Help Wanted - Library Assistant: Children's Programming

Perry Cook Memorial Public Library -- Mount Gilead, Ohio

Library Assistant: Children's Programming

Part-Time: 15-20 hrs./week

Beginning Pay: $9.50 per hour

15 hours paid leave / 5 paid holidays

Position Closes On: Open Until Filled



Must be interested in planning and presenting children's programs for infants through age 5. Training provided. Under moderate supervision, performs a variety of customer service and clerical functions related to the circulation of library materials including, but not limited to: checking materials in and out, answering patron's questions, processing library card applications, answering phones, maintaining the patron database and collecting fines, packing and sorting delivery and other tasks as necessary.  Shelving and shelf-reading also required, as well as general office duties as necessary.  Ability to learn new skills and grow in the position required.  Skill in exhibiting professionalism, including tact, good judgment, dependability, and courtesy a must.  Familiarity with public libraries and making regular use of a library card is helpful.  Experience with planning and presenting programs for children is preferred.  The successful candidate will work a varying schedule including evenings and weekends, Monday through Saturday.


This is a highly physical position, requiring extended periods of standing, sitting, bending, stooping, twisting/turning, and stretching to retrieve and shelve materials from shelving of varying heights and pushing loaded carts.  Must be able to lift 30 pounds and push a 75 pound cart.



1.  High school diploma or GED.  Preference given to Associate's degree and higher.

2.  At least one year of clerical and customer service experience preferred.



1.  A criminal background check is required.

2.  A valid driver's license and reliable transportation are required.


Applications are available at the front desk or as a file attachment with this posting.

To apply via email, please send cover letter, application, and resume to:

Patricia Dollisch, Director


Cover letter, application and resume may be mailed or dropped off during posted operating hours:

Perry Cook Memorial Public Library

7406 County Rd 242 

Mount Gilead, OH  43338

Attention: Patricia Dollisch



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