Network Bulletin No. 00-45

Date:  August 18, 2000

Subject:    Staff, network

Index term:  Vacancy--Illinois

NLS has been asked to announce the following vacancy:

Position:    Librarian II
Consultant for Blind and Physically Handicapped Services

Location:    Southern Illinois Talking Book Center

Duties and Responsibilities:

1.     Has overall responsibility for Southern Illinois
       Talking Book Center.

2.     Supervises all SITBC staff.

3.     Maintains effective working relationships with the
       Illinois State Library, the Illinois Regional Library
       for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, area
       libraries, and other agencies responsible for services
       to handicapped individuals.

4.     Plans and implements outreach programs.

5.     Performs miscellaneous related duties as assigned.


1.  Master's degree from an ALA-accredited library science

2.  Good oral and written communication skills.

3.  Special training and/or experience in serving
handicapped individuals desirable.

4.  Ability to travel extensively--including frequent
overnight travel.

Position Available:    September 4, 2000

Salary Range:    $29,990 - $41,993 annually

Submit Application to:

James A. Ubel, Executive Director
Shawnee Library System
607 S. Greenbriar Road
Carterville, IL   62918-1602
Phone: (618) 985-37311

Note: Application review begins August 21, 2000; search open
until position is filled.

For further information contact:

Carolyn Hoover Sung
Network Division