Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunity

Head of Information Services:
Closing Date: Nov. 8, 2019
Salary: 2020 range starts at $66,768
Reports To: Assistant Director of Public Services

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

Link to Complete Position Description

Position Information: 
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.

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.

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.


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.