Illinois Youth Center – Chicago, Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice —

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Job Title: Library Associate
Agency: Juvenile Justice
Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Salary: $3,371.00 – $4,826.00 monthly
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Cook County, Illinois
Number of Vacancies: 1
Plan/BU: RC062
Bid ID#: IDJJ27-17-16-2600
Description of Duties/Essential Functions
Under direction of the Principal (Public Service Admin.), performs professional library duties in the institutional library; provides guidance and information toa assist, plan, direct and coordinate the educational library at the facility; researches available material and recommends acquisition of appropriate books, magazines and other library supplies; maintains security of the library; conducts periodic inventory and replaces obsolete and/or missing materials; provides assistance to users with research projects and reference work.
 Minimum Requirements:
Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of four years of college, preferable with courses in library science; requires working knowledge of standard library methods and procedures; requires working knowledge of application of standard library techniques; requires working knowledge of accessioning, cataloging and reference techniques.

Position Number:  23430-27-10-407-01-01

 Work Hours & Location/Agency Contact:
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
DAYS OFF:  Saturday and Sunday

Illinois Youth Center – Chicago
136 North Western Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612

Olivia Robles, Human Resource Rep.
Illinois Youth Center – Chicago
P.O. Box 12247
Chicago, IL 60612

 How to Apply:
Click Here for Applicant Information and Grading Procedures
This position may require a current grade from Central Management Services (CMS), Division of Examining and Counseling, to be deemed qualified and available for employment consideration. For more information, please refer to the Work4Illinois website at Work.Illinois.Gov and select ‘Application Procedures’. Additional information may also be obtained from the Agency Contact listed above or by contacting CMS, Division of Examining and Counseling at or (217) 782-7100, (217) 785-3979 (TDD/TTY), (800) 526-0844 (TTY Only).
Additional Documentation for Library Associate:

Class Specification
Additional Title and Exam Information

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NOTE: Salary amounts shown are only to be used as a guide; actual salary will be determined at the time of hire based on current salary plans and/or collective bargaining agreements, if applicable.

CURRENT STATE EMPLOYEES:  Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and new version of the CMS 100 Employment Application to the Agency Contact address listed above.  Applicant must be deemed qualified or have submitted a Promotional Application to CMS to receive a qualifying grade PRIOR to the closing of the posting period.  Application is required for each posting/bid ID or your bid will be rejected.

FORMER STATE EMPLOYEES:  Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and new version of the CMS 100 Employment Application to the Agency Contact address listed.




Waubonsee Community College — Circulation Assistant

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Circulation Assistant

Sugar Grove, IL
Admin – Libraries
Full Time
Req ID: req51

Division: Library

Location: Sugar Grove Campus

Grant Funded:

Employment Type: Full-time Support Staff

Compensation Range: 14.34 – 14.34, starting pay, prior experience will be considered

Compensation Type:

Work Schedule:
M-F 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Other Work Schedule Details:
Evening and weekend hours may be required

Work Hours: 40

Job Summary:

Provide basic circulation services and functions including charging and discharging materials, registering users, maintaining circulation records, routing inter-campus requests, communicating through online chat, training staff, assisting with equipment usage, performing departmental opening and closing procedures, providing departmental support services.

**Full description provided at interview

Documents to be attached:
Cover Letter-Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Must be willing to travel to other campus locations as needed


Targeted Hire Date:

Position Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent required.

Two years relevant work experience in an educational or customer service, business-related field required.

Experience with personal computing, web-based applications, and the Microsoft Office software suite.

Strong public service orientation, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, ability to work without direct supervision, demonstration of accurate data entry.

Ability and willingness to fill in for evening and weekend hours at other campus locations as needed.


Library Technical Assistant (LTA) certificate preferred.

Experience with library software applications and systems preferred.


Waubonsee Community College
Waubonsee does not discriminate against individuals in employment opportunities, programs, and/or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, veterans’ status, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, military status, unfavorable discharge from military service, or on any other basis protected by law.

Wauconda Area Library — Program Coordinator

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Full Time
37.5 hours per week
Minimum $45,000 or higher salary, depending on qualifications and commensurate with experience. Our comprehensive benefits package includes generous vacation, holiday, and sick pay, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, long & short term disability

Wauconda Area Library (WAL) is currently seeking a forward-thinking, collaborative, creative and energetic Program Coordinator. Reporting to the Collection & Information Services Manager, the Program Coordinator is responsible for working with the Programming Team to plan and implement programs for all ages to a diverse community. The Program Coordinator must be actively engaged and committed to serving the Wauconda Area community.


  • Anticipate trends to develop programs to meet changing community needs.
  • Take calculated risks to continually provide new, fresh programs.
  • Plan and implement cutting-edge technology programs for all ages in the library’s digital classroom.
  • Plan and implement large scale programs.
  • Evaluate programs and presenters for success and effectiveness.
  • Facilitate library participation in community events.
  • Partner with community organizations.
  • Attend community organization meetings and events to promote the library and its services.
  • Participate in RAILS and other similar programming networking groups.
  • Participate in staff meetings, library-wide committees, and assist the director as needed and Management Team with special projects and events.


  • B.A./B.S. degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Minimum of three years of experience planning and implementing programs in a public library setting or for a non-for-profit organization – library experience is preferred.
  • Ability to coordinate and oversee Programming Team members.
  • Ability to collaborate and work in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment.
  • Ability to be flexible and to host or oversee programs on multiple nights and weekends.
  • Ability to be diplomatic and professional while interacting with community organizations, presenters, and patrons.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Working knowledge of public library policies, services, and practices.

