Marathon County Public Library

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Branch Library Assistant - Athens


WHO WE ARE: The Marathon County Public Library consists of nine locations throughout Marathon County, Wisconsin, including our Wausau Headquarters, plus branches in Athens, Edgar, Hatley, Marathon City, Mosinee, Rothschild, Spencer, and Stratford. Marathon County Public Library full and eligible part-time employees enjoy competitive salaries, flexible schedules, and a range of excellent benefits, including: Pay for Performance System Health insurance Dental insurance Wisconsin Retirement System Defined Benefit Plan Post Employment Health Plan Income Continuation Insurance Paid Time Off (PTO) and holiday pay 457 Deferred Compensation Plans Flexible Spending Account to set aside pre-tax dollars for childcare and medical expenses Life insurance Educational Reimbursement Program Employee Recognition Programs and a Positive Workplace Culture

POSITION SUMMARY: This is a 24 hour per week position at the Athens Branch Library. Hours can include days, evenings and weekends. Additional hours to attend meetings, workshops or to fill in for other staff may be required. The purpose of this position is to provide extraordinary service to our patrons and fellow library staff at our Athens Branch.

QUALIFICATIONS: Personal Characteristics: Customer focused Accurate Detailed oriented Innovative Organized Self-starter Lifelong learner Strong analytical skills Good problem solver Technically savvy Team oriented Comfortable working in a multi-tasking environment Enjoys working with diverse populations

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED: Checks materials in and out, registers new customers, and collects fine money. Helps customers locate requested information using a variety of resources. Sorts and shelves materials. Plans and conducts children’s story times. Assists supervisor in planning programs. Assists customers with computer problems. Assist with collection maintenance. May perform clerical tasks such as data entry, filing or typing. Performs related work as necessary.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: Thoroughly enjoys working with the public. Has the ability to excel as a productive and positive team member. Enjoys working with all ages and cultural backgrounds. Enjoys presenting programs to groups of people. Has experience using software such as Microsoft Windows, Word and Excel. Has the ability to communicate effectively. Has the ability to stand for long periods and to bend and stretch to reach shelves. Has the ability to lift at least 50 lbs and push book carts weighing in excess of 100 lbs. Knowledge of library practices desirable, but not required.

COMPENSATION: Hourly Salary (A12): Minimum - $12.93; midpoint - $14.87; maximum - $16.81. This part-time position that is eligible for some benefits that are prorated based on 24/hours per week.

SELECTION PROCEDURE: The selection of the successful candidate will be made by assessment of experience, education, and background; oral interview; review of references; and other appropriate job-related procedures. All applicants will be notified as to the status of their application .

SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS: Marathon County Public Library will make arrangements to furnish appropriate auxiliary aids and services where necessary and reasonable to afford an individual with a disability the opportunity to participate in the recruitment process. Please notify the Library Administration Office or phone (715)261-7214 to request special accommodations prior to the application deadline. Notice to Applications : Wisconsin Statutes, Section 19.36(7), 64.09(5), and 64.11(7) require public employers to treat the following items as a public record: Each applicant’s application, records, recommendations and qualifications except as provided in Section 19.36(7), Wis. Stats. which allows the identity of an applicant to remain confidential if the applicant requests in writing that the library not provide access to this information.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: September 11, 2014 Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer If you choose not to have this information become a public record, you must make such a request in writing to the Library Administration Office. If you become a finalist for the position, your identity may be disclosed as required by law.

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Online Applications Only | Posted: Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:39:36 GMT


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