Library Associate

Portage County
Job Description
Have you always wanted to work in a library? Portage County has a part time, 24 hour/week position available. This position will mainly work in the Plover Branch but may work at the Stevens Point Library or other branches.
Portage County offers a robust benefit package for permanent employees working at least 24 hours/week. Benefits include;
  • State of Wisconsin Retirement Plan
  • Health insurance- your choice of two health plans- (Health Savings Account associated with the High Deductible Health Plan with a County contribution)
  • < >Paid holidays
  • Sick leave
  • Flexible spending account
  • Dental insurance
  • 457B Deferred Compensation Plan
This is a summary of the job duties:
This classification is responsible for a wide variety of library-related tasks that support the activities of the library at all library work locations, including but not limited to customer service activities at all service desks, clerical, programming, material handling, and data entry activities. 
Must relate well with the public, other library staff, volunteers, children, and young adults, be adaptable and flexible.  Basic clerical, office equipment, and computer skills including the Internet required
Cooperates with other library personnel in carrying out the library's mission.  Maintains rapport with public by responding to their various library-related requests as efficiently and cheerfully as possible.
24 hours/week; this position works at all branches (Plover, Stevens Point, Rosholt, Almond) as scheduled or necessary; a Sunday rotation at Stevens Point included.  Drives library vehicle to branch libraries and various sites throughout county as necessary.  This position includes weekend and evening work. May receive day-to-day instructions and/or assignments from senior staff while working at 1001 Main Street, Stevens Point.
These are the qualifications we are seeking:
High school diploma, or equivalent.
Valid Wisconsin driver’s license and good driving record.
Prior library experience preferred.
Some familiarity with children's literature and/or childhood education preferred.
Starting wage: $14.45/hour
Apply at:
Portage County Human Resources
1462 Strongs Ave.
Stevens Point, WI 54481
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