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Library Director - Dubuque County Library (Iowa)

The Board of Trustees of the Dubuque County Library is searching for a knowledgeable, visionary leader to serve as Library Director. The Director will work with the Library Board and staff to develop a 21st Century vision of library services that meets the present and future needs of our patrons throughout the five-branch library system. The Director will be the “face” of the library as well as the internal leader and listener with a focus on developing strategic directions for both community and staff.

Governed by an appointed nine member Board of Trustees, the Dubuque County Library serves a suburban/rural constituency of 29,000. The Director supervises a staff of eleven (five full time) with a $700,000 budget and an annual circulation of 110,000 (a 25% increase from the previous fiscal year). Within the last four years, two new branches have been added to the library system. Two of the five branches exist through unique partnerships with a public middle school and a community college. In addition, a new joint municipal/library facility with a branch city is currently in the fundraising and design phase. The Library actively participates in formal agreements and informal relationships with other public, university, and private libraries in the area. The Dubuque County Library is in a position to reach its potential through innovation and dynamic leadership.

Technology Manager - Wood River Public Library

Wood River Public Library is currently seeking an innovative, self-motivated, enthusiastic Technology Manager. This part time position averages 18 hours per week, with evening and weekend hours. The technology manager is responsible for  maintenance and upkeep of all Library technology, including  hardware, software, and networking for 13 patron-use computers, 6 staff computers, and 2 dedicated catalog computers. The Technology Manager is also responsible for maintaining the library's website. The Technology Manager answers directly to the Library Director, and will have other duties as assigned, including basic Circulation Desk functions. Applicants should be comfortable working with the public and training patrons on basic computer skills, e-readers, and other technology.  Evening and weekend hours required. Technology manager must have experience working with networks and website design.

Library Page - Champaign Public Library


Library Page

DEPARTMENT: Circulation Services
DUTIES: Shelving and sorting library materials and assisting with check-in and inventory control of library collection.


(IMSA) Patron Services Coordinator (Talking Books Program) - IHLS (Du Quoin)

The Patron Service Coordinator fills daily orders for machines and assists patrons with Braille and Audio Reading Download (BARD) downloads and related BARD issues for the entire state of Illinois. Promotes Illinois State Library Talking Books and Braille Service (ISLTBBS) through networking and outreach efforts. Participates in the National Library Service and KLAS data-management conferences. This a grant funded position.

IT Specialist - IHLS

The IT Specialist supports staff hardware and software. This position works with the IT Director to implement and monitor the functions of the network and computer systems, as well as software.

Library Director - Elk Grove Village Public Library

Named one of the top 100 places to live in the United States, and the 2014 third best community for Quality of Life in Illinois, The Elk Grove Village Public Library seeks a hands-on dynamic library director who will make a commitment to a vital community that has a strong sense of public service, and family values. Elk Grove Village is conveniently located 20 miles from Chicago with excellent access to the metro area and the richness of well-developed area communities. The Elk Grove Village Public Library serves a population of 33,000 and is centrally located within the Village’s campus of government facilities.

The director will work with the Board of Trustees and staff to continue its traditional practice of progress. Combining leadership and management skills, the Library is looking for an astute operational manager who understands and can work effectively within the Library’s culture.  The Library is represented by AFSCME Local #3783.

Manager, Researcher Information Systems - UIUC

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks a collaborative and service-oriented professional for the position of Manager, Researcher Information Systems. The successful candidate will manage and implement a set of researcher information systems, including a researcher profile system (based on the Elsevier Pure Experts Portal – formerly Scival Experts) and a researcher identifier system (ORCID), and will work in close collaboration with the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research (OVCR), the campus academic technology unit (CITES), the University’s administrative computing unit (AITS), college and departmental research officers, and colleagues within the University Library. Reporting to the Coordinator of the campus IDEALS institutional repository <>, this position sits within the Library’s growing program of research support services.

Library Director - Oregon Public Library

Can you make a difference? A Carnegie Library with an on-site art museum located in a great small town on the Rock River is looking for a new director with an ALA-accredited MLS and a positive attitude. We need an excellent communicator, a risk taker, a team leader, an ambassador to the community and an art lover. You should also be an organized business manager and creative problem solver.  In return you will have the support of a dedicated board of trustees and the small-town lifestyle you enjoy. If this sounds like the challenge you are seeking, send your resume to Oregon Public Library 300 Jefferson St. Oregon, IL 61061 or email it to before July 15, 2014.

Applied Health Sciences Librarian - UIUC

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library seeks an innovative, intellectually curious, and service-oriented individual to provide subject expertise for multi and interdisciplinary programs in the applied health sciences. This individual will also support collections, services, and programs related to social equality and cultural understanding especially as applied in the health fields. The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign supports undergraduate and graduate-level instruction in a variety of health sciences fields, and the person in this position works closely with other health sciences library positions and libraries on campus, such as the Biomedical Sciences Librarian; the Veterinary Medicine Librarian; the Biosciences Librarian; the Funk ACES Library; the Grainger Engineering Library Information Center, and the UIC Library of the Health Sciences, Urbana.

Librarian I - IDOC-Vandalia Correctional Center

Under general direction of the Education Facility Administrator (Public Service Admin), performs professional library duties as the librarian in the institutional library; plans, directs and manages the education and law library at the center; researches available material and recommends acquisition of appropriate books, magazines and other library supplies. Maintains security of the library area. Conducts periodic inventory and replaces worn, obsolete and missing material; provides assistance to users with research projects and reference work; maintains system of circulation control of library materials; monitors resident clerks in library duties