Employment Opportunities

Open Positions:

Library Associate, Youth Services Department
Posted October 2, 2014
1 available position
32 hours a week, $14.50 per hour; no benefits; includes evenings and weekends
Deadline for Applications: October 18, 2014

Responsibilities of the Position:
Under the supervision of the Head of Youth Services, performs paraprofessional work serving library patrons directly or indirectly. Provides information and recommendations that can be used for materials selection in the Youth Services Department. Plans, organizes, and conducts library services and programs in Youth Services. Organizes library displays. Assists patrons with ready-reference questions and readers’ advisory, bibliographic instruction, and database searching. Assists with collection maintenance, such as weeding. Maintains pamphlet file and prepares bibliographies. Strong customer service skills are essential.

Detailed Library Associate, Youth Services Department Job Description

Email cover letter, resume, and a list of 3 reference to: Andy Schuck, Department Head of Youth Services at andy.schuck@westlandlibrary.org

Adult Reference Librarian
Posted September 18, 2014
1 available position
40 hours a week, $17.00 per hour plus benefits including Medical, Dental, Retirement, Vacation, Personal, and Holidays; includes evenings and weekends

Responsibilities of the Position:
Under supervision of the Department Head of Information Services, identifies and interprets user needs; provides reference, readers' advisory, computer, database and referral services to Library patrons in a variety of formats. Responsible for collection development. Assists in planning and implementing programs. Strong customer service skills are essential.

Detailed Adult Reference Librarian Job Description

Email cover letter, resume, and a list of 3 reference to: Marilyn Kwik, Department Head of Information Services at marilyn.kwik@westlandlibrary.org



Maintenance Assistant
Posted May 15, 2014
1 available position
32 hours a week, $12.50 per hour

Responsibilities of the Position:
Under supervision, performs cleanup and maintenance of the library building and grounds to ensure the comfortable, clean, convenient, and safe operation of the library for both its patrons and staff. Cross-training and working in other departments is a requirement. This position requires complete confidentiality. Must be over 18 years old.

Detailed Maintenance Assistant Job Description

To apply, request an application at the Circulation Desk or print one via the link below.

Applications for Employment:

For consideration for a position as a Supervisory Librarian, Reference Librarian, Children's Associate or Technology Coordinator, please submit a professional resume, meaningful cover letter and list of references.

General: for Maintenance, Circulation and Computer Page positions

Page: for book shelving positions

NOTE: Applications for non-page positions are only accepted when positions are available. Page applications are always accepted.

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About Seeking Employment at the Public Library of Westland:

The Public Library of Westland is an equal opportunity, at-will employer. As positions open, they will be posted above.

Page Positions: Students seeking employment must be at least 14 years of age and be prepared to submit a work permit upon request.

Non-Page Positions: Applications for non-page positions are only accepted when a position is available. Applicants for non-page positions must include a resume with their application. References will be requested from finalists only.

Completed applications can be delivered to the Library in person, or mailed to:

Administrative Assistant
Public Library of Westland
6123 Central City Parkway
Westland, MI 48185-9118

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