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Collections Manager - Evansville Public Library

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Assures the implementation of cost-effective centralized materials selection, collection maintenance/de-selection, ordering and receiving to assure a high quality and diverse collection of materials (print and non-print) throughout the EVPL system to appropriately meet the needs and requests of community and consistent with the Mission of EVPL.

Performs professional work supervising and directing the development and maintenance of the library collection, building and facilitating the department budget, training staff on the use of database and programs used for materials selection and management, tracking and reporting various format and collection trends, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the general direction of the Chief Operations Officer. Departmental supervision is exercised over all personnel within the department.

  • Acts as the adult collection specialist; selects materials; evaluates and develops collection goals; provides means for staff and customers to request materials; works with vendors to set up selection lists and orders.
  • Supervises, interviews, hires and trains staff; schedules, assigns and evaluates work; coaches, disciplines, promotes and terminates staff.
  • Develops, implements and monitors the library materials, resources and database budgets.
  • Oversees needs assessment, evaluation, selection, licensing and renewing and the coordination of the library's public use subscription databases.
  • Gathers, compiles and analyzes statistics and data relevant to collections; prepares reports for administration or staff to assist them with setting goals for weeding, building or organizing their collections.
  • Attends and facilitates various meetings as a member and representative of the organization.
    Keeps current on industry trends; makes recommendations regarding collections management.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Reference Librarian (Full Time) - Six Mile Regional Library District (Granite City)

Are you a go-getter who enjoys helping people?  Do you have a demonstrated background providing reference services in a public library?  If so, you might just be the person to fill our opening for a reference librarian.  Responsibilities include: staffing the reference desk, developing programs and services for adults, participating in collection development, and making recommendations for future change and growth.  This is a full-time position.

Circulation & Outreach Services Manager - Bloomington Public Library

This position serves on the Library’s management team to help establish goals, objectives, and strategies for improved library service.  Position manages the Circulation/Outreach Department, planning, organizing, implementing, and monitoring all aspects of Circulation and Outreach services to meet the goals of the department and library and satisfy the needs of the community and library customers.  Reports to the Director.

Reference Librarian Faculty - College of DuPage

Full-time, tenure track position in the Library to serve as a reference librarian and liaison to selected academic departments. This position is responsible for reference, collection development, and library and information literacy instruction, and will serve as liaison to the College’s Natural Sciences, Mathematics, Engineering, and Physical Education departments. As part of a dynamic organization, specific assignments may change based on institutional needs.

Assistant Director/Teen Librarian - Harrisburg District Library

Harrisburg District Library is seeking a self-motivated, youth-oriented individual who has
·         An outgoing personality
·         Current computer skills
·         Excellent oral and written communication skills
·         Rapport with young adults yet the ability to maintain discipline
·         The ability to train others
·         Flexibility for various shifts
·         Creativity and Marketing skills

Branch Supervising Librarian - Pinney and Monroe Street Branch Libraries (Madison, WI)

This is responsible advanced-level professional library work in providing leadership, coordination and management of staff, library collections and assigned facilities. This class is also characterized by primary emphasis on the development and implementation of a major library program. Work involves considerable programmatic responsibility, judgment and discretion. Under the general direction of the Library Community Services Manager, employees are charged with overseeing effective and efficient library services and directing innovative programmatic improvements in alignment with the Library’s vision, mission and service philosophy.

Security Officer (Part-time) - Champaign Public Library

POSITION:

SECURITY OFFICER

DUTIES: Put your people skills to work in our library, to help ensure the safety and comfort of our customers and staff. The Security Officer will greet and assist customers of all ages monitoring behavior inside the building and on the grounds, and helping to maintain order and a quality experience for all.

 

Head of Youth and Young Adult Services - Messenger Public Library (North Aurora)

Messenger Public Library of North Aurora (www.messengerpl.org) is seeking a dynamic leader library professional to provide leadership and management for the Youth and Young Adult Services Department of the Library and work as a member of the Library’s Management Team. North Aurora, Illinois (population 16,760) is 35 miles west of Chicago located in Kane County along the Fox River. The Library is a member of the Illinois RAILS Library System and a member of the MAGIC Computer Consortium (SIRSI Dynix / Symphony E-Library Workflows Interface).   The Library is an EEO employer.

Circulation Assistant (Part-time) - O'Fallon Public Library

Schedule will include two evenings per week (Tues. and Weds. 4-8), as well as Saturday and Sunday shifts, averaging approximately 8-12 hours per week. Opportunity exists for more hours on an as-needed basis to cover staff time off.

Duties include responding to customer inquires either in person or by phone, referring patrons to childrenʼs and reference department as needed, performing all duties associated with an automated circulation system, processing library card applications and orienting patrons to library services, assisting patrons with book selections and the use of the OPAC. May also be assigned to assist with special events or work on projects assigned by the Circulation Manager or Director.

Adult Services Librarian -- Jacksonville Public Library

The Jacksonville Public Library is seeking a professional, service-oriented full-time librarian to provide reference, reader’s advisory, computer and technical service to the public.  Other duties include collection development, programs and displays, working with Special Collections, and supervising some staff.

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