Employment Opportunities

Open Positions:


Full time 40 hours per week, with full benefits


  • Under general supervision, performs  advanced clerical work, circulation, cataloging and technical services
  • Have the ability for detailed cataloging and processing of materials
  • Performs circulation desk procedures, such as checking in and checking out materials, registering patrons, collecting money, room scheduling , and answering the telephone
  • Must have considerable knowledge and understanding of basic library principles, and apply them to library operations
  • Good customer service skills.  Able to communicate effectively with staff and public
  • This position requires complete confidentiality


  • High School Diploma 
  • 5-7 years of beyond entry-level cataloging experience
  • Knowledge of cataloging and classification practices and tools
  • Familiarity with one or more integrated library systems

Applications will be accepted until position is filled. To apply, send resume and completed employment application by standard mail, fax, or email attention:

Diane Mehl
Circulation Dept. Head
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
6123 Central City Parkway
Westland, MI 48185

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 Maintenance, Circulation and Computer Page 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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