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Library Director - Shelbyville Public Library

The Shelbyville Public Library is seeking a professional, enthusiastic, and creative leader to serve as our new director.

About the Library:

The Shelbyville Public Library serves a population of 4,700 in and around Shelbyville, Illinois in Shelby County. The library has a dedicated staff, a collection of approximately 35,000 items, and offers a wide variety of programs and other resources. The library, housed in its original Carnegie building, is open 54 hours per week.

Internet Applications Systems Specialist - UIUC

Academic Professional
University of Illinois Library at Urbana-Champaign

Position Available:
Position available immediately after closing. This is a 100%-time, twelve-month appointment Academic Professional position.

Duties and Responsibilities:
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks an enthusiastic, collaborative, and experienced professional to serve as the University Library’s Internet Applications Systems Specialist. The individual in this position will be a key contributor to the access and functionality of the University Library webpages and related internet applications This position contributes to strategic, technological, and policy decisions related to web management. This position requires the ability to exercise judgment, perform self-directed work, and provide guidance to other web team members.

Working under the direction of the Library Technical Architect for Web Content, the person in this position also provides the Library with the expertise and resources to work on enhancements and support of our Web Content Management Systems (CMS), including OpenCMS and Drupal.

Instructional Services Specialist - UIUC

Academic Professional Position
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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

Duties and Responsibilities: The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks an innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented professional for the position of Instructional Services Specialist. The University Library has a strong tradition of instruction, and this newly created position will build upon ongoing and current instruction practices in the University Library. Reporting to the Instructional Services Librarian at the Undergraduate Library (UGL), the successful candidate will provide instructional services to undergraduates, primarily first-year students;  assist in the coordination of the UGL instruction program and training for graduate assistants; provide reference services; participate in collection development activities; and serve as a liaison to the K-12 community.

International Reference Librarian - UIUC

International Reference Librarian
Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor, University Library
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 Position Available: The expected start date is as soon as possible after the closing date. This is a 100%, twelve-month, tenure-system appointment.

 The International and Area Studies library seeks a dynamic individual to expand its renowned Slavic Reference Service (see into other regions of the world.  Under the direction of the Head of the International and Area Studies Library, the successful candidate will serve as manager of the Slavic Reference Service, and build international connections through national libraries and other organizations.  Additionally, the successful candidate will cultivate local expertise to initiate and develop an International Reference Service focused on providing students, scholars, private and public sector organizations, and the general public with increased access to global and regional knowledge, including the Library’s foreign language collections.

Library Assistant (part-time) - East St. Louis Community College Center

The Southern Illinois Collegiate Common Market (SICCM) has a vacancy for a part-time, Library Assistant at the East St. Louis Community College Center’s Learning Resource Center (LRC). Bachelor’s degree and work experience with library science and LRC processes required.
(Monday – Thursday EVENINGS 1:30 to 7:30, with pre and post semester daytime shifts)

Deadline: Wednesday January 8, 2013 (5:00pm)

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Metadata Librarian - UIUC

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks an enthusiastic, collaborative, and experienced professional to serve as one of multiple metadata librarians.


The new Metadata Librarian will be responsible for investigating and assessing applicability of current library metadata research being undertaken here and elsewhere. Based on this assessment, and in collaboration with other faculty and staff working with metadata throughout the Library, the incumbent will develop and implement a strategy for updating existing and developing new metadata workflows, as required to support the strategic goals of Content Access Management (CAM), the Library and the Campus.


Reporting to the Head of CAM, this position collaborates extensively with colleagues in defining, developing and implementing a new, enhanced, sustainable metadata service infrastructure for the University Library. Work performed in this position is expected to complement the work also performed in Acquisitions, Digital Content Creation, Collection Management Services, IT, Scholarly Commons, and Electronic Resources.

Library Director - Sallie Logan Public Library (Murphysboro)

The Sallie Logan Public Library is seeking a full time Library Director. This position entails initiative and independent judgment and ability to work with others to accomplish goals and objectives of the Library Board of Trustees.

The library is a city library serving 7970 people in Jackson County Illinois. The library has a staff of full and part-time employees (5 FTE), a collection of approximately 58,000 items in-house plus a variety of electronic resources. The library is open 50 hours per week and has an annual operating budget of $318,000. The library is a participant in IMRF (Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund)

Director - Peoria Heights Public Library

Following the retirement of its current director, the Board of Trustees seeks applications for the position of Director. Peoria Heights Public Library serves a village of over 6,000, plus a significantly high reciprocal usage. The village lies in the Peoria metropolitan area of approximately 350,000. Peoria Heights enjoys large city opportunities with the charm of a small village.

The library director reports to a seven member Board of Trustees. Responsibilities include the fiscal, personnel, facilities and operational management of the library. The director is responsible for annual budgets, administrative records and grant applications and reports. The director also manages library programming development, collection development and library services.

Librarian II - Lincoln Library (Springfield)

Lincoln Library is seeking an individual to establish selection criteria, evaluate and recommend web-based services and databases; serve as liaison to library institutions or vendors for access to and development, implementation, and maintenance of electronic resources; maintain the library website and integrated library system resources; plan and develop training materials for general and library-related computer applications; instruct staff and the public in the use of electronic resources, applications, and equipment; and perform highly complex and varied tasks requiring independent knowledge, its application and exercise of sound judgment. This position requires a Master’s degree in Library Science with one year experience in webpage design, including use of HTML, XML, CSS and Dreamweaver. Experience in personal computer/application instruction preferred. Evening and weekend hours required.

Librarian (part-time) - SWIC (Belleville and Granite City)

Southwestern Illinois College Library is looking for librarians interested in working an evening (or two) a week at the Belleville Campus Library or the Sam Wolf Granite City Campus Library.  Requirements for the position are a Master’s degree in Library Science or Library and Information Science from an American Library Association accredited institution, or, Master’s degree in a related field with 12 hours of library science courses.