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Assistant Librarian (Auburn)

Needs to be highly motivated with excellent computer skills and public relations skills. Must be willing to learn every phase of the library’s operation, work with children of all ages, and develop programs. Library experience, especially with Polaris, preferred but not required. College education, especially in library science or education, preferred. 30-35 hour work week. Base pay range: $9 - $10.50 to start, determined by education and experience. Call 438-6211 with questions. Apply: 338 Jefferson St.; Auburn, IL.
Application deadline: March 17.

Long Term Substitute Library Associate (Charleston)

The Charleston Carnegie Public Library is excited to announce an open position! We are looking for this new team member to join us as we aspire to be the center of the Charleston community by connecting people through information, technology, education and experiences.

West Branch Coordinator (Aurora)

The Aurora Public Library (APL) seeks a Branch Coordinator (branch manager) with high energy and a “customers first” philosophy to manage all operations of a branch library, including customer service, staffing, scheduling, programming, selection, circulation, and facilities management. West Branch serves the west side of Aurora and is situated on a middle-school campus. The Branch Coordinator supervises, hires, trains, schedules, and evaluates a team of 23 staff.  Additionally, the Branch Coordinator serves as the person in charge of the branch, working at least one evening per week and a weekend rotation, as well as participating in occasional meetings and events after traditional hours.

Children’s Services Coordinator (Aurora)

Do you wish Summer Reading lasted all year?  Is it hard to wait for the next Diary of a Wimpy Kid to come out?  Do you love working with children AND their parents and teachers?  Are you an experienced manager of people? Can you lead innovative service delivery across four locations?   You might be the leader we seek to manage our brand-new library’s 10,000-square-foot children’s department and to provide strategy and oversight for children’s service library-wide.

Library Director (Deerfield)

Deerfield Public Library seeks a director who honors the values of public library services, understands the importance of partnering with community agencies by maintaining and fostering open communications with the residents of the village 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 and Friends of the Library.

Youth Services Assistant Department Head (Mount Prospect)

Mount Prospect Public Library is seeking a Full Time Youth Services Assistant Department Head with a solid foundation in collection development and a passion for technology to join our Management Team. The Youth Services Department has sixteen fun, creative team members who provide services to children from birth to age 11 and their parents and caregivers.

Research and Instruction Librarian & Temporary Research and Instruction Librarian

Are you a self-starter who enjoys helping people? Do you have experience providing research services in a public library that embraces change? If so, you might be just the person for us. The primary responsibilities for these positions are to staff the research (reference) desk, participate in programs and services, collection development, and make recommendations to further our goals and enhance our role in the community. Qualifications include a Master of Library Science degree from an ALA accredited university and a minimum of two years of reference experience at a public library after receiving the MLS.

Circulation Clerk (Fairview Heights)


Pending: Monday 4:00-8:00 Tuesday 4:00-8:00
Hours Wednesday 9:30-5 Thursday: 9:30-1:30
  Friday or Saturday (rotating schedule) 9:30-5

Library Clerk (Belleville)

Job Summary
Performs a variety of duties to assist library patrons locate materials, information, and services. Performs a variety of duties that support library operations, procedures, and policies.

Teen and Youth Program Coordinator (Carbondale)

Carbondale Public Library seeks Teen and Youth Program Coordinator to design, perform & market creative interactive programs for youth in grades 5-12. 20hrs/wk. Afternoons, some nights & wknds reqd. Programs focus on technology, science, art, books, creative writing, drama. Must be creative, confident with technology instruction, organizing and leading programs, verbal and written communication. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree at minimum required. Master's degree in Library Science is a plus. At least two years experience in planning and leading creative educational programs for teens and/or children strongly preferred. At least one year experience in public library teen and/or youth services preferred. Bring cover letter, resume & references to Carbondale Public Library, Attn: Director, 405 W. Main, Carbondale, IL 62901 by 2/11/15.