Library Employment

From time to time the library has various job opportunities available. Current vacancies, if any, and the process for applying, are listed below. The Public Libraries of Saginaw is dedicated to hiring diverse, excellent applicants for each and every position and would like to encourage all qualified applicants to apply.

Employment applications are available at all branches of the Public Libraries of Saginaw, or you may click here for an application available in Adobe Acrobat Reader format. You’ll have to print it and fill it out, then take it in to any Public Libraries of Saginaw branch. Applications are kept on file for six months for review in the event of a vacancy.


Temporary Summer Page - May through August
Application Deadline is May 3

The Wickes Branch of the Public Libraries of Saginaw is accepting applications for individuals interested in the position of PAGE. Main duties include shelving books and other materials; keeping bookshelves in order; and other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS: Must be have a flexible schedule with availability Monday through Thursday afternoons. Must possess the ability to work well with other staff and patrons. Good verbal communication skills are important. Must be able to stoop, bend, reach, and carry materials.

Hourly rate: $8.50 per hour or the current minimum wage (ages 18 and up). There are no benefits for this position.

Employment applications may be obtained at any branch library or downloaded from our website at www.saginawlibrary.org. Submit an employment application, resume and letter of interest by Thursday, October 20, 2016 to: Maria McCarville, Director, Public Libraries of Saginaw, 505 Janes Avenue, Saginaw, Michigan, 48607-1285, or FAX to 989-755-9828.

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Library Clerical Substitutes

The Public Libraries of Saginaw is seeking Library Clerical Substitutes for part-time, on-call positions in its main library and branches. Clerical Substitutes work primarily at the circulation desks greeting patrons, checking materials in and out, and answering the phone, with other related clerical duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have a High School Diploma, must be willing to work at all branch libraries, must be available on a year round basis for daytime, evening, and weekend hours as needed, and must have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment to provide excellent customer service. Must be available for paid training.

Hourly rate: $8.50 per hour or the current minimum wage (ages 18 and up). There are no benefits for this position.

Employment applications may be obtained at any branch library or downloaded from our website at www.saginawlibrary.org. Submit an employment application, resume and letter of interest by Thursday, October 20, 2016 to: Maria McCarville, Director, Public Libraries of Saginaw, 505 Janes Avenue, Saginaw, Michigan, 48607-1285, or FAX to 989-755-9828.

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Shelving Page - Part-Time - Hours Varied

Application Deadline: Until vacancy is filled

SHELVING PAGE: The Public Libraries of Saginaw is accepting applications for the position of shelving page. Duties and responsibilities: Main duties include shelving books and other materials; keeping bookshelves in order; and other duties as assigned.

Required knowledge, skills and abilities: Minimum educational requirements are: high school diploma/equivalent or currently attending high school. Must be flexible and adaptable. Must possess the ability to work well with staff and patrons. Good verbal communication skills are important. Must be able to stoop, bend, reach, and carry materials weighing up to 50 pounds. Must be available to work days, evenings, and weekends.

Hourly rate: $8.50 per hour or the current minimum wage (ages 18 and up). There are no benefits for this position. Send signed application and cover letter to: Maria McCarville, Director, Public Libraries of Saginaw, 505 Janes Ave., Saginaw, Michigan, 48607

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Technology Page – Part-time – Hours Varied

The Public Libraries of Saginaw is accepting applications for technology pages to provide patrons with basic computer assistance.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Assist patrons with computer basics including such processes as setting margins, double spacing, pagination, etc.
  • Instruct patrons on basic use of online databases.
  • Assist patrons with Internet searches.
  • Assist patrons with email.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Computer knowledge including skill in Windows 7
  • Microsoft Office applications
  • Extensive Internet experience
  • Mechanical and mathematical aptitude required.
  • This position requires excellent verbal communication skills. The ability to work well with staff and patrons is essential.
  • Must be available to work days, evenings and weekends.

Minimum education and experience:
Extensive computer experience is required.
Minimum high school graduate/equivalent or current high school student.

Hourly rate:
$8.50 per hour or the current minimum wage (ages 18 and up). There are no benefits for this position.

Application instructions:
Send cover letter, resume and signed application to: Maria McCarville, Director, Public Libraries of Saginaw, 505 Janes St., Saginaw, Michigan, 48607.

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