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Library Assistant – Circulation & OS Job in Springfield 45501, Ohio US

Library Assistant – Circulation & OS

Clark County Public Library - Springfield, OH 45501

Posted: 5/26/2020 - Expires: 8/14/2020

Job ID: 218029337

Job Description



Clark County Public Library Employment Opportunity 



Job Title: Library Assistant – Circulation & OS| Grade 10|Part-time –20hrs.| FLSA status – Non-Exempt

   Location:  Main Library – Circulation & Outreach Services Dept., 201 S. Fountain Ave., Springfield, Ohio


Under direct supervision of the Head of Circulation and Outreach Services, theLibrary Assistant – Circulation & OSserves patrons at the circulation desk and at stops visited on the library vehicle(s) used for outreach services to the community,providingquality customer service to patrons of all ages.


APPLICATION PACKET(all items are required):  Incomplete/illegible Applicant Packets may be disqualified


1. Completed CCPL Employment ApplicationAvailable at library locations or two formats available online at: CCPL Employment Application.                 2. Cover Letter                 3. Résumé                  4. Three (3) professional references


SUBMIT  by mail or in a sealed envelope to any CCPL location, addressed to:


William Martino, Director’s Office, Clark County Public Library, PO Box 1080, Springfield OH, 45501-1080



OPEN UNTIL FILLED – Review of complete, accurate submissions begins immediately upon receipt.




  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Customer service experience desired;Library experience preferred


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:  Complete and accurate submission of materials required


  •    Valid Ohio Driver’s License and insurability on the library’s vehicle insurance policy (CCPL provides basic

     large vehicle operation instruction for unforeseen situation)

  • Proof of automobile insurance (personal vehicle)
  • Knowledge of basic computer applications, including MS Windows
  • Dependable and able to work a flexible schedule as needed
  • Effective organizational, written and verbal communication skills
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Customer service and basic cash-handling experience desired
  • Please view the Position Description for detailed physical requirements
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions and/or for the interview process


PRINCIPAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:   (Click to see Position Description for more detail)


  • Provides prompt, accurate assistance for patrons in utilizing library resources and services
    • Accesses patron accounts, places and fills reserves, checks-in and discharges items on library software
    • Performs duties at Circulation at Main Library and in Outreach Services, as assigned
    • Responds to patron requests and questions and helps resolve patron account issues
    • Collects fines and fees; counts money and prepares deposits
  • Enters patron and library material information into computer system; issues library cards
  • Adheres to the published Outreach Services route schedule
  • Assists with maintaining department’s collections and orderliness of shelves, furniture, and displays
  • Interacts appropriately with patrons and staff and adheres to library guidelines and procedures


SALARY AND BENEFITS: $12.46 per hour. Ohio Public Employees Retirement System membership; two (2) wks. vacation, holidays, and sick leave, in accordance with CCPL Personnel Manual guidelines; Ohio Deferred Compensation (457) Plan membership available. Direct Deposit required, pursuant to O.R.C. 125.151(B)



Clark County Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provider of services

Contact Information

Mailing Address:
Clark County Public Library
Diana L Garrison
201 S. Fountain, PO Box 1080
Springfield, OH 45501-1080

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Part Time Employee
Job type:
Regular Employment
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
High school graduate
Work Days:
Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Work Shift:
Job Reference Code
$12.46 - $0.00 /hour
Licenses / Certifications:
Display Recommended WorkKeys®Recommended WorkKeys®:
Applied Math: 4
Graphic Literacy: 4
Workplace Documentation: 3