CURRENT OPEN POSITIONS
Adult Programming and Outreach Librarian: Are you fun, energetic, tech savvy, think creatively, enjoy and have experience working with people of all ages? Are you excited to connect with adults in the Waupaca Community, as a facilitator and creator? Do you thrive in an ever-changing landscape? You may be the right candidate for the Adult Programming and Outreach Librarian at the Waupaca Area Public Library! This is a full time position. See job description below.
Compensation and Benefits: Salary commensurate with experience. The City of Waupaca offers health, vision, dental, and life insurance options. The city participates in the Wisconsin Retirement System. Other benefits include paid sick leave, vacation, and holidays.
Education and Experience: Coursework or degree in Library and Information Science and/or significant experience in marketing, program facilitation, event planning or relevant job experience preferred. Experience of 2-4 years of library systems experience with knowledge of the library operations and computer skills preferred.
If interested or you have questions, please reach out to Eric Bailey, Library Director, at "> .
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About our organization:
Customer service is our life blood.
We are committed to providing opportunities for innovation and engaged learning.
Our vision is to be known as a community resource that promotes innovation, technology, collaboration and all forms of literacy.
We invite our community to imagine, learn and connect with our organization as the hub.
We concentrate on outcomes and meeting community needs.
We strive to be inclusive, responsive, respectful and accessible.
We offer our staff opportunities to learn and grow.
We welcome change as an inevitable part of library services.
We value early literacy, lifelong learning, and the arts.
We always accept applications for the following position(s) to create an applicant pool:
Circulation Assistant: Responsible for: assisting library patrons, operation of the circulation desk, operating circulation software, shelving library materials and general clerical functions in the library. This position includes work in both the adult department and in children's services. Experience working with children is preferred.
We are particularly looking for people who are interested in working evening and weekend hours, but daytime hours are likely as well. Circulation Assistants need to be being available to cover vacations, sick time, etc. Duties include assisting library patrons, checking materials in and out at the circulation desk, shelving, keeping order, enforcing the policies of the library, answering the phone, etc. This job will require repetitive movement, bending and lifting items that could be 50 lbs. or more. It is important that you are familiar and comfortable with helping patrons, computers, books and other materials.
Teen Assistant: Oversees and promotes activity in the Teen Room while assisting with Teen program planning. This position includes shelving library materials in all departments, too. 8-12 hours per week during the school year. After school and weekend hours. Please include a letter of reference with your application.
Library Page: Responsible for shelving and maintaining the order of the library’s materials.
New Employee - If you will be joining the City of Waupaca for the first time, the following items must be completed.