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Patron Services Assistant, Part-Time

The Dayton Metro Library is seeking a part-time (32 hours per week) Patron Services Assistant for our Northmont Branch.  We are looking for an energetic, hardworking, team-oriented person who is enthusiastic about providing exceptional customer service to our patrons.  Join our team today!

Essential Job Duties

  • Provides courteous, welcoming and prompt circulation services to all patrons. Charges, discharges and reserves library materials. Enters circulation data into computer.  Assists patrons at self-check stations.
  • Computes and collects fines, registers and issues library cards, registers voters and Golden Buckeye participants.  Answers phone and responds to patron inquiries.
  • Assists patrons in finding and selecting library materials, and in the use of the public computers, personal electronic devices, and library virtual materials. 
  • Processes book drop returns, operates Material Handling system, sorts delivery and mail, routes materials, searches for holds and missing items, and processes unclaimed requests.
  • Completes financial report, counts out cash drawer and coin bill acceptor, and makes a bank deposit as needed.
  • Performs miscellaneous clerical duties such as mending materials, ordering and maintaining office supplies, and filling displays as assigned.

Job Qualifications

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and one to three months related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of circulation policies and procedures preferred.
  • General knowledge of PC equipment required. 
  • Schedule includes day, evening and Saturday hours.
  • Previous library experience is a plus!

Compensation and Benefits:  Starting hourly wage is $14.45 with a full benefits package.

Application Process:  For first consideration, please send your cover letter, resume, and three references to Jennifer Kadel at by March 28, 2017.

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