Date: September 14, 2021
Location: Public Services
(The individual hired for this position will be deployed in various library agencies, including Main and all branches, as needed)
Hours: Full-time (37.5), including evenings, Saturday hours, Sunday hours, not job-share eligible
Salary: Grade 7, $14.21/hour, Non-Exempt
Since 1874, the Akron-Summit County Public Library (ASCPL) has been an essential community asset that provides resources for learning and leisure, information services, meeting spaces, and programs for all ages that support, improve, and enrich individual, family, and community life. We’ve been recognized nationally as one of the finest public libraries in the United States due to our excellent customer service, collaborative community involvement, and high level of customer and employee satisfaction.
We seek a Public Service Assistant to work throughout the ASCPL footprint to support different locations when they need extra support due to absences and other times of need.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including paid vacation and sick leave, 11 paid holidays, voluntary benefits (health, dental, and vision), ASCPL-provided life insurance, and retirement through the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS).
Helps 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.
Customer service experience and completion of two years of college required; previous library work experience and possession of a bachelor’s degree preferred. 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; valid Ohio Driver’s License is required with reliable transportation to all agencies within the Library system.
September 28, 2021
Akron-Summit County Public Library
60 South High Street
Akron, OH 44326-0001