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Senior Archival Specialist - Chicago Public Library

Duties:  Experienced archivist to work with collections (paper and electronic). Responsible for the appraisal and processing of archival collections. Proficiency in full archival processing as well as More Product, Less Process. Experience writing finding guides. Knowledge of EAD, DACs and other metadata standards. Familiarity with digital formats and issues related to born-digital content. May train, supervise or review archival work by other staff. Provide reference service to patrons. Curate selected exhibits. Serve on digital collections team. Strong organizational skills. Dedicated commitment to public service. Ability to work creatively, collegially and effectively as part of a team and independently. Interpret library policy, procedures and regulations; help develop special collections policies, procedures and regulations. Demonstrated proficiency with library / archival technology applications. Working knowledge of standard computer office applications such as Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and other software. Maintain professional development through participation at local, state or national level. Perform related duties as required.

Head of Automation - Deerfield Public Library

Are you a strategic thinker AND a hands-on tinkerer?  Can you function as the person responsible for the support of technology without being IT? Are you the creative force behind the Technology Plan? Do you serve as a full-fledged member of the management team, helping guide the library into the future? 

Can you lead in a highly collaborative environment, involving staff users directly in all steps from visioning through planning and implementation, and of course, training for successful deployment?

Deerfield Public Library is only a few weeks away from reopening our newly expanded and renovated site.  We serve 18,000 technology-savvy and engaged community members, with a very supportive Board, and a budget designed to accomplish the vision. We are growing in several directions at once, and there will be time during the coming year to evaluate and recommend a structure to match the changing needs.

A recent promotion has resulted in this NEW opportunity. Our technology plans for the “new” Library are in place and ready to go. Are you ready to step in and create the future with us?

Library Director - Mukwonago, Wisconsin

The Mukwonago Public Library seeks an enthusiastic leader who will bring innovative ideas and a passion for libraries to the role of Library Director.

Serving over 22,000 residents, the library is located about 30 miles west of Milwaukee and is a member of the Waukesha County Federated Library System.

The 27,500 square foot library building, renovated and expanded in 2011, houses a collection of more than 68,000 books and 15,000 audio-visual items. Circulation is about 360,000 items. Annual budget of about $877,000, staff of 14.75 FTE

Please visit for details and to apply. Inquiries are welcome.

Middle School/High School Library Aide - Argenta-Oreana C.U.S.D. #1

QUALIFICATIONS:               Capable of working cooperatively with others.

                                                Working knowledge of basic office procedures, including clerical and record  keeping skills.

                                                Basic data entry/computer skills.

                                                Strong Communication Skills

Ability to establish and maintain a positive climate for students and a  constructive relationship with staff, administration, students, and parents.

Librarian I (Teen Librarian) - Bloomington Public Library

Must LOVE Teens!

High energy, flexible, creative, and collaborative style necessary to lead, design, coordinate, and implement effective teen services and programming within the community.  Selects materials for the teen collection, classics, and adult graphic novels.  Other responsibilities include supervising teen volunteers; coordinating the Teen Advisory Board; assisting customers of all ages with research/reference needs; and contributing to the Library’s digital presence, including social networking and blogs.  Is a member of the Adult Services department and reports to the Adult Services Manager.

Network Technician - Champaign Public Library



DUTIES: Support of 235 public and staff computers and network; support of automated checkout system; troubleshooting and assistance to users.


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.