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 southeastern Wisconsin area.

Want to serve as a substitute? Current library staffs can sign up to substitute at other libraries.


Waukesha Public Library — Page/Shelvers- Part-Time

We are looking for dedicated employees with welcoming personalities to work in the Circulation Services Department. Responsibilities include: Sorting and shelving library materials, checking in and straightening up newspapers, emptying book returns, keeping the shelves in Dewey Decimal order, organizing books to be re-shelved, assisting with closing procedures, and check-in of materials as needed.

Online application is available on the City of Waukesha’s website: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/waukesha

Along with the online application, please attach a letter of interest to Bruce Gay, Library Director.

Deadline to apply: 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 10, 2018


Powers Memorial Library — Library Director

The Powers Memorial Library is seeking an enthusiastic, working director. Full-time desired but part time considered. Holding or able to attain a minimum of Grade III certification. Candidates must be skilled at promoting the library and community outreach. Apply on or before July 13th, 2018. Further information is available at villageofpalmyra.com and palmyra.lib.wi.us.

Interested parties send cover letter and resume to: JWLucht@charter.net or

Powers Memorial Library Board
C/O Village of Palmyra
PO Box 380
Palmyra, WI 53156


Brookfield Public Library — Librarian, Children Services (Part-time)

The Librarian (Children’s) performs professional work in reference, public service, programming, and technical library services. The incumbent performs all phases of public library services, including material service and programming for children. Essential responsibilities include: patron instruction, assistive services, research, reference, readers’ advisory, and referral, as well as professional work in technical services, materials acquisition, cataloging, and collection maintenance.

Find more information at the library’s website. Applications will be accepted through SUNDAY, JULY 22, 2018.

Apply online through NEOGOV from our web site (www.ci.brookfield.wi.us), by clicking on the job title and clicking on the “Apply” link.


Brown County Library — Library Executive Director

The Brown County Library Board of Trustees, Library staff, and community stakeholders believe that “Libraries Change Lives.” The new Executive Director of the Brown County Library will embrace, support and enhance vibrant services and programs that change lives through positive outcomes. With its commitment to quality customer service, the Library focuses on enhancing education for children; supporting economic development; engaging with the community; and fostering cultural awareness and diversity. The incoming Executive Director will work with Library board, staff and community partners to realize and fully implement the Library’s Facilities Master Plan utilizing a $20 million capital commitment from the County and drawing on expanded development and fundraising activities. The successful candidate will have a strong background in partnership development (external and internal), a focus on new service/building models and evolving technology, and the energy and enthusiasm to move the library forward through innovation and inspiration.

For a full job description, please visit this link. For more information, contact Bradbury Miller Associates. To start the application process, send a cover letter and resume as Word or PDF attachments to Jobeth Bradbury at jobethbradbury@bradburymiller.com on or before the closing date of July 22, 2018.


Butler Public Library — Library Assistant

The Butler Public Library is currently accepting applications seeking the right individual to serve our community as a part-time Library Assistant beginning mid-August. The position requires an organized individual who is able to work independently and prioritize tasks. The ideal candidate will provide excellent customer service; show a strong attention to detail; enjoy and embrace change; be comfortable with independent decision making; have the ability to work solo or as part of a team; and possess a strong work ethic.

This position performs a wide variety of general library work assisting patrons with daily library operations such as helping find materials, using the CAFÉ catalog, using the computer, answering questions and making copies. It also involves checking items in and out using the Polaris system, and shelving circulated items. The work is performed under the supervision of the Library Director.

For more information and to download an application, please visit the Butler Public Library’s website.