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  • City of Milwaukee
  • 10/14/19
  • Milwaukee, WI
  • 53233
  • 48,930.18 / Yearly
  • Full-Time
Under the direction of the Librarians in charge of various MPL work units or their designees, Librarian IIs help open a world of materials, services, and programs to patrons, as well as serve as liaisons to community partners. Librarian IIs perform bibliographic, reference, readers advisory, programming, community service, outreach, and basic collection development work for children, young adults, and/or adults. In addition, they assist in training and supervising Librarians Is and other staff members.

The Milwaukee Public Library (MPL) offers a dynamic, innovative work environment where each employee contributes to making the Library the best Third Place possible Inspiration starts here, we help people read, learn and connect!

Provide reference services for adults, young adults, and children using professional knowledge; search standard reference materials, including online sources and the Internet, to answer patrons' reference questions. Refer patrons to community resources.
Analyze patrons' requests to determine needed information, and assist in furnishing or locating that information.
Locate library materials for patrons, including books, periodicals, and other types of media.
Provide readers advisory services; locate unusual or unique information in response to specific requests.
Teach library patrons to search for information using databases.
Explain use of library facilities, resources, equipment, and services, and provide information about library policies.
Develop the Librarys collection; review and evaluate resource material, such as book reviews and catalogs, in order to select and order print, audiovisual, and electronic resources.
Develop special programs appealing to people of various age groups, cultures, and interests to inform, educate, and entertain them.
Promote library services through outreach to schools, community organizations, and individuals.
Assist patrons with basic computer applications and usage.
Maintain security of library facilities, equipment, and people.
As assigned, act as librarian-in-charge of a branch library, with overall responsibility of the branchs operations, including staff, performance, customer service, and security.
As assigned, participate in maintaining the librarys presence on social media platforms.
Actively promote the library's vision, mission, and goals by participating in staff meetings and serving on committees.
Stay current with the latest news and advances in library and information science through workshops and reading.

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