Job Opening

Library Page – Part Time

The Dwight Foster Public Library (Fort Atkinson) is accepting applications for a part time Library Page. Approximately 10 hours per week. Must be able to work evenings and Saturdays. Application deadline April 2, 2020.

To apply, please submit an application either in person at the library or email the application to

Reports To
Assistant Library Director

Job Summary
Under supervision this position helps shelve and organize library collection materials and otherwise help prepare the library facilities for program use. The position reads shelves, shelf checks overdue items and applies acquired knowledge to help customers locate materials. The work requires an understanding how the library is organized. The work performed is subject to review through observation, reports and the results achieved.

Essential Job Functions

  • This position is an indirect service provider helping to maintain the availability of library materials by shelving books and other materials, reading the shelves and organizing materials into their proper sequence.
  • Physically lifts and arranges the library furniture weighing up to 40 pounds, equipment and facilities for use by various library programs and restores the rooms or locations to an orderly condition following their use.

Other Job Functions

  • Develops a working knowledge about the organization and care of library materials and library services and programs.

Knowledge, Skill And Ability
The incumbent must have the ability to communicate effectively orally, in writing and by listening.

A library page has and continues to develop a working knowledge of the library collection and its organization.

Physical And Mental Effort/Environmental And Working Conditions
The work includes some physically challenging work such as moving furniture and locating and obtaining information and materials throughout the library of a wide variety of sizes and shapes, walking and standing for extended periods and carrying a reasonable selection of materials between places where they are stored and places where they are used.

To be considered for this position an applicant must have an interest in library services and programs.