Library Employment Opportunities

Current Library Employment in Southeastern Wisconsin

Find current library employment opportunities at Bridges Library System, its member libraries, and libraries in the surrounding areas.

Town Hall Library (North Lake) – Youth Services Assistant (Part-time)

The Town Hall Library is seeking a Youth Services Assistant to work part-time in the children’s area of the library. You can find a full job description and a list of qualifications on the Town Hall library website.

Call 262-966-2933 if interested, or email Carolyn at or Cheryl at Deadline for application is Friday, August 11, 2017.

Elm Grove Public Library — Adult Services Librarian (part-time)

The Elm Grove Public Library is accepting applications for a part-time Adult Services Librarian.  This librarian will provide reference services, perform collection development, assist with digital materials and electronic devices, and coordinate the library’s new 2018 memory cafés, part of the Library Memory Project.

We are looking for a candidate who is customer service focused, and has a strong background in computer applications as they relate to library services.  Starting wage is $18.50 per hour.  This 15-18 hour/week position includes daytime shifts, one evening shift per week and approximately one Saturday per month.

This position requires a Master of Library and Information Science degree from an accredited program.  A successful applicant will be required to undergo a drug screening and a background check. Deadline for applications is August 25, 2017.  The Village of Elm Grove employment application is available at the library reference desk, and can be found on the library website,  Please send complete application, resume and cover letter to: Sarah Muench, Elm Grove Public Library, 13600 Juneau Blvd., Elm Grove, WI 53122, or email to:

Elm Grove Public Library – Youth Department Page (part time)

Duties include helping Youth Services Librarian with programming-related tasks and other duties as assigned. In addition, the youth department page performs materials processing duties on a regular basis.  Starting wage is $8.00 per hour.  Page works four hours per week, increasing during the summer to accommodate Summer Library Program needs of the department, and may vary based on need.

Library experience is a plus.  The Village of Elm Grove employment application is available at the library reference desk, and on our website: www.elmgrovelibrary.orgSubmit application with three references by August 25th to:  Sue Daniels, Elm Grove Public Library, 13600 Juneau Blvd., Elm Grove, WI 53122.

Library Director (part-time) – Butler Public Library

The Board of Trustees of the Butler Public Library is seeking an individual with exceptional management and communication skills, the ability for strategic thinking and carries the passion for what a library brings to a community. This is a great opportunity to lead an outstanding library located in a beautiful new facility located in the northern area of Waukesha County, just next to Milwaukee County. Read more here.  Salary is $16-$20/hour depending on qualifications.  Please complete the village application for employment and send it along with a cover letter and resume to: Kayla Chadwick, Village Administrator at or to 12621 W. Hampton Ave, Butler, WI 53007 by August 25, 2017.

Menomonee Falls Public Library: Library Assistant- Reference- Teens

Menomonee Falls Public Library seeks a customer-focused, tech-savvy, team player for a part-time Library Assistant- Reference position, focusing on library services for teens.

Primary responsibilities include: planning and implementing library programs for teens; promoting library services directly to teens; working at the adult and youth information desks; assisting with basic use and navigation of computer and technology resources; offering suggestions to patrons concerning reading preferences; assisting with the promotion of library collections; participating in collection development.

For an application and complete job description, please visit their website at: Apply by submitting an official application, cover letter, and resume by 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 31, 2017 to:

Business Manager Ellen Rohr
W156 N8436 Pilgrim Rd.
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051

Johnson Creek Public Library – Library Director

The Johnson Creek Public Library is accepting applications from qualified candidates to fill the position of library director. This position is open due to the retirement of the current director. Applicants should be enthusiastic supporters of public libraries with a passion for cultivating learning and literacy, and engaging the community. A strong candidate will have an understanding of 21st Century skills with ability to triage basic problems; excellent communication skills; the ability to remain positive and flexible; and a demonstrated ability to lead people.

The Johnson Creek Public Library is a member of the Bridges Library System, which includes the 24 public libraries located in Jefferson and Waukesha counties. The library serves a municipal community of 2,933 and provides library services to the rural residents of Jefferson County and the surrounding areas. Johnson Creek is located at the intersection of Interstate 94 and Highway 26 and is approximately half way between Madison and Milwaukee.

The Library Director is under the direct supervision of a five member Board of Trustees and is responsible for the operations of the library including serving as the library’s executive officer and technical advisor to the board; maintaining budget and other fiscal responsibilities; supervising staff and facilities; and developing community partnerships.

• Bachelor’s degree from a liberal arts program
• Minimum Wisconsin Public Librarian Certification based on Village population or eligibility for required minimum certification
• Maintenance of required certification through necessary coursework and/or qualifying continuing education
• At least three years of relevant experience that includes supervisory responsibilities
• A valid Driver’s License is needed.

Commensurate with training and experience, with benefits of health and dental insurance, sick leave, paid vacations and holidays, plus enrollment in the Wisconsin Retirement System.

Please send a letter of application, résumé, most recent college transcript, and three current references to:
Sara Ariss (Library Board President)
Johnson Creek Public Library
P. O. Box 130
Johnson Creek WI 53038

OR by email to Sara Ariss:

Applications need to be received by Friday, September 8, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.

The Village of Johnson Creek is an equal opportunity employer.