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