Midwestern Region

The Midwestern Region includes:  Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, North Dakota

Dayton, OH
The Dayton Metro Library is seeking a Technology Development Manager to join our Information Technology Services team. This position reports to our Information Technology Services Director and supervises our Web Developers as well as our Integrated Library System Administrator (a total of three staff members). The ideal candidate will be well-versed on emerging technology opportunities for public libraries and have experience with implementation. Previous manager experience is a plus! Join our team today!
  • Works with the Information Technology Services Director to establish goals and objectives for Information Technology Services which support the Library’s mission.
  • Directly supervises and schedules employees in assigned division including the Integrated Library Systems Administrator and the Web Developers. Serves as liaison between administration and staff.
  • Recommends and develops plans for providing innovative technologies for the enhancement of the user experience, for in-library users as well as remote users.
  • Engages with staff and the public to determine technology needs and requirements, provide solutions, and evaluate usage.
  • Develops strategy and timetable for implementation of initiatives to continue connecting our users to the library and each other with technology. Coordinates implementation with vendors, management, and staff.
  • Coordinates with the Staff Development Coordinator to ensure staff training of new technologies.
  • Coordinates with the Systems Manager to ensure new technologies’ integration into public computing environment.
  • Keeps up-to-date with changes in the consumer technology environment to help and continually watches for emerging technologies that should be integrated into services for library users.
  • Prepares and monitors division budget.


  • Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program; or four years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience in a technology-related field.
  • Database and database management skills, computer programming skills and software troubleshooting skills required. Knowledge of available and emerging technologies and their application to library services. Ability to integrate technology into library applications.
  • Ability to work with and configure multiple operating systems and consumer devices.
  • Experience with management of technology implementation projects.
  • Ability to plan, schedule and oversee department personnel and operations.
  • Ability to prepare and administer budgets.
  • Valid Ohio driver’s license, acceptable motor vehicle record, and continuous insurability required.
  • Occasional on-call support required.

Pay range minimum is $63,985 annually with an exceptional benefits package. Application Process: For first consideration, please submit a cover letter, resume and three references to Jennifer Kadel at careers@daytonmetrolibrary.org by October 17, 2017.

Manhattan, KS
Chicago, IL
Milwaukee, WI
Westville, IN
PNW is looking for a Reference/Instruction Librarian to provide reference assistance and instruction to students, faculty and community users with identifying, locating, evaluating and using library collections and services. PNW is an EA/EO/AA Employer
Bloomington, IN
Oxford, OH
Cleveland, OH
This is a union position located in the Techcentral department. Standard work hours range from 8:00am - 6:00pm, Mon-Sat, $44,163.08 Annual Salary. Please go to www.cpl.org to apply. You must submit a current/updated resume. Please review the job description and critical skills before applying.
Chicago, IL
Chicago, IL
Columbus, OH
The Enterprise Applications Manager oversees the operational status of all Library applications and web environments, including outsourced services. They are responsible for the maintenance and enhancement of in-hours applications, and is the primary technical liaison for outsourced services.
  • Work with the IT executive management to guide the overall direction, strategy, and management of the Enterprise Applications team, its processes and portfolio of work.
  • Develop productive relationships with business leaders across the organization to advise how applications can provide enhanced value.
  • Coordinate and oversee all Library applications, including interfaces and databases.
  • Effectively manage all in-house applications and be the primary technical liaison for any outsourced applications.
  • Manage relationships with major vendors and service providers to ensure they meet the needs of the Library.
  • Work with stakeholders to improve the business and technical fitness of the application portfolio while minimizing ongoing support costs.
  • Work with the IT management to ensure that the organization's applications are effectively secured and that risks are mitigated.
  • Have a solid understanding of strategic business objectives and the ability to drive results toward those objectives.
  • Coordinate staff resources to meet strategic goals, provide performance and developmental feedback, retain and discipline staff as appropriate, resolve interpersonal/teamwork issues and oversee training and development of staff.


  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • Minimum of four years’ experience in a leadership position in Application Development and Support.
  • Ability to be a persuasive leader who can communicate application and web development concepts to a broad range of technical and non-technical employees.
  • Excellent skills (verbal and written) to present technical and non-technical information clearly and concisely to individuals of different backgrounds, technical expertise, and levels of authority.
  • Experience with vendor relationship management, contract negotiation, and contract administration.
  • Strong organizational skills, the ability to perform under pressure, and management of multiple priorities with competing demands for resources.
  • Strong analytical, project management, and problem-solving skills.

