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Technical Services Manager - Bloomington Public Library

Title: Technical Services Manager
Department: Technical Services
Application Deadline: October 14, 2012
Pay Range: $56,500+, depending on qualifications

Hours: Full time (38 hours per week), to include mornings, afternoons, and occasional nights and weekends

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

Projects Administrator (Director of User Experience & Learning Environments) - Chicago Public Library

The position of Projects Administrator (Director of User Experience and Learning Environments) for the Chicago Public Library is open for application on the City of Chicago's job application website.

Please see the attached file for more information.

Application instructions may be found at .

The closing date for this position is October 8, 2012. 

If you have any questions regarding the application process, you may contact the Department of Human Resources at 312.744.4976.

Part-time Maintenance & Custodial Associate - Six Mile Regional Library District (Granite City)

The Maintenance & Custodial Associate works twenty hours a week, primarily nights and weekends at the Delmar Avenue location.  Benefits include participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund,  paid holidays, sick leave, and vacation.  Qualifications include three to five years maintenance and custodial experience.

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To apply, please return a completed application to the Delmar Avenue building:

Six Mile Regional Library District
2001 Delmar Avenue
Granite City, Illinois 62040

Phone: (618) 452-6238

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.

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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.