Waukesha, WI; Library Director, Waukesha Public Library

Waukesha Public Library seeks a Library Director who will embrace and champion WPL’s mission to provide – “a welcoming and dynamic environment where citizens of all ages can find the inspiration, ideas, and information to reach their full potential.” Join the City of Waukesha, the eleven-member Library Board, and the staff of this thriving municipal library as the Waukesha Public Library continues to play its pivotal role as a library, community partner and arts center. Serving 92,560 people, WPL is a single 71,566 sq. ft. facility—stunningly renovated and centrally located in an inviting park setting. With a team of 44.63 FTEs, a vital Friends group and a $3.9 million annual budget, the Library circulates in excess of 1 million items annually to more than 50,000 registered cardholders. Opportunities for the new Director include continued forward-thinking library services and programs, strategic planning, and exploring alternative funding streams to support additional services. Nestled in the southeast corner of Wisconsin, the City of Waukesha and the region offer cultural and recreational amenities—providing ample opportunity for a delightful blend of outdoor sports and art activities. Waukesha, ranked by Money Magazine as one of the “100 Best Places to Live,” is also centrally located with convenient access to three major urban areas—20 miles from Milwaukee, 60 miles from Madison and 90 miles from Chicago. For more information on the 2011 Wisconsin Library of the Year and the community, see Waukesha Links.

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Des Moines, IA; Coordinator of Information Literacy Instruction and User Experience, Grand View University Library

Coordinator of Information Literacy Instruction and User Experience Librarian

Department: Library
Location: Des Moines, IA

Essential Functions of Job:

  • Assume leadership for instruction and user services
  • Designs and implements effective library instruction for embedded librarian projects, on site classroom, and for remote access users
  • Promotes information literacy objectives with faculty and works closely with faculty in the design of instruction
  • Plans and prepares tutorials that reinforce classroom instruction and promote library services as well as creating publications (in consultation with the University
  • Publication Office) marketing these services
  • Develops assessment tools to determine the outcomes of library instruction based on ACRL goals and objectives

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