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Director - Plum City Public Library

The Plum City Public Library seeks a vibrant leader 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 around 600 in northwestern Wisconsin. The Village of Plum City is a rural community located in the scenic valley of Pierce County about an hour and a half southeast of the Twin Cities.

Responsibilities: The Library Director reports to a 5-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 the Village of Plum City and the surrounding area.

Qualifications: Candidates must be eligible for 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 also possess excellent interpersonal skills; the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with their staff, the Board, the Village of Plum City community organizations, and area libraries. Knowledge of current library practices, technology and trends is required.

Compensation: Salary range is $14.00/hr. to $16.00/hr. depending on education and experience and includes some benefits.

Please email your resume and cover letter and names of three references by 7/16/2017 at 5:00p.m. to the Library Search Committee via email at plumcityvillage@centurytel.net. No mailed or delivered applications will be accepted.

Job description can be seen at www.plumcitylibrary.org under policies.


Library Assistant - Rice Lake Public Library

The Rice Lake Public Library is accepting applications until Friday, June 30, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. for a Regular Part-time Library Assistant, with a current starting non-union wage of $12.75/hour (95% of current equity ratings within the City of Rice Lake), 10-20 hours per week, including evenings and weekends without benefits. This position is responsible for many functions in the Library. The position primarily includes direct customer service duties for patrons of all ages, including routine circulation, programming, displays, and some shelving.  Interested applicants can submit completed applications to Public Services Director Claire Parrish at claireparrish@ricelakegov.org. See the full job posting for me details.


Public Relations and Communications Consultant - Indianhead Federated Library System (Eau Claire)

The Indianhead Federated Library System (IFLS) is seeking creative and energetic candidates to assist IFLS and member libraries with graphic design, public relations, marketing, and advocacy. We seek a team member who will assist with the development of electronic and print resources in support of our member libraries and System services. The position will provide training and support for communication, public relations, social media/websites, and marketing related activities for IFLS and member libraries. Characteristics desired: self-motivated, creative thinker and problem-solver, ability to communicate in non-technical terms, handle multiple projects, and work well as part of a team.

Education: Bachelor’s Degree with a degree in Communication, Marketing, Graphic Design or related field preferred; or an Associate degree with 2-3 years with experience in one or more areas: creating print and electronic publications, social media and web site design is required. Library experience is preferred. Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office as well as knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop (or similar design software). Familiarity with WordPress and Drupal software and HTML and CSS desired.

IFLS is headquartered in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, about 75 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. IFLS staff works with member library staff and local library boards, offering consulting help and a connection to state-supported services and programs. Please submit application by June 30, 2017. This half-time position offers flexible hours and prorated benefits. Find a complete job description here.

Submit resume, cover letter, wage requirements, and references via email only to John Thompson, Library System Director, at thompson@ifls.lib.wi.us.


Librarian II-Branch Coordinator - Duluth Public Library

See their job ad for details.


Library Director - Bruce Area Library

The Bruce Area Library seeks a well-organized and energetic leader to direct the operations of their library. The library is part of the MORE system which is a consortium of libraries in Western Wisconsin sharing resources totaling more than a million items.

The village of Bruce is a rural community located in north-central Wisconsin. The village is located near the Blue Hills and is home to excellent year-round recreational opportunities including fishing, hiking, skiing, snowmobiling, ATV riding and much more. We are proud of our excellent school system and beautiful library facility.

Responsibilities: The Library Director reports to an 8-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 and scheduling volunteers, promoting the library, providing IT assistance to the public, offering children’s visits, book clubs, and community service and performs other duties to enhance our library.

Qualifications: 54 semester credits, half of which shall be in the liberal arts and sciences, at an accredited college, university or technical school. Candidates must be eligible for Wisconsin Grade III certification. Two or more years of library experience or its business equivalent preferred, or previous community involvement in the area.

Compensation: Annual salary is $20,675.00. Position is 30 hours per week including 30 hours paid vacation.

The Library Director position begins September 1, 2017. Find the full job description here.

Please e-mail your resume, cover letter and three references by June 30, 2017 to BruceAreaLibrary@gmail.com


Digital Resources Specialist - Instructional Resources Service, UW-Stout

The Instructional Resources Service of the University of Wisconsin-Stout seeks an innovative, tech-savvy, collaborative person for the position of Digital Resources Specialist.

The successful candidate will assist in the acquisition, implementation, and management of digital course resources in support of UW-Stout’s curriculum, both on-campus and at a distance, collaborate with publishers and vendors to determine pricing and delivery of digital course resources, translate student and faculty/academic staff class needs into obtaining and developing specific instructional resources, and direct continual assessment to gauge effectiveness and discover means to improve classroom outcomes through the digital resources program.

This is a 12-month position, renewable, reporting to the Instructional Resources Director. Bachelor’s Degree in Instructional Design, Instructional Technology, Applied Psychology or related field is required. For complete vacancy announcement and to apply online visit http://jobs.uwstout.edu/