The L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library in downtown Eau Claire, Wisconsin is proud of its mission to promote lifelong learning, create collaborative spaces, and support open access to diverse materials and resources. Simply put, we aim to actively enhance the quality of life in our Midwestern community.

The library is seeking a security monitor to maintain an environment that is safe and welcoming for our Library users and employees. The security monitor will respond to emergencies, perform general security duties, and document incidents. The security monitor will work closely with library staff to enforce the library’s policies.

The successful candidate will possess excellent communication and customer service skills, understand de-escalation techniques and have the ability to demonstrate compassion for our customers while remaining vigilant about policy enforcement. Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply (especially those who speak HMoob (Hmong), Spanish, and other high-need languages in the Chippewa Valley).

Newly renovated and expanded, the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library is the heart of Eau Claire. We’re well known for our outstanding staff, and-serving 1,000 customers every day-we’re the city’s most visited downtown destination.

Eau Claire, Wisconsin is a dynamic and thriving community of over 69,000 people, attracting young families, retirees, college students, and professionals alike. Rich in history, Eau Claire is now a regional center for education, medical services, industry, business, and cultural events. Learn more at

This is a full-time position, 40 hours per week. The starting wage is $24.69 per hour. The proposed schedule includes primarily daytime hours, with occasional evening and weekend shifts when needed. This position is eligible for our comprehensive benefit package which includes participation in the Wisconsin Retirement System.

More information on benefits can be provided by emailing

For consideration, interested applicants must submit a completed library employment application, resume and cover letter.

Employment applications will be reviewed starting on July 12th and will remain open until the position is filled.

To apply, please visit our website at