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Morrison-Talbott Library

The Morrison-Talbott Library in Waterloo is seeking applicants for a part-time Library Assistant with a focus on Genealogy and Local History.

Posted: September 11th, 2017
Morrison-Talbott Library

The Morrison-Talbott Library in Waterloo is seeking applicants for a full-time Assistant Library Director.

Posted: September 11th, 2017
O’Fallon Public Library

The O’Fallon Public Library seeks a friendly, positive, enthusiastic, customer-oriented individual to fill a part-time position in our busy Circulation Department. Last fiscal year, more than 154,000 people visited the library and more than 337,000 items were checked out. 

Posted: September 11th, 2017
O'Fallon Public Library

We are looking for an energetic, creative, team-oriented individual to join the Youth Services staff. Are you flexible, able to work independently, and do you enjoy working with customers of all ages? This may be the position for you.

Posted: September 11th, 2017
Lakeland Library Cooperative

Lead Lakeland Library Cooperative — an innovative and accomplished Michigan library cooperative — to continue outstanding levels of service and effective resource sharing. The Executive Board of the Cooperative (headquartered in suburban Grand Rapids), seeks an experienced library leader—responsive to member libraries, staff, and community needs, and skilled in focusing the efforts of a team of talented professionals—as its next Cooperative Director. Lakeland, one of eleven Michigan cooperatives, works in partnership with its 42-member public libraries providing essential services. With a $1.1 million annual budget (funded primarily from local property taxes) and 11FTE system staff, LLC serves an eight-county region in western Michigan with a service population of 1.2 million people. Member libraries range from small, rural libraries to very large urban libraries. LLC is a member-focused organization — 40 libraries participate in resource sharing through a shared ILS with daily courier service. All Lakeland libraries participate in reciprocal borrowing and belong to MeLCat, the statewide interlibrary loan system. The successful candidate will implement the 2016 Strategic Plan with its focus on four core areas: governance, member services, advocacy, and continuing education. Another key project is exploring migrating to a new ILS and implementing that migration.

Posted: September 11th, 2017
Champaign Public Library

The Programming Specialist is responsible for providing innovative adult programming. This position develops, plans, coordinates, executes, and evaluates programs for adults. This position also assists customers of all ages at public service desks with information and reference questions; assists and instructs customers with their use of library computers, personal electronic devices and other technologies; plans and presents library programs and performs collection development duties.

Posted: September 8th, 2017
Trenton Public Library

Trenton Public Library’s Board of Trustees is seeking a new Library Director who has the ability to work with the board, patrons, and local organizations to provide quality services and programs for the community. Responsibilities include planning, directing, and supervising all aspects of library services, facilities, and activities. Applications will be taken until position is filled.

Posted: September 7th, 2017
Park Ridge Public Library

The Board of Trustees of Park Ridge Public Library seeks a visionary leader to serve as its next Library Director. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to move the library forward and reinvigorate its role in the community.

The City of Park Ridge is located in the north suburbs of Chicago, an easy commute to both the Loop and O’Hare Airport. This is a lively and engaged community that enjoys an active business district, plentiful cultural attractions and entertainment options, and excellent schools. 

Posted: September 7th, 2017
Freeport Public Library

The Board of Trustees of Freeport Public Library seeks a Library Director who will lead the library with passion and enthusiasm.

The City of Freeport is located in north central Illinois, within an easy drive from several major urban centers including Madison, Wisconsin; Dubuque, Iowa; and Rockford, Illinois. Home to more than 25,000 people, the city has a diverse business economy plus a big commitment to remaining a vibrant and relevant place to live, work, and play. The beautiful library is located in the center of the city and is vital to the life of the community.

Posted: September 7th, 2017
Waukegan Public Library

The Board of Trustees of Waukegan Public Library seeks a strong and dedicated leader to serve as Library Director.

The City of Waukegan is a very diverse community of about 89,000 people, located midway between Chicago and Milwaukee. The library plays a huge role in the community, including coordinating literacy efforts for all of Lake County, IL. Among its numerous awards, Waukegan Public Library won a 2013 National Medal from the Institute of Museum and Library Services in recognition of its impact on the community.

Posted: September 7th, 2017
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