Employment Opportunities

Outreach and Circulation Assistant
The Delafield Library is seeking an individual for the position of Outreach and Circulation Assistant. This part-time position (between 20-30 hours/week) will work closely with the Adult Programming and Outreach Coordinator as well as the Circulation Supervisor, and will report directly to the Library Director.

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

Outreach Duties:

  • Serves as secondary adult services outreach coordinator by participating in community events, speaking at community/chamber meetings and other opportunities that occur
  • Plan, promote and execute one adult program a month; participate in other adult program planning and promotion as needed.
  • Establishes relationships with community entities to further goodwill toward the Library in the Delafield community and surrounding areas
  • Is proactive in generating ideas and making new contacts to further promote the Library and its services
  • Presents a positive Library image to the community
  • Attends meetings and classes to enhance knowledge of Library services as needed
  • Performs other work as assigned by the Library Director

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Display excellent customer service skills both with patrons in house and in community forums
  • Ability to patiently teach one-on-one to patrons of all technological skills and backgrounds
  • 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 effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations
  • Ability to work independently, organize and prioritize tasks, respond to varied/changing work demands and make decisions as required
  • Ability to plan, organize and carry out a program of Library service and/or outreach independently and in conjunction with outreach coordinator
  • 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 2 years of previous Library experience
  • 2 years+ of customer service experience required

Environment and Working Conditions:

  • Evening and weekend hours required
To apply, please submit your resume to library director Stephanie Ramirez at sramirez@delafieldlibrary.org before 5:00 PM on September 7, 2018.

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    Stephanie Ramirez

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