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 Associate
Full-time, 40 hours/week, benefits included
$14.50 – $19.54, dependent on education level

The Portage District Library is seeking a service-oriented individual to join the Portage District Library’s Adult Services staff as a Library Associate. The successful candidate will provide quality reference and reader’s advisory service to library patrons of all ages, develop and maintain a collection of materials which match the educational, reference, and recreational needs of the community, instruct and assist patrons in the use of library materials, equipment, and computers.

Complete Job Posting
Complete Job Description

Library Aide I – Youth Services
Part-Time, 20 hours per week
$9.25 – $11.05 per hour

The Portage District Library has an immediate opening for a Library Aide in the Youth Services Department. The Library Aide should be an energetic, outgoing individual who can provide exceptional customer service and maintain an eye for detail. The main duties include sorting returned material according to classification code and returning material to the shelves or other designated area. Library Aides are also responsible for assisting patrons with electronic equipment and answering patron inquiries when possible. Additionally, Library Aides may be asked to provide assistance during programs, including set-up, tear-down and general help during larger programs. Applicants must possess a high school diploma or GED.

Complete Job Description

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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