To Apply

Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application Note:
  • Please submit a cover letter and resume listing three references.
  • Please complete a Wauconda Area Library application, which is also available at the Greeter Desk.
Application Contact: Elizabeth Greenup
Apply To:

801 N. Main Street

Wauconda , IL 60084

Phone: 847-526-6225

Indian Prairie Library — Senior Circulation Supervisor

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Part Time
Hours: The schedule for this position is Tuesday 8:45–5, Wednesday 8:45-5, Thursday 8:45-5, Friday 1-9 and approximately every 5th weekend.
Starting Salary is $16.89/hour and includes IMRF pension plan, health insurance, life and disability insurance, vacation, sick and personal time

The Indian Prairie Library is seeking a part time Senior Circulation Supervisor. If you have a strong background in customer service and are an experienced supervisor, consider joining our team.

The Senior Circulation Supervisor assists the Department Head in managing the Circulation Department, serves as a role model inspiring staff to be their best, supervises the department pages, trains pages and Circulation Associates, and exercises leadership over the Circulation Associates. The Senior Circulation Supervisor works actively and collaboratively with the other members of the department to provide circulation services that support the library’s mission and strategic plan.

The library is looking for people with enthusiasm and ideas. We offer a dynamic, engaging team environment that values initiative. Applicants must have a commitment to excellent customer service, a friendly manner, a sense of humor. Other requirements include:

At least two years of college and two years of supervisory experience or a high school diploma with at least five years supervisory experience. Two years of work experience in a public library circulation department with includes direct public contact where customer problem solving was required or 5 years managing a retail or other customer service type business or department. Must know or be able to learn circulation practices, policies and procedures, and possess a proficiency in Word, Excel, email and the Internet. Applicants must be able to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.

The Indian Prairie Public Library District is located in Darien Illinois serving 42,000 residents in the communities of Darien, Willowbrook and Burr Ridge. The library is extremely busy with a wide variety of services and programming. Our residents love our services and the warm and friendly staff.

To Apply

Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application Note: To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Debbie Sheehan, Head of Circulation Services, Indian Prairie Public Library, 401 Plainfield Road, Darien, IL 60561 or
Application Contact: Debbie Sheehan
Apply To: 
Indian Prairie Public Library

401 Plainfield Road

Darien , IL 60561

Phone: 6308878760

McHenry East High School, McHenry High School District 156 — Media Center/Textbook Library Assistant

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Media Center/Textbook Library Assistant

Job Description

Job Type

Support Staff-Library Media Assistant


  • Pay Rate: $9.95 minimum per hour
  • Hours:  8 hours per day
  • 10 month, 207 day position




  • High School Diploma
  • Library experience preferred
  • Excellent technology skills
  • Candidate must be detail orientated with excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to work efficiently under minimum supervision



  • Scheduling of Library space
  • Maintain Library Schedule
  • Supervise students
  • Hourly student attendance
  • Assist students with computers
  • Responsible for book distribution and collection
  • Check books out/in to students
  • Enter and collect library fines
  • Assist Librarian as directed


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Eric Blake, Principal

McHenry East High School

1012 N. Green Street

McHenry, IL  60050



About McHenry East High School

McHenry High School District 156

4716 W. Crystal Lake Rd.
McHenry, IL 60050

Villa Park Public Library — Public Services Assistant in Youth Services

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Part Time
The position averages 12 hours a week with the following shifts every week: Thursdays, 8:45 am–2:00 pm; and Fridays 1:00–5:00 pm. There is also one shift every fourth week on Saturdays, 9:00 am–5:00 pm, and one shift every fourth week on Sundays, 1:00–5:00 pm. There are no Sunday shifts between Memorial Day and Labor Day.
$11.50 / hour

The Villa Park Public Library seeks a versatile, service-oriented person to become our new Public Services Assistant in Youth Services. We are looking for someone who is energetic, organized, and excited about working with youth.

The job includes assisting with programs for young children and families, and working at our Information Desk. Typical desk duties include answering reference questions and providing computer support/troubleshooting.

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree. Preference will be given to candidates who have previous work experience with children and families.

To Apply

Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application Contact: Jean Jansen
Apply To: 
Villa Park Public Library

305 S. Ardmore Avenue

Villa Park , IL 60181

Phone: no phone calls, please

Fox Lake Public Library District — Circulation Clerk

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Part Time
20-25 hours per week

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provides consistent courteous and friendly service to library patrons
  • Check library materials in and out
  • Issuing and renewing library cards for patrons
  • Processing patron holds
  • Assist patrons with the copy machine and library catalog
  • Sorting and distributing mail
  • Sorting and shelving of library materials
  • Perform clerical duties such as typing and filing
  • Safeguarding patron privacy; handles patron financial matters with discretion
  • Collecting and recording of fines and fees is performed accurately
  • Maintain the appearance and order of the circulation desk and office, the new book collection, the periodical collection and the audiovisual collection


  • Ability to maintain attention to detail while performing repetitive tasks
  • High degree of accuracy needed
  • Ability to take direction and assignments from supervisor
  • Willingness to ask questions and seek clarification when needed
  • Willing to accept feedback
  • Positive attitude with people from all backgrounds and abilities
  • Implementation and knowledge of circulation policies and procedures
  • Computer literacy along with knowledge of office equipment
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Exercise resourcefulness to achieve departmental goals

Physical Requirements: The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job.

  • Ability to push book carts weighing up to 100 pounds occasionally
  • May require standing for prolonged periods of time
  • Ability to move and/or lift materials up to 30 pounds
  • Regularly required to stand, walk, bend, kneel, crawl, reach, climb, balance, and sit


  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Previous work experience in a library related field preferred
  • Must be available to work an arrangement of days, nights & weekends

To Apply

Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application Note: No phone inquiries.
Application Contact: Kira Surprise
Apply To: 
Fox Lake Public Library

255 E. Grand Ave

Fox Lake , IL 60020

Fax: 847-587-9493

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