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Shelver -- Carbondale Public Library

11-20 Hours per week.

Hours currently required:

Mon. & Thurs.: 4:00pm-8:00pm

Fridays: 3:00pm-6:00pm

2-3 weekends per month, including:

Saturdays 2:00pm-6:00pm

Sundays 12:30pm-6:00pm

Part-Time Courier Driver - IHLS Edwardsville

We are looking for responsible individuals to deliver material to area libraries. Our part-time courier drivers work a flexible schedule, averaging 2 days a week, 7.5 hours per day.  Drivers must have a valid driver’s license, be in good physical condition, able to lift a maximum of 40 lbs, and able to follow directions. The starting wage is $8.93 per hour.  Applications will be accepted until June 8, 2012.

Electronic Resources Management Librarian - University of Chicago

Home of one of the largest and richest research collections in the world, The University of Chicago Library provides access to an extensive number of e-resources including purchased and licensed serials and electronic books. The ERM Librarian plays a key role in the coordination and management of content supplied by over 500 producers as well as freely-available content. The collection currently contains around 2 million individual electronic titles.

Reporting to the Associate University Librarian (AUL) for Collection Services, the ERM Librarian provides leadership, vision, and direction for electronic resources management in a library that has made it a strategic priority to ensure users can take full advantage of resources.  The ERM Librarian establishes standards for electronic resources management, assesses whether standards are being met, and recommends and implements changes to improve electronic resources for Library users. Representing the University of Chicago Library at professional conferences and meetings, and maintaining professional networks and collaborative relationships with other libraries, the ERM Librarian both remains abreast of changes affecting electronic resources management and assumes an active leadership and advocacy role within the field.

Librarian (part-time) - Our Lady of the Snows retirement community

Part-time librarian with experience using the Gatenet catalog is needed for the retirement community at Our Lady of the Snows in Belleville. 

Hours flexible. 

Call 618-394-6410

Instructional Services Librarian/Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor - UIS

Minimum: Master’s degree in library science or equivalent from an ALA-accredited school and at least two years of experience in public service and instruction in an academic library. Ability to contribute in a fast-paced, collaborative environment; excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Experience with Web 2.0 best practices as applied to libraries. Evidence of user-focused perspective. Preferred: Experience in online teaching and the development of online tutorials; background in the humanities or social sciences.

Working collaboratively with other faculty and staff in the Library Instructional Services Program and other Brookens Library units, enhances teaching and learning for the students, faculty and staff of the University of Illinois Springfield through the provision of reference, instruction, collection development, and other services to promote information literacy and lifelong learning.

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.