Beloit, WI: PT Project Librarian (term), Beloit Historical Society

Job Opening Title:

Name of Employer:
Beloit Historical Society

Job Site Location :
845 Hackett St. Beloit, WI 53511

Application Deadline:
March 30, 2023

Minimum Degree Requirement:

Years of experience required:
three years

Salary Range:
a grant funded, project specific position. Scheduling is full or part-time until the funds are expended, not to exceed gross total of $23,000.00.

Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Include instructions for how to apply.:
The Librarian position at the Beloit Historical Society (BHS) is a grant funded, project specific position. The BHS library consists of published books, journals and periodicals related to the history of the City of Beloit and surrounding region. The position entails a review of the library materials to identify fragile and rare items that need special care, differentiating them from items for general public use. The librarian will catalog and enter data for collection items into the PastPerfect collection database used by BHS. Training is expected to be provided for the PastPerfect program. The Librarian position also includes the creation of an organizational system to make the materials accessible to library users and develop policies and procedures on the use of these materials.

• A degree in Library Science or related field
• A minimum of three years’ experience working in a library

Skills and Abilities:
• Demonstrates excellent analytic skills
• Strong organizational skills
• Ability to classify and catalog materials
• Experience developing policies and procedures for the use of materials
• Experience cataloging and arranging the public space

Personal Skills:
• Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize job duties.
• Ability to work independently and complete tasks as assigned.
• Dependable in attendance and punctual
• Willingness to increase knowledge.
• Interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team

How to Apply:
Submit an application packet consisting of a current resume, cover letter and three references to the Beloit Historical Society, by mail to 845 Hackett St., Beloit, WI 53511 or email to Donna Langford at with the subject line “Librarian Position” by March 30, 2023.

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