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Library Assistant – Village Job in Springfield 45501, Ohio US

Library Assistant – Village

Clark County Public Library - Springfield, OH 45501

Posted: 9/21/2020 - Expires: 11/21/2020

Job ID: 220333620

Job Description

Job Title:  Library Assistant – Village | Grade 10 | Part-time – 22-24 hrs.wk. | FLSA status |Non-Exempt

Location:  Village Branch, 1123 Sunset Avenue, Springfield, Ohio       

Under the general supervision of the Branch Manager, the Library Assistant – Branch provides quality customer service to patrons of all ages and assists with maintaining the branch collections.

Branch operates six (6) days a week; position includes evenings and Saturdays.



  1. 1. Completed CCPL Employment Application (Available at library locations or online at: CCPL Employment Application2 formats available). 2. Cover Letter 3. Résumé     4. Three (3) professional references


Complete and accurate submission of materials required


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 and/or Library experience preferred




  • Able to learn and assist patrons with usage of the library’s resources
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail required
  • Cash-handling experience preferred
  • Working knowledge of various digital devices, Microsoft Windows, Internet, email
  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to work independently and with others
  • Able to work flexible schedule, including some evenings and Saturdays. Branch operates six (6) days a week.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions and/or for the interview process. View the Position Description for detailed physical requirements


PRINCIPAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:            (See Position Description for more detail)


  • Provide prompt, accurate assistance for patrons in utilizing library resources and services
    • Maintain knowledge of available materials, services, and patron reading preferences
    • Maintain familiarity with various technologies, including the Online Public Access Catalog, children’s computer stations, digital devices, gaming systems, etc.
    • Checkout patrons and assist with the use of digital library materials and public computer stations
    • Maintain computerized patron accounts and respond to patron requests in person and over the telephone;; collect and record fines and fees; reconcile and prepare bank deposits; prepare and issue library cards; help resolve patron account issues
  • Assist with library programming as assigned
  • Assist with maintaining the Branch’s collection: shelving, mending, shifting, and organizing library materials; maintaining orderliness of shelves, furniture and displays
  • Interact appropriately with patrons and staff and adhere 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)


Omission of requested materials may disqualify applicant

Contact Information

Mailing Address:
Clark County Public Library
Diana 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:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Work Shift:
Job Reference Code
$12.46 - $12.46 /hour
Licenses / Certifications:
Display Recommended WorkKeys®Recommended WorkKeys®:
Applied Math: 4
Graphic Literacy: 4
Workplace Documentation: 3