Join Our Team

View our current job openings, read our Staff Culture Statement and learn more about the Library.

The Ela Area Public Library District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, or national origin.

At the Ela Area Public Library District we,

  • Foster one another’s strengths and passions to better serve our community
  • Maintain open and positive communication
  • Work with joy and make room for fun
  • Encourage enthusiastic collaboration for world-class experiences
  • Create new points of discovery
  • Model learning to empower our community
  • Uphold our standards of service
  • Surprise and delight our public
  • Help and support one another with kindness and thoughtful leadership
  • Embrace and empower people of all cultures and differing abilities

Job Postings

Circulation Assistant - Part-time

This position is responsible for providing courteous and professional customer service to patrons. Responsibilities include checking in library materials, assisting patrons with self checkouts, feeding all book drop items through the sorter, and emptying bins and putting items on appropriate carts.

Outreach Assistant

The Ela Area Public Library is looking for a compassionate and team-oriented candidate who enjoys working with older adults and people with disabilities. This part-time position involves gathering books and materials for and assisting with library programs tailored to the needs and interests of seniors. It also includes traveling to sites within the library district and assisting with home deliveries to provide services for people who are unable to leave their homes because of health or mobility issues. 

Information Desk Assistant

The Ela Area Public Library is seeking a friendly, energetic, and self-motivated applicant with exceptional customer service skills. Our library strives to be a welcoming center for our community and this position is responsible for creating a positive library experience at an extremely busy information desk.

Makerspace Assistant

The Ela Area Public Library is seeking a friendly, creative employee to provide excellent customer service and technology assistance throughout the Library and in our Library's Makerspace, Forge.

Part-Time Reference Librarian

The Ela Area Public Library is seeking a friendly, collaborative Part-Time Reference Librarian with exceptional customer-service skills.