CURRENT OPEN POSITIONS (Spring 2022)
Library Director: We are looking for an energetic, collaborative Library Director with a passion for public service. Working closely with the Board of Trustees, the Director oversees and monitors all library operations, including budgeting, personnel management, and facilities management. The Director should be an ambassador of the library, highlighting its successes and communicating its needs. This is a department head position that will serve on the leadership team for the City of Waupaca and share valuable input into the short and long-term direction of the organization.
Salary range for this full time, exempt position is $78,000 to $83,200 per year. Learn more about the employment opportunity and the application process in the Library Director Job Announcement.
Teen Assistant: We are seeking fun, hardworking teens to work at the Waupaca Public Library. You'll help plan/run teen events, shelve materials throughout the library, assist customers, and more! If you're a "people person" who likes to help and engage with others, this job is for you!
Position starts at $10 an hour; approx. 15 hours/week summer; 10-15 hours during the school year. If interested or you have questions, please reach out to Taylor Wilcox, Teen Librarian, at "> .
Applications due by April 30, 2022.
Teen Summer Intern (job description attached) – Plan, market and facilitate programs for tweens/teens this summer at the Waupaca Public Library.
Position pays $12/hour; 15-20 hours/week in the summer. If interested or you have questions, please reach out to Taylor Wilcox, Teen Librarian, at "> .
Applications due by May 14, 2022.
See below for links to application and job description.
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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.