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The Walter E. Olson Memorial Library has 2 positions available.  Please view the full job descriptions, application instructions, and benefit information at https://www.olsonlibrary.org/about/employment-opp/.  Review of applications will begin on Monday, September 15th, but applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

Library Assistant I & Library Assistant II (part-time/possibility of full-time) 

The Walter E. Olson Memorial Library has 2 openings for energetic, creative, and dedicated additions to our staff.  The Library Assistants report to the Library Director and work as part of the Library team – along with the Director, Youth Services Coordinator, and Technical Services Coordinator – in providing programming and services to all Library users.

The Library Assistants work to provide high quality library services, materials, and programming by being a primary provider of patron/customer service at the Library, including working the circulation desk, assisting patrons with technology, responding to all forms of patron communications, providing interlibrary loan and reference services, and assisting with the day-to-day operations of the Library.

Strong candidates will have strong communication and customer service skills, the ability to manage time and priorities, problem-solving skills, a demonstrated knowledge of and/or aptitude for learning technology skills, and some knowledge of library professional values.  The full job descriptions can be found linked below.

These positions are envisioned as two 24 hours/week, part time positions.  Depending on the candidate pool, it may be possible to expand one position to a full time, 40 hours/week position.

The positions offer compensation at $17/hour, as well as paid vacation, sick time, and employer contributions to the Wisconsin Retirement System.  More information on benefits can be found in our Employee Handbook (https://tinyurl.com/2s4skk7f).

First consideration will be given to applications received by September 15, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  To apply, please submit the following:

  • A cover letter briefly expressing your interest in, and qualifications for, the position
  • Your resume/CV
  • A completed technology assessment (https://tinyurl.com/3u2uwv83)
  • The contact information of two professional references

Applications may be emailed to director@olsonlibrary.org with the subject line: Library Assistant.  Paper applications may be dropped off or mailed to:

Sara Klemann / Olson Memorial Library
203 N. Main Street
Eagle River, WI 54521

The Walter E. Olson Memorial Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are happy to answer questions about the available positions.