Library Assistant in Circulation

Join the front lines of the La Crosse Public Library! The La Crosse Public Library is currently seeking qualified, outgoing candidates for two part-time Library Assistant positions in our Circulation Department. Position requires up to 75% of time at the service desk, with the remainder of the time spent assisting in departmental tasks or broader library services and programming. Applicants should possess fantastic customer service skills, including situation evaluation, listening, time management, fine wrangling, and kindness. Candidates should also possess a keen sense of professionalism, flexibility, and adventure. This is a 20-hour per week position, including evening hours plus rotating weekends. Flexibility in scheduling is essential. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, organizational skills, ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and an uncanny ability to work with the public are required. Previous library or service experience required. A knack for empathy, negotiating, and collaboration are highly valued. High school diploma or equivalent required. Valid driver’s license required. Salary starts at Grade 11, or $18.13/hour. Internal candidates may apply for lateral transfer. Benefits included pro-rated sick, vacation and holiday hours. Electronic submissions are required. To apply, send a cover letter and completed application to Circulation Manager, Cynthia Arauz, at carauz@lacrosselibrary.org. Applications will be reviewed beginning August 21, 2017. 
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