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City of Denison, Iowa

Job Listings: Norelius Community Library

General Information

Applications are available at City Hall, 111 North Main, and at Norelius Community Library at 1403 1st Avenue South in Denison. A fillable application is available by clicking the link below.

To inquire about current openings, please call the library at 712-263-9355. The City of Denison is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). Bilingual persons are encouraged to apply. Positions are open until filled. The City of Denison’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons, and to recruit, hire, train, promote and compensate persons in all jobs without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or sexual orientation.

How to submit applications

Library Assistant

Works a variety of shifts: days, evenings and Saturdays
Total of 15-22 hours per week with possibility of more
Salary: $10.50 to start
Eligible employees qualify for IPERS (Iowa Public Employees Retirement System)


  • Book circulation
  • Assist customers with computers, faxes, photo copies and other technology
  • Reference assistance
  • Genealogy research assistance
  • Prepare overdue notices
  • Completion of clerical tasks of patron forms, meeting minutes, desk top
    publishing in the form of flyers, brochures, book marks, seasonal programming
    calendars, etc.
  • Materials processing & catalog magazines
  • Create slides for submission to the electronic bulletin board
  • Plan programming when assigned
  • Assist with all levels of Library programming
  • Shelving and straightening shelves
  • Cleaning & dusting of shelves and keeping the library in order during the
    occasional absence of the custodian
  • Other duties as assigned by the Library Director

Suggested Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Good computer skills
  • Comfortable with children and working with the public
  • Comfortable with using ladders and similar equipment
  • Ability to lift 30 pounds
  • Ability to maintain a flexible schedule
  • Bilingual in English & Spanish a plus