The Stoughton Public Library, Stoughton, WI is seeking a full-time (40 hours per week) professional Youth Services Librarian to oversee operations of the Youth Services Department, including programming, collection development, and outreach.
The successful candidate will supervise the department staff, using an integrative collaborative management approach and actively participate on the library management team; schedule innovative and creative programming; teach the use of the public library as a lifelong resource; help staff excel in technological explorations; and consistently present the Stoughton Public Library and its resources to the public in a positive manner.
This job also includes the opportunity for teen programming, grant writing, outreach via a wide variety of methods, and an opportunity to exercise creativity in traditional and technological library settings. The work includes some nights and weekends.
Founded in 1847, the City of Stoughton, population 12,600 is known for its annual Syttende Mai Celebration in May as well as being the birthplace of the coffee break. Stoughton also boasts one of the few remaining second story theaters in the Midwest - the beautifully restored Stoughton Opera House. Located just 10 miles south of Madison, Stoughton is a city not to be missed!
• Experience presenting programs and managing programming budgets, including experience directing and speaking to large groups of children & families
• Experience selecting materials for Youth in a public library setting and managing collection development budget
• Computer skills including database searching, familiarity with Microsoft Office programs, familiarity with eReaders, and computer troubleshooting
To apply, print a City of Stoughton application at http://www.ci.stoughton.wi.us/ and mail, along with a meaningful cover letter and résumé by 5:00 p.m. on August 17, 2012 to Stoughton Public Library, Richard MacDonald, Director, 304 S. 4th St., Stoughton, WI 53589
Stoughton Public Library
Richard MacDonald, Director
304 S. 4th St.
Stoughton, WI 53589
The City of Stoughton is an equal opportunity employer.
Library website for a full job description: http://www.Stoughtonpubliclibrary.org
City of Stoughton website for application: http://www.ci.stoughton.wi.us