Madison, WI: Read Up Leader – Madison Metropolitan School District

Contact Name: Jane Kelly

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Institution/Organization Name: Madison Metropolitan School District

Job Location: Madison, WI

Job Title: Summer School – Read Up Leader

Application Deadline : Summer School – Read Up Leader

Years of Experience Required: 2 Years working with children

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Job Description:  Read Up promotes literacy through infusing literacy-based activities and resources into afternoon MSCR SREC programming at Read Up sites, encouraging the use of public libraries, and providing books to students for students in kindergarten through 5th grade. During the summer of 2016, Read Up was located at four elementary schools and will be expanding to six schools in 2017. The six sites are: Chavez, Lincoln, Stephens, Hawthorne, Lapham, and Mendota.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

With guidance from the Read Up Program Planner and Liaison, create literacy-based lessons and activities for K-5th grade students.

Hold a session in every K-5 classroom once per week for a direct Read Up interaction with students. This will mean that you are in 2-3 sessions per day with different groups.

Collaborate with MSCR staff to coordinate weekly book giveaways.

Track reading hours and literacy activities for data purposes.

Coordinate with the Madison Public Library and MSCR staff to arrange for YS librarians to visit Read Up sites.

Work cooperatively with AmeriCorps Members.

Hold regular meetings with the Read Up Program Planner and Liaison.

Work with AmeriCorps members to communicate Read Up program’s purpose and structure to MSCR program staff, including tracking, how to conduct a read aloud, etc.

Other duties as assigned.

Posted in Other, Public, School Library, Wisconsin

Sheboygan, WI: Public Services – Mead Public Library

Contact Name: Melissa Prentice

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Institution/Organization Name: Mead Public Library

Job Location: Sheboygan, WI

Job Title: Librarian, Public Services

Application Deadline : May 12, 2017

Years of Experience Required:

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Job Description:

Mead Public Library, in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, is accepting applications for a full-time Librarian on our Public Services team. This position will work primarily in Reference and Adult Services as part of a team that includes Circulation and Youth Services. We are looking for a candidate who will provide friendly, high quality customer service to library users, outreach services to our community, and use their expertise to: lead teams, mentor and train staff and patrons, oversee projects, monitor the procurement and weeding of the library collections, coordinate programs and events and locate specialized information and resources.  Librarians are seen as experts, leaders, and role models in providing top notch library service to the community.

Posted in 0-2, Public, Wisconsin

Fennimore, WI: System Director – Southwest Wisconsin Library System

Contact Name: SWLS

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Institution/Organization Name: Southwest Wisconsin Library System

Job Location: Fennimore, WI

Job Title: System Director

Application Deadline : May 19, 2017

Years of Experience Required: 3-5 years

Job Description: The Southwest Wisconsin Library System (SWLS) Board of Trustees is looking for a collaborative, innovative Director with demonstrated leadership skills, excellent communication skills and the ability to take SWLS to the next level of providing excellent services to its 28 member public libraries.

SWLS is one of sixteen public library systems in the state of Wisconsin. As a public library system, SWLS provides such services as delivery, management of a shared integrated library system, continuing education workshops, technology support, and consulting on issues related to public libraries to 28 independent public libraries. SWLS’ territory covers five counties with an approximate population of 126,000. Located in Wisconsin’s driftless region, the rolling hills, streams and rivers make this area one of the most beautiful in the state.

Minimum qualifications include: MLS from an ALA accredited library school, the ability to obtain or already hold a Wisconsin Library Director Grade I Certification, and five years of progressively responsible public library experience with a minimum of three (3) years’ experience at a public library management level.

Preferred qualifications include: experience with fiscal management, the ability to coach and inspire staff, a clear vision for and commitment to small public libraries, a collaborative approach to leadership, and a strong background in library advocacy at the state and federal level. For more information, visit the SWLS candidate information page at

Please send resume, cover letter and three professional references by Friday, May 19, 2017 to: OR
Southwest Wisconsin Library System
Attn: Interim Director
1300 Industrial Drive, Suite 2
Fennimore, WI 53809

Posted in 3-5, Public, Wisconsin

Raleigh, NC: Web and Database Development Librarian – NC LIVE NCSU Libraries

NC LIVE is seeking a Web and Database Development Librarian to lead the design and management of the technologies that support a renowned statewide library consortium. The Web and Database Development Librarian will be responsible for all technical aspects of NC LIVE’s web presence, systems integration, and the services that support its digital collections. Your time will be allocated between systems architecting, ongoing maintenance of existing services, and software development to support new initiatives. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with member librarians and developers to integrate their local tools and services with NC LIVE’s technologies.

