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Branch Librarian - Robert Morris University-Peoria

Robert Morris University is seeking a part-time Branch Librarian for our location in downtown Peoria, IL. The position will work up to 20 hours per week and will require availability for 3-4 days per week.

The Branch Librarian will provide research assistance to students, staff and faculty. The Librarian will also be responsible for cataloging, collection development, inter-library loan and bibliographic instruction. This position will also supervise student workers in the library.

Branch Librarian - Robert Morris University-Springfield

Robert Morris University is seeking a part-time Branch Librarian for our location in Springfield, IL. The position will work up to 20 hours per week and will require availability for 3-4 days per week.

The Branch Librarian will provide research assistance to students, staff and faculty. The Librarian will also be responsible for cataloging, collection development, inter-library loan and bibliographic instruction. This position will also supervise student workers in the library.

Head of Reference Librarian - Booth Library, EIU

Eastern Illinois University’s Booth Library is seeking a Librarian to serve as Head of Reference in a 12-month, tenure-track position. Responsibilities include: leading a dynamic and evolving library reference department in an environment of professional collegiality and collaboration; overseeing library instruction, providing faculty and student outreach, and developing collaborative teaching and learning opportunities. Additional duties may include collection development and liaison for business, selected science disciplines, or government documents.

Youth Services Assistant - Reddick Public Library District (Ottawa)

Reddick PLD is seeking a creative, energetic, and organized person to join its Youth Services staff.  Responsibilities include implementing programs for children in the library and at outreach sites.  Duties also include providing basic reference/reader's advisory; assisting patrons with basic information regarding library materials, equipment, and services; creating displays, book lists, and other promotional materials.

Librarian III

The Lincoln Library is seeking an individual to develop and direct the operation of Technical Services; coordinate current activities while planning and recommending new methods as appropriate; establish standards and procedures for technical aspects of acquisitions, cataloging, data entry and processing of print and electronic materials or images; and perform and direct highly complex and varied tasks requiring independent knowledge, its application and exercise of independent judgment. Requires a Master's Degree in Library Science with 5 years cataloging and 2 years supervisory experience. Experience with OCLC Connexion, FRBR, RDA and digital image meta-data preferred. Weekend and evening work hours also required.

Reference Senior Library Specialist - Governors State University (University Park)

The Senior Library Specialist provides expert assistance to Governors State University Library users by providing direct reference and technology support service, assisting library faculty with collection development, primary duties, and research responsibilities, developing and presenting informational workshops to students, faculty, staff, and community members, and performing special projects. This position may direct, train, and review the work of student assistants.

There are 2 Senior Library Specialist vacancies to be filled.

The minimum monthly salary is $2,210.81 and the work schedule includes desk hours from 1 to 4 evenings each week and weekend rotation with other reference staff and librarians

Head of Technical Services - Warrenville Public Library District

Due to a retirement, the Warrenville Public Library District seeks an individual who has a demonstrated interest in utilizing best practices to facilitate effective and efficient workflow, quality control and database management. The Head of Technical Services trains, manages, motivates and evaluates three part-time employees. Together with these employees, the department head ensures that library materials are cataloged and processed quickly and accurately. As a member of our Management Team, this individual participates in strategic planning and policy development. The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable about trends and innovations in the field of public library services and will have a proven talent for building consensus and introducing changes that benefit the library, its patrons and staff.

Library Operations Associate - Governors State University (University Park)

TECHNICAL SERVICES Library Operations Associate - Electronic Resources and Serials
Reporting to the Head of Technical Services, the Electronic Resources and Serials Library Operations Associate is responsible for the acquisition and management of print serials and electronic continuing resources, including databases, archival subject collections and journals. Duties include managing the daily operations related to procuring, licensing, negotiating, tracking, and providing access to electronic resources and print serials; maintaining and updating serial holdings records in the library integrated library system; obtaining purchase requisitions and orders; submitting invoices for payment, keeping required and accurate records of transactions using institutional ERP system and departmental documentation procedure; collecting and analyzing data and statistics and preparing departmental and other reports; managing the operation of the electronic resources management systems (ERM, Serials Solutions 360 Resource Manager/Counter); liaising with the Library Systems Manager to maintain the link resolver and proxy server; reviewing workflows for efficiency and effectiveness; serving as the library's point person on issues and questions related to e-resources and serials; staying abreast of emerging trends and best practices related to e-resources and serials; serving on relevant library and university committees; and participating in professional organizations that focus on electronic continuing resources and serials; The job also requires providing reference desk services; supervising two student workers responsible for serials/index stacks maintenance, bindery management, and other duties as assigned.

Dewey Decimal Classification (Contracted Consultant) - Follett School Solutions Group

Follett School Solutions Group seeks individuals interested in a great opportunity to work from home as an Independent Contractor working on our State Standards content.

Candidates for this activity must possess skills and qualifications to research Dewey Decimal numbers that align with the state standard subjects assigned to them. The Dewey Decimal numbers are used for state standard correlation with Follett's subscription services. Because of our commitment to providing valuable resources to educators, it is critical that the subjects covered are aligned according to strict quality criteria of Dewey Classification.

Communications Coordinator and Requirements Builder - UIUC

Visiting Academic Professional (1 year grant position)
University of Illinois Library at Urbana-Champaign

Duties and Responsibilities  Reporting to the co-Principal investigator of a grant funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to expand and enhance the successful Data Management Planning (DMP) Tool http://dmptool.org/, the Communications Coordinator and Requirements Builder will implement and coordinate the communications activities and requirements building for the second phase of the DMPTool.  This one- year project will involve extensive interactions with the stakeholder communities for the DMPTool, including researchers, funders, librarians, and their institutions in order to gather requirements for the tool, get feedback on iterations, and increase the use of the tool.

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