Employment Opportunities

Open Positions:

The William P. Faust Public Library of Westland seeks energetic and community-oriented applicants for two full-time librarian positions: Head of Youth Services and Reference Librarian. These librarians will join a collaborative and dedicated staff in providing the best possible library services to the people of Westland and surrounding communities.

The library staff serves a diverse and multicultural community of patrons at busy service desks, through engaging programs inside and outside the library, and by developing collections of print and electronic materials that inform and entertain patrons of all ages.

Head of Youth Services

Full time, exempt status. Download the full position description (PDF)

Summary: We are looking for an experienced librarian who is a strong advocate for youth to head our Department of Youth Services. The applicant must be a consensus builder and able to articulate their management and customer service philosophies.

Compensation: The salary is $50,000.00 - $54,000.00 dependent upon experience. Benefits include medical, dental, life insurance, 401a, 457 (optional), paid vacation, holidays, and personal leave.

Application Process: Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. To apply, send resume, cover letter, and list of references by standard mail, fax, or email attention to:

Sherri West
Administrative Assistant
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
6123 Central City Parkway
Westland, Michigan 48185
sherri.west@westlandlibrary.org
FAX: 734-595-4612

Reference Librarian

Full time, non exempt status. Download the full position description (PDF)

Summary: We are looking for a creative and thoughtful librarian to join our adult services team in developing innovative programs and services to meet the ever-changing needs of our community. The ideal candidate will possess solid customer service skills.

Compensation: The starting salary is $17.00 per hour with a significant increase after the first 6 months of employment. Benefits include medical, dental, life insurance, 401a, 457 (optional), paid vacation, holidays, and personal leave.

Application Process: Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. To apply, send resume, cover letter, and list of professional references by standard mail, fax, or email attention to:

Marilyn Kwik
Head of Information Services
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
6123 Central City Parkway
Westland, Michigan 48185
hiring@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 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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