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Public Service Assistant II

Two (2) Positions Available

June 28, 2021
Mobile Services
Hours: Full-time (37.5 hours), including evening and weekend hours;
Salary: Grade 7, $14.21/hour, Non-Exempt


Assists manager and staff to fulfill the Library’s mission and implement core values; advises and assists customers on bookmobiles, vans, in the Mobile Services office and other sites served by MS in the routine selection and location of library materials and in utilizing library technology; provides readers’ advisory; understands, analyzes, and assists with answering varied reference questions by supplying information well-suited to the user, which could include directing customers to other ASCPL divisions, branches, or resources for additional help; registers borrowers; performs routine circulation duties; maintains circulation records; collects charges for payment of lost materials; performs a variety of clerical tasks and other duties as assigned; covers additional service points at Main Library or branches as needed 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 crates or bags and push book carts loaded with materials, with or without reasonable accommodation; a valid Ohio Driver’s License or the ability to obtain one; ability to drive Library van or automobiles; a good driving record; insurable driving status at all times; customer service experience and completion of two years of college required; previous library work experience and possession of a bachelor’s degree preferred. 

Application Deadline:

July 12, 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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