Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Job Opening: Adult Services Lilbrarian at Ripon Public Library

The Ripon Public Library in Ripon, Wisconsin (population: 7,619) is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time Adult Services Librarian. Responsibilities include collection development and maintenance, young adult and adult programming, and promotion of library services to the community. Flexible schedule consists of occasional nights and weekends, including Sundays. ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library Science required. Proficiency with computers and strong interpersonal and communication skills are necessary. Starting salary $37,773 plus excellent benefits. Send resume and cover letter by March 30, 2011 to: Ripon Public Library, 120 Jefferson St., Ripon, WI 54971. The City of Ripon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Ripon is the home of Ripon College, Alliance Laundry Systems and Rippin’ Good Cookies. The recently remodeled library of 28,000 square feet is a member of the Winnefox Library System and a participant in the Winnefox Automated Library Service shared SIRSI automation system. An annual budget of $568,000 is supplemented by funds from a Friends of the Library organization and an endowment fund. Circulation in 2010 was 168,000, collection size 59,000 items, open 63 hours per week, staff of 7.6 FTE.

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