The Web and Database Development Librarian will also work with an external vendor to ensure the robustness and reliability of NC LIVE’s hosted infrastructure; monitor and assist in the resolution of technical issues related to NC LIVE content and services; and serve as liaison to one Advisory Committee.

Review of applications is underway; position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. See vacancy announcement with application instructions at AA/OEO. NC State welcomes all persons without regard to sexual orientation or genetic information. For ADA accommodations, please call (919) 515-3148.

Posted in Academic, North Carolina, Other

New York, NY: Electronic Resources Librarian (Instructor or Assistant Professor) – The City College of New York

Contact Name: Katie Cheng

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Institution/Organization Name: The City College of New York

Job Location: New York, New York

Job Title: Electronic Resources Librarian (Instructor or Assistant Professor)

Application Deadline : May 15, 2017

Years of Experience Required:

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The City College of New York seeks an energetic, progressive Electronic Resources Librarian with experience in acquiring, licensing, accessing and assessing electronic resources. Reporting to the Associate Dean and Chief Librarian, the person will collaborate to support the City College (CCNY) curriculum through effective integration of e-resources into the library website and promote effective use of e-resources to all college users. Good technical as well as customer service skills are essential to this position.


• Provide reference services, as well as information literacy instruction as part of the Instruction Team.
• Acquisition, licensing, implementation, assessment, and ongoing maintenance of the library electronic collections
• Coordinate licensed databases, eBook and electronic journal resources, facilitate web access, and maintain the Database A- Z List
• Manage internal software including EZProxy, PRIMO, SFX, Serials Solutions, and Libguides
• Coordinate with the cataloging librarians, and with EZ proxy, SFX, and PRIMO administrators, to arrange description and control of resources
• Troubleshoot and respond to patron inquiries in a timely manner
• Collect and analyze usage data and create reports to support purchase and renewal
• Establish and document processes, workflows, and best practices for electronic resources acquisition and management
• Monitor trends and best practices in e-resources management, discoverability, and use
• Supervise staff and student workers

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Posted in Academic, New York

Stillwater, MN: Director – Stillwater Public Library

Contact Name: John Keister

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Institution/Organization Name: Stillwater Public Library

Job Location: Stillwater, Minnesota

Job Title: Director

Application Deadline : 5/19/2017

Years of Experience Required:

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Job Description: The Stillwater Public Library in Stillwater, Minnesota seeks a creative leader to become Library Director. This opportunity is open due to the retirement of the former director.

Stillwater, with a rich history and strong sense of community, is located on the St. Croix River less than 30 minutes northeast of St. Paul. The nearly 19,000 residents of Stillwater enjoy a high quality of life with easy access to the amenities of the Twin Cities.

The library, a vibrant focal point for the community, enjoys strong local support. Located in a beautiful building with fantastic views of the city and river, the library respects the past while looking to the future.

For information on the community, the library and to apply for the position, please visit

Applications received by May 19 will receive first preference. We welcome phone and email inquiries.

John Keister and Associates
Executive Search for Libraries
p: 847-955-0541

Posted in Minnesota, Public, Uncategorized

Mequon, WI: Director – Frank Weyenberg Public Library

Contact Name: John Keister

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Institution/Organization Name: Frank Weyenberg Public Library

Job Location: Mequon, WI

Job Title: Director

Application Deadline : May 8, 2017

Years of Experience Required:

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Job Description: Library Director: Mequon-Thiensville, WI (Milwaukee area)

The Board of Trustees of the Frank L. Weyenberg Library of Mequon-Thiensville seeks a dedicated and energetic leader to serve as Library Director. This position is open due to the retirement of the current director.

The library is a joint library that serves the 27,000 residents of the north suburban Milwaukee communities of Mequon and Thiensville. These communities, located on the western shores of Lake Michigan, offer small-town charm, a high quality of life, and easy access to the urban amenities of a large city. The library is a cultural focal point for the community, known for its emphasis on the arts and innovative technology. It operates with an annual budget of $1M+ in a beautiful Georgian style brick building of 33,600 square feet. Weyenberg Library enjoys strong local support, including a very active Foundation.

For information on the community and the library and to apply for the position, please visit

We welcome phone and email inquiries. Relocation assistance available.

