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Library Director - Amery Area Public Library

The Amery Area Public Library seeks an experienced and energetic leader to direct the operations of their library and strengthen the library as an area destination. The library is a member of the Indianhead Federated Library System & MORE System.

Situated in Northwestern Wisconsin, in Polk County, the City of Amery is home to approximately 2,915 residents who enjoy all that this vibrant community has to offer. Known as the “City of Lakes,” Amery is located just 40 miles northeast of Minneapolis/St Paul, Minnesota and 70 miles northwest of Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

Responsibilities: The Library Director reports to a 7-member Board of Trustees and is responsible for the overall management of the library. Essential duties include building and maintaining our collection, managing the library budget, supervising the library staff and promoting the library within the City of Amery and the surrounding area.

Qualifications: Candidates must be eligible for Wisconsin Grade II certification. Three years of library experience or similar experience is required. Library administration experience and/or a Library Master’s Degree are preferred. The ideal candidate shall also possess excellent interpersonal skills; the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with their staff, the Board, the City of Amery and community organizations. Knowledge of current library practices, technology and trends is required.

Compensation: Starting salary is $45,000-$55,000 (depending on qualifications) with benefits

Please email your resume and cover letter by November 3rd to Library Search Committee at directorsearch@amerylibrary.org


Library Assistant - Amery Area Public Library

The Amery Area Public Library seeks a part-time library assistant to work during day, evening and weekend hours.

Responsibilities: The library assistant reports to the library director and performs clerical and other library work as required. Essential duties include staffing the circulation desk, assisting with library programs, and reshelving library materials.

Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent required. Strong customer service and computer skills required. 

Compensation: The starting wage is $11.00 per hour. Position is a minimum of 20 hours per week, evenings and weekends required. 

Please submit your resume and cover letter via email to jnalen@amerylibrary.org or mail to: James Nalen, Director, Amery Area Public Library, 225 Scholl Ct., Amery, WI 54001. A detailed job description is available on our website at http://www.amerylibrary.org/node/11. First preference will be given to applications received by October 31, 2017.


Youth Services Librarian/Library Associate - GE Bleskacek Family Memorial Library (Bloomer)

The Bloomer Public Library seeks a creative and outgoing person who loves working with kids. The Youth Services Librarian/Library Associate plans and facilitates children’s programs and activities, conducts outreach to local schools, and manages the children’s collection.  

This position is 40 hours a week, which includes some evening and Saturday morning shifts. Compensation is $13.15 an hour plus benefits.

A high school diploma or equivalent is required with education beyond high school in library science or education preferred. Must have experience working with children and families.

Applications are available at: http://tinyurl.com/BPL-Application   

Please send resume and completed application to Megan Taylor by October 20 at: taylor@bloomerpubliclibrary.org


Children and Youth Services Librarian - Park Falls Public Library (search extended)

Live and work in the center of Northern Wisconsin's Chequamegon National Forest, with outdoor recreation opportunities and natural beauty on your doorstep.

Duties include: Directs Children and Youth Department, serving users from 0-12th grade. Material selection and children’s collection development, reader’s advisory, children and youth reference, children and youth programming, other duties in the Children’s Area; some adult circulation desk service and reference duties, contributing to library's on-line presence. Additional duties as assigned.

Schedule includes evenings and alternate Saturdays

Qualifications: Experience in children’s service with college-level public library course work or MLS/ALA preferred. Knowledge of history and current trends in children’s library material. Computer and Internet skills, customer service for children, and excellent interpersonal skills required. Public library experience serving children is preferred.

Park Falls Public Library is part of the Indianhead Library System and the MORE shared library automation consortium. We are a well-supported progressive community library in a historic remodeled building that is a community center.

This is a Full-Time professional position.

Deadline for Submission: October 20, 2017

Send cover letter, detailed resume, and three references (electronic submission is preferred) to: hyde@parkfallslibrary.org subject line: Children’s Librarian Application

Or mail to… Deb Hyde, Director

Park Falls Public Library

121 North Fourth Avenue

Park Falls, WI 54552-1112


Reference and Digital Services Librarian - L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library (Eau Claire)

The L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library in Eau Claire, Wisconsin is a dynamic and busy community gathering place dedicated to improving the lives of our customers. We invite candidates who are interested in a professional library position dedicated to public instruction, digital resources, use of mobile devices, and makerspace programming to apply.

We are seeking a customer-focused individual with instruction and reference services experience to join our team in the development of the library’s Dabble Box makerspace. The Reference and Digital Services Librarian will have a leadership role in the management of reference services and overall vision of the library. The work schedule varies, and includes one evening a week and approximately one weekend a month. A Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited library school is preferred.

This is a full-time position. The 2017 salary range is $22.51 - $29.56 per hour, with excellent benefits, including health insurance, and support for professional activities. As determined by a recent classification and compensation study, wages are scheduled to increase January 1, 2018.

A job description and application details may be found at http://www.ecpubliclibrary.info/aboutus/employment/. All requested materials must be received by 8:00 a.m., Friday, October 13, 2017. EEO employer.


Circulation Desk position (part-time) - Glenwood City Public Library

Seeking a friendly, self-motivated, problem-solving, hard-working, reliable person with excellent people-skills to greet and assist patrons with reference questions, account maintenance, library equipment, etc....

Duties include answering phones and efficient pulling, shelving, and circulation of library materials. Other duties as required.

Must be able to lift 70 pounds.

Working knowledge of the MORE System preferred.

Hours:  Fridays: 10AM to 5PM, One Saturday each month: 10AM to 1PM

$10.50 per hour

Applications available at Glenwood City Public Library, 127 Pine St., Glenwood City, WI 54013


Library Director (part-time) - Clarella Hackett Johnson Public Library (Sand Creek)

The C. H. Johnson Public Library seeks a part-time director to continue its mission to promote excellent library service and programming to the community of Sand Creek and the surrounding area. The library is part of the Indianhead Federated Library System and MORE system. The Town of Sand Creek is a rural library located in the far northeast corner of DunnCounty.

Responsibilities: The Library Director reports to a 5-member Board of Trustees and is responsible for the overall management of the library. Essential duties include building and maintaining our collection, managing the library budget, supervising the library staff, and promoting the library.

Qualifications: Candidates must be eligible for the Wisconsin Grade III certification. A minimum of two years of general education college coursework is required and library or similar experience are desired. The ideal candidate shall also possess excellent interpersonal skills; the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with staff, the Board, the Town of Sand Creek, and area libraries. Knowledge of current library practices, technology and trends is preferred.

Compensation: The hourly wage of this part time position (10 hours + per weeks) is dependent on education and experience.

Please email your resume and cover letter to the Library Search Committee via email at spaulson@chibardun.net or PO Box 156, Sand Creek, WI 54656. Interviews will be held as desirable applications are received until position is filled.