Circulation Aide
Worthington Libraries - Worthington, OH

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LIBRARY LOCATION: Old Worthington Library

DESIGNATED POSITION HOURS: 20 hours per week

HOURLY RATE: $8.39

SCHEDULE:
Sunday (every 3rd): 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Monday: 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Thursday: 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Alternate Friday/Saturday: 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

PURPOSE
Under direct supervision, the Circulation Aide is responsible for ensuring appropriate and efficient distribution of library materials.

ESSENTIAL POSITION FUNCTIONS
1 Receives and shelves materials with accuracy and timeliness
2 Checks in and sorts returned materials accurately and efficiently
3 Processes reserved items for both incoming and outgoing delivery
4 Assists in the shelving/retrieval of items
5 Maintains shelves throughout location, including shelf reading, shifting material, merchandising items, and straightening items on shelves
6 Prepares location for opening and closing by straightening furniture and shelves, reshelving loose materials, restocking displays, and picking up debris
7 Proactively provides customer service by assisting patrons with Public Access Catalog (PAC), copiers, self checkout, printers, and locating or retrieving materials
8 Covers service points, as needed
9 Processes various reports, as assigned

Required Skills Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Characteristics

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and use appropriate judgment in handling information and records
  • Ability to work accurately with attention to detail
  • Ability to retain and follow circulation department policies and procedures
  • Proficient in the use of the Integrated Library System (ILS)
  • Ability to meet circulation department standards for shelving and sorting
  • Required Experience Education, Training and/or Experience

  • Entry level position, no previous experience required
  • A minimum age of sixteen (16) years
  • Ability to pass alphanumeric sorting test