Technical Services Associate
Do you have the library know-how to purchase materials with a large collection budget, and the technical skills to build beautiful spreadsheets? If so, join us at the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.
We’re looking for a collaborative and technologically savvy individual to perform materials ordering, fund tracking, and related duties to maintain the efficient flow of items through our Technical Services Division.
This person will also assist in promoting and highlighting items in the collection, making it easier for the public to find library materials. Technical services staff are well organized, able to take initiative, and work collaboratively with staff, vendors, and the public.
This person will be part of our Technical Services (TS) team. Technical services is an eight-person division whose mission ensures the collection (both physical and online) is attractive, findable, and accessible to all customers and library staff.
You’re great at:
- Attention to detail
- Accounting & statistics
- Meeting deadlines
- Creating displays
- Working independently and as part of a team
This position is regularly scheduled for 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday. The starting wage is $22.92 per hour, with excellent benefits.
Eau Claire is a growing community of more than 67,000 residents, home to the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire and the Chippewa Valley Technical College, with a diverse economy, high-quality health care, and excellent public services and schools. Eau Claire was also featured in Time magazine as part of its “Reasons to Celebrate America” series. The city is 90 miles east of Minneapolis-St. Paul and close to an abundance of lakes and recreational opportunities.
For consideration, interested applicants must submit a completed library employment application, resume and cover letter by 8:00 a.m., Friday, September 24, 2021 per the application instructions below.
Applications that are incomplete or received after the deadline will not be considered. Please address your cover letter to the “Search Committee”, and in the letter describe why you are applying for the Associate position and explain how your experience has prepared you for it.