Library Clerk– part-time, year-round position
Deadline extended — applications are due by 8 p.m., Monday, April 2.
The Pauline Haass Public Library is seeking the right individual to serve our community through work directly with customers at the Check Out Desk (Circulation). The successful candidate will have a minimum of a high school diploma or GED; have up-to-date basic Windows and Internet skills; truly enjoy providing excellent customer service; show strong attention to detail; possess a strong work ethic; enjoy and embrace change; be comfortable with independent decision making; project a cheerful, friendly outlook; show curiosity; take initiative; work diplomatically with others; be a team player; seek always to improve his or her value to the library and the library’s value to the community, and desire to be an active participant in this organization.
Circulation work primarily involves greeting and assisting customers; checking out and checking in materials; answering and routing telephone calls for all departments; working with customers to collect late fees and damages; and assuring that materials are returned to the shelves in a timely manner. This work requires a great deal of standing time.
The Library Clerk position averages 19 hours/week. Schedule includes daytime, evening and weekend hours (see below). This is a year-round position. Flexibility is needed to cover for coworkers’ vacations or illness. If you lack the ability to work flexible hours (with notice), please do not apply. This position does not qualify for health insurance coverage.
Hours during the school year (week after Labor Day thru week before Memorial Day)
- Monday – 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
- Tuesday – 2:00 – 8:15 p.m.
- Wednesday – 12:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Weekend Rotation (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday)
- Week 1 Fri. 9:00 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.
- Week 2 Sat. 10:00 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. and Sunday 12:30 – 4:15 p.m.
- Week 3 OFF
- Week 4 Fri. 10:00 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.
- Week 5 Sat. 9:00 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. and Sunday 1:00 – 4:15 p.m.
- Week 6 OFF
Summer hours differ slightly from school year hours.
Starting wage: $11.20/hour
Return the application with a cover letter that discusses your job qualifications and why you are interested in this position. You may attach a resume if you have one, but the application must be fully completed regardless. Questions may be directed to Sallie Ratelle, Circulation Manager, at 262-246-5180.
Applications are due by 8 p.m., Monday, April 2. If we are interested in interviewing you, you will be contacted after that date. Please keep the job description for your records, and bring it with you if you come for an interview.
Please drop off or mail all application materials to:
Pauline Haass Public Library
Attention: Sallie Ratelle
N64W23820 Main Street
Sussex, WI 53089