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Circulation Aide

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1389 Worthington Centre Drive, Worthington, OH

Library Location

Worthington Park Library

Library Location

Worthington Park Library  

Designated Position Hours

14 hours per week  

Hourly Rate



  • Sunday (every 3rd): 1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. (after Labor Day)
  • Monday: 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Thursday: OFF
  • Either a Friday or Saturday each week (based on a rotating schedule): 9:15 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.*
  • *After Labor Day, the schedule for Friday/Saturday will be 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.


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


  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

  1. Ability to maintain confidentiality and use appropriate judgment in handling information and records
  2. Ability to work accurately with attention to detail
  3. Ability to retain and follow circulation department policies and procedures
  4. Proficient in the use of the Integrated Library System (ILS)
  5. Ability to meet circulation department standards for shelving and sorting
  6. Ability to pass alphanumeric sorting test
  7. Ability to pass computer skills test

Required Experience

Education, Training and/or Experience

  1. Entry level position, no previous experience required
  2. A minimum age of sixteen (16) years


This position is located at 1389 Worthington Centre Drive, Worthington, OH. View the Google Map in full screen.