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Library Director - Beloit Public Library (Wisconsin)

LIBRARY DIRECTOR, Beloit, Wisconsin  

Beloit Public Library, located in Beloit, Wisconsin, seeks a strong and enthusiastic leader to serve as Library Director.

Beloit is a lively and culturally rich college town located in South Central Wisconsin, close to the WI-IL state line. In 2012, Travel and Leisure Magazine named Beloit one of America’s Greatest Main Streets. Besides its charming downtown and prime location on the Rock River, Beloit is near several major highways with easy access to Madison, Milwaukee, and Chicago.

The Beloit Public Library serves approximately 48,000 patrons in the City of Beloit, adjacent townships and all of Rock County. The library is celebrating its 5th year serving the public through a large and beautiful 55,000 square foot building near the Rock River. It houses a collection of almost 186,000 items and operates with an operating budget of $2.2 million and a staff of 50 employees (27 FTE). Annual circulation is about 480,000 items. The library prides itself on its numerous and wide-ranging programs and community events, serving all members of its diverse population.

Library Director - Waukee Public Library (Iowa)

LIBRARY DIRECTOR, Waukee, Iowa (Des Moines)
Waukee Public Library, located 15 minutes west of downtown Des Moines, seeks an innovative leader to serve as Library Director.
A family-oriented city with award-winning schools, Waukee offers the appeal and quality of life of a thriving community with easy access to the amenities of an urban area. Boasting more than 17,000 residents, Waukee is the fastest growing city in the State of Iowa.
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Library Clerk (PT) - New Athens District Library

The New Athens District Library seeks a friendly, positive, enthusiastic, tech-savvy, customer-oriented individual to fill a part-time Library Clerk position.  The position requires approximately 6-12 hours of work per week, including weekdays and weekends.

Curator of Special Collections - UIUC

 The Rare Book & Manuscript Library of the University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign (UIUC) seeks a Curator of Special Collections to oversee and manage a large and diverse collection of rare materials.  Responsibilities include: reader services and access for special collections, instruction using primary sources, exhibition research, collection development and processing, and public outreach.

Director of the Mortenson Center - UIUC

The Director of the Mortenson Center for International Library Programs of the University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign (UIUC) provides dynamic and forward-thinking leadership for the Center's educational and outreach programs, making and maintaining meaningful connections with librarians and libraries around the world to meet the Center’s mission to promote international education, mutual understanding, and peace.  The Center’s goals and projects arise from what partner institutions and organizations see as pressing needs for librarians’ development and the Director must be able to respond effectively to these needs. The prestige of the Center and its work contribute to the Library’s reputation on campus and around the world.  The Director leads efforts to develop innovative training programs for librarians globally and works with Center personnel to secure grants and with Library administration to seek private gifts to fund ongoing and new programs and initiatives. To advance the Center's work, the Director initiates and sustains international collaborations, working with Library and university administration to implement these collaborations.

Senior Information Developer - OCLC (Dublin, Ohio)

OCLC, a worldwide library services organization headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, is a leader in information technologies and innovative online services. With office locations around the globe, OCLC employees are dedicated to offering premier services and software to help libraries cut costs while keeping pace with the demands of our information-driven society.

We are currently seeking an Information Developer for our Dublin, Ohio Headquarters.  This position is responsible for ensuring that OCLC Member Libraries are successful in adopting and effectively using OCLC’s Products and Services.  This role is focused on ensuring that users of OCLC’s Products and Services have access to the most appropriate User Help (inc. Documentation, Tutorials, Online Help, Training, etc.) when and where they need it.  This involves evaluating the user’s needs and recommending solutions to meet those needs.  This role requires close coordination with several internal departments, such as User Experience, Development, Product Management, Training, Implementation, and Quality Assurance.

Assistant Librarian - Auburn Public Library

Needs to be highly motivated with excellent computer skills and public relations skills.  Must be willing to learn every phase of the library’s operation, work with children of all ages, and develop programs.  Library experience, especially with Polaris, preferred but not required.  College education, especially in library science or education, preferred.  30-35 hour work week.  Base pay range:  $9 - $10.50 to start, determined by education and experience.  Call (217) 438-6211 with questions.  Apply:  338 Jefferson St.; Auburn, IL.  Application deadline:  August 8.

Collection Development and Access Librarian - Illinois Valley Community College (Oglesby)

The Collection Development Librarian provides leadership in the management of library resources and in providing service to the students, faculty and staff; facilitates access to print and electronic resources through implementation of conventional and emerging means; and guides all collection development and technical service functions.  Master’s Degree in an ALA accredited Library Science program; experience with library automation systems; teaching or training experience; and customer service skills required.  Supervisory experience and the ability to learn independently and excel in a rapidly changing, team environment preferred.

Youth Services Director - Rochester Public Library District

The Rochester Public Library District is seeking a full-time professional Youth Services Director to oversee operations of the Youth Services Department, including programming, collection development, and outreach.

Library Director - Hoopeston Public Library District

Board of Trustees Hoopeston Public Library District is accepting resumes for library director.

Applicants should have technology, communication, and materials selection skills.

Ability to develop programs, write grants, work with library finances, legal issues, supervise and schedule staff, and work with community organizations.