ADULT SERVICES LIBRARIAN (full-time)
The Amery Area Public Library seeks an energetic librarian to lead its programming, services and outreach to adults.
With a service area population of about 10,000, the library is located within a renovated multipurpose facility. It is part of the MORE consortium of libraries and a member of the IFLS library system. The Amery Area Public Library has strong community support, and it is committed to offering high quality programs and services to the community.
The city of Amery is situated on 3 lakes and the Apple River. The surrounding area is home to excellent year-round recreational opportunities, from swimming and fishing to snowmobiling, ATV riding, hiking, cross country skiing and much more. We are proud of our excellent school system and state-of-the-art medical center. Amery is home to the Northern Lakes Center for the Arts, a community theater group and a variety of art studios. We are located just an hour from the Minneapolis/St. Paul area.
Responsibilities: The Adult Services Librarian reports to the Library Director and is responsible for the library’s program of service to adults. Essential duties include assisting in collection development, planning and implementing programs, promoting library services, offering outreach to the community, and participating in the day-to-day operations of the library.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required and 1-2 years of public library experience. Master’s degree in Library Science and/or library course work in adult programming, outreach and library management preferred.
Compensation: Starting salary range is $37-$42,000 with excellent benefits.
Please submit a City of Amery application, a cover letter, your resume, and a list of three professional references via email to Heather Wiarda at email@example.com or mail to: Heather Wiarda, Amery Area Public Library, 104 Maple St W Ste B, Amery, WI 54001.
The City of Amery application is available here: http://amerywi.gov/DocumentCenter/View/1442/Employment-Application
A detailed job description is available here: https://amerylibrary.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/AdultServicesLibrarianPosDesc2022.pdf
Review of candidate materials and first preference will be given to applications received by September 22nd, 2022.