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Director (part-time) - Glenwood City Public Library

The Glenwood City Public Library seeks a well-organized and energetic individual to direct the operations of their library.  The library is part of the Indianhead Federated Library System and MORE system.  The library serves a community of 1200 located in St. Croix County.

Responsibilities: The Library Director reports to a 7-member Board of Trustees and is responsible for the overall management of the library.  Essential duties include building and maintaining our collection, managing the library budget, supervising the library staff, and promoting the library within Glenwood City and the surrounding area.

Qualifications:   Candidates must be have obtained at least 54 semester credits, half of which must be in the liberal arts and sciences to be eligible for temporary Wisconsin Grade III certification.  A Bachelor’s Degree or higher is preferred and three or more years of library or similar experience is desired.  The ideal candidate shall possess excellent interpersonal skills; an understanding of technology; and the ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with the public, library staff, the Library Board, government officials, community organizations, and area libraries.  

Compensation: The hourly starting wage range is $15.00-$18.00 depending on education and experience. 

Please email your resume and cover letter before December 29 by 5:00p.m.or until position is filled to the Library Search Committee via email at directorsearch@glenwoodcitylibrary.org. No mailed or delivered applications will be accepted. 


Library Assistant - Baldwin Public Library

The Baldwin Public Library is accepting applications until Dec 15, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. for a Regular Part-time Library Assistant. The position begins at about 8 hours per week, including Tues. and Thurs. evenings from 4-7 and one Sat. a month from 9-1. More hours can be available with willingness to substitute shifts, and schedule might change over time. The responsibilities primarily include direct customer service duties for customers of all ages including routine circulation and processing of materials, some assistance with programming and displays, some shelving and maintaining the library. Various other tasks might be needed. Applicant must be fluent in the English language and able to lift books, bend and kneel to see lower shelves. 

The ideal candidates will be customer service oriented, will enjoy working with a variety of people, and will have enthusiasm for the continuing role of libraries in today’s society. They should be team-oriented yet adept at working independently and be flexible about duties. Careful attention to detail and reliability are essential. The well-qualified candidate will be comfortable with multi-tasking and learning technology. Library experience, especially within the MORE system, is desirable. The candidate should be well-read and have a good general knowledge for guiding patrons to appropriate resources for answering research questions. 

You will find a great team of coworkers, a respectful working environment, and enjoyable work with a purpose. The current starting wage is $10.75/hour, with some paid holidays after a year. Probation period is 3 months, there is usually an annual cost-of-living raise. Staff is helpful about covering each other to allow for sick days and vacation. If you stay and grow with us there are health and retirement benefits possible down the road. The building is accessible and we strive to create a welcoming environment for people of all backgrounds and experiences. Consider joining us! 

Please send a resume by e-mail to Library Director Rebecca Dixen at: baldwinlibrary@baldwinlibrary.org


Reference & Information Assistant (part-time) - C.A. Friday Memorial Library (New Richmond)

The C. A. Friday Memorial Library seeks a positive, customer-focused individual to join our team! If you have a passion for providing exceptional customer service in a team-oriented environment, then this may be the job for you! The primary functions of the Reference and Information Assistant are to provide outstanding customer assistance, while providing reader’s advisory, research and technology assistance and promoting library materials, services and classes. This position will also assist with circulation functions and duties as needed. The ideal candidate will possess the ability to positively communicate with customers and coworkers in-person and utilizing technology.

Anticipated starting wage is $15.00 per hour, working 20 hours per week. Primary Hours will be weekday, but some evenings and rotating Saturdays are required.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and a City of New Richmond job application to the attention of Jennifer Rickard at jenniferr@newrichmondlibrary.org.

Position will be posted until filled, but first preference goes to applications received by 8:00 pm on Thursday, December 21, 2017.

For a complete job description and a City of New Richmond application, please visit our website www.newrichmondlibrary.org or contact Jennifer Rickard. 


Library Assistant - Prescott Public Library

The Prescott Public Library is seeking an organized and friendly individual to join our team as a part-time library assistant. The main responsibilities include working at the circulation desk, assisting in maintaining the collection, and processing materials coming from other libraries. The ideal candidate is detail oriented, has good interpersonal and problem solving skills, is comfortable using technology, and has an interest in serving the community. 

A high school diploma or equivalent is required with education beyond high school preferred. 

This position is for 15 hours/week, which includes Saturdays and some evening shifts. 

A full job description and application are available on our website; prescottpubliclibrary.org under the employment tab. 

