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Youth Services Librarian - Woodstock Public Library

The City of Woodstock is accepting applications for the full-time position of Youth Services Librarian with the Woodstock Public Library.  This professional position provides programming, materials selection, reference, and outreach services for children and young adults.  Work is performed under the direction of the Library Director.

Librarian - East St. Louis Community College Center

 The Southern Illinois Collegiate Common Market (SICCM) has a vacancy for a full-time, Master’s degree, Librarian for the Learning Resource Center (LRC) at the East St. Louis Community College Center.  This position assumes responsibility for the day-to-day operation of the library including technical, public services and distance learning.  Application deadline is Friday, February 15, 2013.  Please see our on-line ad at, for job description and qualifications.  Full benefits.

Collections Analysis and Planning Specialist - UIUC

Duties and Responsibilities:
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks a data and service driven, collaborative, and experienced data analysis professional to serve as the University Library’s Collections Analysis and Planning Specialist. This position is a key contributor to assessment of the library collections and will work closely with the Office of Collections, the Coordinator for Library Assessment and individual subject specialists and information technology professionals on the collection and analysis of statistical data related to the collections and materials budget, on the preparation of annual materials budgets and requests, and other duties as assigned. The Specialist will assist in: the coordination and support for resource selection, the evaluation of existing resources, will perform collections budget analyses, provide support to the AUL for Collections in identifying trends and projecting future needs, supports outreach on scholarly communication and publishing as related to the Office of Collections.

Librarian (Part-time) - SBC Collinsville

Job Description

Maintain library collections of books, serial publications, documents, multimedia, and other materials, and assist groups and individuals in locating and obtaining materials by performing the following duties:

  • Furnish information on library activities, facilities, rules, and services
  • Describe or demonstrates procedures for navigating the public access catalog or electronic resources, such as CD-ROM databases
  • Search files, reference shelves, and computerized information systems to locate requested information
  • Order issues and receives materials for circulation or for use in library, and supervises preparation of received materials
  • Assemble, arrange, and maintain reference and circulation materials
  • Answer correspondence on special reference subjects 
  • Prepare or assists in preparation of budget and financial reports 
  • Investigate technologies that will improve service

Mentor (Project Next Generation) - Champaign Public Library, Douglass Branch - Search Extended


MENTOR - Search Extended

PROJECT: Project Next Generation (Douglass Branch Library)
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Project Next Generation is a state-sponsored mentoring program for at-risk youth.
DUTIES: Project Mentors assist sixth – eighth grade students in developing technical skills and life skills using computers, digital cameras and other up-to-date equipment in a variety of projects and activities.


Head Librarian - Lumpkin Library, Blackburn College (Carlinville)

Blackburn College, a unique liberal arts college with a student-managed work program, seeks an exceptional and innovative library professional to serve as Head of the Lumpkin Library.  The successful candidate will lead the Library in continuing to provide outstanding services in support of the academic mission of the College.  He or she will bring a high level of experience and understanding of the challenges facing academic libraries and have a demonstrated commitment to excellence in liberal arts education.

Library Executive Director – Mead Public Library, Sheboygan, WI

Mead Public Library in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, seeks a strong and enthusiastic leader to serve as Library Executive Director. Sheboygan is a scenic harbor community located on the shores of Lake Michigan, about an hour north of Milwaukee. Please visit for details and to apply.

Biosciences Librarian - UIUC

Biosciences Librarian
Assistant or Associate Professor of University Library
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Position available immediately. This is a 100%, twelve-month, tenure-system appointment.


Position Description:

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library seeks an innovative and service-oriented individual to provide subject expertise to support undergraduate and graduate-level instruction and research in biological sciences, biotechnology, and bioengineering fields.  The Biosciences Librarian will serve as part of a team of librarians providing research support to the Colleges of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS); Agriculture, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES); and Engineering.  The incumbent will work with researchers in several departments and research centers including the Beckman Institute, the Institute for Genomic Biology, the School of Integrative Biology, the School of Molecular and Cellular Biology, the Department of Bioengineering, Illinois Natural History Survey, and others engaged in biological research or instruction.  The incumbent will report to the head of the Funk (ACES) Library and have office space in both the Funk and Grainger Engineering Libraries. The successful candidate will establish collection priorities, provide information and instructional services, engage in data and research services, and develop expanded library services related to bioscience subject areas.

Project Manager, Preservation and Conservation Program - UIUC


Visiting Academic Professional (2 year grant position)
University of Illinois Library at Urbana-Champaign

Position Available:  This position is available as soon as possible.  This is a 100% time, two year visiting Academic Professional position in the University Library.

Duties and Responsibilities
Reporting to the Head of Preservation and Conservation, the Project Manager will develop and oversee the testing of an IMLS grant funded self-assessment program (the Preservation Self-Assessment Program – PSAP) focusing on book, paper, and photographic materials and incorporating previous assessment materials already developed for audiovisual content (the AvSAP The two-year project will involve extensive research into current preservation issues including identification, storage, housing and potential treatment options, as well as the development of a computer-based self-assessment program, and the testing of that program to aid in the development of preservation priorities of those materials.  The Project Coordinator will directly oversee two part-time staff positions who will assist with research, testing, and coding.

Shelver/Circulation Clerk - Columbia Public Library

The Columbia Public Library seeks a part-time (5-11 hours/week) shelver/circulation clerk. Hours will
be Friday 9-1, every other Saturday 9-4. Flexibility is a must. Position requires call-outs to cover higher
seniority staff sick leave and vacations. Pleasant demeanor, basic computer knowledge and eagerness to help
are required. Please apply in person at the Columbia Public Library, 106 N. Metter Ave., Columbia, IL, by
February 12th.