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Library Aid

Posted: 09/18/2022


The Muskego Public Library is currently accepting applications for a part-time, Library Aide position. This position will work 20 hours per week. The work schedule is mainly weekday afternoons, with one evening per week and a Saturday rotation. 

Purpose of Position:  Under immediate supervision, performs routine circulation, clerical and other library work as required.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

  1. Assists library users at the circulation desk, such as checking materials in and out, registering patrons, collecting fines, etc.
  2. Arranges returned materials on book trucks and reshelves them in proper order.
  3. Shelfreads and straightens materials on the shelves or in the collection while shelving and in other assigned areas.
  4. Sorts and routes books, periodicals, and other library materials.
  5. Pulls materials for interlibrary requests and checks in deliveries of interlibrary loan materials.
  6. Does keyboarding and filing.
  7. Process, repairs, reconditions and withdraws library materials.
  8. Assists with library programs and displays as needed.
  9. Assists users in using self-check and photocopying equipment.
  10. Answers directional questions and refers patrons to appropriate personnel.
  11. Notifies patrons regarding circulation matters.
  12. Performs light housekeeping.
  13. Performs other related work.

For further details about the position, please click on the following link: Full Job Description



EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High school diploma or equivalent. No experience required. Knowledge and Abilities - Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from patrons. - Ability to follow detailed directions. - Ability to maintain confidentiality of library patron information. - Ability to maintain a regular work schedule. - Ability to operate library business machines properly, including keyboarding skills. - Ability to use computer software and manage computer technology. - Ability to perform moderately heavy physical work. - Ability to sort efficiently in alphabetic or numeric order and to develop a working understanding of library classification systems. - Ability to understand and perform assigned library procedures. - Good interpersonal skills and ability to maintain and foster cooperative and courteous working relationship with the public, peers and supervisors.

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