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Lead Mentor - Project Next Generation

Position Description:
Joliet Public Library is looking for a part-time person to act as lead for our after-school technology program, Project Next Generation. This is a federal funded grant aimed at teens in grades 6 -8. Schedule would be Monday & Wednesday from 3:00 – 5:00pm for 6-8 weeks starting in mid/late October and prep time as needed up to 48 hours.

The Lead Mentor will be responsible for developing and implementing lesson plans involving computers, computer software, digital cameras, and other technologies as needed. Candidate should be knowledgeable with technology and software, especially those pertaining to photography; well organized; and have two years or more experience working with teens. Resumes should be sent to Andrea Sowers ( by October 1, 2012.

Assistant Director - Morris Area Public Library District

The Morris Area Public Library, which proudly serves the community of Morris, Illinois, is seeking an experienced individual to assist in the overall professional administration of the library.

Duties: Assists Library Director with annual budget and other financial responsibilities. Assists with completion of annual reports and grant applications.  Coordinates staff training.  Assists with supervising and evaluating staff.  Participates in automated catalog consortium user groups and committees.  Represents the library through participation in community organizations and events.  Oversees the ongoing maintenance of library premises.  Performs other duties as assigned.

Collection Development and Access Librarian - Illinois Valley Community College

Illinois Valley Community College, located in North Central Illinois, seeks a Collection Development and Access Librarian whose primary responsibilities will include providing leadership in the management of library resources. The ideal candidate for this position will provide service to the students, faculty and staff; facilitate access to print and electronic resources through implementation of conventional and emerging means; and guide all collection development and technical service functions. 

Requirements include Master’s Degree in an ALA accredited Library Science program with teaching or training experience required.  Supervisory experience is preferred.

Anticipated salary range for this position is $38,000 to $43,000 per year.  Application deadline is October 1, 2012.  Feel free to contact IVCC’s Human Resources at 815/224-0426 if you have any questions.

Detailed information about the position, College, and application process can be found at


Circulation Clerk - Argenta-Oreana Public Library

Job Duties:

  • Perform circulation functions (checking items in and out, placing holds, renewing materials, etc.)
  • Shelve materials
  • Troubleshoot minor public computer problems
  • Assist patrons with minor computer questions
  • Other duties as assigned

Library Director - Woodstock Public Library

Woodstock Public Library seeks a passionate and visionary leader to serve as Library Director.

Please visit for details.

Mentor - Champaign Public Library

Posted: August 31, 2012

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.

Library Associate - Champaign Public Library

Posted: August 31, 2012

We need a Library Associate who is enthusiastic and curious about the changing world of public libraries; who is customer focused and forward thinking; who knows about books and movies and technology and is eager to share what they know with our library customers.

The Library Associate will be part of our Adult Services team and will assist customers of all ages at our Welcome and Ask Here desks, and in our TeenSpace, with information and reference questions; assist and instruct customers with their use of library computers, personal e-readers, and other technologies; prepare displays and demonstrations of library resources; and assist with collection support, and planning and presenting programs. Schedule includes daytime, two evenings per week, and rotating weekend shifts.

Distance Learning, Instruction, and Reference Librarian - Dominican University

Dominican University’s Rebecca Crown Library seeks an innovative and user-oriented Distance Learning, Instruction, and Reference Librarian. The successful candidate will provide expertise in developing and promoting online instruction. The librarian must be able to work independently and collaboratively; be committed to working with a diverse university staff and student body. Responsibilities also include providing reference service, participating in the Library instruction program, and serving as liaison to one or more academic departments. Must be committed to providing excellent public service and give evidence of initiative and excellent   interpersonal skills. The candidate will also have strong written and oral communication skills. This is a tenure-track faculty position. For more information, requirements and application process, go to .

Director of Collection Management - Indianapolis Public Library

This is an executive leadership position reporting to the Executive Director and as part of the senior management team, the Director of Collection Management will be responsible for strategic leadership, management and planning for Library-wide collections (print and electronic) and have oversight responsibility for centralized selection, acquisitions, and processing and cataloging of all formats.  This could be an exceptional opportunity for a digital native who has also become well versed in the more traditional collection development/preparation procedures, or a digital convert, steeped in the collection development traditions, who actively embraces all formats.    

The award-winning Indianapolis Public Library is an exciting work environment—as an independent library district with a permanent tax rate exclusively dedicated to public library services—the Library staff (400 FTEs) and almost 500 volunteers serve the 800,000+ citizens of Indianapolis and Marion County through 23 locations, including the stunning new Central Library, the Children’s Museum’s InfoZone, and an active bookmobile. Named a Four-Star library by Library Journal for the past three years, the Library celebrated 3.9 million patron visits and a 14.6 million circulation in 2011. The Library has a $49 million annual budget—a $5.5 million materials budget–and the Library Foundation provides substantial support for programming, materials and technology.  The state capital and county seat of Marion County, Indianapolis is Indiana's largest city, the 12th largest city in the U.S., the second largest city in the Midwest, and one of the fastest growing regions in the United States.  Historically focused on government and industry, Indianapolis today offers a diversified economy in the fields of education, health care, and finance—and is a great place to live.

Part-Time Courier Driver - IHLS Carterville

If you want to work PT, enjoy driving a van, & can provide excellent customer service, the Carterville Office of the Illinois Heartland Library System has the job for you. Work about 2 days /week delivering to area libraries. Must have a valid driver’s license, with ability to lift 40 lbs. $8.93/hr. Obtain application @ 607 S Greenbriar Road, Carterville, IL 62918.