Library Director

Frankfort Public Library District

Frankfort, Illinois (Chicago Area)

Director,Frankfort Public Library District (Illinois)Don’t miss this exciting opportunity located in Northern Illinois! The Frankfort Public Library District is looking for its next great Library Director. The library, with an operating budget of about $2.6 million, provides services to nearly 30,500 residents. This opportunity is open due to the retirement of the recent Director.Frankfort is an inviting village located about 35 miles southwest of Chicago with a vibrant downtown, strong community spirit, and convenient access to major highways and commuter rail. The village is one of the best places to live in Illinois and offers residents a mix of suburban and rural lifestyles.The Director opening is a great opportunity for someone whowants to lead thelibrary as it continues to embrace ... Read More
Posted Mar 8, 2021

Librarian I

Lincoln Library, The Public Library of Springfield, Illinois

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Lincoln Library is seeking an individual to assist customers in making the most effective use of materials and information available in the library through a variety of ways, including assisting customers with electronic searches, handling difficult reference questions using specialized tools and providing readers' advisory services. Conduct programs for the public on topics of interest and prepare informational displays. Requires professional judgment in choice of methods and tools used. This position requires a Master’s degree in Library Science. Evening and weekend hours required. ... Read More
Posted Feb 5, 2021

Library Director

Park Ridge Public Library

Park Ridge, IL

LIBRARY DIRECTORPark Ridge Public Library (IL)Collaboration and Community—join the Park Ridge Public Library as its next Director to enhance the Library’s role in a world that continues to change. The Park Ridge Public Library Board of Trustees seeks a successful candidate who will, through thoughtful innovation, work with and lead a stellar team of 72 staff providing vital programs and services in a newly renovated building to the Town’s 37,775 residents. Reporting to the nine-member appointed governing Board of Trustees (appointed by the Mayor with advice and consent of the City Council) and operating with an annual budget of approximately $5 million, the Director will provide vision and guidance to the Board, the staff, the Friends of the Library, and its external partners to impl ... Read More
Posted Jan 22, 2021

Librarian III

Lincoln Library, The Public Library of Springfield, Illinois

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Lincoln Library – The Public Library of Springfield, Illinois, is seeking an individual to manage the Access Services Division. Coordinate current activities while planning and recommending appropriate new methods and policies. Establish standards and procedures for circulation, periodicals, customer account maintenance and outreach, check-in/checkout and delivery of materials, material selection and interlibrary loans. Perform and direct highly complex and varied tasks requiring independent knowledge, its application and exercise of independent judgment. This position requires a Master’s degree in Library Science with three years library customer service experience and two years supervisory experience. Five years circulation and experience with OCLC interlibrary loan and circulation p ... Read More
Posted Jan 12, 2021

LIbrarian III - Access Manager

Lincoln Library, The Public Library of Springfield, Illinois

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Lincoln Library – The Public Library of Springfield, Illinois, is seeking an individual to manage the Access Services Division. Coordinate current activities while planning and recommending appropriate new methods and policies. Establish standards and procedures for circulation, periodicals, customer account maintenance and outreach, check-in/checkout and delivery of materials, material selection and interlibrary loans. Perform and direct highly complex and varied tasks requiring independent knowledge, its application and exercise of independent judgment. This position requires a Master’s degree in Library Science with three years library customer service experience and two years supervisory experience. Five years circulation and experience with OCLC interlibrary loan and circulation p ... Read More
Posted Dec 3, 2020

Librarian III - Youth Services Manager

Lincoln Library, The Public Library of Springfield, Illinois

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LIBRARIAN III – Youth Services ManagerLincoln Library – The Public Library of Springfield, Illinois, is seeking an individual to manage the Youth Services Division. Develop and direct the operations of the Youth Services Division. Coordinate current activities while planning and recommending new methods and services as appropriate. Assume library-wide responsibility for establishing standards for youth services. Perform and direct highly complex and varied tasks requiring independent knowledge, its application and exercise of independent judgment. This position requires a Master’s degree in Library Science with three years of experience in youth services and one year of supervisory experience. Weekend and evening work hours are required.Current employees (where applicable) and person ... Read More
Posted Jul 27, 2020

