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Head of Circulation Services - Mount Prospect Public Library

Seeking an energetic, enthusiastic, public service-oriented individual to manage busy Circulation Services Department operations. Join the staff of a library located in the NW Suburban Chicago area with an annual circulation of over one million. The position is responsible for the planning, development, and implementation of all circulation services. Manager will coach, train and guide staff using values-based public service to ensure a positive patron experience. This position is a member of the Management and Leadership Teams. Requires excellent communication and organizational skills; excellent training ability; excellent knowledge of SirsiDynix Horizon (ILS) system and related emerging technologies; ability to work collaboratively and maintain effective relationships. Required: Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited library school preferred. A minimum of five years public library experience. Must have knowledge of and experience with circulation systems, policies, and procedures in a public library setting. Demonstrated progressive management/supervisory responsibility. Full-time exempt position with annual salary $56,000. Benefits and IMRF. Send/submit resume and statement of public service, three professional references to

Head of Youth Services - Warren-Newport Public Library District (Gurnee)

Library district is in a growing suburban area midway between Milwaukee and Chicago, has a strong tax base and increasing community use.  Annual circulation for 2012-2013 was 1.4 million items. Library programs are extremely popular among all age groups with 17,855 attending in 2012-2013.  Progressive, award-winning library utilizes RFID, MyMediaMall, Zinio digital magazines and circulating Nooks ereader collections, computer lab, active website, integrated web catalog, Boopsie mobile app, social media; and subscribes to a variety of databases for all ages.  Showcase 58,500 sq. ft. renovated building includes expanded meeting rooms, new teen space, renovated staff areas, and many other amenities. We are currently planning a dedicated space for tweens. Current department head leaves behind a strong department with excellent staff.  Her departure is our loss, but a great opportunity for you.

Coordinator, Library Technical Services - 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 Coordinator of Library Technical Services for the Des Plaines, IL campus

Evening Circulation Associate - Staley Library, Millikin University (Decatur)

Staley Library is seeking a 3pm-12pm Sunday-Thursday Circulation Associate. During summer and academic breaks, hours will be varied day shift. Duties include providing excellent circulation services, scheduling, training, and supervising student employees, using the library computer system for various functions, and assisting library patrons.  Qualifications include: two years of college, educational/library experience, excellent interpersonal skills, computer experience. For complete position description and qualifications, see

Library Director (part-time) - Philo Public Library District

Library Director, Philo Public Library District, part-time position (at least 20 hours per week, some weekends/evenings required) beginning July 1, 2014.  MLS preferred with 2-5 years of public library experience performing administrative, supervisory and day-to-day functions necessary to maintain library operations and standards.  Knowledge of computers/technology pertinent to libraries is preferred.  Must have the ability to communicate with the library system, state, and community to promote the library and its programs.  Salary range negotiable from $14,000 (includes sick, vacation and

Librarian Supervisor (Youth Services) - Madison Public Library (Wisconsin)

Madison Public Library seeks a creative and innovative Youth Services Supervisor who will provide direction for designing and implementing a focused and strategically planned youth services program.  This is a leadership position that will be responsible for the coordination, development, and delivery of a highly responsive program to meet the needs of our community’s youth.  The position will require skills in extensive relationship building with local schools, youth advocates, community organizations, and families.

Youth Services Librarian - Scott County Library System (Iowa)

The Scott County Library System (SCLS) invites applications for the Youth Services Librarian position.  This is a full-time position in Eldridge, IA.  Eldridge is five miles from Davenport and the Quad Cities.  The library system, which consists of six branches and a traveling bookmobile, has a strong commitment to youth services and is looking for a creative, energetic individual to join the team.  The Scott County Library System continues to be a leader in children’s programming, doubling in-library attendance in the past decade.  Applicants will join a collaborative staff that desires to truly make a difference in rural Iowa communities.  Positions at SCLS require excellent customer service skills, commitment to public service and the willingness to learn.

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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.