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Library Associate - Branch Job in South Charleston 45368, Ohio US

Library Associate - Branch

Clark County Public Library - South Charleston, OH 45368

Posted: 7/19/2021 - Expires: 9/19/2021

Job ID: 229723111


Job Description

Clark County Public Library Employment Opportunity



Job Title: Library AssociateBranch| Grade 14 | Full-time – 40 hrs. wk.| FLSA status – Non-Exempt

Location:Houston Branch, 5 W. Jamestown St., So. Charleston, Ohio


Under the general supervision of the Branch Manager, the Library Associate – Branch provides quality customer service to patrons of all ages,assists with maintaining the branch collections and supervising library assistants in the absence of the Branch Manager.                                                                                                                                         


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


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


SUBMIT:  by mail orin 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.




  • Minimum of one (1) year library experience
  • Employee must be in good standing with positive reviews and record of acceptable work performance
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred


  • An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience at the discretion of the Director and/or the Board of Trustees



  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail required
  •    Strong organizational, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Cash-handling experience preferred
  •    Able to work independently and with others
  • Able to work flexible schedule which will includesome evenings/weekends; department open 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 Position Descriptionfor more detailed physical requirements 


PRINCIPAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES   (See Position Descriptionfor more detail)

  • Provide prompt, accurate assistance to patrons in utilizing library resources and services
    • Respond to patron requests in person and over the telephone
    • Maintain computerized patron accounts, collect fees, count money and prepare deposits
    • Assist with preparing for and conducting programs for children and adults
  • Maintain familiarity with various technologies, including the Online Public Access Catalog, children’s computer stations, digital devices, gaming systems, etc.
  • Maintain knowledge of available materials, recommends materials to patrons
  • Maintain organization of library materials; helps maintain orderliness of the branch
  • Develop positive working relationship with Branch Manager to foster teamwork and cooperation at the branch
  • Interact and respond professionally and appropriately to patrons and staff
  • Maintain and increase knowledge and skills though training opportunities
  • Act in place of Branch Manager and supervise work of others as assigned
  • Consistently present Clark County Public Library in a positive manner, adhere to guidelines and procedures


SALARY / BENEFITS:  $15.19 per hour.Ohio Public Employees Retirement System membership; employer-paid term life insurance; two (2) wks. Vacation (or current accrual rate), ten (10) holidays, and sick leave according to CCPL Personnel manual guidelines. Health and life insurance offering. Ohio Deferred Compensation (457) Plan membership available. Direct Deposit to a financial institution required, pursuant to O.R.C. 125.151(B).                                                                     


Clark County Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employerand provider of services

Contact Information

Mailing Address:
Clark County Public Library
Director William Martino
PO BOX 1080
Springfield, OH 45501-1080

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full 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
$15.19 - $15.19 /hour
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