Library Director

Winnetka-Northfield Public Library District

Winnetka, IL

LIBRARY DIRECTORWinnetka-Northfield (IL) Public Library DistrictThe Board of Trustees of the Winnetka-Northfield (IL) Public Library District seeks its next Director—an accomplished leader ready to enhance the Library’s role in a world that continues to change. Working with a staff of 20 full time and 28 part-time team members and a $3.5 million annual budget, the Library will continue its focus on excellent customer service to the 17,000+ residents of the Winnetka and Northfield communities. The successful candidate will build upon the Library’s historically strong service values and its commitment to exceeding community expectations with a respect for the Library’s history combined with thoughtful innovation. The Director will work collaboratively with the Board of Trustees, the ... Read More
Posted Jun 10, 2020

Director

Glenview Public Library

Glenview, Illinois

Director, Glenview Public Library (North Suburban Chicago)The Board of Trustees of the Glenview Public Library in Glenview, Illinois seeks a dynamic and visionary leader to serve as Library Director. The library is renowned for its excellent staff, supportive board of trustees, and engaged community.The library serves about 45,000 residents of the Village of Glenview, considered to be one of Chicago’s premier suburbs. Located north of Chicago, the community offers all the amenities of suburban life plus easy access to the Chicago metro region.This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to lead the library forward as it continues to embrace its central role in the community. This opportunity is available due to the upcoming retirement of the current Director.Salary $110,000 - $1 ... Read More
Posted Apr 28, 2020

Youth Services Mananger

Vespasian Warner Public Library District

Clinton, IL

The Vespasian Warner Public Library District in Clinton, Illinois is seeking applicants for the position of Youth Services Manager. Candidates must have strong customer service skills, flexibility, and a commitment to promoting literacy. Duties include, but are not limited to program planning, collection development, and readers’ advisory services.Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in education, library and information science, family services, or another related field. Candidates who will complete their degree before the anticipated start date will be considered. Background check required. EEO/AA/ADA Visit the library or www.vwarner.org for application instructions and a full job description. The deadline for applications has been extended to 4pm on Friday, April 17, 2020. ... Read More
Posted Mar 26, 2020

Division Manager – Access Services

Lincoln Library, The Public Library of Springfield, Illinois

Springfield, Illinois

Lincoln Library – The Public Library of Springfield, Illinois is seeking an individual to plan and direct the operation of Access Services, which includes Circulation, Periodicals, and Extension Services. Coordinate present activities while planning and recommending appropriate new services. Assume system-wide responsibility for establishing standards for circulation services. Supervise daily circulation activities at both the Circulation desk, Periodicals desk, and at outreach events/locations. Supervise maintenance of circulation database, and of the periodicals collection. Interpret library policies and procedures and respond to customer concerns. Supervise, train, schedule, and evaluate staff in all aspects of circulation, periodical and computer registration functions. This position ... Read More
Posted Nov 13, 2019

Computer Network Specialist II

Lincoln Library, The Public Library of Springfield, Illinois

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COMPUTER NETWORK SPECIALIST II The Lincoln Library-The Public Library of Springfield is seeking an individual to provide support for personal computer (PC) software and hardware in stand-alone and network environments; answer questions and complete requests for service. Provide support to users to resolve problems with software operations, monitor networks to assure proper operations, install software and hardware, and provide maintenance. This position requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of a Bachelor's degree with course work in computer science; two years’ experience in personal computer network administration, application software in a network environment and with Microsoft network administration and application software installation in a network ... Read More
Posted Nov 6, 2019

