Employment Opportunities

Open Positions:

Head of Information Services

Would you like to be the Head of Information Services and be able to develop a Reference department with new talent? If so, the William P. Faust Public Library of Westland is looking for you. Westland, Michigan is a suburban city with a population of approximately 86,000. The library is known as the “Jewel of the City”.

Job Functions: Under general administrative direction, supervises assigned areas and performs complex and technical professional library work with minimal supervision from Library Director

To view the full job description, click HERE

Salary and Benefits: The salary range is $45,000.00 - $54,995.00. The benefits include medical, dental, optical, 401 (a), personal and vacation leave.

To apply, mail or e-mail your resume, cover letter, three references, and completed Employment Application to:

Sherri West
Administrative Assistant
6123 Central City Parkway
Westland MI 48185
sherri.west@westlandlibrary.org
Fax: 734-595-4612

Position will remain open until filled.

 

Library Associate - Adult Services

We are looking for a part-time Library Associate for the Adult Services Department. The candidate will assist patrons with ready-reference questions and readers’ advisory, information literacy instruction, and database searching. The candidate will plan, organize, and conduct library services and programs, organize library displays, and assist with collection development and maintenance.

This is a 36 hour per week position. The requirements include a B.A. or B.S. degree and must be computer literate. It is desirable that the candidate have related library experience and expertise with an automated library system.

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The hourly range is $16.03 - $21.37.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply, mail or e-mail your resume and a completed Employment Application to:

Sherri West
Administrative Assistant
6123 Central City Parkway
Westland MI 48185
sherri.west@westlandlibrary.org
Fax: 734-595-4612

 

Library Assistant - Circulation

We are looking for a part-time Library Assistant for the Circulation Department. The candidate will check in and out materials, register patrons for library cards, collect money for fees and answer the telephone. You must have the ability to maintain confidentiality of private information.

This is a 36 hour a week position. It requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent.

The starting wage is $9.50 an hour.

Two years of library experience preferred and expertise with an automated library system.

To view the full job description, click HERE

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply, mail or e-mail your resume and completed Employment Application to:

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

 

Computer Page

We are looking for a part-time Computer Page. This position assists Internet patrons, performs work on the computer system, provides direction to patrons using library technology, assists patrons in signing up to use library internet workstations, and troubleshoots eBook downloads, printing, emailing, using browsers and Windows operating system, and connecting to wireless access.

The position requires that the candidate be 18 years of age, be a high school or GED graduate, have keyboarding and software applications experience, and be computer literate. It is desirable to have library experience.

This is a 32 hour per week position. The hourly range is $8.90 - $12.00.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply, mail or e-mail your resume and a completed Employment Application to:

Sherri West
Administrative Assistant
6123 Central City Parkway
Westland MI 48185
sherri.west@westlandlibrary.org
Fax: 734-595-4612

 

Applications for Employment:

For consideration for a position as a Supervisory Librarian, Reference Librarian, Children's Associate or Technology Coordinator, 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

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