and promote the Library’s mission and work in a highly effective manner with the Board of Trustees.

Health & Human Services Librarian, University Library

Governors State University seeks a library professional to serve as library liaison to programs in the health sciences. This person works closely with program faculty and librarians to keep the collections in the health sciences current; selects, weeds, develops and analyzes library materials in assigned program areas, provides subject expertise for reference questions that fall in the health & human services; and provides individual and group instruction on information literacy for students and faculty in these program areas. The work schedule consists of regularly scheduled hours at the reference desk, including evenings and weekends. This person also provides reference service and instruction on general topics; develops and maintains digital subject guides and tutorials as assigned for the library website, as well as other duties as assigned.

Public Services Librarian, University Library

The Governors State University (GSU) Library is seeking an experienced and creative individual to provide leadership and oversight in planning and managing all aspects of public services. This is a highly collaborative position, working closely with a number of colleagues across the library and campus. 

Executive Director of Libraries (Chicago)

The Art Institute of Chicago seeks an experienced Executive Director of Libraries who will provide strategic direction for its distinguished libraries, which are central to the research and educational missions of the museum.

Director Search (Glen Carbon)

The Glen Carbon Centennial Library District Board of Trustees seeks an energetic leader who continually strives for excellence and has a strong philosophy of customer service, advocacy, and empowering staff.  Named the Best Small Library in America 2010 by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Library Journal, the library is located in Village of Glen Carbon, population 12,794. In 2009, Glen Carbon was ranked among the top 100 best small towns to live according to Money Magazine. The 15,000 square foot library was built in 2004 and recognized as an innovative library building in the Spring 2006 ILA Reporter.

Instructional Media Center Assistant: Access Services & Periodicals

O'Fallon Township High School is seeking an Instructional Media Center Assistant to aid in the functions of assisting users in accessing and retrieving information, circulating materials, organizing and preparing materials for use, preparing facilities for user access, and performing a range of specific clerical duties. Patrons served include high school students, faculty, administration and staff.

Library Director - Ella Johnson Memorial Public Library District (Hampshire)

Ella Johnson Memorial Public Library District seeks a creative and dedicated leader to serve as Library Director. The library is located in Kane County, in one of the fastest growing areas of suburban Chicago. It currently serves nearly 17,000 residents in all or parts of four townships, with vigorous growth in many of the district's communities expected for the next decade and beyond. The 7,200 square foot library operates with an annual budget of more than $930,000 and annual circulation of about 130,000 items.

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Library Director - Argenta-Oreana Public Library District

The Argenta-Oreana Public Library District is seeking a Library Director. This highly responsible supervisory position plans, organizes and directs all activities related to the administration and operation of the library district under the direction of the Library Board of Trustees.  The ideal candidate will have excellent written and oral communication skills.

The Argenta-Oreana Public Library District is a small two-branch library district with a supportive community, located northeast of Decatur. The Director is supervised by the elected Library Board of Trustees.

Library Director - Anne West Lindsey District Library (Carterville)

The Board of Directors of the Anne West Lindsey District Library in Carterville, Illinois is currently taking applications for Library Director.  This position emphasizes experience working in a district library and a bachelors or masters degree in library science (MLS preferred).  Send a letter of interest along with a resume and three letters of recommendation to the Anne West Lindsey District Library Board of Trustees, 600 N. Division Street, Carterville, Illinois 62918 by November 21, 2014.