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Reference Librarian (Makerspace and Electronic Resources)
The L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library in downtown Eau Claire, Wisconsin is proud of its mission to promote lifelong learning, create collaborative spaces, and support open access to diverse materials and resources. Simply put, we aim to actively enhance the quality of life in our Midwestern community.
The library is seeking a reference services librarian to engage with the city’s creative thinkers, researchers, and users of information. As a member of our 11-person Reference Services Division, you’ll work closely with others to provide service and resource recommendations using both print and digital tools. You’ll collaborate with our cross-division “Dabble Box” makerspace team to develop, facilitate, evaluate, and promote innovative programs designed to meet the ever-evolving needs of our community. You’ll have the opportunity to participate in collection development and curate the library’s electronic resources collection.
The successful candidate will possess excellent communication and customer service skills, understand the critical role technology plays in modern library services, and demonstrate enthusiasm for learning leading-edge technology-related skills.
Newly renovated and expanded, the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library is the heart of Eau Claire. We’re well known for our outstanding staff, and—serving 1,500 customers every day—we’re the city’s most visited downtown destination.
Eau Claire, Wisconsin is a dynamic and thriving community of over 69,000 people, attracting young families, retirees, college students, and professionals alike. Rich in history, Eau Claire is now a regional center for education, medical services, industry, business, and cultural events. Learn more at www.thinkeauclaire.com.
This is a full-time 40hr/week, exempt position. Rotating evenings and weekends are required. Benefits include paid holidays, floating holidays, sick leave, vacation leave, participation in the Wisconsin Retirement System, employee assistance program, and competitive health insurance benefits. Pay range starts at $26.21/hr. More information on benefits can be provided by emailing email@example.com
Please click here to view the job description. For consideration, interested applicants must submit a completed library employment application, resume, and cover letter that illustrates why you are the best candidate for the position. For priority consideration, please apply by 8:00 a.m. on Friday, March 31st.
Review of requested application materials will begin on Friday, March 31st and will be reviewed regularly until the position is filled.