Hours: Part time. Hours vary, but may not exceed 29 hours per week on a regularly scheduled basis. Evening and Saturday work is probable.

Provides general customer service and supports library operations. Reports to the library director for general instruction and review.

Primary duties:

Helping library patrons find materials
Checking materials in and out
Answering the library telephone
Shelving library materials and maintaining materials in proper shelf order
Preparing library materials for circulation
Mending library materials

Secondary duties:

Assisting in planning and implementing library programs
Updating genealogical indexes and summaries on the computer
Processing ILL requests and transits as scheduled or requested
Cataloging library materials using copy cataloging methods as scheduled or requested
Other library related duties as assigned
Requires the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

Some knowledge of library materials and methods
Thorough knowledge of alphabet and of the decimal system
Knowledge of and skill in using effective English, including good grammar
Basic computer skills
Ability to perform clerical tasks efficiently and accurately.
Physical ability to bend, stoop, push, reach, grasp, finger for writing and typing, lift, and carry up to 40 lbs.
Ability to assess visual cues. Far vision at 20 feet or further; near vision at 20 inches or less
Ability to perform clerical tasks efficiently and accurately
Ability to listen and communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone
Ability to deal courteously and tactfully with the public
Ability to arrive at work in a punctual manner and reliably assume responsibility as delegated
Ability to use office equipment, including photocopier, fax machine, computer programs and other equipment as required
Ability to handle details, complete work with normal speed, and tolerate stress of busy circulation desk
Ability to understand and carry out both written and oral instructions
Required Education and Experience:
A high school diploma or its equivalent is required.
Library experience preferred.

No applicant for employment shall be discriminated against because of age, race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, or disability.

Appointment and/or continued employment is contingent on successful completion of a background check.

Please submit a resume to Megan Kloeckner at kloeckner.megan@als.lib.wi.us by November 11, 2017.