Adult Services Librarian | Matheson Memorial Library

Posted on May 2, 2022

Matheson Memorial Library in Elkhorn, Wisconsin, is seeking an enthusiastic and creative librarian to join our team as Adult Services Librarian. We are searching for a tech savvy self-starter who has strong communication and outreach skills and a passion for promoting library services and programs. Primary responsibilities include: supervising the adult services department staff and volunteers; planning, coordinating, and implementing adult programs and outreach; technology assistance for library patrons; marketing and community engagement for adult patrons; and maintaining the library website, social media accounts, and other library technology. Additional responsibilities include information and reference services and development of the adult collection.

This is a full-time, salaried position with a competitive benefits package. A detailed job description is attached and can be viewed on our website at www.elkhorn.lib.wi.us/wordpress/about-us/employment/.

Elkhorn, located in the heart of Walworth County, is part of the SHARE library consortium, which serves communities in the Lakeshores Library System.

For a complete job description, please visit our website at:

https://www.elkhorn.lib.wi.us/wordpress/about-us/employment/

Requirements

  • Two or more years of experience in a public library setting or other service institution with comparable demands and responsibilities is required. Management experience or comparable supervisory skills preferred.
  • Master’s degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited institution, or those who anticipate completing their MLIS degree within a year are preferred. Equivalent education and experience will be considered.
  • Familiarity with current technology and the ability to learn and teach emerging technology is highly desirable.
  • The ability to lead and supervise a team.

Salary

$47,049-$50,984 annually, depending on qualifications and experience.

Location

Matheson Memorial Library
101 N. Wisconsin St.
Elkhorn, WI 53121
United States

How to apply

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and portfolio* to

Chad Robinson
Matheson Memorial Library
101 N. Wisconsin St.
Elkhorn, WI 53121

Electronic submissions can be sent to crobinson@elkhorn.lib.wi.us

We will be holding an initial phone/video interview; finalists will move on to an in-person interview.

Please have references available upon request.

*Portfolio should include at least one sample of each item – an adult program plan, flyer or marketing item, and brochure or informational handout. These can be materials made for a class or just as a quick sample, they do not need to be “real” items used in a library.

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