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Danville Public Library

Danville Public Library, located in Danville, Illinois, seeks a Director of Outreach Services to manage a department that directly connects the community to the library through outreach efforts to the homebound and other individuals, collaboration on community events, and informational fairs at the library. We are looking for someone with strong communication, organizational, and collaboration skills. The successful candidate must be people-oriented, social, and passionate about library services.

Posted: August 22nd, 2017
Edwardsville Public Library

Accountability:  Librarian-Director, Assistant Director
Duties and Responsibilities:
The applicant shall be responsible for daily satellite book drop collection, light cleaning, general maintenance, and odd jobs at the library that require basic mechanical skills. 
Skill and Education Requirements:
The Custodian shall have a knowledge of basic building maintenance procedures, and the ability to work efficiently, effectively, and safely with minimum supervision.    
This is an hourly, part-time position of 10-15 hours per week, Monday – Friday.


Posted: August 10th, 2017
Granite City School District Library

Requires 60 college semester hours or have passed Work Keys Paraprofessional Test; part-time status/up to 15 hours per week

Posted: July 27th, 2017
Edwardsville Public Library

Accountability:  Assistant Director, Librarian-Director

Duties and responsibilities:

  1. charging and discharging library materials
  2. answering telephone
  3. assisting with location, reference, and reader’s advisory questions
  4. calling patrons concerning requested materials
  5. shelf reading
  6. retrieving book drop
  7. other duties as required.

Skill and educational requirements:

Posted: July 27th, 2017
Mount Prospect Public Library

Mount Prospect Public Library seeking candidate for Collection Management Department Head with passion for collection development and management. Ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to an excellent collection of all formats as a core service of a public library. Responsible for overseeing adult material collection development. Will work closely and collaboratively with public service departments, and technical services. Will directly supervise Acquisitions and Paging staff supervisors. Member of the Management and Leadership teams.

Posted: July 24th, 2017
Palatine Public Library District

The Board of Trustees of Palatine Public Library District seeks a dynamic and visionary leader to serve as Director.

Located in the northwest suburbs of Chicago, Palatine offers all the amenities of suburban life plus easy access to the greater Chicago area. Palatine is a welcoming and diverse community that prides itself on its excellent schools, parks, and community spirit.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to lead the library forward as it continues to embrace its central role in the community. 

Posted: July 24th, 2017
Stoughton Public Library

The Stoughton Public Library in Stoughton, Wisconsin is seeking a part-time (15-18 hours per week)  Library Intern who will focus on providing services to teens and tweens, with additional work with all ages.

This position extends for approximately 36 weeks beginning in September, 2017. The successful candidate must commit to working in this position for its duration.

Posted: July 24th, 2017
Wood River Public Library

This position will focus on many administrative duties, as well as program planning. The Assistant Director/Program Coordinator will engage in many duties throughout the community as well as provide general leadership for the library staff, helping coordinate the efforts of staff, and provide training when necessary. 

Posted: July 24th, 2017
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