Please send a copy of your cover letter, resume, and application to langer@prescottpubliclibrary.org by December 22, 2017 or send to: 

Library Director 
800 Borner Street North 
Prescott, WI 54021


Library Assistant for Youth Services - Baldwin Public Library

If you have enthusiasm for children’s early literacy programming, please join our friendly team! Lead Storytime and Music & Movement on Tuesday and Friday mornings, coordinate Summer Reading program with staff, do occasional other programs for children from pre-school to grade 5. Work a shift at desk on Wednesday afternoons doing regular library customer service and processing duties. Cover desk one Saturday per month from 9-1, can arrange rotation with others. Approx. 11 hours per week with possibility for more with subbing, extra programming. You will be employee of Village of Baldwin. Position to begin January 2nd if possible, with training before first Storytime on the 12th. Great staff will help the right person take on this exciting role! Hourly wage of $12 with annual raises. Please e-mail resume to: rdixen@baldwinlibrary.org by Dec. 15 at 5pm.

Candidate will create literature-based programs for children aged 2-5 using themed books, manipulatives, crafts, music and games. Library system resources can help. Design a Summer Reading program for children through 5th grade using program manual. Develop other programs occasionally involving STEAM concepts, a wide variety of possible topics. Learn basics of customer service at library desk and cover a shift. Help with creating displays, promotional posters, and social media posting around children’s activities. Youth Services prep can be done during desk shifts and before and after programs. We welcome your ideas and creativity and there is some flexibility in programming. 

Ideal candidate is committed to helping children of all ages learn to read and love books, appreciates the role of libraries in our time, reads, and understands the psychology of children’s development. Will be organized, motivated, and communicates well. Experience and or/coursework on children and families is preferred. Reliability is key, and candidate must be able to work independently and with a wide variety of people. Must be able to speak English fluently, bend and lift, push carts of books around. Some post-high school education is preferred and library experience would be ideal. The building is accessible and we strive to create a welcoming environment for people of all backgrounds and experiences. Please consider applying and talking with us further!


Library Clerk - St. Croix Falls Public Library

Position: Library Clerk; part time, evenings and weekends

Application: November 15 – December 1

Start: January 2

This is a 12 to 15 hour / week position to provide support at the circulation desk; checking materials in and out, shelving materials and preparing materials for transit between libraries. Interested candidates must be able to work evenings 3:30 – 6:30 and rotating Saturdays 10 – 1. Qualifications include good communication skills, attention to detail, great customer service attitude, basic technology experience and an interest in serving the library community. Physical requirements include lifting, bending, reaching. Beginning pay is $10.60/hour with a 6 month review.

To Apply: Please compose a letter of application and include it and a resume as an attachment to an email. Send to scflibrary@stcroixfallslibrary.org with the subject heading LIBRARY CLERK. Only electronic applications accepted.

Deadline: December 1, 2017


Library Clerk - St. Croix Falls Public Library

Position: Library Clerk; part time, mid-day and weekends

Application: November 15 – December 1

Start: January 2

This is a 12 to 15 hour / week position to provide support at the circulation desk; checking materials in and out, shelving materials and preparing materials for transit between libraries. Interested candidates must be able to work 12:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m. and rotating Saturdays 10 – 1. Qualifications include good communication skills, attention to detail, great customer service attitude, basic technology experience and an interest in serving the library community. Physical requirements include lifting, bending, reaching. Beginning pay is $10.60/hour with a 6 month review.

To Apply: Please compose a letter of application and include it and a resume as an attachment to an email. Send to scflibrary@stcroixfallslibrary.org with the subject heading LIBRARY CLERK. Only electronic applications accepted.

Deadline: December 1, 2017


Youth Services Librarian/Programming Coordinator - Ellsworth Public Library

The Ellsworth Public Library seeks an enthusiastic Youth Services Librarian/Programming Coordinator to join our friendly team! The Youth Services Librarian/Programming Coordinator plans and facilitates early literacy programs and programs for school-age kids, assists with programming for teens and adults, and participates in community outreach. 

This position averages 30 hours a week, which includes some evening and Saturday shifts. Benefits include prorated holiday, sick, longevity and vacation pay. Complete job description and application form can be found on the library’s website Employment page at www.ellsworthlibrary.org or at the circulation desk at the library.

A high school diploma or equivalent is required with education beyond high school in library science or education preferred. Additional requirements include comfort with technology, ability to multi-task, and experience working with children and families.

Send cover letter, application and resume by Nov. 27 to director@ellsworthlibrary.org or drop off in person.