Job Openings

Full-Time with Benefits
Southwest Wisconsin Library System
Fennimore, Wisconsin

Southwest Wisconsin Library System (SWLS), located in Fennimore, Wisconsin, seeks a detail-oriented, tech-savvy individual to join our team. This position connects library patrons with materials and knowledge by creating, loading, and maintaining catalog records that aid discovery and access to library resources throughout the Southwest Wisconsin region. The cataloger will also aid member libraries in managing their materials and accessing collection data and will support Inter-Library Loan activities.

Our cataloger position is full-time and offers benefits including health insurance; eligibility for the Wisconsin Retirement System; paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave; and the flexibility to work remotely up to two days per week after an initial training period. Our ideal candidate must have reliable transportation in order to attend meetings, trainings, and to assist libraries onsite.

SWLS serves 28 public libraries with 30 locations across Crawford, Grant, Iowa, Lafayette, and Richland Counties. An ideal Cataloger candidate has strong attention to detail, is highly organized, and has excellent problem solving and communication skills. Prior experience working in an office environment is required and experience working in libraries is desired. A high school diploma is required.

Hourly Rate: $21.00 – $25.00 per hour, based on experience.

To apply, please send your resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references to Angela Noel, System Director, at Review of applications will begin on August 16, 2024. Application materials received by that date will have first consideration; position will remain open until filled.

See full Position Description here.

Library Specialist – Adult Services Team
Platteville Public Library
Platteville, WI

The Platteville Public Library is accepting applications for a Library Specialist – Adult Services Team.

The Library is seeking a tech-savvy, collaborative individual with demonstrated research and customer service skills. This person will work with the Adult Services staff to answer reference questions, plan and execute events, maintain library collections, and select materials for purchase. Other responsibilities include circulation desk backup, processing new materials, and withdrawing weeded items from the collection. A copy of the complete position description can be found here.

Skills required
Strong computer skills, research skills, customer service skills, adaptability, and the ability to work as a team are necessary. Previous library experience is desirable.

Minimum education
Two years of study at an accredited college, university, or technical school.

This is a half-time (20 hours/week) position. Work includes evenings and weekends on a rotating basis.
Starting wage is $16.84/hour. This position is eligible for leave benefits, including paid holidays, vacation, sick and personal time.

Qualified persons should submit:

Electronic applications are encouraged and should be sent to

Paper applications are acceptable and should be sent to
Jessie Lee-Jones
Platteville Public Library
225 W Main St
Platteville, WI 53818

Open until filled. Applications will begin being reviewed on Monday, July 15, 2024

The City of Platteville is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Modified 6.13.2024