Head of Information Services

Oshkosh Public Library

United States

Application Deadline

Apply By Nov 8th, 2019


Not Specified


Oshkosh, WI





Minimum Education

Master's Degree

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience


Type of Library


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Job Description

The Oshkosh Public Library (WI) is seeking a forward-thinking Managing Librarian to direct our Information Services Department and co-lead the library’s new Programming Team. This challenging position will oversee reference, local history/genealogy and technology services, as well as library programming for adults. The ideal candidate will work to shape and enhance the library’s role as a leading resource for information services in the Oshkosh community. We are especially interested in candidates who are skilled at mentoring and developing staff to meet the evolving needs of library users.

This is an exempt position that includes some weekend and evening hours. Benefits include medical and life insurance as well as Wisconsin Retirement System participation, vacation and sick leave and paid holidays. As a member of the library’s management team, the Head of Information Services will help to strengthen the Oshkosh Public Library’s position as a center for lifelong learning, an incubator for creativity, a recognized downtown destination and a valuable community partner. The ideal candidate will take the library’s information services to the next level and help us realize our vision: A Library in Every Life.

Minimum qualifications:
MLS from an ALA-accredited college required.
3-5 years supervisory experience required.

Link to Complete Position Description:  https://www.oshkoshpubliclibrary.org/sites/oshkoshpubliclibrary.org/files/Position%20Description%20INFO%20SVCS%20Head%20of%20Info%20Svcs%20-%20JULY%202019_0.pdf

To Apply:
Email a resume and letter to Marcy Cannon at Cannon@winnefox.org or mail to Oshkosh Public Library; Administration; 106 Washington Ave., Oshkosh, WI  54901.

The Community

Oshkosh Public Library provides a full range of services to 82,000 area residents from a beautifully restored and historically significant building. Oshkosh is situated in East Central Wisconsin on the shore of Lake Winnebago. Oshkosh Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted Oct 8, 2019