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Director - Elmwood Public Library

Elmwood is looking for a well-organized individual to direct the operations of its library. Elmwood is a village of 800, located 18 miles south west of Menomonie and 40 miles west of Eau Claire.

The Director is responsible for the overall management of the library and operates under a seven member library board. Duties include building and maintaining the collection, managing the library finances, and developing programs which promote the library and encourage its’ use. The position is for up to 24 hours per week.

Candidates must qualify for a Wisconsin Grade III certification OR have the necessary credentials to obtain a temporary Wisconsin Grade III certification. A minimum of two years library experience is preferred. The ideal individual demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills; is familiar with technology; and is able to work cooperatively with the public, the library board and village employees.

Starting wage is between $14 to $16 per hour depending on education and experience. Benefits include retirement through the WRS, paid holidays, and PTO.  $500 a year stipend towards credits for a Wisconsin Grade III certification.

Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter to Jolee Glampe at director@elmwoodlibrary.org.  Position will remain open until filled.


Reference Services Manager - L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library (Eau Claire)

Are you an awesome communicator? Are you also creative, confident, dedicated, and passionate about the ever-changing information needs of the community you serve? Do you have a knack for making the most of the strengths and talents of others? If so, then join us at L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library in Eau Claire to head the dedicated Reference and Makerspace Services divisions. 

We are seeking an experienced community collaborator and team player to be our next Reference Manager. As a member of the Management Team, and guided by the library's strategic plan, this position is responsible for the supervision and leadership of Reference, Dabble Box Makerspace, and Home Delivery Services. Duties also include collection development, staff and project management, and the implementation of new innovations. 

This is a full-time position. The 2019 hiring salary starts at $31.91 per hour, with excellent benefits, including health insurance, and support for professional activities. 

A job description and application details may be found at http://www.ecpubliclibrary.info/about-us/employment/. All requested materials must be received by 8:00 a.m., Wednesday, February 13, 2019. AA/EEO employer.


Academic Librarian - University of Wisconsin-Stout

The University of Wisconsin-Stout is recruiting for a temporary (one year), full time academic librarian.

Reporting to the Director of the University Library, this position has responsibility for providing instruction and reference/research help services in conjunction with library professional staff. This position maintains and develops library e-guides in the library’s web portal, and in addition will work on selected projects during the hiring period. The position also collaborates with campus instructional design and other instructional support teams in delivering academic support services. Candidates who demonstrate excellent problem-solving skills, innovative approaches to library services, and a collaborative mindset are encouraged to apply.

Minimal Requirements :

  • ALA accredited master’s degree in Library/Information Science, or substantial coursework toward achieving master’s degree in Library and Information Science.
  • Demonstrated ability to design, organize and teach instruction sessions required.
  • Training or experience providing reference services, preferably in an academic environment
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, students, faculty, and staff.
  • Excellent collaboration skills and aptitude for working in teams required.
  • Exceptional customer service skills.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office and other productivity tools

Desired Skills

  • Training or experience in writing or editing instructional materials is desirable.
  • Training or experience in video editing software is desirable.

For more information and to apply: Instructional Librarian (One year emergency hire)

For questions regarding this position or recruitment, please contact: Scott Vrieze, Director University Library, at vriezes@uwstout.edu


Library Page (Holds and Resource Sharing) - L.E. Philips Memorial Public Library (Eau Claire)

The L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library is seeking a reliable, organized and courteous team member to assist with a variety of clerical and support procedures that permit the efficient flow of materials through Circulation Services, including the ability to work independently and as part of a team, attention to detail, and lifting of materials.

 This is a part-time position averaging 19hrs/week.  The scheduled hours are Monday – Friday, 6:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.  The current starting wage is $10.45 per hour.

 A job description and application details may be found at http://www.ecpubliclibrary.info/about-us/employment/

 Review of requested application materials will begin on 1/16/19 at 12:00 p.m. and will continue until the position is filled. AA/EEO employer.


Library Programming Specialist - Prescott Public Library

Prescott Public Library is seeking a self-motivated and organized candidate for Programming Specialist. The candidate must be able to plan, implement and evaluate adult and youth programming for the community.

