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Librarian - MacArthur High School (Decatur Public Schools District #61)

TITLE:            Librarian/Media Center Specialist          


  1. Illinois State Teachers certificate in teaching field.
  2. Bachelor’s Degree in Library Science or Library Science endorsement
  3. Ability to function effectively as a member of the school staff.

JOB GOAL:        

  1. To ensure that students and staff are effective users of ideas and information;
  2. To empower students to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, and ethical users of information;
  3. To instill a love of learning in all students and ensure equitable access to information;
  4. To collaborate with classroom teachers and specialists to design and implement lessons and units of instruction, and assess student learning and instructional effectiveness.
  5. To provide the leadership and expertise necessary to ensure that the school library media program is aligned with the mission, goals, and objectives of the school and the school district, and is an integral component of the learning/instructional program

Database Specialist I - OCLC (Dublin, OH)

Job Title: Database Specialist (non-latin experience)
Company: OCLC Dublin, Ohio (Headquarters)
Location: Dublin, Ohio, United States, 43016

This Database Specialist is responsible for performing database activities which promote the quality and growth of WorldCat.  Activities will include correcting bibliographic records using a combination of cataloging tools, learning to identify and merge duplicate records, and participating in other database maintenance activities, such as NACO work.

Circulation Assistant (Part-time) - Lindenwood University (Belleville)

This position is a 28 hour per week temporary position which is responsible for overseeing the Library on Sunday and weekday evening hours. The Circulation Assistant is responsible for the routine operation of the Circulation Desk during scheduled hours and providing excellent customer service to the students, faculty and staff of Lindenwood University – Belleville.

Librarian I - Lincoln Library (Springfield)

Lincoln Library is seeking an individual to assist customers in making the most effective use of materials and information available in the library though a variety of ways, from using assisting customers with computer databases to handling difficult reference questions using specialized tools. Other duties include, but are not limited to, collection development, processing interlibrary loans and weeding outdated or damaged materials. This position requires a Master's degree in Library Science as well as professional judgment in methods and tools used. Evening and weekend hours required.

Library Assistant, Circulation - Oakton Community College (Des Plaines)

For over 40 years, Oakton Community College has been the setting where thousands begin or continue their college or career studies.  Educating people of all ages, from all walks of life and from more than 40 nations, Oakton focuses on improving the quality of life for everyone who enters its doors.

Oakton is seeking a Library Assistant - Circulation for the Des Plaines, IL campus

Head Outreach Librarian - Tippecanoe County Public Library (Indiana)

Head Outreach Librarian - Tippecanoe County Public Library seeks a dynamic service-oriented individual with commitment to reaching the under-served to lead and manage our Outreach Department. Enjoy a great opportunity for developing programs and innovative services on our mobile library that visits 40 stops in a two-week period. Outreach staff also provides services to assisted living and homebound customers. As a department head, the selected candidate with good interpersonal communication skills, well-developed customer service skills, and proficient computer skills will oversee the work of 3 staff members. At least 2 years of relevant supervisory experience is required. Programming and collection development skills are desirable. MLS required. Must be eligible for Indiana Certification, LC3.  Ability to obtain a Class A CDL within 9 months is required. Located in mid-central Indiana, Lafayette is the home of Purdue University, one hour north of Indianapolis. Enjoy Midwest friendliness combined with excellent cultural, educational, and sports opportunities. TCPL has excellent staff benefits. Salary: $42,640-$54,370.

Head Youth Librarian - Tippecanoe County Public Library (Indiana)

Tippecanoe County Public Library seeks a dynamic service-oriented individual with commitment to plan, deliver and evaluate library services to all children and young adults from birth through the twelfth grade. As a department head, the selected candidate will be required to; act as a library services advocate for children, young adults and families, provide reference and readers’ advisory service within the department, oversee the programming activities of the department, plan and present programs for children and young adults, develop ideas and implementation strategies for new programs, compile statistics, prepare reports and actively participate in professional associations. A minimum of 4 years experience as a children’s librarian or any equivalent combination of training and experience plus a minimum of 2 years supervising MLS staff or other relevant supervisory experience is preferred. MLS from an ALA accredited library school is required.  Starting pay is $20.50.

Electronic Resources and Acquisitions Support Specialist - UIUC

Electronic Resources and Acquisitions Support Specialist

Academic Professional

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library

Position Available: The expected start date is as soon as possible after the closing date. This is a 100%, twelve-month, academic professional position.

Responsibilities:  The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks an innovative and knowledgeable professional to support the technical infrastructure needs for electronic resources and acquisitions functions  at the University Library.  This is an Academic Professional position for a librarian who possesses the requisite skills, experience, and/or demonstrated knowledge from course work. The Support Specialist will work in the Acquisitions unit within the Technical Services Division of the Library. The successful candidate will work in a team environment with those division faculty and staff responsible for the management of electronic resources and acquisitions work, as well as with IT staff in providing technical support for the Library’s OpenURL link resolver, which is currently SFX. The work will include support for the tools, as well as the daily processes, to load, convert, and update resources or records to support the access and assessment of electronic resources, and for the Acquisitions unit’s record management needs. The position will assist in the maintenance of SFX, in troubleshooting access problems, and will also assist in managing the reports and documentation necessary to support electronic resources and acquisitions work. This position reports to the Head of Acquisitions.

University Laboratory High School Librarian - UIUC

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Position Available: Position available July 16, 2014. This is a 100%-time, twelve-month appointment Academic Professional position.


Responsibilities:  Reporting to the Head of the Undergraduate Library, the University Laboratory High School Librarian will provide leadership for and supervision of library services to students, faculty, and staff using the University Laboratory High School Library.  The University Laboratory High School Librarian is a member of the Central Public Services Division within the University Library.

Library System Director - Milwaukee (WI) County Federated Library System (MCFLS)

Milwaukee County Federated Library System Director

The Milwaukee (WI) County Federated Library System (MCFLS) is seeking an experienced and talented library professional to serve as its next Director.

Located 90 miles north of Chicago on beautiful Lake Michigan, Milwaukee is Wisconsin’s largest city with a population of 600,000 within a surrounding metro area of 1.5 million (a total of 1 million in Milwaukee County). Milwaukee’s cultural scene features a world class symphony orchestra and more than 20 performing arts groups. The city is home to several major league teams, including baseball’s Milwaukee Brewers, the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks, the American Hockey League’s Milwaukee Admirals and the 2005 Major Indoor Soccer League champions, the Milwaukee Wave. The city features 15,000 acres of park land, several miles of lakefront access and hiking, running and bike trails.


The mission of the Milwaukee County Federated Library System (MCFLS) is to assume a leadership role in facilitating cooperation among its member libraries, improving access to and encouraging sharing of resources, promoting the most effective use of local, county, state and federal funds and assisting member libraries in the utilization of current and evolving technologies to provide the highest level of library service to all residents of Milwaukee County.

MCFLS has 15 member libraries anchored by the Milwaukee Public city libraries. The office is centrally located downtown, within Milwaukee’s Central library, a beautiful and historic structure on Wisconsin Ave, downtown’s major thoroughfare. The system has a $4+ million annual budget, including a $2.7 million operating budget.

Governed by a 7 member Board of Directors, the Director will serve as the Milwaukee System representative to local, state and regional library associations and constituencies. He or she will lead future strategic planning, ongoing technology upgrades, and will be skilled at relationship building and fostering a collaborative environment among the stakeholders.

MCFLS operates and administers the CountyCat shared automation system (Innovative Interfaces-based)  CountyCat makes the resources of member libraries readily available to all County residents.   Various other projects and initiatives are provided in collaboration with the libraries.