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 in the library system.

Muskego Public Library — Children’s Assistant

The Muskego Public Library is seeking applications for a creative and enthusiastic Children’s Assistant to join our team.  This position reports to the Head of Reference and takes program/service direction from the Children’s Librarian.  Application deadline is March 30th at 8pm. The Children’s Assistant works in coordination with the Children’s Librarian  to plan and execute services for children and families, as well as reference and reader’s advisory services.  Typical duties include planning and performing story times and other specialty programs, performing outreach and programs to local schools and pre-K programs, and helping maintain an up to date Children’s collection and space. Desired skills include an advanced knowledge of early literacy education, customer service, and a high comfort level in performing in front of large audiences that include both children and adults.  Excellent communication skills (oral and written) are required.  Artistic abilities (music, dance, art, theater) are a strong plus.  This position asks for two years of study at an accredited college/university or technical school as well as preferred experience in a public library or equivalent setting.  For a complete list of position duties and skill requirements, please see the full job description.  Position requires one evening a week and one Saturday a month (or as programming schedule dictates). To apply: Interested candidates should complete the required online employment application, which should include an uploaded cover letter and resume. For more information contact Brittany Larson, Library Director, at (262) 971-2119.

Oconomowoc Public Library — Summer Reading Program Assistant (Part-time)

Love books and working with youth? Excellent summer job opportunity at the Library! The Library is currently seeking a student to serve as a Library Summer Reading Assistant. The Summer Reading Program Assistant supports the Youth Services staff in the preparation, presentation, and implementation of the Library’s annual summer reading program. Start and end date to coincide with student’s school schedule if feasible/applicable. To apply, complete the online application on the City of Oconomowoc’s website by 4 p.m. on Monday April 15, 2019. Position available until filled. $7.25 per hour.

Pauline Haass Public Library – Adult Services Librarian

The Pauline Haass Public Library is seeking a creative, self-motivated, patron-focused librarian to join our Adult Services department. The ideal candidate enjoys working with adults, teens, and children; readily adapts to constant change; is comfortable both with current technologies and learning new ones; projects a helpful, welcoming personality, and is well organized. An ALA accredited MLS or MLIS or equivalent coursework is required. This full-time position is for 40 hours per week, and is open due to a promotion.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: collection development, adult programming and community outreach, reference and reader’s advisory, technology instruction, social media and website content, and the creation of marketing materials and displays. Successful applicants will be comfortable with independent decision making, embrace responsibility, and have enthusiasm for lifelong learning. We’re looking for someone who is a team player, who seeks ways to improve his or her value to the library and the library’s value to the community, and who desires to be an active participant in this organization.

While applications will be accepted until the position is filled, preference will be given to applications received by Monday, April 8.

For more information about the library, and to apply, see our website: www.phplonline.org


The Monarch Library System – Interim Director

The Monarch Library System (MLS) Board of Trustees is seeking to fill an Interim System Director position for the period of approximately one year. MLS is a two-year old consolidated library system. https://www.monarchlibraries.org/ The member counties of MLS are Dodge, Ozaukee, Sheboygan and Washington. The system serves 31 public libraries, Lakeland University Inc., the Sheboygan-Ozaukee Bookmobile and the Washington County Outreach librarian. These libraries serve the 416,850 people who live in these counties. Libraries range in size from the largest, Mead Public Library, to the smallest, Lowell Public Library in Dodge County. Hours, salary, and benefits are negotiable, commensurate with experience.  We are looking for someone with a Master of Library Science degree from an ALA accredited university or equivalent, who is eligible for grade 1 Wisconsin public library certification. We would prefer a candidate who has 3 years of progressively responsible administrative and financial management responsibilities in a library or library system or equivalent. More information and a full job description can be found by visiting the library system’s website at https://www.monarchlibraries.org/2019/02/25/monarch-library-system-interim-director-2/ Send or email your resume, cover letter, and three professional references with contact information to Lynn Huether, Monarch Library System, 4632 South Taylor Drive, Sheboygan WI, 53081, or to LHuether@MonarchLibraries.Org. The position will remain open until a successful candidate is selected.