Employment Opportunities

1.) 

JOB TITLE: Circulation Clerk (Two Positions Available)

LOCATION: Portage Public Library in Portage, WI

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Portage Public Library seeks applicants for two part-time Circulation Clerk positions. Circulation Clerks are the first face our patrons see as they enter the library so we are looking for cheerful and positive applicants who aim to give the community excellent customer service. Duties include fulfilling circulation desk procedures such as checking materials in and out, placing holds, collecting fines, processing materials, paging, issuing library cards and various other tasks as described on the full job description. Circulation Clerks report to the Circulation Supervisor. Candidates are encouraged to thoroughly read the full job description.

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JOB QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or equivalent preferred or currently attending. Up to six months keyboarding and/or general office experience or training preferred. Some previous library experience is preferred.

PAY: This is a part time position, 10-20 hours per week, and is not benefits eligible. Hiring pay rate is $9.00/hr.

SCHEDULE: Morning Clerk- Work morning hours during week, and one to two Saturdays a month.

Evening Clerk- Work evening hours during week, and one to two Saturdays a month.

TO APPLY: Please apply via email with your application. Please specifically state if you are applying for the Morning Circulation Clerk position or Evening Circulation Clerk position in your email. Email application to apply@portagelibrary.us . Questions/inquiries may be sent to autumn@portagelibrary.us.

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Application deadline is Monday, March 4th.


 

2.)

JOB TITLE: Library Assistant - Public Services

LOCATION: Portage Public Library in Portage, WI

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Portage Public Library seeks applicants for a part-time Library Assistant position.  Duties include assisting with planning, coordination, or presentation of programs, assisting with adult outreach, and serving patrons at the reference desk. The Library Assistant acts as back-up to Technical Services Library Assistant.  Additional responsibilities include keeping statistics, creating attractive flyers and advertisements, using the library Facebook as a platform to post library events, and news releases. To serve the programming needs of the Portage community, ability to work nights and weekends is a must.

The successful candidate is friendly, enthusiastic, detail-oriented, creative and a problem solver who enjoys working with people of all ages. Tech savvy is essential to this position. Candidates are encouraged to thoroughly read the full job description.

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JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Associate’s degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school preferred. Six months to one year related experience or training. Previous library experience is preferred.

PAY/SCHEDULE: This is a part time position, 15-20 hours per week, and is not benefits eligible.  Hiring pay rate is $14.00/hr. Schedule: flexible work hours; frequent and regular evening and weekend hours.

TO APPLY: Please apply via email with your cover letter, and resume. Please specifically address in your cover letter how you meet the qualifications of the position. Send cover letter and resume to Leslie@portagelibrary.us  Questions/inquiries may also be sent to Leslie@portagelibrary.us.

Application deadline is Tuesday, February 19th.