Waukesha, WI: Librarian – Waukesha Public Library

Contact Name: Joan Quinlan

Contact Email : jquinlan@waukesha.lib.wi.us

Institution/Organization Name: Waukesha Public Library

Job Location: Waukesha, WI

Job Title: Librarian I

Application Deadline : March 24, 2017

Years of Experience Required: MLIS

Link to Job Posting: http://waukeshapubliclibrary.org/employment/full-time-employment-opportunity-librarian-i-information-services/

Job Description: Librarian I – Information Services
Full-time, 40 hours per week

Waukesha Public Library seeks a highly motivated and technology savvy, public-service-oriented individual to provide adult reference, readers’ advisory services, and collection development to the community.

THE POSITION: We are looking for a dedicated professional with a welcoming personality to work at our busy Reference Desk, planning & conducting adult programs and instructive classes, assisting and instructing library patrons in the use of the online catalog, reference sources, websites, databases, computer programs, e-readers, and technology use.

THE COMMUNITY: The City of Waukesha is a diverse community located 18 miles west of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Home to Carroll University and UW-Wisconsin Waukesha, the City of Waukesha offers an award-winning library, a vibrant downtown art community, a beautiful parks system, and unique restaurants. In 2012, Money magazine ranked Waukesha one of the “100 Best Places to Live,” in the United States.

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master’s Degree in Library Science or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the following knowledge, ability and skills: professional public library experience in information sciences; knowledge of resources available from other libraries, the Library System, and throughout the state; understanding of public library policies; knowledge of trends in collection development; excellent oral and written communication; ability to analyze statistical data and evaluate programs, ability to work independently or as part of a dynamic team; ability to prioritize a varied workload.
Regular schedule includes weekdays, evenings, and weekend hours.

WHY JOIN OUR TEAM: This is a rare opportunity to work at an exceptional public library. The Waukesha Public Library prides itself on providing extraordinary patron care. The Library offers a competitive salary and benefit package. The 2017 salary range is $50,149 to a maximum of $67,701 achieved through merit increases.

Applications and a detailed job description are available at the Reference Desk or on the Library website: www.waukeshapubliclibrary.org.

Apply by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, March 24, 2017 with letter of interest, resume, and application to:
Grant C. Lynch, Executive Director
Waukesha Public Library
321 Wisconsin Avenue
Waukesha, WI 53186


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