This is a part-time position working up to 25 hours per week. Scheduling flexibility is imperative. The schedule includes evenings and Saturdays as necessary. Schedule may vary depending on the needs and programs of the library.

Minimum qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent is required. A Bachelor’s degree and public library experience preferred.

Please see job description on our website https://prescottpubliclibrary.org/ under the employment tab for more in-depth information about available position.

Interested applicants should send cover letter, resume and references to langer@prescottpubliclibrary.org no later than January 18, 2019.


Library Assistant II: IT Support Technician (part time) - Hudson Area Public Library

The Hudson Area Public Library, located in Hudson, WI, has a part-time position (15 hours/ week) available for a Library Assistant II: IT Support Technician. This is a unique position that requires a combination of computer technology skills for performing routine computer hardware and software maintenance, and creativity for developing a variety of programming that introduces library patrons to new, emerging, and creative technology. 

General Duties: 

  • · perform basic computer hardware and software maintenance; 
  • · troubleshoot technology related issues; 
  • · develop and implement computer training sessions for the public; 
  • · ensure all library technology equipment is maintained and up-to-date for use; 
  • · work with the Library Director to implement the Library’s Technology Plan and 5-year replacement schedule, and; 
  • · work closely with regional IT staff, as well as technology vendors. 

Other Duties: 

The Hudson Area Public Library has dedicated creative makerspace equipment, including a 3-D printer, photography equipment, a Cricut machine, and computers (and iPads) with specialized software for patron use. The equipment is located in the iLab at the library. The successful individual will: 

  • · Create interesting programs that introduce the community to new technologies; 
  • · Provide one-on-one training opportunities, as needed; 
  • · Print 3-D requests, as needed; 
  • · Develop hands-on programs using the iLab equipment, coding workshops, and other unique programs. 

Anticipated schedule, subject to change: 

Weeks 1-3
Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Thursday  4:15 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.
Friday 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. 

Week 4
Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Sunday 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (during school year) 
Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 

This is the basic schedule, although flexibility is required. There may be schedule changes based on library needs, especially due to programming. 

If interested in this position, please submit a completed City of Hudson application; your resume and cover letter, and supplementary questionnaire to: tnorris@ci.hudson.wi.us Applications will be reviewed as received and interview will be ongoing. Application acceptance may close at any time. 

Supplemental Questions: 

  1. 1.)  Please describe your experience performing basic computer hardware and software maintenance. 
  2. 2.)  Please describe your experience providing customer and staff assistance with technology problems. 
  3. 3.)  Please describe a unique technology program that you might implement, if you are hired for the position. 
  4. 4.)  Please describe any experience you might have working with WordPress websites. 
  5. 5.)  Please describe your customer service philosophy. 


Library Assistant I (part-time, non-benefited position) - Hudson Area Public Library

The Hudson Area Public Library, located in Hudson, WI, has a part-time position (15 hours/ week) available for a Library Assistant I. This is a customer service position that requires excellent communication skills, a heart for service, adaptability, and professionalism. 

General Duties: 

  • Basic circulation desk tasks including assisting patrons with registration, materials requests, check-in and check-out procedures, collecting fees and cash handling, and providing world class customer service; 
  • Covers adult and youth services desks, as needed; 
  • Provides basic computer assistance at the public computers; 
  • Performs daily opening and closing tasks; 
  • Answer phone and directs calls, as needed; 
  • Promotes library services and programs, and; 
  • Maintains patron confidentiality, at all times. 

Other Duties: As required. 

Anticipated schedule, subject to change: 

Weeks 1 and 3 
Sunday 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Friday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 

Weeks 2 and 4 
Tuesday 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Friday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Summer Weeks 1 and 3 
Tuesday 11:00 a.m. -3:00 p.m
Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Friday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

This is the basic schedule, although flexibility is required. There may be schedule changes based on library needs, especially due to programming. 

