Job Announcement: On-Call Public Service Desk Substitutes

We’re seeking several collegial, organized team members to provide high-quality, user-centered services such as Circulation and Reference assistance to our library patrons.

Circulation assistance includes accurately creating and updating patron accounts, helping patrons find materials, checking items in and out, responding to inquiries, and fulfilling opening and closing procedures. Requires strong customer service skills and the ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time effectively. The hourly pay rate for the Circulation Assistant Substitute position is $16.558.

Reference assistance requires an ability to thoughtfully problem-solve a variety of reference questions, explain services and policies, instruct patrons in the use of library collections, navigate databases, and provide support for using digital resources. Prior instructional, reader’s advisory, or reference experience preferred. The hourly pay rate for the Reference Associate Substitute position is $21.433.

Both are on-call substitute positions with no regularly scheduled hours.  As needed, hours may include days, evenings, or weekends.

Circulation Assistant Substitute Job Description
Reference Associate Substitute Job Description
Library Employment Application

Employment applications received by August 8, 2021, will receive priority consideration. Please also include a resume and cover letter. Send your application materials to the e-mail or postal address below:

ATTN: Mark Troendle
Stillwater Public Library
224 Third Street North
Stillwater, MN 55082

Applicants who require special accommodations may contact Mark Troendle, Library Director, at or 651-430-8753 or TDD/TTY 711.  AA/EEO employer.