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Systems Librarian at Illinois State University

Head of Systems Librarian: Tenure track faculty position.  Responsibilities include planning, implementing, overseeing, and evaluating the services, projects, systems, and other resources of the Web Services and End-User Systems Department, which include the operations normally described as information technology and systems, and managing all aspects of library information technology as deployed or planned at Illinois State University.

Youth Services Manager - Helen Matthes Library, Effingham, IL

The Helen Matthes Library currently has a job opening for our Youth Services Manager position. To read more about the job, please click here

To apply, please submit a completed application, cover letter, and resume to Amanda McKay.

The search will remain open until filled with preference given to those submitting their materials on or before Wednesday, November 9.


Library Director - Brown County (IN) Public Library

Brown County Public Library…a Library celebrating its past as it moves into the future!  Be a part of the Library’s journey in pursuit of excellence as its next Library Director.  The Board is currently seeking a new leader to continue the Library’s excellent services and programs and to continue its community collaborations.  The Brown County Public Library is an independent library district with a permanent tax rate exclusively dedicated to public library services.  Governed by a seven-member Board of Trustees, the Library staff, 6.64FTE and 20+ volunteers, serve 14,500 citizens in Brown County, Indiana, with  a budget of $561,760. The Library consists of a Main 18,000 sq. ft. library and a single branch facility (Cordry-Sweetwater) staffed by volunteers and open 12-15 hours each week. The Library circulates 191,568 annually. In addition to a collection of 91,690 items, library customers enjoy the library’s vibrant art collection and access to its public meeting room facilities.

Library Director (Lincolnwood Public Library, Illinois)

The Lincolnwood Public Library District seeks a dynamic, outgoing, and creative library director to provide the strategic vision and leadership to successfully implement both traditional and innovative services and technologies. We are looking for a leader who excels at building partnerships, empowering staff, and collaborating with other community agencies in a politically savvy environment; a librarian who can articulate, support, and promote the library’s mission to create and sustain a sense of place for residents, bring the community together in order to celebrate its diversity, offer individuals a welcoming gateway to knowledge and discovery, and fulfilling residents’ desire for cultural and recreational activities.

Director - Oakwood Public Library District

Oakwood Public Library District
Oakwood, Illinois

The Oakwood, Illinois Public Library Board of Trustees is seeking a dynamic, dedicated, people-and service-oriented individual to fill the position of Library Director. Position available immediately.

Salary commensurate with experience and is negotiable based on qualifications and experience.

Interested candidates can obtain qualifications from the address below or at the library’s website at  Applicants must submit a letter of application, resume, and three professional references by October 31, 2011, with review of applications starting October 11. Send application materials to: (preferred) or to:

Oakwood Public Library, Search Committee, P.O. Box 99, 110 E Finley, Oakwood, IL  61858

Director of the Schewe Library (Illinois College, Illinois)

Director of the Schewe Library (Illinois College, Illinois)

Part-time, Temporary Circulation Clerk - Smithton Public Library District

Smithton Public Library District
Temporary Position Available, November 20, 2011 – March 6, 2012
Part Time Circulation Clerk, 13-19 hours per week

Typical Schedule:
Tuesday, 12:00 – 4:00
Friday, 1:00 – 6:00
Saturday, 9:00 – 12:00

Position Description

Manager of Cataloging - St. Louis Public Library

Manager of Cataloging
St. Louis Public Library, St. Louis Missouri

The St. Louis Public Library is seeking a Manager of Cataloging to supervise the Library’s Cataloging department in Technical Services. 

The St. Louis Public Library serves the City of St. Louis with 16 locations. The renovation and renewal of Central Library is a major emphasis in 2011 and 2012.

Lincoln Public Library - Circulation Manager




Research Assistant - Part time, Richland Community College

Research Assistant - Part time

Richland Community College in Decatur Illinois is a comprehensive community college with a student-centered focus and a tradition of academic excellence. The College is currently seeking a part-time Research Assistant to work in our Library Services center.

This position provides research assistance and expertise to students, faculty, staff, and members of the community. The position also assists with maintaining library databases, and provides instructional programs and workshops to patrons.