If interested in this position, please submit a completed City of Hudson application; your resume and cover letter, and supplementary questionnaire to: tnorris@ci.hudson.wi.us Applications will be reviewed as received and interview will be ongoing. Application acceptance may close at any time. 

Supplemental Questions: 

  1. Please identify key components of excellent customer service. Describe your experience providing excellent customer service. 
  2. Describe your process for learning new technology and computer programs. 
  3. Why do you want to work for the Hudson Area Public Library and what interests you about this position? 
  4. How do you actively participate and contribute to a positive, productive, and collaborative work team? Provide an example of your experiences to support your answer. 
  5. When would you be available to start, if hired? 

Library Assistant I (part-time, non-benefited position) - Hudson Area Public Library

The Hudson Area Public Library, located in Hudson, WI, has a part-time position (12 hours/ week) available for a Library Assistant I. This is a customer service position that requires excellent communication skills, a heart for service, adaptability, and professionalism.

General Duties:

  • Basic circulation desk tasks including assisting patrons with registration, materials requests, check-in and check-out procedures, collecting fees and cash handling, and providing world class customer service;
  • Covers adult and youth services desks, as needed;
  • Provides basic computer assistance at the public computers;
  • Performs daily opening and closing tasks;
  • Answer phone and directs calls, as needed;
  • Promotes library services and programs, and;
  • Maintains patron confidentiality, at all times.

Other Duties: As required.

Anticipated schedule, subject to change:

Weeks 1 and 3
Tuesday 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Thursday 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Weeks 2 and 4
Sunday 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Summer only)
Wednesday 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Thursday 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Summer Weeks 2 and 4
Tuesday 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Thursday 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

This is the basic schedule, although flexibility is required. There may be schedule changes based on library needs, especially due to programming.

If interested in this position, please submit a completed City of Hudson application; your resume and cover letter, and supplementary questionnaire to: tnorris@ci.hudson.wi.us Applications will be reviewed as received and interview will be ongoing. Application acceptance may close at any time.

Supplemental Questions:

  1. Please identify key components of excellent customer service. Describe your experience providing excellent customer service.
  2. Describe your process for learning new technology and computer programs.
  3. Why do you want to work for the Hudson Area Public Library and what interests you about this position?
  4. How do you actively participate and contribute to a positive, productive, and collaborative work team? Provide an example of your experiences to support your answer.
  5. When would you be available to start, if hired?

     


Library Assistant I Administrative/Communications Assistant (part-time, non-benefited) -Hudson Area Public Library

The Hudson Area Public Library, located in Hudson, WI, has a part-time position (16 hours/ week) available for a Library Assistant I. This is a position that requires excellent communication skills, a heart for service, adaptability, and professionalism. 

General Duties: 

  • Prepares and emails / mails library board and committee meeting packets to Library Board of Trustees, in a timely manner; 
  • Prepares open meeting notices and agendas, as directed by Library Director. 
  • Provides administrative and clerical support to director, as well as communications and marketing support; 
  • Maintains and updates Library website with Board documents, meeting information, minutes and agendas; 
  • Answers and directs phone calls, as appropriate; 
  • Assist Communications and Marketing Assistant with creating promotional materials; creates displays to promote programs; and ensures all promotional materials are printed and distributed throughout Library, as needed; 
  • Assists with coordination of meeting room spaces; 
  • Maintains monthly programming, meeting room, social media, and other statistics, and; 
  • Maintains the confidentiality of sensitive information at all times. 

Other Duties: As required.

Anticipated schedule, subject to change: 
Monday 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Tuesday 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Thursday 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

This is the basic schedule, although flexibility is required. There may be schedule changes based on library needs, especially due to programming. 

If interested in this position, please submit a completed City of Hudson application; your resume and cover letter, and supplementary questionnaire to: tnorris@ci.hudson.wi.us Applications will be reviewed as received and interview will be ongoing. Application acceptance may close at any time. 

Supplemental Questions: 

1.)  Please describe your experience managing multiple priorities and how you effectively meet deadlines. Provide an example to support your answer. 

2.)  Why do you want to work for the Hudson Area Public Library and what interests you about this position? 