Librarian III -- Access Services

Lincoln Library, The Public Library of Springfield, Illinois

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LIBRARIAN III – Access Services The Lincoln Library is seeking an individual to manage the Access Services Division. Coordinate current activities while planning and recommending appropriate new methods and policies. Establish standards and procedures for circulation, periodicals, customer account maintenance and outreach, check-in/check-out and delivery of materials, material selection and interlibrary loans. Perform and direct highly complex and varied tasks requiring independent knowledge, its application and exercise of independent judgment. This position requires a Master’s degree in Library Science with three years library customer service experience and two years supervisory experience. Five years circulation and experience with OCLC interlibrary loan and circulation processes ... Read More
Posted Sep 25, 2019

Librarian III -- Adult Services Manager

Lincoln Library, The Public Library of Springfield, Illinois

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LIBRARIAN III – Adult Services ManagerLincoln Library, The Public Library of Springfield, IllinoisApply by August 18, 2019. Apply to: http://www.springfield.il.usThe Lincoln Library is seeking an individual to manage the Adult Services Division. Ensure a high level of customer service for the division. Coordinate current activities while planning and recommending new methods and services as appropriate. Assume library-wide responsibility for establishing standards for reference services and the adult materials collection. Assume responsibility for the continued professional development of the Adult Services Division staff. Perform and direct highly complex and varied tasks requiring independent knowledge, its application and the exercise of independent judgment. This position requires a ... Read More
Posted Jul 22, 2019

Librarian III -- Access Services Manager

Lincoln Library, The Public Library of Springfield, Illinois

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LIBRARIAN III – Access Services ManagerLincoln Library, The Public Library of Springfield, IllinoisApply by August 18, 2019. Apply to: http://www.springfield.il.usThe Lincoln Library is seeking an individual to manage the Access Services Division. Coordinate current activities while planning and recommending appropriate new methods and policies. Establish standards and procedures for circulation, periodicals, customer account maintenance and outreach, checkin/checkout and delivery of materials, material selection and interlibrary loans. Perform and direct highly complex and varied tasks requiring independent knowledge, its application and exercise of independent judgment. This position requires a Master’s degree in Library Science with three years library customer service experience an ... Read More
Posted Jul 22, 2019

Librarian III -- Community Engagement Manager

Lincoln Library, The Public Library of Springfield, Illinois

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LIBRARIAN III – Community Engagement ManagerLincoln Library, The Public Library of Springfield, IllinoisApply by August 18, 2019. Apply to: http://www.springfield.il.usThe Lincoln Library is seeking an individual to coordinate and manage the Library’s community presence. Develop connections with individuals and local organizations to promote library expertise and resources. Assume responsibility for external and internal public relations and marketing of library services and programs. Work with donors and the Friends of Lincoln Library. Research and identify grant opportunities for the library, write grant proposals, ensure all terms of the grants are fulfilled, and handle grant reporting requirements. Assist in various fundraising activities, and research other additional funding oppo ... Read More
Posted Jul 22, 2019

Library Director

Lincolnwood Public Library District

Lincolnwood, IL (Chicago suburb)

TheLincolnwood Public Library Districtin Lincolnwood, Illinois (north suburban Chicago) is looking for its next Director. With a first-rate staff and forward-thinking culture, the library serves a diverse and vibrant community of 12,600 residents located just 10 miles north of downtown Chicago. Residents enjoy a mix of suburban amenities plus all the cultural, historic, and entertainment options of Chicago. The library recently underwent a major renovation that added new study rooms, multi-functional programming space, a digital media lab, and a new café. The Board of Trustees and library staff are enthusiastic about continuing to move the library forward and embracing its role in the community. Salary $85,000/year or higher, negotiable based on experience. Please visit www.john ... Read More
Posted Apr 29, 2019

Executive Director

Des Plaines Public Library

Des Plaines, IL (Chicago Area)

