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Employment Opportunities

Information Services Librarian I

Full Time

The Library seeks a highly motivated, technically savvy, public-service-oriented individual to provide adult reference, readers’ advisory services, adult programming, and collection development to the community. The Library is looking for a candidate who works well with all kinds of people and understands the transformative value that a library brings to its community. The Waukesha Public Library’s Service Values guide our work and our commitment to serve everyone.

THE POSITION: The Library is looking for a self-motivated, dedicated professional with a welcoming personality who will work at our busy Reference Desk, plan and conduct adult programs and classes, and assist and instruct 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; knowledge of information resources available from other libraries, the library system and other sources in the community, county and 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 meet the varying needs of a diverse community; the ability to prioritize a varied workload; and a great customer service attitude. Public library experience desired.

Schedule includes weekdays, evening and weekend hours.

WHY JOIN OUR TEAM: This is an amazing opportunity to work at an exceptional public library. Waukesha Public Library champions the power of reading and learning to enrich, empower, and engage all in our community. The Library offers an inclusive work environment and a competitive salary. The 2020 salary range is $25.84 per hour to a maximum of $34.88 per hour achieved through merit increases.

Online application is available on the City of Waukesha's website: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/waukesha?

In addition to the online application, please attach a résumé and letter of interest to Bruce Gay, Library Director.

Deadline to apply: 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 30, 2020


LIBRARY PAGE/SHELVER- CIRCULATION SERVICES

Part-time Positions Available: 20-23 hours per week

The Waukesha Public Library is seeking an outgoing part-time Library Page/Shelver to work in the busy Circulation Department. The Library is looking for a candidate who works well with all kinds of people and understands the transformative value that a library brings to its community. The Library’s Service Values guide our work and our commitment to serve everyone.

THE POSITION: We are looking for a dedicated, highly motivated and detail oriented employee with a welcoming personality to work in the Circulation Services Department, sorting and shelving library materials, checking in and straightening up newspapers, emptying book returns, keeping the shelves in Dewey Decimal order, organizing books to be re-shelved, assisting with closing procedures, and check-in of materials as needed.

Schedule will include mornings, afternoons, evenings until 8:45 p.m., and weekends.

Schedule flexibility is essential.

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from high school or GED equivalent or current enrollment in high school and 16 years of age; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the following knowledge, ability and skills: knowledge of the Dewey Decimal system and the use of standard office equipment; ability to understand and follow detailed directions, work independently, with minimal supervision, multitask and prioritize workload; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, coworkers and the public; and skills in organizational proficiencies and time management.

WHY JOIN OUR TEAM? The Waukesha Public Library takes pride in providing its patrons with extraordinary service. The Library offers an excellent work environment and a competitive salary. The 2020 salary range is $12.33 per hour to a maximum of $16.65 per hour achieved through merit increases.

Online application is available on the City of Waukesha's website: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/waukesha

In addition to the online application, please attach a letter of interest to Bruce Gay, Library Director.

Deadline to apply: 4:30 p.m. Friday, September 25, 2020


Miscellaneous Employment Information

Please note that the Library does not maintain a resume file or applicant list and can only accept employment applications when a position has been approved and posted.

The Waukesha Public Library is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.