Part – Time Vacancy

Bookmobile – Lane Library


As defined by its Board of Trustees, the mission of the Lane Public Library (LPL) and its staff members is “to provide and promote library resources to meet the educational, recreational, cultural, civic, and informational needs of the library’s service area.”

TITLE:    Public  Services  Associate
GRADE:    3
REPORTS TO:    Bookmobile  Manager                                          FLSA:  Non-Exempt


  • Offers consistently excellent customer service
  • Assists and instructs customers in locating and using library resources and services, refers to colleagues as needed
  • Assists with planning programs, outreach activities, exhibits, displays and tours; presents programs under the supervision of the Bookmobile Manager
  • Performs routine clerical tasks (e.g., enters data, maintains supply inventory, etc.)
  • Performs circulation desk routines, registers and maintains patron circulation records, prepares library cards, checks library materials in and out
  • Performs circulation money procedures, collects fines and fees, balances cash drawers
  • Prepares reserve holds and transfers items to other locations
  • Routes, shelves and retrieves books and other library materials for customer use
  • Prepares teacher collections as assigned
  • Drives bookmobiles and van; delivers materials as scheduled
  • Serves on various teams and committees
  • Keeps up with e-mail and information posted on the staff site


  • Organizes, analyzes, and prioritizes work skillfully and efficiently
  • Operates library computers and business equipment
  • Communicates effectively
  • Maintains confidentiality
  • Works independently with appropriate training and supervision
  • Maintains professionalism and adheres to library policies and staff code


  • High School diploma plus some college coursework or post high school certification
  • Some clerical experience


  • Works assigned schedule, which includes evenings and weekends
  • Assists other agencies/departments, as needed
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs
  • Must pass criminal and BMV background checks

Part-time, 25 hours per week.  Hourly rate: $10.41.

If you are interested in applying for the position, please email your resume to: