CIRCULATION ASSISTANT

Hours: 
This year-round role works 18 hours per week, including evenings and weekend rotation once every three weeks. Days and hours to be determined as we have two openings.
Location: 
2411 E. Main St., Bexley, OH 43209
Expires: 
04/10/2020

Organization: 

Bexley Public Library

Requirements: 

Minimum Qualifications:
 

  1. High school diploma or GED
  2. Ability to maintain confidentiality and use appropriate judgment in handling information and records
  3. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  4. Some experience related to customer service
  5. Ability to work accurately with attention to detail
  6. Ability to arrange items in alphanumeric and/or subject order
  7. Ability to retain and follow circulation department policies and procedures
  8. Proficient in the use of common computer software programs

Duties: 

The Bexley Public Library is looking for two associates to join their collaborative, creative team as a CIRCULATION ASSISTANT.  This position reports to the Circulation Manager and assists patrons with a variety of tasks related to their use of library materials, working in partnership with the circulation team members to accurately and efficiently process library materials.  This permanent part-time role engages with visitors on a daily basis and provides prompt, courteous, knowledgeable service to patrons of all ages. This year-round role works 18 hours per week, including evenings and weekend rotation once every three weeks.  Starting hourly wage rate for this role is $13.23.

For a description and application process, please link to https://bexleylibrary.org/jobs.

Essential Position Functions

  1. Provides outstanding customer service: creates strong and supportive relationships throughout the building and community; is welcoming, approachable, and adaptable; assists patrons with questions, OPAC, self-check and locating or retrieving materials
  2. Demonstrates a positive, proactive, dependable attitude and supports the library’s mission, goals, values and objectives
  3. Assists patrons with library card accounts and resolves account disputes in a friendly and efficient manner; accurately maintains patron records
  4. Handles monies related to fines and fees; accurately uses the cash register
  5. Locates, processes, and distributes all library materials accurately and efficiently
  6. Processes and compiles various reports
  7. Inspects returned items for condition and status, computes any applicable fines, and cleans materials as needed
  8. Cares for the entire collection by shelf-reading, shifting, and straightening; inspects materials for damage and collaborates with colleagues on questionable items
  9. Creates and maintains attractive and timely displays; merchandises library materials
  10. Markets and promotes library materials and resources to patrons
  11. Develops and assists with various projects; e.g. task forces, committees.
  12. Responds to patron questions and situations in accordance with library policy and in a manner to enhance the reputation of the library as a public service organization.

Contact Information: 

Complete application process at https://bexleylibrary.org/jobs 

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