To apply, please visit www.columbuslibrary.org/careers

Westmont, IL
Saint Meinrad, IN
Nelsonville, OH
  • Employment Type: Contractor, ongoing assignments with each contract having a limited duration
  • Job Type: Curation of educational course content with a delivery of an annotated bibliography based on supplied course objectives
  • Location: This work can be completed from any domestic location
  • Requirements: MLS degree from an ALA-accredited college or university that included courses on cataloging and/or database management
  • Salary: hourly rate

Ed Map’s CURATE Professional Service curates educational course content that aligns with a higher education institution’s learning objectives. With our CURATE Professional Service, Ed Map provides content suggestions in an annotated bibliography to higher education institutions. Job Requirements: With each contract, this Curator will create an annotated bibliography of learning materials for the higher education institution based on the institution’s course content requirements and learning outcomes. Applications should be submitted to Stacie Rainey, Human Resources Manager at srainey@edmap.com Please include: cover letter including any subject matter expertise, resume or CV, and a sample annotated bibliography (no more than 2 pages long). Qualified applicants will complete a test project. Application deadline is March 15, 2017.

Kearney, NE
Sioux City, IA
Job Purpose/Summary: Develop, implement and maintain media/technology instructional support programs and services within Northwest AEA.
Essential Functions:
  • Assist with the development of long-range goals for Northwest AEA Media/Technology and Educational Services service and programs.
  • Provide relevant and timely information to staff and to schools.
  • Provide guidance and technical assistance to schools in implementing school improvement efforts.
  • Provide professional development opportunities to AEA and LEA staff.
  • Build relationships and create networks with educational professionals and community partners.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist in setting priorities and planning for Media/Technology and Educational Services programming and support to schools.
  • Assist in the coordination of work assignments of activities and services provided by the professional and support staff.
  • Support the ongoing evaluation of the procedures and services of Media/Technology and Educational Services staff.
  • Evaluate and supervise Media/Technology and Educational Services staff.
  • Initiate needs-assessments and studies to support the activities of local school districts.
  • Assist in the development and administration of an annual program of services and budget.
  • Recommend for employment, and act as hiring manager for employment of support staff.
  • Prepare records and reports on programs as required.
  • Maintain liaison with school administrators and media advisory committee of Northwest AEA school personnel.
  • Serve as a member of state committees and work teams as assigned.
  • Recommend policies and programs to the Director of Education Services and Media/Technology.
  • Serve as a member of the Administrative Cabinet and Extended Cabinet.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Master’s degree or higher with a library media endorsement or Masters of Library Science
  • Current Iowa administrative license
  • Current Iowa evaluator approval endorsement
  • Educational administration degree
  • Four years teaching experience in a K-12 library media center or combination of library and administrative experience accepted
Madison, WI
Oshkosh, WI
Kearney, NE
Kearney, NE
Urbana, IL
Urbana, IL
Oak Park, IL
Manhattan, KS
Mount Pleasant, MI
The Dean of Libraries is the chief administrative officer of the Central Michigan University Libraries. The Dean of Libraries provides leadership and strategic vision for the Libraries in support of the university's mission, serves as a member of the Council of Deans, and represents the Libraries to the faculty and administration of the university. This is an at-will position. M.L.S. or equivalent degree from an ALA accredited program. Additional advanced degree. Eight years of professional academic library experience. Five years of successful, substantive supervisory and management experience in academic libraries, at least two of which should include responsibility for multiple library departments. Demonstrated successful experience with budgetary management. Documented experience with current library information technology and technology-based library functions and services. A track record of successful change management and innovation. Interest in and potential for success in library and university fund-raising. Demonstrated commitment to diversity. Commitment to service and collaborative engagements with a wide array of academic and student support services. Excellent knowledge of trends and practices in academic libraries, information technology, and scholarly communication. Significant record of professional publications and evidence of professional engagement/accomplishments. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated experience in strategic planning and assessment. Commitment to maintaining the libraries sense of place regarding arts and cultural experiences. Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/p447rq2bxx
Milwaukee, WI
Milwaukee, WI
Arlington Heights, IL
Milwaukee, WI
Oxford, OH
Coal Valley, IL
Who we seek…… We need someone who can lead a team of catalogers and database specialists to provide bibliographic services, support, and advice to organizations with sometimes limited resources. The Cataloging and Database Supervisor is responsible for oversight of the operation of all LLSAP (Local Library System Automation Program/ PrairieCat Library Consortium) bibliographic services. This position also provides training to members regarding Integrated Library Systems bibliographic functions, policies and procedures. The Cataloging and Database Supervisor reports to the PrairieCat Manager and has a choice of being based out of either our Bolingbrook or Coal Valley service center. Please visit https://www.railslibraries.info/jobs/114560 for more information and how to apply.
Columbus, OH
The Ohio State University Libraries is accelerating knowledge creation and augmenting ground breaking research at one of the world’s most prominent research universities. We seek a knowledgeable, dynamic, results-oriented leader to direct, develop, enhance, and implement an evolving portfolio of information technology services that support the University’s efforts to transform scholarship and solve problems of worldwide significance.
The Assistant / Associate Director of Information Technology (AD for IT) will craft a shared vision for and advance the strategic development and implementation of applications, systems, and technology services that enhance digital initiatives and library operations. Reporting to the Vice Provost & Director of University Libraries, the AD for IT sets and advances technology priorities for the Libraries that align with the educational and research missions and strategic directions of the University. In a highly collaborative environment, the AD for IT works with a wide variety of campus partners to ensure robust library support for new and established technology services that meet the teaching, research, and service needs of the university community. The AD for IT is a member of the Libraries’ Executive Committee.
The Assistant / Associate Director of Information Technology:
  • Directs the Libraries’ IT division, comprised of approximately 17 faculty and professional staff in the Digital Initiatives, Applications Development & Support, and Infrastructure Support departments.
  • Oversees the development and management of a suite of: open source applications comprising the digital library, digital repository and publishing platforms; the integrated library management system; deployment of search and discovery services; web development and content management; staff desktop computing support; Research Commons technical support; the Libraries’ storage, server, and network infrastructure; and IT security.
  • Coordinates support for public computing services in the Libraries in partnership with the Office of Distance Education & eLearning (ODEE).
  • Collaborates with the Associate Director for Collections, Technical Services, and Scholarly Communications and the Associate Director for Special Collections and Area Studies in leading the creation, curation, preservation, and deployment of digital content.
  • Serves as the Libraries’ IT representative to the University, OhioLINK, and the Committee on Institutional Cooperation’s (CIC) Center for Library Initiatives, among other collaborative initiatives.
  • Leads the division in developing strategic directions, implementing efficient and effective operations, and assessing service quality.
  • Provides leadership for library-wide planning, policy making, and the development and evaluation of services.
  • Fosters a collaborative work environment, encouraging personnel to partner across departments within the Libraries to support strategic goals and initiatives.