The Des Plaines Public Libraryin Des Plaines, Illinois (suburban Chicago) is looking for its next great Executive Director. This opportunity is open due to the retirement of the previous Executive Director. This is a beautiful library known for its outstanding art collection, the generous and welcoming spirit of its staff, and its focus on serving all members of its diverse community. DPPL is conveniently located in downtown Des Plaines, where it enthusiastically embraces its role as an advocate, catalyst, and gathering place for the community. Des Plaines, a thriving northwest suburban community, is home to more than 58,000 residents who enjoy good schools, a broad mix of retail businesses, abundant recreational opportunities, and easy access to the amenities of Chicago. Salary $110,00 ... Read More
Posted Apr 16, 2019

Executive Director

Galesburg Public Library

Galesburg, Illinois

The Galesburg Public LibraryBoard of Trustees seeks a creative and dedicated leader to serve as Director. The library is located in Galesburg, a friendly and diverse college town of nearly 33,000 residents located in northwest central Illinois with convenient access to interstate highways and frequent Amtrak service to Chicago, other Midwestern cities and beyond. Home to Knox College, the city is known for its welcoming vibe. With charming Victorian homes, tree-lined, brick-paved streets, cultural and recreational opportunities, Galesburg is an ideal place to work, live and play. Salary $75,000/year or higher, negotiable based on experience. Please visit www.johnkeister.com/galesburg for details and to apply.We welcome inquiries. John Keister & AssociatesExecutive Search for Libra ... Read More
Posted Apr 16, 2019

Director

Lincoln Library, The Public Library of Springfield, Illinois

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Director of Lincoln Library Lincoln Library, The Public Library of Springfield, Illinois Apply by March 3, 2019. Apply to: http://www.springfield.il.us About Springfield The City of Springfield’s Lincoln Library seeks its next Library Leader – someone who will serve both the Library and community as an engaged, active participant and contributor. As a department of the City of Springfield, the Library Director will support our 117,000 residents and work in partnership with the Mayor as a member of his team of directors. Lincoln Library is home to the area’s Sangamon Valley Collection, an in-depth resource for the study of Springfield, Sangamon County and eleven adjacent counties. Key opportunities for the new Director include enhancing digital technologies and servic ... Read More
Posted Feb 19, 2019

Librarian III -- Community Engagement

Lincoln Library, The Public Library of Springfield, Illinois

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LIBRARIAN III – Community Engagement Lincoln Library, The Public Library of Springfield, Illinois Apply by February 17, 2019. Apply to: http://www.springfield.il.us The Lincoln Library is seeking an individual to coordinate and manage the Library’s community presence. Develop connections with individuals and local organizations to promote library expertise and resources. Assume responsibility for external and internal public relations and marketing of library services and programs. Work with donors and the Friends of Lincoln Library. Research and identify grant opportunities for the library, write grant proposals, ensure all terms of the grants are fulfilled, and handle grant reporting requirements. Assist in various fundraising activities, and research other additional fund ... Read More
Posted Jan 22, 2019

Director

Town & Country Public Library District

Elburn, IL (Chicago area)

Director, Town and Country Public Library District (Chicago area) The Town and Country Public Library District, located in Elburn, Illinois, seeks a dynamic leader to serve as Director. This is an excellent opportunity to lead a well-run library with friendly staff, a supportive library board, and residents who appreciate the best in community library service. For more information and to apply for this opportunity, please visit johnkeister.com/tcpld We welcome and encourage inquiries. Salary $80,000/year or higher, negotiable based on experience. For full consideration, please apply by January 15, 2019 John Keister & AssociatesExecutive Search for Librarieswww.johnkeister.cominfo@johnkeister.com847-955-0541 ... Read More
Posted Dec 12, 2018

Executive Director

Arlington Heights Memorial Library

Arlington Heights, IL (Chicago area)

Executive Director, Arlington Heights Memorial Library (Chicago area) The Arlington Heights Memorial Library, located in Arlington Heights, Illinois, seeks a new Executive Director. Arlington Heights is a thriving, family-friendly suburb northwest of Chicago. This is an excellent opportunity to lead an outstanding library that has earned Library Journal’s 5-star rating for 10 consecutive years and is a recipient of the 2018 John Cotton Dana Public Relations Award. The library is one of the busiest single-building libraries in the United States and is recognized for friendly staff, a supportive library board, and residents who appreciate the best in community library service. For more information and to apply for this opportunity, please visit johnkeister.com/ahml/. We welcome an ... Read More
Posted Aug 9, 2018