John Keister and Associates
Executive Search for Libraries
p: 847-955-0541

Posted in Public, Wisconsin

Naples, FL: Digital Asset Cataloguer – Arthrex

“SLIS Alumna Sasha Snyder works as a digital asset cataloguer for this company and is happy to be a contact for any SLISers who have questions about this position. You can reach Sasha at []”

Main Objective:

Arthrex’s Digital Asset Cataloguer serves as a curator of Arthrex’s various asset metadata and asset security, including photography, design, video, and animation. The Digital Asset Cataloguer provides support for digital asset workflows, tagging and organizing of digital assets, as well as work closely with various internal clients including creative services, digital media, and project management. The Digital Asset Cataloguer is responsible for uploading assets, troubleshooting failed imports, updating metadata and general asset maintenance. The Digital Asset Cataloguer also performs industry research to create standards for metadata as well as asset security.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Facilitate the uploading and downloading of digital assets
Assign appropriate taxonomy and metadata to assets
Assist with documenting processes and procedures
Maintain usage rights metadata, including validating accuracy
Interact & work closely with internal teams to ensure adoption
Educate, train and promote the use of the digital asset management (DAM) system
Support critical and time sensitive requests
Other duties as identified and assigned
Establish new metadata standards and values as required
Develop visual workflows, data flows, process and business requirements
Support on-going DAM user interface optimization/enhancements according to best practices & user feedback

Incidental Duties:

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, and indeed additional responsibilities may be assigned, as required, by management.

Education and Experience:

Masters Degree in Library and Information Sciences required.
Experience in media asset management or digital asset management preferred
Experience in indexing and cataloging required

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Posted in Corporate, Florida, Other

Algoma, WI: Library Director – Algoma Public Library

Now Hiring: Library Director

The Algoma Public Library is seeking a well-organized, creative and energetic person to fill the position of library director.

The Algoma Public Library is a member of the Nicolet Federated Library System and the OWLSNet consortium, located on the shore of Lake Michigan, serves a municipal community of 3,167 and provides library services to non-municipal residents of Kewaunee County.

The Library Director is under the direct supervision of a 7 member Board of Trustees and is responsible for the operations of the library including serving as the library’s executive officer and technical advisor to the board, building and maintaining the collection, managing the library budget and finances, supervising library staff, maintaining the library building, and developing, implementing and promoting library services to all residents of the community.

Candidates must have a Bachelor Degree and have a Grade 2 Library Certification, or file for a provisional certification application to complete the required coursework within certification guidelines.

Strong administrative, communication and organizational skills; knowledge of public library philosophy, principles and procedures to allow effective and sound recommendations to the board; ability to create and maintain effective public relations, manage library finances, communicate effectively with library customers and staff, effectively use computer applications and maintain skills through participation in continuing education activities.

Two or more years of successful library experience or comparable work experience is required.
This is a salaried position (40 hours per week) and includes benefits.

Application form can be found on the Algoma Public Library’s webpage:

Please send/email a resume, cover letter, 3 current, non-family references and completed application form by May 12, 2017 to:

Amanda Burns, Director
Algoma Public Library
406 Fremont Street
Algoma, WI 54201

Posted in 0-2, Public, Wisconsin

Oshkosh, WI: Librarian – Department of Health Services at Winnebago Mental Health Institute

The Department of Health Services (DHS); is currently recruiting for a Librarian at Winnebago Mental Health Institute (WMHI) in Oshkosh, WI.

WMHI is a psychiatric hospital providing quality mental health services to children, adolescents, and adults. The facility has a beautiful campus located on Lake Winnebago with adjacent walking paths by the lake for employees to use during break periods. There are additional benefits for employees of the facility including an onsite daycare facility, a gym, several wellness initiatives a casual dress code, and other special program events. For more information about WMHI, visit our website at

Position Summary: This position is responsible for filling information request from the Library Information Network collection, negotiating interlibrary loans, researching both print and electronic sources for information, collecting and communicating usage data, updating and maintaining our Intranet site while maintaining an efficient staff library information services for 6 institutions and Central Office. In addition, this person will be responsible for several library operations such as circulation, interlibrary loan, maintaining the library database, processing of both patient and Library Information Network materials. This person will also perform complex library services for the Joyce Marsh Patient library. These responsibilities include collection development, facilitating grant funds, purchasing supplies, materials developing patient library programs, and coordination and monitoring of Industrial Therapy assignments in the library. This person will also assist in providing library services for the Waterwood School Library such as magazine and book orders, cataloging new materials and adding them to the Library database.

Special Notes: Due to the nature of this position, all applicants who may be appointed will be required to allow the Department of Health Services to conduct a background check to determine whether the circumstances of any conviction may be related to the job being filled.

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Posted in Government, Medical, Wisconsin