Library Intern

Stoughton Public Library / Main Library

Job deadline Apply by August 11th, 2017   Job salary $12.24 per hour   Job type of library Public   This job is located in Wisconsin Wisconsin

Job Description

The Stoughton Public Library in Stoughton, Wisconsin is seeking a part-time (15-18 hours per week)  Library Intern who will focus on providing services to teens and tweens, with additional work with all ages.

This position extends for approximately 36 weeks beginning in September, 2017. The successful candidate must commit to working in this position for its duration.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to create and schedule innovative and creative teen  and tween programming, teach the use of the public library as a lifelong resource, work at public service desks, and consistently present the Stoughton Public Library and its resources to the public in a positive manner.

The work includes some nights and some Saturdays. We will work around your course schedule.

For a full job description and application visit: http://ci.stoughton.wi.us/jobs

Description of Community

Founded in 1847, the City of Stoughton (population 12,900) is known for its annual Norwegian Syttende Mai Celebration 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 15 miles south of Madison, Stoughton is a city not to be missed!

Required Education

  • Bachelor's Degree

Other Required/Preferred Skills & Experience

Minimum requirements:

  • Current enrollment in a Masters of Library and Information Sciences program from an ALA-accredited college with a graduation date after April, 2018 preferred
  • At least one year of library experience with a background in adult or youth services desired
  • Knowledge and understanding of the principles of confidentiality of library records
  • Computer skills including database searching and familiarity with Microsoft Office programs
  • Familiarity with Koha ILS/LinkCat OPAC or other ILS desired
  • Experience with e-readers, social media, and computer troubleshooting desired
  • Experience working with teens and/or tweens desired.

Application Requirements

To apply visit the City of Stoughton website at  http://ci.stoughton.wi.us/jobs . Application materials must be received by 5:00 p.m. on August 11, 2017. We anticipate interviewing for this position before the end of August.

HR Contact Information

To apply visit the City of Stoughton website at  http://ci.stoughton.wi.us/jobs . Application materials must be received by 5:00 p.m. on August 11, 2017. We anticipate interviewing for this position before the end of August.

Links

http://www.stoughtonpubliclibrary.org/

Masters Degree in a Program of Library and Information Science

Not required

Salary

LRS.org Wage Calculator $12.24 per hour

Hours per week

15-18 hours per week

Evenings

Some

Weekends

Some

Benefits

No Benefits

Date Posted

July 17th, 2017

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