Employment Opportunities

Open Positions:

Maintenance Assistant (Part time) - 2 positions


Posting Date: March 20, 2019
Closing Date: Open until filled
Reports to: Head of Maintenance
Position Available: Immediately

Summary: 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.

Performs year round upkeep of library grounds through picking up trash, cutting grass, raking, pickup of litter, shoveling of snow, salting of walks, and care of shrubbery and plantings.

Experience:

  • This position requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Three years of facilities/maintenance experience in a related building.
  • Possession of a Michigan motor vehicle operator’s license.

Schedule: 25 hours per week including days, nights and weekends
Union Position: Yes
Salary: $17.50 per hour
Benefits: Vacation, Personal time and paid holidays. Employer contribution toward retirement benefits.

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To apply, mail or e-mail your resume and application to:

Diane Mehl
Maintenance Department Head
6123 Central City Parkway
Westland MI 48185
diane.mehl@westlandlibrary.org
Fax: 734-595-4612


Youth & Teen Services Librarian


Posting Date: March 20, 2019
Closing Date: Open until filled
Reports to: Head of Youth Services
Position available: Immediately

We are currently accepting applications for a full-time Youth & Teen Services Librarian committed to providing high quality library service to children, tweens and teens. The successful candidate will divide their time equally between the Youth and Teen Services desks.

Summary: Under the direction of the Head of Youth Services, the Youth & Teen Services Librarian develops programs, services and collections for young people including babies, children, tweens, teens, their caregivers, teachers and adults who work with them. Provides reference and readers’ advisory services utilizing print, A/V and electronic resources. Collaborates with staff throughout the library to develop and implement programming, partnerships and other projects that enhance the library’s image in the community.

Education and Experience:

  • Master’s Degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA-accredited program.
  • 1-2 years of professional library youth/teen services or equivalent experience.
  • Successful experience presenting developmentally appropriate programs for young people
  • Good working knowledge of Windows-based computers, the Internet, database searching, automated library systems, downloadable/streaming resources and social media.

Schedule: Full time, 40 hours per week, including days, nights and weekends.
Union Position: Yes
Salary: Starting at $20.00 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, resume and three references to:

Caryn Bartone
Head of Youth Services
6123 Central City Parkway
Westland MI 48185
caryn.bartone@westlandlibrary.org
Fax: 734-595-4612

Applications for Employment:

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

General: for all 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

This library is an EEO Employer.

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