Employment Opportunities

Portage District Library hopes you find our employment opportunities section welcoming and easy to use. Any open positions are listed below.

To aid in your search we have included our application download-able in MS Word format and in PDF. Both pages of the form must be filled out and signed to be eligible for consideration. A resume and/ or other documents are gladly accepted but must be accompanied by a completed and signed application.

In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Portage District Library will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Portage District Library does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Portage District Library will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.

Open Positions:

Library Assistant
Part-Time, 20 hours per week
$10.25 – $15.50 per hour

The Portage District Library has an immediate opening for a Library Assistant. The Library Assistant should be an energetic out-going individual who has a passion to provide exceptional customer service. The main duties include assisting patrons with the checkout of library material at the Circulation Desk, as well as providing support and instruction to those using the Library’s self-checkout machines. Other duties include welcoming new patron to the Library through the issuing of Library cards, assisting patrons with inquiries on their library account, enforcing library policies, checking in returned material and seeing that they are returned to the library shelves.

Complete Job Posting

PDF Employment Application
Word Employment Application

Mail completed applications to:

Human Resources
Portage District Library
300 Library Lane
Portage, MI 49002

Or send via email to jobs@portagelibrary.info

For additional information, please call Rob Foti at 269-585-8702.
The Portage District Library is an equal opportunity employer.

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