Employment

Circulation Clerk

The Altoona Public Library in Altoona, WI seeks a well-organized, friendly, team-oriented person to help us make library materials available to the public.

Responsibilities: The Clerk will perform Circulation Desk procedures; assist patrons with basic questions, catalog use, and machines; process and shelve library materials; sort and route mail; assist with programs and displays; open and close the library; and complete other duties as assigned.

The position is regularly scheduled for 15 hours per week, Monday - Friday, although the candidate should be flexible and available to work some evenings and weekends. 

Qualifications: The candidate should have a record of experience, initiative, committed customer service, and working well in a group setting.  High school graduate or equivalent; flexible work hours and availability to work nights and weekends; ability to use word-processing programs, email, and the Internet.  The employee must occasionally lift up to 30 pounds, manipulate loaded book carts weighing up to 300-400 pounds over carpeted floors, reach up or down to shelve or retrieve materials, and stand and/or walk to perform tasks for the majority of the shift. 

For the full job description, click here.

Compensation is commensurate with experience. 

Closing date for applications: August 11, 2017. Please submit your resume, cover letter, and three references by August 11, 2017 via email to ajones@altoonapubliclibrary.org.

Library Page

The Altoona Public Library in Altoona, WI seeks a friendly, efficient, team-oriented person to help us make library materials available to the public.

Responsibilities: The primary duties of the Page position are shelving and retrieving materials.  The Page may also assist with basic customer assistance, programming, and other library-related jobs as assigned by the library director or staff.

The position is regularly scheduled for two hours a day, 10 hours per week, Monday - Friday.  Hours are typically slated for mornings, although afternoon, evening, and weekend work may be occasionally required. 

Qualifications: The candidate should have a record of being able to take direction and the ability to work independently, accurately, and efficiently.  Candidates should be high school graduates or equivalent.  The employee must occasionally lift up to 30 pounds, manipulate loaded book carts weighing up to 300-400 pounds over carpeted floors, reach up or down to shelve or retrieve materials, and stand and/or walk to perform tasks for the majority of the day.  

For the full job description, click here.

Compensation is commensurate with experience. 

Closing date for applications: August 11, 2017. Please submit your resume, cover letter, and three references by August 11, 2017 via email to ajones@altoonapubliclibrary.org.