As a senior leader within the University Libraries, the AD for IT demonstrates in-depth knowledge of trends and emerging solutions in areas relevant to library technology and digital initiatives. The AD for IT effectively engages in appropriate national and consortial dialogs, seeks mutually beneficial collaborations with peer institutions, and contributes to the fields of library technology and digital initiatives through active professional engagement.

Required Qualifications:

  • Masters degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA-accredited program or equivalent combination of advanced degree and experience in a field relevant to the position.
  • Minimum of five years of progressively responsible professional experience in a research library or another large scale, integrated information technology environment.
  • Demonstrated success in planning, oversight, and administration in academic/research libraries or another large scale, integrated information technology environment, including effective leadership, supervisory, and budgetary skills.
  • Ability to inspire, build trust, lead organizational change, empower professional growth, and engage faculty and staff in delivering user-centered services.
  • Collaborative management style that emphasizes partnership in service delivery.
  • Strong analytical and decision making skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, written, and collaboration skills for communicating complex issues and perspectives to a wide range of constituencies.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and understanding of significant trends and issues in the application of information technology to libraries and/or higher education, including research support and information management services and solutions.
  • National or international reputation in the field of information technology in libraries and/or higher education.
  • Significant record of participation in relevant collaborative initiatives and professional associations.

This is a full-time, permanent, 12-month appointment. For appointment as a tenure-track faculty member, the candidate will be required to meet university and Libraries requirements for promotion and tenure. This position may also be appointed as an Administrative/Professional (non-faculty) staff member. Salary, position type, and faculty rank, if applicable, are dependent on qualifications and experience.

Join Us! Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Preference will be given to applications received by May 8, 2016. Please send cover letter, CV, references, and salary history and requirements to Randall McKenzie at mckenzie.87@osu.edu. Please include AD for Information Technology in the subject field. The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

Lake Zurich, IL

Grenzebach Glier and Associates, Knowledge Resources Associate
Chicago, IL
GG+A seeks an analytically-oriented individual to support the maintenance and development of the firm’s knowledge resources. The Knowledge Resources Associate is collaborative, responsive, and comfortable with project-based deadlines. Responsibilities:

Records Management and Reference

  • Assist with management of the firm’s records (past project deliverables, internal and third-party industry research, and other documents) and leverage them to enhance client services, cultivate professional practice, and inform firm decision making.
  • Oversee related records and document policies. Communicate best practices around document management.
  • Respond to reference requests from consultants and other staff using Microsoft SharePoint and physical archives on site, as well as publicly available resources.
  • Summarize research for firm principals and consultants in a variety of formats, from bibliographies to short-form literature reviews.
  • Maintain industry awareness and capture pertinent third-party research and data.

