Part Time Library Assistant

Teton County Library

Jackson, Wyoming

Application Deadline

Apply By Sep 17th, 2020


$16.79 to $17.64 per Hour   Calculate


Jackson, WY




Not Required

Minimum Education

High School (or equivalent)

Library Experience

Not Required

Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library



This job is more than 3 weeks old or the application deadline has passed.

Job Description

Spanish speakers strongly encouraged to apply.

Classification: Non-Exempt

Under direct supervision, performs paraprofessional library work; participates in the activities of a specialized library function such as circulation; provides general information and assistance at the public service desks. Actively upholds the library’s stated mission, vision and values. Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class; employees may be assigned duties which are not listed below; reasonable accommodations will be made as required. The job description is subject to change at any time by the employer. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Performs circulation desk procedures, such as checking in and checking out materials, registering patrons and collecting fines at the Front Desk, and/or Youth Services Desk.

• Checks in deliveries of interlibrary loan (ILL) materials.

• Processes, withdraws/weeds, repairs, or reconditions library materials.

• Sorts, shelves, and files library materials and reads shelves.

• Assists with library programs and displays as requested.

• Assists patrons with mechanical operations of library equipment, including online resources and computer devices.

• Answers directional questions and refers patrons to appropriate personnel.

• Accesses and retrieves information for library patrons and staff as requested.

• Performs a variety of clerical work including maintaining records, verifying accuracy of information, researching discrepancies and recording information.

• Supports the relationship between the Teton County Library staff and the public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with visitors and Library staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and County Library information; performs other duties as required or assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience:

• High School diploma or GED; AND two years of customer service or general office experience; OR equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Required Knowledge of:

• Standard library policies, procedures, and methods.

• Microsoft Office products which includes Word and Excel applications.

• Administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as managing files and records.

• Library database systems to include how they are utilized for patron records, cataloging, circulation, reporting, and research.

Required Skills in:

• Keeping current on established library policies and procedures and applying them fairly.

• Exercising good judgment and demonstrating good problem-solving skills.

• Accuracy and thoroughness with filing, materials placement and following procedural steps.

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

• Work is primarily performed in a standard office environment.

• Schedule may include evenings and weekends.

• Must be able to bend, move and lift 

The Community

Teton County Library is located in beautiful Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Jackson Hole has a lot to offer with its world class skiing, unlimited backcountry, and access to multiple lakes and rivers. It is an outdoor lover and adventure seeker’s dream come true. Located in Teton County, it contains over 76,000 acres, of which 97% is federally owned, that equates to a whole lot of wilderness and fun to be had! Also, a gateway community to Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park, and Bridger-Teton National Forest, the possibilities are endless.

Teton County is home to approximately 25,000 residents, 8000 of those residents live inside the only incorporated town in the County which is Jackson Hole. The summer months bring hundreds of thousands of tourists to our small community, which we welcome as our local economy relies heavily on the revenues of sales tax and spending of our visitors.

Teton County Library served more than 600,000 in-person and virtual visitors last year. Over 360,000 items were checked out to over 16,000 active card holders. The main library, in Jackson, is 35,000 square feet and includes public meeting spaces, study rooms, and two auditoriums with state-of-the-art technology. The library also has a 2,500 square foot branch in Alta, Wyoming, accessed across the Idaho state boarder.


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HR Info

Physical Address:

Teton County Administration Building
200 S Willow Street
Jackson, WY 83001

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 3594
Jackson, WY 83001





Posted Sep 3, 2020