Adult Services Librarian

Employer: Winfield Public Library; 605 College Winfield, KS 67156

To apply: Position open until filled. Resumes should be sent to the attention of Joan Cales, email: library@wpl.org

This fun 40-hour position coordinates and facilitates all aspects of learning activities and outreach services targeted to an adult audience. This includes book discussions and displays, maker-activities, exhibits, special classes and other activities.

What you love:

  • The energy and enthusiasm of a busy library buzzing with activity
  • New and ever-changing opportunities to provide service inside the library and beyond
  • Providing excellent customer service
  • Engaging a diverse community
  • Indulging your curiosity for learning about a wide variety of diverse topics

What you’ll do:

  • Plan and facilitate learning opportunities for adults.
  • Collaborate with other team members to write grants and other proposals to bring special exhibits and learning opportunities to the Winfield community
  • Establish and maintain collaborations beneficial to both the library and the community
  • Purchase books and other materials for the library
  • Serve on the library leadership team

What you know:

  • College degree required, demonstrated strong interpersonal communication skills as well as effective oral and written presentation skills.
  • Practical knowledge and experiences with marketing, including social media
  • Demonstrated public services/support attitude to effectively meet, communicate with and serve the public
  • How to use problem solving and organizational skills to coordinate multiple projects/programs and the ability to work under pressure of deadlines and changing priorities
  • Experience in event planning, teaching and/or related fields

Working Conditions: This position is operated in an “office” environment and requires the ability to handle informational items and boxes up to 25 lbs; to pull/push book carts and the ability to reach items on high and low shelves.

Benefits include health insurance, KPERS, vacation and sick leave. Salary commiserate with education and experience.