Information Architect and SharePoint Development

  • Contribute to architecting and deploying a new SharePoint 2013 environment
  • Assist with leading technology evaluations, including usability concept testing, and analytics.
  • Participate in development of project roadmaps and visioning.
  • Translate end-user concerns into SharePoint specifications and help define and implement design goals as part of a team.
  • Assist with site concept, layouts and flow, wireframing, and user design.
  • Design and develop custom web parts, InfoPath forms, MS Office integration, custom workflows, page templates, branding and coding customizations, search scopes, and SharePoint web services


  • Undergraduate degree required.
  • Experience with Microsoft SharePoint development.
  • Proficiency with front-end development: HTML, CSS, Javascript, and jQuery.
  • Familiarity with best practices related to UX/UD and responsive design
  • Visual design skills, proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, or other industry software preferred.
  • Comfort with large data sets, data manipulation, and management.


  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Visio.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the principles of organizing and indexing information.
  • Familiarity with document tagging, taxonomies, managed metadata
  • Understanding of designing solutions with Windows applications technologies (.NET, Active Directory, etc.)
  • Understanding of application development in a cloud hosting model and architecture implementation.
  • Ability to work with minimal direction and under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Willingness to maintain high standard of client deliverables.
  • Ability to apportion time and prioritize tasks to satisfy deadlines.
  • 1-2 years of relevant work experience preferred but not necessary.

Findaway, K-12 Independent Account Manager
Solon, OH
Findaway is looking for a driven and passionate independent sales representative to join and grow with our K-12 Sales Team. You will work from a home office in your territory (anywhere in the Continental U.S.) focusing on NEW business development and building current relationships with school librarians and administrators - a blend of net new and existing account management increasing the footprint of our portfolio of pre-loaded Playaway product devices. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years previous sales experience or a proven history of working with a school district, and is looking for something flexible. This role requires the creativity, passion, and initiative to develop sound territory strategies and manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Is this you? Apply using the link provided below:

Oak Park Public Library, Network Administrator
Oak Park, IL

DePaul University, Information Technology Librarian
Chicago, IL

Edwardsville, IL

The System Supervisor is responsible for oversight of the operation of all Local Library System Automation Program (LLSAP) hardware, software, reporting, telecommunications, and network infrastructure. This position leads the System team, and works closely with staff and members to ensure effective support and continuity of LLSAP services.
  • Schedule, train, supervise, evaluate, and participate in the hiring of direct reports.
  • Proactively seek out and oversee the development, implementation, and evaluation of new technology services.
  • Ensure network connectivity between remote libraries and LLSAP servers.
  • Ensure the proper handling of data security issues.
  • Oversee hardware maintenance, upgrades, troubleshooting, and support.
  • Oversee regular backups and offsite storage of LLSAP data.
  • Collaborate with LLSAP and member library staff on the efficient and effective implementation of software, hardware, and other LLSAP operations. 
Knowledge and Experience:
  • BA/BS in a related field required; computer science-related masters’ or IT certifications preferred
  • Minimum 3 years in library technology and experience with integrated library systems preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of computer hardware and software
  • Experience troubleshooting and maintaining Windows and Linux environments and operating systems
Chicago, IL

Concordia College, Systems and Web Services Librarian
Moorhead, MN

Chicago, IL
The Art Institute of Chicago is seeking an experienced application developer to support the ongoing development and maintenance of the Museum Collections' Digital Asset Management System. The Art Institute of Chicago is a world-renowned art museum housing one of the largest permanent collections in the United States. It is encyclopedic in nature with strong holdings across all media, all traditions and all ages. The Art Institute is particularly recognized for its extraordinary Impressionist, Modern, Contemporary and American collections, among other aspects of its holdings. The AIC Collection DAMS, named LAKE, is meant to become the central repository for preserving, managing, accessing and publishing millions of digital assets related to the life cycle of the AIC collection items. LAKE will store highly valuable digital assets and will be accessed by staff from over 25 departments with widely different access levels. LAKE is also meant to integrate with existing applications at the AIC, both as a data provider and as a data aggregator. LAKE is a groundbreaking effort from a major museum to embrace standards-based, community-driven open source software to build its core data repository. It is an exciting and challenging project requiring skilled personnel with a strong sense of team play.
We are looking for a skilled developer, proficient in several technologies and able to grasp the complexity of a distributed, service-oriented architecture.
More information: https://goo.gl/emAaug
We offer a competitive, comprehensive benefits package:
  • 5+ weeks of paid time off
  • Paid holidays (up to 14 days)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Competitive retirement plan (up to 9% matching contribution)
  • Tuition remission and tuition exchange program
  • Great employee discounts
  • Complimentary general admission to participating cultural institutions
The Art Institute of Chicago is an equal opportunity, equal access employer fully committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workplace.
Edwardsville, IL
Ardmore, OK
Mankato, MN
City to be determined, IL
Chicago, IL
Madison, WI
Crawfordsville, IN