Job Openings

Job Openings @ the Library

Employment Application   (.pdf format)

 

JOB POSTING(s):

            

To Apply:   Please submit your resume’ to the attention of:

Stephanie Masin – Library Director  
St. Joseph/Maud Preston Palenske Memorial Library
500 Market Street
St. Joseph, MI  49085


Or as a .pdf attachment to:  smasin@sjcity.com

 

 

Job Title:   Adult Services Library Assistant (2 positions open!)

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Date of posting:    4/15/22 External

Job location:   Maud Preston Palenske Memorial Library
                          500 Market Street St. Joseph, MI  49085


Department:  Adult Services      Reports to: Technical, Adult, & Teen Services Supervisor

Position details:

Part-Time Hourly - Non-Exempt  20 Hours/week (Union eligible)

Starting Rate of pay: $11.76+ (pending union negotions).  

We offer paid holidays, sick leave, and part time staff accrue vacation leave.   Pleasant working conditions and a great staff to work with!  

You'll have the opportunity to be creative, work autonomously and with a team, and help make our library a wonderful slice of our community.   Training is provided.

 

Detailed Job Description:
● Regularly scheduled work on public services desks, including evening and weekend shifts, assisting patrons of all ages.   Tasks include, but are not limited to:

○ Checking out library materials according to established procedures
○ Registering and maintaining borrower database information
○ Collecting and recording fines and fees
○ Answering and directing incoming calls
○ Notifying patrons of materials on hold
○ Assisting patrons with reference and reader’s advisory inquiries

● Develops, implements, and executes programs of interest to adults
● Participates in collection development and assessment
● Other duties as assigned

Experience and Requirements:
● One year working with the public in some capacity; preference given to those with public library experience
● Works well with staff teams and the public
● Comfortable with technology
● Ability to communicate effectively & clearly
● Knowledge of and ability to apply library policies and procedures to various situations
● Applicants must agree to a background check

Education:
● Bachelor’s degree - any subject

 

To Apply:   Please submit your resume’ to the attention of: 

Stephanie Masin – Library Director   
St. Joseph/Maud Preston Palenske Memorial Library
500 Market Street
St. Joseph, MI  49085

 

Or as a .pdf attachment to:  smasin@sjcity.com

 

 

 

 

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If you are interested in a career at the library,  submit your resume and application.  We keep them on file and do refer back to them when we have openings. 

 

General Position Listing:

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Library Assistant - requires a bachelor's degree

Librarian - requires a master's degree from an ALA accredited library school