3.)  How do you actively participate and contribute to a positive, productive, and collaborative work team? Provide an example of your experiences to support your answer. 

4.)  Are you proficient in Microsoft Office? What other software are you proficient in, for example Adobe Photoshop; In-Design; etc. 

5.)  Do you have experience working with the backend of a website? Do you have experience with WordPress websites? If so, please provide a description of you experience. 

6.)  When would you be available to start, if hired? 


Library Assistant - Rice Lake Public Library

The Rice Lake Public Library is accepting applications until Friday, December 28, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. for a Regular Part-time Library Assistant, with a current starting non-union wage of $13.29 (95% of current equity ratings within the City of Rice Lake), 10-20 hours per week, including evenings and weekends without benefits. This position is responsible for many functions in the Library. The position primarily includes direct customer service duties for patrons of all ages, including storytime, routine circulation, programming, displays, and some shelving. View full posting. Interested applicants can submit completed applications to Public Services Director Claire Parrish at claireparrish@ricelakegov.org.


Library Assistant - Glenwood City Public Library

Library Assistant is needed at the Glenwood City Public Library. Pay begins at $10/hour, no benefits. Hours 10-15 per week. This position requires someone who will provide high-quality service, the ability to multitask, proficiency with computers, checking materials in and out, shelving materials and preparing materials for transit between libraries, able to develop and implement programming for teens and children. Experience working in a library is preferred. Must have a High school diploma or GED.

To Apply: Please compose a letter of application and resume - send attached to an email to gclibrary@glenwoodcitylibrary.org. Only electronic applications accepted.


Library Page (2 positions) - L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library (Eau Claire)

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library is seeking two reliable, organized and courteous team members to assist with a variety of clerical and support procedures that permit the efficient flow of materials through Circulation Services, including the ability to work independently, attention to detail, and lifting of materials: 

Library Page (Holds and Resource Sharing) - This is a part-time position averaging 19 hrs/week.  The scheduled hours are primarily weekday mornings. The current starting wage is $10.30 per hour.

Library Page (Circulation Services) - This is a part-time position averaging 14 hrs/week.  The scheduled hours are primarily Tuesday and Thursday evenings, rotating Friday, Saturday, and Sunday afternoons. The current starting wage is $10.30 per hour.

Job descriptions and application details for both positions may be found at http://www.ecpubliclibrary.info/about-us/employment/.  

Review of requested application materials will begin on 12/14/18 at 8 a.m. and will continue until the positions are filled. AA/EEO employer.


Library Assistant (Youth Services) - L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library (Eau Claire)

The L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, seeks an enthusiastic, creative, organized team member who enjoys interacting with people of all ages, particularly children and their caregivers.  This Assistant position provides reference and reader's advisory for the youth services division, assists with children’s programs, with direction, promotes library services through displays and bulletin boards, helps with division organization and communication through statistical tracking and so much more.

This is a part-time position, 15 hours per week. The 2018 starting wage is $16.67 per hour. 

A job description and application details may be found at http://www.ecpubliclibrary.info/about-us/employment/.  All requested materials must be received by 8:00 a.m., Friday, December 14, 2018. AA/EEO employer


Library Services Assistant-Advanced - University of Wisconsin-River Falls

The University of Wisconsin-River Falls is looking for a library services assistant-advanced.

Job Duties: This position is in Technical Services and reports to the Collection and Resource Management Librarian. The employee's primary responsibilities include ordering and receiving physical items, maintaining accurate order records, and corresponding with vendors. This position also is responsible for copy cataloging of all types of library materials, including books, serials, government documents, visual materials, maps, scores, and sound recordings using international cataloging standards; providing quality control for the shared University of Wisconsin System library management system; oversight of the processing and repairing of library materials; and the overseeing and training of student employees.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to organize and prioritize work.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Effective skills in managing student workers.
  • High level of accuracy and strong attention to detail.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to apply problem solving skills when dealing with issue resolutions.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the standard MARC bibliographic record.
  • Knowledge of international cataloging standards, i.e. Resource Description and Access (RDA), Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules II (AACRII).
  • Knowledge of library management systems.

