Library Associate

Portage County
Job Description
The Portage County Public Library is hiring for a part-time Library Associate!  This position is 16 hours per week and primarily works most of the hours at the Rosholt location.

Summary of Position:

This position is responsible for a wide variety of library-related tasks involving the preparation material for the shelves and circulation (labeling, stamping, covering, taping, etc.,), repairing materials as needed, activities aimed at children, branch library & extension services, library programs and displays, etc. This position performs a variety of basic customer service activities at the branch libraries, as well as clerical 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 efficiently and cheerfully.   

16 hours/week, typically at the Rosholt Library; however, may assist at other county public library sites (Almond, Plover, Stevens Point) as scheduled or necessary.  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 Stevens Point.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma, or equivalent
  • Valid Wisconsin driver's license and good driving record
  • Previous library experience preferred
  • Some familiarity with children's literature and/or childhood education preferred
The County offers a benefit package for any permanent position working more than 20 hours/week.

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