Public Service Assistant I

Two Positions Available

Date: May 29, 2018
Location: Circulation - Main Library
Hours: Part-Time (22.5 hours), including evening and weekend hours
Salary: Grade 6,  $13.45/hour

Duties & Responsibilities:

Charges and discharges library materials in accordance with established routines, collects fines and charges for payment of lost materials; provides basic reference services to customers; maintains circulation records; performs opening and closing routines; performs delivery and sorting routines; registers and mails welcome packets to new borrowers; assists in resolving customer disputes regarding their circulation record; processes holds, packs, unpacks and processes SearchOhio/OhioLINK material; and performs other clerical tasks as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

An interest in and aptitude for library work; willingness to learn professional library techniques; good customer relation skills, including experience with difficult and demanding customers; record-keeping ability; ability to perform simple typing/PC tasks with reasonable speed and accuracy; ability to handle delivery bags; push book carts loaded with materials and stand for extended periods of time with or without reasonable accommodation; customer service experience, high school diploma or equivalent, and completion of two years of college required; previous library work experience and possession of a bachelor’s degree preferred. 

Application Deadline:

June 11, 2018

For consideration, applicants must either submit a resume or complete an Employment Application in the Human Resources Department at Main Library. Resumes should be emailed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or should be mailed to:

Human Resources
Akron-Summit County Public Library
60 South High Street
Akron, OH 44326-0001



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