Middleton, WI: Youth Services Librarian, Middleton Public Library

Are you looking to join an innovative, energetic and collaborative Youth Services Team? The Middleton Public Library is seeking a Youth Services Librarian with a primary focus on working with children ages 0-12 and their caregivers. From events and collection development to serving patrons of all ages at a busy service desk, the Youth Services Librarian will do it all! Please read the position description … Continue reading Middleton, WI: Youth Services Librarian, Middleton Public Library

Sparta, WI: Library Director, Sparta Free Library

Position Title: Library Director
Location: Sparta, Wisconsin
Starting wage: $52,000 & City benefits
Hours: 40 hours per week, some evenings and weekends

Job snapshot: Under the direct supervision of the public library board of trustees, the library director is responsible for the operations of the library and the development and implementation of its service program, including: (A) assisting the board with long-range planning and policy development, and managing all library resources, including human resources; (B) coordination with the Winding Rivers Library System (WRLS) to promote and improve system service; (C) community outreach and liaison with city council, county agencies, and community organizations; and (D) overseeing the maintenance and safety of the library building and grounds. The library director hires, mentors, and supervises all librarians, assistants, substitutes, and volunteers who work in the library.
This is an exciting time for the Sparta Free Library, a 2-story Carnegie Library located in Monroe County in western Wisconsin. The library is an active member of the Winding Rivers Library System with 7 full time and 2 part time staff working as a team to provide innovative services to the growing community. Excellence in children’s, teen, and adult programming, technology training and special events are hallmarks of this historic, community-oriented library. The library board of trustees, staff, city leadership and residents are joining hands to implement a road map for developing even more robust services and an extensive expansion and renovation for our community. With a 70% funding commitment from the City and active involvement with the Friends of the Sparta Free Library Group, the campaign committee is on its way to raising the additional funding required. Continue reading “Sparta, WI: Library Director, Sparta Free Library”

Webster City, IA: Cataloger/Reference Librarian, Kendall Young Library

Full time Position (40 hours per week includes nights and rotating Saturdays)

POSITION SUMMARY:
Under direct supervision of the Director, the Cataloger/Reference Librarian fulfills the dual role of cataloging library materials and providing direct library services to people of all ages. Cataloging duties include original and complex copy cataloging of print and non-print materials and maintaining the accuracy of the database. Reference duties included assisting adults and teens in selecting library materials, using library resources, providing reading suggestions and research assistance. In addition, reference staff assists patrons with computers, printing, and copying. The Cataloger/Reference Librarian will also help provide technical assistance and support contact for cataloging, circulation and other library based software, and other duties as assigned. Continue reading “Webster City, IA: Cataloger/Reference Librarian, Kendall Young Library”

Bristol, PA: Archive & Exhibits Coordinator, Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library

Reporting to the Library Director, the Archive & Exhibits Coordinator provides friendly professional customer service as it relates to information/reference, reader’s advisory, and related information services to all ages and especially in the areas of local history and genealogy. Oversees the preservation, organization, cataloging and maintenance of local history documents, photographs and artifacts in the Foundation Archive, which includes collections related to the history of … Continue reading Bristol, PA: Archive & Exhibits Coordinator, Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library