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Youth Services Coordinator - Chatham Area Public Library

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.

Assistant Director for Public Services - Palatine Public Library District

The Palatine Public Library District is seeking an innovative, strategic thinking, collaborative team leader to fill the position of Assistant Director for Public Services. Responsibilities include coordinating and supervising the operations of the Popular Materials, Information Services, and Technology departments. As a member of the Library’s Management Team individual will participate in strategic planning and policy development, as well as the annual budget preparation process. Selected candidate must be outgoing, visionary, creative, and detail-oriented, with a strong commitment to quality customer service, and the ability to attract and retain highly qualified staff. Individual will serve as In-Charge person in absence of the Director. For a complete job description, visit the Employment page at

Youth Services Librarian - Mahomet PLD

Mahomet Public Library District serves Mahomet Township (population 12,600) and is located 10 miles west of Champaign-Urbana.  We are seeking an energetic, enthusiastic and creative individual to serve as our Youth Services Librarian.

Library Assistant (Part time Temporary) - Greenville College Library

The part time temporary library assistant is scheduled for 20 hours per week during the academic year beginning in August and ending in May.  This position assists with reference queries and basic computer operations, provides circulation desk services, assists librarians and other staff with various clerical duties, provides some supervision of library student workers.  Includes some evening work. Details at

Page/Sorter - IHLS Champaign Office

The Page/Sorter is a part-time position working less than 1,000 hours a year. The primary role of the Page/Sorter is to assist in the daily sorting of books and other library materials transported by IHLS courier drivers. Other responsibilities include assisting in the preparation of the delivery tubs and bags, shelving IHLS books, delivering library materials to IHLS staff, and performing other clerical duties.

Cataloging Assistant II (Part-Time/corrected) - IHLS (openings in Champaign & DuQuoin)

The Cataloging Assistant II performs copy cataloging based on current standards, performs database maintenance and may assists in providing training. The Cataloging Assistant II assists in providing inventory support for new SHARE members and assists in resolving cataloging problems and maintaining the online catalog.

Operations Relief - IHLS (Du Quoin)

The Operations Relief is responsible for a dual role. This position fills in when courier drivers are unable to perform their duties due to sickness, vacation or special assignments. Likewise the Operations Relief is responsible for keeping the buildings in clean and orderly condition and advising management of possible repairs and potential safety issues.

Web Developer and User Interface Specialist - UIUC

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks a collaborative and experienced professional to join the University Library’s Web Team.  Working in the Library Information Technology unit under the direction of the Technical Architect for Web Content, the Web Developer and User Interface Specialist will develop and maintain data-driven and user-centered web pages and related internet applications.   The Web Developer and User Interface Specialist will initially focus on the re-design of the general Library website but may also collaborate with other Library units and groups that maintain web pages; and will contribute to the Library’s evolving user experience (UX) program.

Courier Driver - IHLS (Du Quoin office)

If you want to work PT, enjoy driving a van, & can provide excellent customer service, Illinois Heartland Library System's Du Quoin office has the job for you.  Work about 2 days/week delivering to area libraries.  Must have a valid driver’s license, with ability to lift 40 lbs.  Obtain application at the Du Quoin office.

Courier Driver - IHLS (Champaign Office)

If you want to work PT, enjoy driving a van, & can provide excellent customer service, the  Champaign Office of the Illinois Heartland Library System has the job for you.  Work about 2 days/week sorting materials & delivering to  libraries. Must have a valid driver’s license, with repetitive lifting of 40 lbs tubs. $9.99/hr. Obtain application @ 1704 W. Interstate Dr, Champaign. Applications must be received by close of business Sep 29, 2014.