Approximate date of posting September 5, 2018
Eligibility Current enrollment or acceptance in an American Library Association (ALA) accredited graduate School of Library and Information Science.
Position: Adult Services Intern
Location: West Allis, Wisconsin
Company/Organization West Allis Public Library
Schedule/Hours 12-15 hours per week includes evening and weekend (Saturday/Sunday) hours
Time Frame. 2018-2019
Description: The West Allis Public Library is looking for a library and information science student who wishes to supplement his/her studies with some real library-world experience. We have an Adult Services Intern position.
Under direct supervision of the Head of Adult Reference, performs a variety of library science duties to gain exposure to and experience in a broad range of public library work, particular to that of Adult Services.
EXAMPLE of DUTIES: Assist patrons with questions and issues related to the use of West Allis Public Library resources; assist Librarians with developing and teaching computer classes; perform regularly scheduled “walk-throughs” of the public computing spaces and verify the working order of the computers and printers, replenishing supplies as needed; under direct supervision of a librarian, assist patrons in selection and location of print and non-print materials, collection maintenance, in-person and phone reference; assist in the marketing of library resources and programs (i.e. creation of flyers and displays); perform other duties as assigned based on departmental needs.
How to Apply: Cover letters and resumes can be emailed to Michael Koszalka, Library Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to West Allis Public Library, Attention: Michael Koszalka, 7421 W. National Ave., West Allis, WI 53214.
Deadline: September 21, 2018