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Library Assistant - Circulation/Outreach Services Job in Springfield, Ohio US

Library Assistant - Circulation/Outreach Services

Clark County - Springfield, OH

Posted: 9/21/2021 - Expires: 10/31/2021

Job ID: 231947653


Job Description

Clark County Public Library Employment Opportunity – 2 Openings


Job Title: Library Assistant – Circulation/Outreach Services | Grade 10|Part-time –25hrs. |
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 or illegible Applicant Packets may be disqualified


    1. Completed CCPL Employment Application
Available 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 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.




  • 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 RESPONSIBILITIESTo view Position Description, see Job Posting on / 


  • 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 Libraryand 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: $12.84 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 Employerand provider of services

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
$12.84 - $12.84 /hour
Licenses / Certifications:
Display Recommended WorkKeys®Recommended WorkKeys®:
Applied Math: 4
Graphic Literacy: 4

Workplace Documentation: 3