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Library Director - Cedar Rapids Public Library (Iowa)

Have you dreamed about making a difference in a community and the library world? We will look to you to solidify partnerships and achieve ambitious community outcomes. You will be supported by our governing board, community partners, and other passionate advocates for literacy and lifelong learning.

Who you are:
You are a teacher and communicator whether in front of a crowd or one-on-one.
You take risks, lead through change and transitions, and thoughtfully disrupt the status quo.
You are savvy with the budget having a track record that shows you know how to get more.
You see around corners, seizing opportunities, without losing focus.
You are an active listener; you’re intuitive to people’s needs.

What we need:
An ambassador and representative – the face of the library to the community
A leader to push us forward toward the best of both classic and contemporary libraries
A strategist to accomplish community and financial goals
A team player forging effective partnerships – Foundation, Friends, Metro Network, City, community
A chief financial officer who masters our budget from concept to execution

Library Director - Lovington Public Library

The Lovington Public Library Board is seeking applicants for the position of Library Director.  The Director is responsible for all aspects of a district library.  Interested candidates should submit a resume and three professional references by mail or email.  Upon receipt, additional information will be supplied. No telephone inquiries.  Applications will be accepted March 15 to April 15.  Lovington Public Library, P.O. Box 199, Lovington,     IL 61937 or lovingtonpld@yahoo.com

Adult Circulation Clerk – Edwardsville Public Library

The Edwardsville Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic, customer oriented individual to fill a part time circulation position at our Adult Service Desk.  The position requires between 8-16 hours per week (including two Sundays and one Saturday shift per month).  The ideal applicant will be friendly, have experience working with the public, and be able to work independently. 

Circulation Associate - Rochester Public Library District

Primary Duties:

  • Receives assignments from the reports to Circulation Supervisor and Library Director
  • Performs circulation desk responsibilities accurately and efficiently
  • Completes all materials check-in processes, evaluated items for needed repair and organizes carts for shelving
  • Answers telephone and directs calls to appropriate Library staff
  • Performs basic reference/readers advisory functions
  • Performs check-in of all delivery materials and notifies patrons of holds
  • Assist with teaching new technology to patrons
  • Promotes library programs

Chief Fiscal Officer - IHLS

Illinois Heartland Library System is seeking a Chief Fiscal Officer.  The CFO supervises a staff of four and is responsible for the overall financial operations of IHLS including but not limited to, budget preparation, financial reports, general ledgers, accounts payable and receivable, payroll, and managing cash flow and investment of funds. This position is also part of the Executive Team which participates in establishing strategic directions as well as goals and objectives for IHLS.  For full job description, visit our website at www.illinoisheartland.org

If interested, send resume and cover letter to:  Kathy Jackson, HR Coordinator, 6725 Goshen Road, Edwardsville, IL  62025, or email kjackson@illinoisheartland.org

Deadline to apply:  March 31, 2014.

Library Director - Morris Area Public Library District

Morris Area Public Library is seeking a community-minded individual to serve as Library Director.  Located in the Morris historic downtown business district, the library serves a population of approximately 20,000 patrons.  The library director is responsible for supervising all library operations.  The director, under the direction of the board of trustees, will serve as a liaison to the local community.  Responsibilities include developing programs, maintaining collections, and managing staff.  The ideal candidate will possess strong organizational, leadership and communication skills, with an ALA-accredited Master’s Degree in Library Science and previous supervisory experience.

Library Director - LaSalle Public Library

The LaSalle Public Library seeks an energetic, innovative, collaborative, experienced, visible leader with a strong public service orientation. Candidates will demonstrate proven successes in supervision, budget management, staff development, grant writing, technology initiatives and strategic planning as well as daily management of library operations.

Archivist for Faculty Papers - UIUC

Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor, University Library

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Working under the direction of the Archivist for Music and Fine Arts, the Associate Archivist for Faculty Papers is responsible for strategic leadership to acquire, preserve and steward the professional and personal archives of University of Illinois faculty (i.e., “faculty papers”) initially those in the College of Fine and Applied Arts.

Library Clerk I - Roxana Public Library District

The Roxana Public Library District is seeking an enthusiastic, customer oriented individual to fill a part time Library Clerk I position. The position requires approximately 6-14 hours of work per week, including evenings and weekends. Applicants must be able to work independently, promote the Roxana Library and all library events, assist patrons with but not limited to; reader’s advisory, technology questions, reference services and excellent customer service.

Illinois Machine Sub Lending Agency (IMSA) Manager

The Illinois Heartland Library System is seeking a manager for the Illinois Machine Sublending Agency (IMSA). IMSA is a division of the Illinois Network of Talking Book and Braille Libraries.  The primary responsibility of IMSA is to maintain Talking Book equipment and accessories and to issue Talking Book equipment and accessories to Illinois residents who are registered for the service.  IMSA is also the support center for patrons in need of assistance with the Braille and Audio Reading Download (BARD) service.

The primary responsibility of the IMSA Manager is the preparation and implementation of the agency’s annual plan of service.  This includes managing daily operations, staff and expenses, as well as preparation and submission of regular reports at the state and federal levels. This position is in DuQuoin, Illinois.

If interested in the position, please forward resume and cover letter to: Kathy Jackson   HR Coordinator, kjackson@illinoisheartland.org

                                                                                                                   Edwardsville Location

                                                                                                                   6725 Goshen Road

                                                                                                                   Edwardsville, IL, 62025                                                                                                       

Deadline For Submission:   March 7, 2014

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