Employment Opportunity

Library Assistant:   Customer Services Department (part-time

The Library is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Library Assistant in the Customer Services Department.  The position is part-time (regularly scheduled 20 hours per week) and earns sick leave, holiday, and vacation time.  The Library Assistant works a flexible schedule which will include evenings and weekends on a rotating basis. 


  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience serving the public in a customer services setting
  • High school diploma or equivalent; some college is preferred
  • Previous library experience is preferred

The successful candidate must perform Customer Services Department functions, including but not limited to:

  • Assisting customers with library transactions such as borrowing and returning items, paying fines, registering for cards, and answering questions about library programs and services
  • Checking library materials in/out using the SIRSI/Dynix system
  • Answering directional questions in person and on the phone
  • Contributing to the overall effectiveness of the department
  • Packing and shipping library materials to and from other agencies
  • Learning and following all library policies and procedures
  • Supporting the Library’s mission by providing exceptional customer service.

Salary range:  $9.02 - $12.78 per hour / 20 hours per week

Comments:  The position is open until filled, but individuals applying by 5:00pm on March 8, 2018, will receive first consideration.  This position is not eligible for healthcare benefits.  Interviews will be scheduled starting March 9 and will include tests for filing, typing, and basic math.  Please send resume, brief cover letter, and completed employment application to:

​Barberton Public Library
Attn:  Julianne Bedel, Director
602 West Park Avenue
Barberton, OH 44203
Email: director@barbertonlibrary.org

No phone calls, please.


Other library employment resources helpful to those in our area include the Northeast Ohio Regional Library System employment page as well as the Ohio Library Council's Jobline

Students seeking internships or practicum experience should email the Library Director, Julianne Bedel, at julianne.bedel@barbertonlibrary.org.  Individuals must be currently enrolled in a degree program in order to request an internship or practicum.

Library employee checking books out to a customer

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