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Director - Frederic Public Library

The Frederic Public Library seeks a well-organized and energetic leader to direct the operations of their library. The library is part of the Indianhead Federated Library System and MORE system and serves a community of 1,135 with a service area of 3,917 residents in northwestern Wisconsin. The Village of Frederic is a rural Polk County community located 90 minutes northeast of the Twin Cities on State Highway 35.

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 the Village of Frederic and the surrounding area.

Qualifications: Candidates must be eligible for Wisconsin Grade II certification. A Bachelor’s Degree is required and three or more years of library or similar experience are desired. The ideal candidate shall also possess excellent interpersonal skills; the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with staff, the Board, the Village of Frederic, community organizations, and area libraries. Knowledge of current library practices, technology and trends is required.

Compensation: Salary range is $35,000-$40,000 depending education and experience and includes excellent benefits.

Please email your resume and cover letter by Sept 5th 2017 to the Library Search Committee via email at Fredericlibrarysearch@gmail.com. No mailed or delivered applications will be accepted. Interviews will be held as desirable applications are received until position is filled.


Page - L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library (Eau Claire)

The L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library is seeking a reliable, organized and courteous team member to assist with the check-in, distribution and efficient flow of library materials.

This is a part-time position, 19 hours per week, generally morning hours Monday-Friday with some schedule flexibility (e.g., 6-10 a.m. four days and 7-10 a.m. one day is one option).  Flexibility to also work an evening or weekend shift, as needed.  The current starting wage is $9.13 per hour.

A job description and application details may be found at http://www.ecpubliclibrary.info/about-us/employment/.  All requested materials must be received by 8:00 a.m., Tuesday, August 15, 2017. AA/EEO employer.


Circulation Clerk - Altoona Public Library

The Altoona Public Library in Altoona, WI seeks a well-organized, friendly, team-oriented person to help us make library materials available to the public.

Responsibilities: The Clerk will perform Circulation Desk procedures; assist patrons with basic questions, catalog use, and machines; process and shelve library materials; sort and route mail; assist with programs and displays; open and close the library; and complete other duties as assigned.

The position is regularly scheduled for 15 hours per week, Monday - Friday, although the candidate should be flexible and available to work some evenings and weekends. 

Qualifications: The candidate should have a record of experience, initiative, committed customer service, and working well in a group setting.  High school graduate or equivalent; flexible work hours and availability to work nights and weekends; ability to use word-processing programs, email, and the Internet.  The employee must occasionally lift up to 30 pounds, manipulate loaded book carts weighing up to 300-400 pounds over carpeted floors, reach up or down to shelve or retrieve materials, and stand and/or walk to perform tasks for the majority of the shift. 

For the full job description, click here.

Compensation is commensurate with experience. 

Closing date for applications: August 11, 2017. Please submit your resume, cover letter, and three references by August 11, 2017 via email to ajones@altoonapubliclibrary.org.


Library Page - Altoona Public Library

The Altoona Public Library in Altoona, WI seeks a friendly, efficient, team-oriented person to help us make library materials available to the public.

Responsibilities: The primary duties of the Page position are shelving and retrieving materials.  The Page may also assist with basic customer assistance, programming, and other library-related jobs as assigned by the library director or staff.

The position is regularly scheduled for two hours a day, 10 hours per week, Monday - Friday.  Hours are typically slated for mornings, although afternoon, evening, and weekend work may be occasionally required. 

Qualifications: The candidate should have a record of being able to take direction and the ability to work independently, accurately, and efficiently.  Candidates should be high school graduates or equivalent.  The employee must occasionally lift up to 30 pounds, manipulate loaded book carts weighing up to 300-400 pounds over carpeted floors, reach up or down to shelve or retrieve materials, and stand and/or walk to perform tasks for the majority of the day.  

For the full job description, click here.

Compensation is commensurate with experience. 

Closing date for applications: August 11, 2017. Please submit your resume, cover letter, and three references by August 11, 2017 via email to ajones@altoonapubliclibrary.org.


Library Science Instructor & Librarian (multiple vacancies) - Chippewa Valley Technical College

Chippewa Valley Technical College is seeking candidates for multiple Library Science Instructors & Librarian positions. These unique positions are designed to inspire young paraprofessional and pre-professional library workers through credit-based program instruction while also serving in the capacity of a practicing academic librarian.

  • As instructors for the Library & Information Services (LIS) program, these individuals will teach credit-based associate degree courses primarily related to public or school libraries, but may also include general library services. For more information on specific courses, visit the LIS program web site.
  • As librarians, these individuals will serve as reference librarians and liaisons to either business, health, or general education studies programs, depending on candidate interest and/or experience. Liaison functions primarily include working with faculty to provide information literacy instruction and coaching for the College's open education resources (OER) initiative.

These are 44-week positions offering a flexible work environment, funding for professional development, and the opportunity to make a positive impact and contribution to libraries and students. A typical semester may involve the instruction of two or three for-credit courses in the LIS program, information literacy instruction, and working with College faculty to provide support for OER.

For more information, please contact Vince Mussehl, Director of Library Services, at vmussehl@cvtc.edu.


Reference Outreach & Instruction Librarian - Minitex

Minitex is seeking applicants for the position of Reference Outreach & Instruction Librarian. We are seeking a positive, proactive professional to help connect Minitex resources into multiple environments through outreach and instruction in a variety of library and education settings.

Located on the West Bank of the Twin Cities Campus of the University of Minnesota, Minitex is a publicly supported consortium of academic, public, school, and special libraries in Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota that work cooperatively to enhance the libraries’ services to their patron communities.

The University of Minnesota Libraries recently received a National Medal for Library Service from IMLS, and Minitex contributed to that achievement. We manage a number of long-standing, highly-valued statewide services and we are working on exciting new collaborative projects, like a statewide ebook collection, open access materials, and library publishing. Come join us!

For a full job description and to apply please use the following link: http://www.minitex.umn.edu/About/Employment.aspx

The position is available immediately and the application process is open until filled. Reference Job No. UL378 and Job ID# 318412 when applying