The USS Liberty Memorial Public Library in Grafton, WI is now hiring a
Teen Services Librarian (Full-Time)
We are seeking a helpful, self-motivated, and creative candidate with a strong interest in providing library services to young adults and children. An ideal candidate enjoys engaging with teens, growing community partnerships, is comfortable with current technologies and learning new ones, and is well organized. A successful candidate works well collaboratively but is comfortable making independent decisions and takes initiative to increase the library’s value to the community.
Job duties include but are not limited to: providing customer assistance at the circulation desks, conducting youth programs and storytimes, managing and planning programs and services for young adults, maintaining the young adult book collection; marketing library services, and maintaining the library social media accounts.
The Village of Grafton offers a full benefits package including time off, paid holidays, life insurance, health insurance, an employee assistance program, and participation in the Wisconsin Retirement System.
This is a 40 hour a week position. Hours include days, two evenings, and some Saturdays. The full job description for this position is available here.
Highlights of the Position:
The Teen Services Librarian serves the residents of the Village & Town of Grafton and its surrounding areas. This individual helps to staff the youth services desk along with four other part-time staff members. In addition to leading teen programming and collection efforts, this individual has some decision-making responsibilities and on occasion directs the work of others. This position is supervised by the Head of Youth Services.
• Bachelor’s Degree
• At least one year customer service experience, with public library experience strongly preferred
• Enthusiasm for library services
• Excellent analytical and communication skills
• Masters of Library Science degree from an ALA accredited institution
• Experience planning and executing programs
• Cataloging experience
• Experience working with teens and/or children
Starting wages are $17.35 – $20.41 per hour depending on qualifications and experience, with future growth opportunities up to $23.47 per hour.
To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, three professional references, and a village application form (found here) to the Head of Youth Services, Nicolette Birkholz by email at NBirkholz@monarchlibraries.org by end of day Monday, September 11.