Director

Grayslake Area Public Library District

Grayslake, IL (Chicago north suburb)

Director, Grayslake Area Public Library District (Chicago area) The Grayslake Area Public Library District in Grayslake, Illinois, seeks a new Library Director. This opportunity is open due to the retirement of the previous director. Grayslake is a thriving, family friendly suburb north of Chicago. This is an excellent opportunity to lead a beautiful, well-run library with friendly staff, a supportive library board, and residents who appreciate the best in community library service. For more information and to apply for this opportunity, please visit johnkeister.com/grayslake/. We welcome inquiries. John Keister & AssociatesExecutive Search for Librarieswww.johnkeister.comgrayslake@johnkeister.com847-955-0541 ... Read More
Posted Jul 23, 2018

Library Director

Wilmette Public Library

Wilmette, IL

“Shaping the Future”-if this speaks to you, the Wilmette Public Library (IL) invites you to apply for the Library Director position. Be a part of a Library that has re-envisioned its future through its 2018-2021 Strategic Plan. The next Director will pioneer library services and programs into the future, shaping the strategic plan, while preserving valued traditions. The Wilmette Public Library, governed by a seven-member Board of Trustees, is an active, vital piece of the Wilmette community. Serving more than 27,000 residents, the Library has 18,000 active cardholders, an operating budget of $5.5 million dollars, and nearly 100 staff members. More than 1,000 people visit the library each day and the library circulates more than 700,000 items annually. The ideal candidate is a ... Read More
Posted Jun 14, 2018

Executive Director

La Grange Public Library (IL)

La Grange, IL

Learn. Explore. Connect. If you are excited about strategic emphasis on Service, Engagement, Awareness, and Space, the La Grange Public Library invites you to consider becoming its next Executive Director. The seven-member Board of Trustees seeks an Executive Director who will commit to developing, enhancing and supporting new library services and programs for the community. The La Grange Public Library serves 15,600+ residents from a centrally located and highly accessible downtown building (completed in 2007). Key opportunities for the next Executive Director include implementing the current strategic plan, mentoring and working collaboratively with Library staff and community stakeholders, completing the 2018 Library renovation project, and growing new partnerships with external agencie ... Read More
Posted Apr 16, 2018

Librarian I -- Adult Services

Lincoln Library, The Public Library of Springfield, Illinois

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LIBRARIAN I - Adult ServicesLincoln Library is seeking an individual to assist customers in making the most effectiveuse of materials and information available in the library through a variety of ways, including assisting customers with electronic searches, handling difficult referencequestions using specialized tools and providing readers' advisory services. Conductprograms for the public on topics of interest and prepare informational displays. Requires professional judgment in choice of methods and tools used. This positionrequires a Master’s degree in Library Science. Evening and weekend hours required. Current employees (where applicable) and persons hired or rehired after 1-1-17shall maintain their bona fide residence within the corporate limits of the city during all periods ... Read More
Posted Mar 27, 2018

Technical Services Coordinator

Illinois College

Schewe Library

The Technical Services Coordinator supports the work of the library through preparing newlyacquired materials for circulation, filling interlibrary loan requests, and providing patron servicethroughout the course of the day. The Technical Services Coordinator works closely with theSchewe Library team in order to provide timely, responsive, and patron-driven library services. Essential FunctionsThe following list of duties is meant to be representative of the work performed in this position.The omission of a specific duty or responsibility will not preclude it from the position if the workis similar, related, or a logical extension of position responsibilities. Daily needs and specialprojects may cause the weighting of any particular job duty to fluctuate for shorter or longerperiods of ti ... Read More
Posted Feb 22, 2018