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Youth Services Librarian (part-time) - Mahomet Public Library District

Youth Services Librarian

Part-time / 22-25 hours per week

Mahomet Public Library District serves Mahomet Township (population 12,600) and is located 10 miles west of Champaign-Urbana.  We are seeking an energetic, enthusiastic and creative individual to serve as our Youth Services Librarian.  Major responsibilities include:

  • Develop the children’s and young adult collections
  • Plan and implement youth programming, including preschool story time, school-age programs, and the summer reading program.  
  • Assist library patrons, primarily youth, with reference and the use of digital and print resources.
  • Promote youth programs and services via print and media
  • Assist with planning and implementation of occasional adult programs

Director - Streator Public Library

The Streator Public Library, Streator, IL, is seeking a full time Library Director.  The library in this community of 15,000 has a $200,000 annual budget.

The Library Director supervises 3 full time and 3 part time employees. Administrative experience with strong technology background is necessary.  Bachelor's degree with library experience is required, MLS or MiLS preferred.

Salary and benefits based on knowledge and experience.

Director - Rochester Public Library District

Rochester Public Library District
Rochester, Illinois

Library Director
A complete job description and application is available on the library’s website,

Biomedical Sciences Librarian - Social Science, Health, and Education Library, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Biomedical Sciences Librarian

Assistant Professor of Library Administration

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Position Available:

Position available immediately. This is a 100%, twelve-month, tenure-system appointment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library seeks an innovative, intellectually curious, and service-oriented individual to provide subject expertise for multidisciplinary programs in the biomedical sciences, and to develop a service program designed to support the growing needs of the biomedical teaching and research community on the Urbana campus. The successful candidate will serve as liaison to programs in biomedical research, bioinformatics, clinical medicine, bioengineering, and medical translational sciences and will join a team of librarians addressing health information needs across campus, developing plans for research support services, and building on established collaborations with the University of Illinois at Chicago's Library of the Health Sciences.

Catalog Librarian - Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville



TITLE/RANK: Catalog Librarian, Assistant or Associate Professor

Library Director Position - Steeleville Area Public Library


The Steeleville Area Public Library District is seeking candidates for the position of Library Director.

Please review the detailed job description by clicking Read More, below. If you have questions, you may write or call Christine Kamprath (; 618.965.9732). More information about the Library and the town of Steeleville can be gleaned by viewing our website:

Applications must include a cover letter, current resume, and completed application form, which can be obtained by sending an e-mail request to or calling 618.965.9732. Application materials may be sent by US mail to the address below. Or you may submit them electronically to by downloading, printing, completing, scanning, and then attaching the application form, along with your resume, to your e-mailed cover letter. Review of applications will begin shortly after February 15, 2012, so preference will be given to applications received on or before this date.

Christine Kamprath, Director
Steeleville Area Public Library District
625 S. Sparta Street
Steeleville IL 62288-2147

after February 15, 2012, so preference will be given to applications received on or before this date.

Youth & Extension Services Coordinator - Six Mile Regional Library District, Granite City, IL

The retirement of Six Mile Regional Library District's long-time Youth & Extension Services coordinator will create an opportunity for a creative, dynamic professional who is dedicated to serving children, families, and educators.  If you are looking for the chance to shape the future, this may be it!
The Youth & Extension Services Manager works full-time.  Benefits include medical insurance (health, dental, vision, and prescriptions); participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund; and paid holidays, sick leave, and vacation.  Qualifications include a Master of Library Science degree from an ALA accredited university.
To apply, please submit a completed application, cover letter, and resume to Tina Hubert (  The search will remain open until filled with preference given to those submitting their materials on or before Tuesday, February 7, 2012.


Job Opening: Library Associate - Glen Carbon Centennial Library

Job Opening: Library Associate

25 hour Position

Monday 8:45-2:00

Wednesday 3:00-8:00

Thursday 8:45-4:00

Every other Weekend Saturday 8:45-5:00 & Sunday 12:45-5:00

LIBRARY SPECIALIST - Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville


Description:  This position maintains the U.S. Documents Collection , the Illinois Documents Collection, and the Map Collection, including solving storage and shelving problems; assists in the processing of materials received throughout the Federal Depository Library Program and the Illinois Documents Depository Program, including identifying and resolving problems with bibliographic holdings, labels, and shipping lists.  This position provides information services through assigned time at the Information/Reference Desk; requests and assists in processing documents and maps offered by other depository libraries as identified by the Government Information and Cartographic Resources Librarian; assists library users and staff in locating and using U.S. Documents, Illinois Documents, and Maps; trains, supervises, and evaluates student workers assigned to U.S. Documents, Illinois Documents, and Maps.  The Library Specialist may be assigned other related tasks in support of the Library’s mission and goals

Visiting Librarian - Special Education, University of Illinois



Department of Special Education

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Clearinghouse on Early Education and Parenting (CEEP) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is seeking a Visiting Librarian for the Illinois Early Intervention (EI) Clearinghouse, which is funded by the Illinois Department of Human Services. The Visiting Librarian will be responsible for working with subject experts in the areas of early intervention, child development, and early care and education on collection development; managing technical services, including working with Illinois Heartland Libraries System to maintain the EI Clearinghouse online catalog; promoting the Clearinghouse through conference presentations and use of social media; managing public services and circulation; helping prepare materials for the Web site; and making the EI Clearinghouse a welcoming space for families and professionals involved in early intervention.