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CITY OF LEWISTOWN Seasonal Library Assistant in LEWISTOWN, Montana

A Seasonal Library Assistant performs professional library functions requiring general knowledge in all areas of public library services. This position focuses on day to day tasks performed according to clearly defined procedures. A Seasonal Library Assistant acknowledges and accepts the Library's Code of Service, upholds Montana's confidentiality laws and maintains the integrity of the Lewistown Public Library.

HOURS/DAYS: 20hrs/week for 10 weeks.The application materials must be submitted by April 5th, 2024. Library typically has a non-traditional work schedule and hours may include evening and weekend hours as part of the workweek.

WAGE: $10.50/hr


  • Helps with special programming for Summer Reading Program.

  • Helps patrons find and use print, digital, and online resources.

  • Collects data, compiles reports, and develops promotional materials and displays.

  • Assists with library programming and outreach.

  • Maintains and manages equipment and technology (e.g. copiers, printers, AV systems, computers, microfilm).

  • Handles payments and patron bills.

  • Enforces library rules for the protection of library patrons and property.

  • Processes, repairs, and deprocesses library materials.

  • Creates and manages patron accounts.

  • May provide basic instruction to new staff members or volunteers.

  • Participates in continuing education programs related to library services and technology and pursues Montana Library Certification as requested.

  • Other duties as assigned.


High school diploma or equivalent preferred. .

Knowledge of electronic resources and other information technology sources to meet typical library needs is desirable. A desire to work with the public of all ages in providing excellent customer service is essential.

Must have basic skills in operating personal computers including word processing, spreadsheets, and electronic software. A basic knowledge and skill in typical office procedures is desirable.

The position requires a commitment to customer service excellence; the ability to see the big picture of the Library; the ability to work well with others in a team; the ability to support leadership and planning, prioritize and focus on what is critical; commitment to lifelong learning; and the ability to remain flexible and positive in a time of continuing change.

* See Job Service Lewistown for a complete job description. *