Library Associate

Portage County
Job Description
The Portage County Public Library is hiring a part-time Library Associate!  

This position is responsible for a wide variety of library-related tasks that support the activities of the library's Youth services work unit. This position performs a variety of basic customer service activities at the children's service desk, as well as clerical and data entry activities. Under general direction of librarian, incumbents participate in storytelling, tours and other activities aimed at children and teens. Incumbents may participate in the delivery of appropriate library materials and outreach activities to daycares and other sites located throughout Portage County. May drive library vehicle to various sites in Portage County.

Maintains rapport with public by responding to their various library-related requests as efficiently and cheerfully as possible. 24 hours/week primarily at 1001 Main Street, Stevens Point; may assist at other county public library sites (Almond, Plover, Rosholt) as scheduled or necessary. May drive library vehicle. This position includes regularly scheduled evening and weekend work.

Education and Work Experience:

  1. High school diploma or equivalent.
  2. Background in Children's and/or YA literature and/or childhood education or comparable experience preferred. 
  3. Prior library experience preferred.
  4. Valid Wisconsin driver’s license.

Portage County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

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