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Public Service Assistant II

Date: April 21, 2021
  Public Services**
**The individual hired for this position will be deployed in various Library agencies, including Main and all branches, as needed on a daily basis.
Hours: Full-time (37.5), including evenings and Saturday and Sunday hours (required once we re-open on Sundays), not job-share eligible
Salary: Grade 7, $14.21/hour, Non-Exempt

Dutied & Responsibilities:

Assists customers in the routine selection and location of library materials and in utilizing library technology; answers routine reference questions; registers borrowers; performs routine circulation duties; maintains circulation records; collects fines and charges for payment of lost materials; monitors floating collections; performs collection maintenance and merchandising tasks; performs opening and closing routines; performs a variety of clerical tasks and other duties 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 a pleasing personality and ability to work well with others; record-keeping ability; ability to perform simple typing/PC tasks with reasonable speed and accuracy; ability to handle delivery bags and crates and push book carts loaded with materials, with or without reasonable accommodation; customer service experience and completion of two years of college required; previous library work experience and possession of a bachelor’s degree preferred.  Valid Ohio Driver’s License is required with reliable transportation to all agencies within the Library system.

Application Deadline

April 26, 2021

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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