Employment Opportunities

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Marketing and Communications Director

Posting Date: October 21, 2021
Closing Date: November 21, 2021
Reports to: Library Director

Exciting things are happening at the Westland Library, and we're seeking an enthusiastic marketing and communications specialist to join our team and help spread the word. We will be doing a top-down rebranding—from our website to publications to digital media—and are looking for someone to spearhead the charge with contracted vendors. Additionally, this person will lead numerous library campaigns and create promotional material for our programs and services throughout the year. Ideally, they will have market research experience and know how to reach and target non-library users. The perfect candidate will have a passion for libraries and a commitment to public service.

Bachelor's degree in marketing, public relations, journalism, or related field required.

Be sure to address elements you feel are essential in a brand redesign and how you would reach non-library users in your cover letter.

Education and Experience

  1. Bachelor's degree in marketing, public relations, journalism, or related field.
  2. 3-5 years experience working in public relations/marketing.
  3. Project management and graphic design experience desired.
  4. Some library experience is desired.
  5. Event planning and fundraising experience desired.

Schedule: Full time, 40 hours per week. Flexible schedule to include days, nights, and weekends.
Salary: Starts at $53,895/year
Benefits Vacation leave, personal leave, and paid holidays. Employer-provided contribution to retirement (401a) after meeting service requirements. Health, Dental, and Life insurance. Reimbursement for vision expenses.

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Please submit a completed application, along with a cover letter and resume to:

Sherri West
HR Assistant
sherri.west@westlandlibrary.org

Library Assistant I (Circulation Services)

Posting Date: October 19, 2021
Closing Date: November 2, 2021
Reports to: Head of Circulation Services
Position Available: Immediately

Under the direction of the Head of Circulation Services, the Library Assistant directly serves patrons by checking-in and checking out materials, registering patrons, collecting money for fines and fees, scheduling meeting rooms, and answering simple patron queries. Performs a wide variety of routine and occasionally complex clerical and computer work. Works with staff throughout the library on projects that enhance the library’s image in the community.

Education and Experience

  1. High School Graduation or GED. College coursework preferred.
  2. 1-2 years of customer service experience, preferably in a public library.
  3. Valid Michigan driver’s license.

Schedule: 25 hours per week including days, nights and weekends
Union Position: Yes
Salary: Starting at $11.00 per hour
Benefits: Vacation, Personal time and paid holidays. Employer contribution toward retirement benefits.

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Please submit a completed application, along with a cover letter and resume to:

Sherri West
HR Assistant
sherri.west@westlandlibrary.org
734-326-6123 ext. 2827

Maintenance Assistant I (part time)

Posting Date: October 5, 2021
Closing Date: October 21, 2021
Reports to: Head of Technology
Position Available: Immediately

Responsible for routine maintenance and cleaning of the library building’s halls, public areas, staff work areas, restrooms, storage areas, and offices in a clean, orderly, safe and sanitary manner. Performs year round upkeep of library grounds through picking up trash, cutting grass, care of shrubbery and plantings, raking leaves, shoveling of snow and treating parking lots and sidewalks. Performs minor repairs inside/outside the library.

Education and Experience:

  1. This position requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent.
  2. One year of facilities/maintenance experience in a comparable environment.

Schedule: 25 hours per week, primarily on afternoons, nights and weekends. Occasionally will be required to work a day shift during the week.
Union: Westland Library Union SEIU Local 517M (Non-Supervisory)
Salary: Starts at $17.50 per hour
Benefits: Prorated vacation leave, personal leave and paid holidays for employees working 20 or more hours per week. Employer provided contribution to retirement (401a) after meeting service requirements.

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Download the job application

Please submit a completed application, along with a cover letter and resume to:

Sherri West
HR Assistant
6123 Central City Parkway
Westland MI 48185
sherri.west@westlandlibrary.org
Fax: 734-326-3634

This library is an EEO Employer.

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