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The Delafield Library, located in Southeastern Wisconsin and part of the superb Bridges Library System, is seeking an individual for the position of Adult Programming and Outreach Librarian. This part-time position (between 25-30 hours/week) will work closely with the Adult Programming and Outreach Coordinator as well as the Circulation Supervisor, and will report directly to the Library Director.

Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

Circulation Duties:
Performs circulation desk procedures; checking in and checking out materials, registering patrons, preparing Library cards, maintaining patron records, collecting fines, registering patrons for programs using online software and reserving study rooms using online calendar
Assists patrons with holds, renewals, account questions, locating materials, basic computer assistance and reference questions.
Provides in-depth, one-on-one computer instruction for patrons with various technological abilities
Provides reader?s advisory services to patrons
Adheres to and communicates Library policies and procedures
Have good working knowledge of OverDrive/Libby and similar services to assist patrons with digital content on a variety of computers and mobile devices.

Outreach and Programming Duties:
Serves as secondary adult services outreach coordinator by participating in community events, speaking at community/chamber meetings and other opportunities that occur
Establishes relationships with community entities to further goodwill toward the Library in the Delafield community and surrounding areas
Plans, promotes and executes at least 1-2 programming options for Adults per month
Is proactive in generating ideas and making new contacts to further promote the Library and its services
Selects material for and leads monthly adult book club
Presents a positive Library image to the community
Attends meetings, classes, seminars and conferences to enhance knowledge of Library services as needed
Performs other work as assigned by the Library Director

Knowledge and Abilities:
Display excellent customer service skills both with patrons in house and in community forums
Ability to patiently teach one-on-one to patrons of all technological skills and backgrounds
Ability to maintain and foster cooperative and courteous working relationships with the public, peers and supervisors
Highly motivated and has the ability to be a self-starter
Considerable knowledge of modern Library science theory and practices
Ability to perform reference work using both print and digital resources
Demonstrates flexibility and teamwork
Willingness to continually learn and use new technology
Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations
Ability to work independently, organize and prioritize tasks, respond to varied/changing work demands and make decisions as required
Ability to plan, organize and carry out a program of Library service and/or outreach independently and in conjunction with outreach coordinator
Ability to interact pleasantly, constructively and cooperatively with Library patrons and staff
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
Must be proficient with Microsoft Office products and personal computers and devices

Physical Demands of the Position:
Employee must be able to:
Sit, stand, walk, climb, stoop, bend, twist and reach
Have far vision at 20 feet or further; have near vision at 20 inches or less
Lift and carry 50 pounds or less
Handle processing, picking up and shelving books
Push and pull objects weighing 60 to 80 pounds on wheels
Travel to meetings outside of the Library; provide own transportation to said events

Environment and Working Conditions:
Evening and weekend hours required

Education and Experience:
Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited college or university OR currently enrolled in an ALA-accredited MLIS program.
2 years+ of customer service experience required
Experience in Library Programming, particularly for Adults, is a plus!

If interested, please send resume and list of three professional references to Library Director Stephanie Ramirez, sramirez@delafieldlibrary.org<mailto:sramirez@delafieldlibrary.org>. Starting pay rate of $19.00/hour with excellent benefits as well as 9 paid holidays.  First review of applications will begin on July 6, 2020. If you have any questions, please contact the Delafield Library at (262) 646-6230 or visit our website, www.delafieldlibrary.org<http://www.delafieldlibrary.org>.