• Courier Alert: combined route Due to loss of driver & combined route, the following libraries will have late delivery until further notice: Somerset, New Richmond, Baldwin, Hammond, Roberts, Woodville, Menomonie, Elk Mound. Driver of Polk County route delivering to these libraries in this order (starting about 11 am after Amery delivery). WALTCO hopes to hire a new driver quickly. If you have questions, contact Maureen/IFLS. 07/21/2017 - 9:39am
  • Library Elf notice delivery problem last week Library Elf notices were not delivered on Wednesday (7-12) and were delivered late on Thursday (7-13, about 10p). -Lori 07/12/2017 - 12:00am
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Technical Services Associate I - L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library (Eau Claire)

The L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, seeks a collaborative and technologically savvy individual to perform ordering, fund tracking, and related duties to maintain the efficient flow of materials through Technical Services. This person will also assist in promoting and highlighting items in the collection, making it easier for the public to find materials. The well-qualified candidate shall demonstrate good judgment and initiative, possess a working knowledge of standard acquisition practices, be a reliable team player with a strong commitment to customer service, and be able to meet deadlines with a high degree of accuracy.

This position is regularly scheduled for 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday. The hiring wage range is $18.47 - $21.61 per hour, with excellent benefits.

A job description and application details may be found at http://www.ecpubliclibrary.info/about-us/employment/. For consideration, all requested materials must be received by 8:00 a.m., Monday, July 31, 2017. AA/EEO employer. 

First Year Student Success Librarian - University of Wisconsin - River Falls

The First Year Student Success Librarian develops and provides library services that support teaching, research, and student success and retention. General responsibilities include: providing library orientation and information literacy instruction to first year student-oriented classes and groups; promoting first-year and transfer student success and retention through collaboration with campus academic and student services programs and offices; serving as a liaison to designated academic departments; providing in-person and online research assistance; overseeing collection development for assigned subject areas; and collaborating with the Head of Research Services and other library colleagues to plan and implement new services to meet the changing needs and expectations of our users. This is a .92FTE Associate Academic Librarian position that is full-time from August 1 to June 30.

A complete position description and application instructions are available at https://jobs.uwrf.edu/postings/3506

For questions, please contact Cory Whipkey, Chair of the Search and Screen Committee, at cory.whipkey@uwrf.edu

Director - Plum City Public Library

The Plum City Public Library seeks a vibrant leader to direct the operations of their library. The library is part of the Indianhead Federated Library System and MORE system. The library serves a community of around 600 in northwestern Wisconsin. The Village of Plum City is a rural community located in the scenic valley of Pierce County about an hour and a half southeast of the Twin Cities.

Responsibilities: The Library Director reports to a 5-member Board of Trustees and is responsible for the overall management of the library. Essential duties include building and maintaining our collection, managing the library budget, supervising the library staff, and promoting the library within the Village of Plum City and the surrounding area.

Qualifications: Candidates must be eligible for Wisconsin Grade III certification. A Bachelor’s Degree or higher is preferred and three or more years of library or similar experience is desired. The ideal candidate shall also possess excellent interpersonal skills; the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with their staff, the Board, the Village of Plum City community organizations, and area libraries. Knowledge of current library practices, technology and trends is required.

Compensation: Salary range is $14.00/hr. to $16.00/hr. depending on education and experience and includes some benefits.

Please email your resume and cover letter and names of three references by 7/16/2017 at 5:00p.m. to the Library Search Committee via email at plumcityvillage@centurytel.net. No mailed or delivered applications will be accepted.

Job description can be seen at www.plumcitylibrary.org under policies.