Reaching Across Illinois Library system (RAILS) is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Director, Member Development and Resource Sharing. This position will manage all aspects of member development and resource sharing for RAILS. This position will serve on the RAILS leadership team and contribute to the planning, implementation, and evaluation of all RAILS services and operations. In addition, serve on RAILS and statewide committees in the areas of member development and resource sharing. Candidate should show ability to build and maintain relationships with RAILS member library directors and other library staff as well as respond to questions about memberships, contact potential members and provide guidance and assistance in development plans. Plan, develop, evaluate, and improve RAILS resource sharing services to support member needs. Manage the reciprocal access, reciprocal borrowing and interlibrary loan programs.
Requirements include Master’s Degree in an ALA accredited Library Science program. Minimum of 5 years of library experience, including experience with interlibrary loan, reciprocal borrowing, and other resource sharing. Experience working with multiple types of libraries highly desirable.