Employment Opportunities

Circulation Assistant

The Delafield Library is seeking an individual for the position of Circulation Assistant. This part-time position (approximately 15 hours/week) will report directly to the Circulation Supervisor.

The following is the required available schedule:
  • Wednesdays 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM 
  • Thursdays 12:30 - 4:30 PM 
  • Fridays 1:30 - 5:00 PM 
  • 1 Saturday (on a 5-week rotation basis) 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • 1 Sunday (on a 6-week rotation basis) 1:00 - 4:00 PM 

Circulation Duties:

  • Performs circulation desk procedures; checking in and checking out materials, registering patrons, preparing Library cards, maintaining patron records, collecting fines, registering patrons for programs using online software and reserving study rooms using online calendar
  • Assists patrons with holds, renewals, account questions, locating materials, basic computer assistance and basic reference questions.
  • Provides in-depth, one-on-one computer instruction for patrons with various technological abilities 
  • Provides reader’s advisory services to patrons
  • Adheres to and communicates Library policies and procedures

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Display superb customer service skills with patrons 
  • Ability to maintain and foster cooperative and courteous working relationships with the public, peers and supervisors
  • Considerable knowledge of modern Library science theory and practices
  • Ability to perform reference work using both print and digital resources
  • Demonstrates flexibility and teamwork
  • Willingness to continually learn and use new technology
  • Ability to work independently, organize and prioritize tasks, respond to varied/changing work demands and make decisions as required
  • Ability to interact pleasantly, constructively and cooperatively with Library patrons and staff
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office products and personal computers

Physical Demands of the Position:

  • Sit, stand, walk, climb, stoop, bend, twist and reach
  • Talk and hear; use the telephone
  • Have far vision at 20 feet or further; have near vision at 20 inches or less
  • Lift and carry 50 pounds or less
  • Handle processing, picking up and shelving books
  • Push and pull objects weighing 60 to 80 pounds on wheels
  • Travel to meetings outside of the Library; provide own transportation to said events

Education and Experience:

  • Some college and/or advanced coursework required
  • Emphasis placed on previous Library experience
  • 2 years+ of customer service experience required

Environment and Working Conditions:

  • Evening and weekend hours required
Starting pay is $12.00/hour. If interested, please submit resume to Library Director Stephanie Ramirez at sramirez@delafieldlibrary.org before 5:00 PM on Friday, October 26, 2018.

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    (Excluding Holidays)
    Monday - Thursday
    9:30 AM - 8:00 PM
    9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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    (Memorial Day - Labor Day close at 1:00 PM)

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    Stephanie Ramirez

    Library Director
    Ph: 262-303-4589

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