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Materials Processor

  • Akron Summit County Public Library
  • Entry-Level
  • Part-Time

About this Job

The ASCPL is hiring a Materials Processor to support our Mission Statement to provide resources for learning and leisure, information services, meeting spaces, and programs for all ages that support, improve, and enrich individual, family, and community life.
This position performs a variety of duties as associated with the system-wide processing of print and non-print materials including, but not limited to, barcoding newly arrived materials; applying plastic covers; affixing call number, genre, and other appropriate labels to meet system-wide and specialized routines; stamping; applying plastic sheeting; copying cover art and fitting audio visual material into appropriate cases for circulation; labeling and enumerating individual pieces and part of AV set; inspecting and repairing print and non-print materials; performing simple clerical duties, including generating replacement labels and delivering processed/shelf-ready items to Circulation; and performs other duties as assigned.


12.24 per hour

Required Qualifications

Completion of a standard high school course or equivalent. Ability to understand simple written and verbal directions. Willingness to learn materials processing and mending practices and techniques. Manual dexterity. Demonstrated ability to work with reasonable speed and accuracy. Demonstrated ability to work well with others. Ability to lift, bend and push book carts loaded with library materials with or without reasonable accommodation.

Employer Statement


Since 1874, the Akron-Summit County Public Library (ASCPL) has been an essential community asset. 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 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).

How to Apply

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Additional Instructions:

Include additional informatDEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: Open until filled
For consideration, applicants for this position must either submit a resume and a cover letter indicating previous applicable experience and training or complete an Employment Application in the Human Resources Department at Main Library. Email resumes to [email protected] or mail them to: Human Resources, Akron-Summit County Public Library, 60 S. High Street, Akron OH 44326-0001. For more information about the ASCPL system, visit our website at


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Posted On: Jun 27, 2023 / This posting expires: Jul 28, 2023