How to Apply: Apply online at https://jobs.uwrf.edu/ by December 10, 2018. Applicants must provide a resume; cover letter addressing how your education and experience relate to the responsibilities and knowledge, skills, and abilities as outlined in the job; and names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references who can specifically comment on your professional & relevant work experience. A criminal background check will be completed on final candidates. A six-month probationary period is required. The minimum starting salary is $16.00 per hour. The hourly rate may be negotiable based on experience and available budget. Inquiries should be addressed to Brad Gee, Recruitment & Selection Panel Lead, at brad.gee@uwrf.edu.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The University of Wisconsin-River Falls (UWRF), a member of the University of Wisconsin System, is located on the eastern edge of the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area in scenic west central Wisconsin. Year-round arts, cultural, and recreational activities and events are easily accessible from River Falls. The 6,100 undergraduate and graduate students at UWRF pursue degrees in four colleges: Education and Professional Studies; Arts and Sciences; Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences; and Business and Economics. More information about UWRF can be found at: http://www.uwrf.edu.

UW-River Falls is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer subject to all state and federal regulations pertaining to non-discrimination based upon sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, marital status, age, arrest and/or conviction record, veteran status and membership in the national guard, state defense force, or any other reserve component of the military forces of the United States or the State of Wisconsin. All persons, especially women, persons of color, and the people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Employment is subject to federal laws that require verification of your identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act.


Library Clerk - Ladysmith Public Library

Library clerk needed at the Ladysmith library. Pay begins at $10/hour, no benefits. Hours 10-14 per week. Must be available alternate Saturdays 10-2, and Tuesdays 4-8 p.m. as needed. High school diploma or GED preferred, will consider h.s. student. Required skills: computer literacy, solid customer service and telephone skills, correct alphabetizing, ability to multitask.  Accurate money counting mandatory.  Experience working in a library is desired. Testing may be given to determine skill levels.  Training will occur after hire.

Deadline is December 10 at 5:00 p.m.  Expected start date on or before December 27. Send letter (resumes encouraged) explaining experience to Hollis Helmeci, Director, Rusk County Community Library, 418 Corbett Ave W., Ladysmith, WI 54848, or e-mail letter to helmeci@ladysmithpl.org.

General daily duties:  Check materials in and out on computer system, collect money due for fines/materials, assist patrons with computer use/problems, provide accurate information to patrons, shelve materials in all areas of the library, shelf read as needed. Quick, accurate searching of catalog, databases, and internet is necessary to assist patrons. Answer phones, count money for change, provide general supervision of public areas to ensure patron and staff safety.  Other duties as required.

Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to travel independently within all areas of the library.  The position requires verbal and written communication with others, sitting, standing, stooping, walking; use hands to finger, handle or feel tools, objects or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Must be able to push a book cart weighing up 150 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.   Work environment: Work will be performed in an office environment and within library spaces. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.


Library Assistant I - Patron Services - Hudson Area Library

The Library is accepting applications for a Library Assistant I to provide high quality customer service at the circulation desk.  The anticipated schedule for this position will be: Week 1 & 3: Tuesday  & Wednesday evenings (3:15 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.) and Week 2 & 4: Tuesday & Wednesday evenings (3:15-8:15 p.m.) and Saturday (10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.).

To apply, please submit a completed City of Hudson application, cover letter, and resume to: tnorris@ci.hudson.wi.us

Hudson Area Public Library: Library  Assistant I


Library Assistant II - Adult & Youth Services - Hudson Area Library

The Library is accepting applications for a 15 hour per week Library Assistant II to work in our Adult & Youth Services department.  This position provides high quality customer service at our adult and / or youth service desk; collaborates with other team members to develop, implement, evaluate, and promote programming for adults, teens, and children; and, provides reference and / or readers’ advisory services.

To apply, please submit a completed City of Hudson application, cover letter, and resume to: tnorris@ci.hudson.wi.us

Please do not call the library to check on the status of your application.

Hudson Area Public Library Library Assistant II Adult-Youth Services