• Children's Materials Collection and Customer Service Librarian Waukesha
  • City of Waukesha in Waukesha, WI, United States
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  • 1 month ago

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Children’s Materials Collection and Customer Service Librarian I
Full Time
Bring your love of children’s literature and serving the public to the Waukesha Public Library! The Library seeks a highly motivated, tech savvy, public service-oriented individual with experience in overseeing collection development for children’s materials, as well as reference and readers’ advisory. The Library is seeking candidates whose talents, knowledge and customer service skills can take our services to the next level. We would love to hear from candidates who embrace change while focusing on evolving community needs. These individuals will possess exceptional interpersonal communication skills, are self-motivated, and are dedicated professionals with a welcoming personality who understand 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.

WHY JOIN OUR TEAM: This is an amazing opportunity to work at an exceptional public library. Join us as we work to achieve our vision of championing the power of reading and learning to enrich, empower, and engage all in our community. We are recognized as a downtown community hub and a valuable community partner. The Library offers an inclusive work environment and a competitive salary.

The 2024 starting salary for this position is $54,548.
Schedule includes weekdays, evening, and weekend hours.

Explore the City of Waukesha benefit information at: City of Waukesha Benefit Guide

In addition to the online application, please attach a résumé and letter of interest to Bruce Gay, Library Director. Deadline to apply: 4:30 pm, Friday, May 17, 2024

THE POSITION: As part of the Materials Collection team, the person in this position will oversee many aspects of the children’s collection, including materials selection, weeding, and cataloging. The individual in this position will also work at our busy public service desks, providing reference services, readers’ advisory and excellent customer service to the community.JOB REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master’s Degree in Library Science; knowledge of trends in children’s collection development; excellent oral and written communication; a great customer service attitude; ability to analyze statistical data and evaluate collections; 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; understanding of public library policies; and knowledge of information resources available from other libraries, the library system and other sources in the community, county and state. Public library experience essential, intermediate knowledge of Spanish desired.The City of Waukesha is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Internal City applicants: please review HR Policy F2 Salary Plan and Administration regarding promotions/transfers
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