Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunity

TITLE:  Digital Services Librarian

LOCATION: Oshkosh Public Library

POSTING DATE: July 31, 2017                                     
CLOSING DATE:  September 1, 2017
SALARY:  range starts at $51,200

REPORTS TO:  Head of Reference and Adult Services

Master of Library Science degree from an ALA accredited institution
Proficiency and experience with software applications, online databases, operating systems and personal devices

POSITION INFORMATION:  The Oshkosh Pubic Library is seeking a tech-savvy professional librarian to join our Reference and Adult Services Department. This position will continue to keep the library on the forefront of technology.  This is a full-time position that includes evening and weekend hours.  Benefits include medical and life insurance as well as Wisconsin Retirement System participation, vacation and sick leave, and paid holidays.  Oshkosh Public Library provides a full range of services to 82,000 area residents from a historically significant building.  Oshkosh is situated in east-central Wisconsin, on the western shore of Lake Winnebago.

POSITION SUMMARY:  Responsibilities include developing and presenting classes and workshops for both the staff and public, instructing staff and public in the use of various digital technologies, helping maintain the IT infrastructure throughout the building in conjunction with the library system PC support specialist, providing information and reader’s advisory service, and working as a team member committed to achieving the strategic goals of the library.  The Library is seeking an enthusiastic, forward thinking professional librarian who is willing to be challenged on learning about emerging technology.

Full position description

To apply, please submit an online application available at https://www.oshkoshpubliclibrary.org/application as well as a letter and resume to:

Oshkosh Public Library; Administrative Office; 106 Washington Ave; Oshkosh, WI 54901

Or via email to Cannon@winnefox.org

Library Page:

This is an entry level, part-time, 11-hour per week position. TYPICAL DUTIES PERFORMED (These examples do not list all the duties which may be assigned; any one position may not include all the duties listed.) 

Shelves library materials.  Reads shelves.
Discharges bookdrops and in-house returns.
Handles incoming materials from other libraries.
Assists self-check customers.
Checks out and discharges reading collections for area nursing homes and day cares.
Prepares, repairs or reconditions library materials.
Assists with routine interlibrary loan procedures.
Performs other related work as assigned.

Applicants for Page positions must be 16 years old.  An application can be submitted at any time and applications are kept on file for 3 months.  Selection for interviews is on an as-needed basis.

Please fill out the Online Application Form if you are interested in having an application on file.  Please do not attach a resume or cover letter as these are entry level jobs.  Please do not call the library to check on the status of your application.

The Library is an Equal Employment Opportunities employer.

Homework Assistant Needed:

The Oshkosh Public Library is looking for a volunteer homework assistant to help students in grades 6 through 12 with homework assignments, which may include test preparation, book reports and research papers, mathematics and advanced mathematics, science, psychology and special projects. Library staff will provide orientation and ongoing assistance.  Complete job description and application information.