Altoona Public Library in Altoona, Wisconsin, 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.

This position is part-time.  Until December 31, 2021, the regular number of hours per week is nine, with at least sixteen Saturday hours between now and December 31.  After December 31, the number of assigned hours will not change but the schedule may vary.  Hours are typically slated for mornings and afternoons, Monday-Saturday, although evening work may be required.  The wage starts at $12.50 per hour.

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 some evenings 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 a complete job description, click here.  Compensation: starts at $12.50/hr.  Closing date for applications: 11:59 pm on Tuesday, September 7, 2021.  Please submit your resume, cover letter, and three references via email at: altoonapl@altoonapubliclibrary.org.