Southwest Public Libraries is seeking Part-time and Full-time Circulation Assistants at both the Grove City and the Westland Library.

Starting pay is $9.36/hr and will move to $12.50/hr in January of 2022!


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Library experience desirable

Required Competencies:

  • Ability to perform routine tasks in an efficient manner
  • Ability to communicate effectively with staff and patrons

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to use keyboard for minimum of two hour shift
  • Ability to read titles on shelves and use a computer
  • Ability to reach upper and lower shelves while handling items weighing up to ten pounds
  • Ability to key board for a minimum of two-hour shifts
  • Ability to lift boxes to chest height that weigh up to thirty pounds, and push heavy carts
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time

Essential Functions:

  • Assists as required with Circulation Services clerical tasks including, but not limited to: opening and closing routines such as turning lights on/off, securing cash, logging on/off of terminals; inspection and maintenance of materials and equipment; ordering sup- plies; booking meeting room; answering and referring of telephone calls; public desk duties such as checking in/out of library materials, collecting of fines and fees, bor- rower and program registrations, voter registration, and registrations for Golden Buckeye and Ohio Kids Cards.
  • Assists customers with use of online catalog; answers directional requests and refers reference questions to Reference, Adult or Youth Services staff.
  • Pulls reserves and prepares for deliveries.
  • Assists with training of shelvers as required.
  • Reads relevant professional literature as assigned.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.


Click here to apply for this position. Please specify on the application which location you would like to work, if you have a preference.

Library Hours

Sun 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Mon-Thu      9:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Fri, Sat 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM


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Grove City Library

3959 Broadway
Grove City, OH 43123

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Westland Area Library

4740 West Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43228

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