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Assistant Librarian - Smithton PLD

$9.50 / hr, 18-19 hours per week, mostly during the evening and on Saturday.
Expected Start Date: August, 2012
Typical Schedule: 
Monday - Wednesday, 5 - 8 pm
Thursday, 10-11 am
Saturday, 9am-6pm

Director of Learning Resource Center - Kaskaskia College

Kaskaskia College is seeking applications for the above position.  This is a 12-month, full-time, Professional/Managerial position, eligible for fringe benefits.  Salary range is $48,000 to $53,000 annually.  Position responsible for coordinating and managing all aspects of the College’s Library and Learning Resources operations and coordinating the College’s professional growth and development program.

Position requires Master’s degree in Library Science or related field from an ALA accredited institution and minimum of three years library work experience. Also requires experience with library technology, knowledge of library functions including reference, public services, collection development, bibliographic instruction, acquisitions, cataloging, classification, circulation, electronic resources, and media services and experience working with diverse populations. Also requires demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the community college mission and philosophy, strong understanding of and commitment to teamwork, process leadership, and consensus decision making, excellent oral and written and communication skills, and demonstrated proficiency in organizing and planning. Community college library experience preferred.

Head of Technical Services- Decatur Public Library

Decatur Public Library is seeking a Head of Technical Services with an ALA-accredited MLS, and cataloging experience in a public library. Work involves all aspects of TS; acquisitions, cataloging and processing of all library materials.  Thorough knowledge of Dewey Decimal Classification, Library of Congress Subject Headings and AACR2, with considerable familiarity with OCLC and RDA.  Knowledge of and experience with library automation systems.  Minimum 3 years’ experience, with original cataloging experience is required.

Position is currently available due to promotion.    Salary is $51,800, with excellent benefits.  Please send a letter of application, resume, and three professional references to Lee Ann Fisher, City Librarian, Decatur Public Library, 130 N. Franklin Street, Decatur, IL  62523-1327 or by June 15, 2012.  AA/EOE.

[Re-opened] Library Coordinator (part-time) Robert Morris University Illinois - Peoria

Robert Morris University Illinois seeks a part-time Library Coordinator for the Peoria location.

The Library Coordinator will provide research assistance to students, staff and faculty at the Peoria location. The Library Coordinator will also be responsible for cataloging, collection development, inter-library loan and bibliographic instruction. This position will also supervise student workers in the library and is required to work evenings and late afternoons.

Visiting Metadata Librarian for Web-Scale Discovery - UIUC

Visiting Assistant Professor of Library Administration
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Position Available:
This position is available starting July 1, 2012.  This is a 100%-time, twelve-month, visiting appointment, with an initial appointment for two years.

Duties and Responsibilities: The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library is implementing the Primo Central web-scale discovery system (WDS); we are seeking a dynamic individual to spearhead the planning, implementation, and management of metadata creation/provision for this project.  The incumbent will participate in and help to lead the work of the WDS Implementation Team; design, test, and develop metadata creation, remediation and transformation workflows, search services, authority control and access technologies; and apply the appropriate metadata schemas to support the WDS.

Director of the Research Commons, Assistant or Associate Professor - SIUE

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Library and Information Services

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:  Reports to the Dean of Library and Information Services (LIS).  The Director of the Research Commons is a member of the Administrative Team, responsible for managing all units of the Research Commons including reference services, collection management, subject liaison librarians, and University Archives & Special Collections.  The Director works with the Commons faculty and staff to plan, develop, implement, and assess all aspects of the Research Commons.  The Director and subject librarians provide input to the Director of Instruction and Outreach in developing the general instruction program.  As an information professional in a tenure-track faculty position, regular contributions are required in scholarship, research and other creative activities in library and information science, or related disciplines.  A high level of proficiency in librarianship, including the use of relevant technology and best practices in public services is expected.

Director of Learning Commons and User Services/ Instructional Services Librarian - UIS

(Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor)

University of Illinois Springfield Brookens Library

Basic Functions:

Working collaboratively with other Brookens Library faculty and staff, plans, manages and delivers excellent services in the library’s learning spaces, reference/information spaces and Access Services unit.  Serves as a liaison to assigned departments, providing instructional and collection development services.   Manages student engagement initiatives, including outreach to high school groups.  Works with other instructional services librarians to promote information literacy and lifelong learning.

Evening Circulation/Interlibrary Loan Clerk - Tri-Township PL, Troy, IL

Circulation desk (some Saturdays), interlibrary loan, processing books, other duties as assigned. 
Full-time, no health insurance. 
Library experience highly preferred. 
$10.25 per hour. 

Apply by May 18, 2012 to: 
Library Director
Tri-Township Public Library
209 S. Main St.
Troy, IL 62294

Circulation Associate (Part-time) - Glen Carbon Centennial Library

The ideal candidate must be interested in working in a customer service oriented organization, have excellent verbal and written communication skills; is proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and possesses strong general computer and research skills.

Duties include responding to customer inquiries either in person or by phone, readers’ advisory and reference, assisting patrons in use of the OPAC and the library's research tools; performing all duties associated with an automated circulation system and ability to lift twenty-five pounds.

Coordinator of Library Access Services - Richland Community College

The Coordinator of Access Services is responsible for providing leadership and expertise relating to library systems and technology. The Coordinator of Access Services optimizes College computer-related resources for the library, and participates in the management of web-based contract services. The individual in this position will monitor technology trends for the College library and recommend improvement initiatives.