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.

North Shore Library, Glendale, WI – Head of Adult Services

Are you enthusiastic about providing high quality customer service?  Do you love to create innovative programming and outreach events?  Do you have technology and marketing skills?  If so, this is the job for you! The North Shore Library is seeking a Head of Adult Services.  The ideal candidate is outgoing, creative, technology-minded and enthusiastic about being part of an ever-changing environment.  Other desirable qualities include strong organizational and management skills, excellent interpersonal communication and presentation skills, and a strong desire to explore new ways to provide excellent library services.  This full time leadership position works with the Head of Youth Services, the Assistant Director and the Library Director as part of the Library’s Management Team.

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Application deadline is Friday, July 19 at 5 p.m.

Pauline Haass Public Library (Sussex) — Part-time Children’s Library Associate

The Pauline Haass Public Library is seeking a part-time library associate to join our busy Children’s Services team. The person in this position will plan and implement programs that include storytime, school visits, community outreach, and the summer reading program. Another core duty of this position is designing, setting up, and maintaining literacy-based interactive play areas. Department-wide duties include selection of materials; creating displays; producing professional-looking publicity materials, booklists, and signage; readers’ assistance at the reference desk; and general department upkeep. The person in this position will prioritize helping our library users, so a positive, welcoming demeanor and ability to work well with children and their families at both their best and not-so-best moments is a must! The Children’s Library Associate works closely under the guidance and training of the Children’s Services Manager. This is a 20 hours per week position, and currently includes one evening per week and every fourth weekend. Applicants who would like to be considered must have an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree (preferably in education, child development, English, or library science) and work experience with children in a library, educational or recreational setting. The applicant should possess good communication and writing skills, computer skills, and a familiarity with books and libraries. Artistic and organizational skills are also beneficial. While applications will be accepted until the position is filled, preference will be given to applications received by August 1. Starting wage is $16.50-$17.50/hour depending upon experience. Benefits include paid sick leave and paid vacation. This part-time position does not qualify for the health insurance benefit. Please read the job description for this position thoroughly before applying. To apply, please email:
  1. a signed, completed application
  2. a cover letter explaining your qualifications for, and interest in, this position
  3. a resume
To Valerie Johnson, Children’s Services Manager: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; preference will be given to applications received by Thursday, August 1, 2019.