Youth Services Library Assistant

Join the fabulous youth services team at the La Crosse Public Library!

The La Crosse Public Library is currently seeking qualified, outgoing candidates for the part-time Library Assistant position in our Youth Services Department. Position requires up to 75% of time at the service desk, with the remainder of the time spent assisting in departmental tasks or programming. Applicants should possess fantastic customer service skills, including situation evaluation, listening, time management, a great sense of humor and kindness. Candidates should also enjoy working with children, teens, and caregivers equally.

This is a 25-hour per week position, including evening hours plus rotating weekends. Flexibility in scheduling is required. 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, enthusiasm, 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 Youth Services Manager, Dawn Wacek, at Applications will be reviewed beginning April 7, 2017, position to be filled June 1, 2017.

Please see the attached full job description.