Careers at UAPL

Looking for a rewarding position where you can learn and grow? The Upper Arlington Public Library seeks enthusiastic, service-oriented individuals to join our library team.

In order to apply for a position, please do the following:

  1. Click on the links below to view details about our current job vacancies.
  2. Complete the online form below. Required fields are indicated with an asterisk.
  3. Include a resume by either attaching it or pasting it in plain text.
  4. If available, include your cover letter as an attachment.
  5. If you do not have an updated resume, you may download and print an employment application. Completed applications can be dropped off or mailed to any of our UAPL library locations.

The Upper Arlington Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The employment opportunities in the UAPL are available equally to all without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, military status or sexual orientation.

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Current career opportunities at UAPL

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Tue, 07/15/2014 - 9:52am Shelver - Circulation (Part-time)

We are seeking a Shelver to organize and shelve library materials at our Main Library location. 

Please refer to the job description and schedule below for more details about this opportunity.

Job Summary:

Responsible for sorting and shelving materials and maintaining an ordered and neat appearance to library shelves and public areas. 

Essential Functions:  

  • Sorts, organizes and shelves library materials. 
  • Shelf-reads assigned areas and re-shelves out of place items. 
  • Empties book drops and organizes materials. 
  • Identifies materials in need of repair/replacement and takes appropriate action.
  • Conducts item searches as assigned. 
  • Instructs patrons in the use of library facilities and services as requested and directs patrons to appropriate staff members as needed.
  • Serves on library committees as assigned.
  • Follows library safety and emergency procedures.
  • Reports maintenance and safety issues to supervisor and/or Facilities personnel.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:   

  • Familiarity with library policies and procedures preferred.
  • Ability to sort and shelve materials alphabetically and numerically.
  • Effective customer service and interpersonal skills, including the ability to read and understand English language and numbers.

Education and Experience:  

  • High school diploma or current high school enrollment required.
  • Must be 16 years or older.

Physical and Environmental Conditions:

  • Considerable mobility including, but not limited to, extensive periods of walking, bending, sitting, lifting weights up to 20 pounds, and pushing full book carts.
  • Calm and focused handling of interruptions and distractions.

Hours/Schedule:

Part-time; Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays 2-5 pm and every other weekend:  Saturday 2-5 pm and Sunday 2-5 pm

Salary:

$ 8.00 per hour minimum starting rate of pay

ShelverCirculationJuly2014.pdf
Tue, 07/15/2014 - 9:43am Circulation Assistant - Circulation (Part-time - evenings and weekends)

We are looking for a detail-oriented individual to join our Circulation team providing friendly, high quality customer service at our busy Main Library location.  You will be responsible for providing customer assistance in person and via phone, checking library materials in and out, answering questions about library accounts and directing customer questions to the appropriate departments.

Please refer to the job description and schedule below for more details about this opportunity.    

Job Summary:

Participates in the operation of a full-service circulation desk.  Responds to patron questions regarding library services and directs patrons to appropriate departments as needed.

Essential Functions:

  • Provides patron assistance; monitors and provides guidance to patrons in the use of the library facilities and services.  Instructs patrons on the use of the computer-based library catalog.
  • Provides patron assistance with circulation of materials.
  • Responds to general questions and specific questions relating to library accounts, including collections.
  • Contacts patrons regarding circulation and materials issues.
  • Empties book drops and organizes materials.
  • Maintains reserved items.
  • Identifies materials in need of repair/replacement and takes appropriate action.
  • Conducts item searches as assigned.
  • May train new staff members as assigned.
  • Serves on library committees as assigned.
  • Follows library safety and emergency procedures.
  • Reports maintenance and safety issues to supervisor and/or Facilities personnel.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Effective customer service and interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate verbally and in writing in English.
  • Competent in the use of Windows-based computer programs.
  • Knowledge of library policies, practices and procedures preferred.

Education and Experience:

  • High School diploma required.
  • Some college coursework or Associate’s degree preferred.
  • Work experience in a library preferred.

Physical and Environmental Conditions:

  • Considerable mobility including, but not limited to, extensive periods of walking, bending, sitting, lifting weights up to 20 pounds, and pushing full book carts.
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to perform general typing and computer skills.
  • Calm and focused handling of interruptions and distractions.
  • Periodic intense concentration and sustained viewing of a computer monitor.

Hours/Schedule:

Part-time; Mondays and Wednesdays 5-9 pm and every other weekend:  Saturday 9:45-5:15 pm and Sunday 1-5 pm

Salary:

$ 10.58 per hour minimum starting rate of pay

CirculationAssistantPTJuly2014.pdf
Fri, 06/27/2014 - 5:19pm Circulation Assistant - Circulation (Part-time - afternoons and weekends)

We are looking for a detail-oriented individual to join our Circulation team providing friendly, high quality customer service at our busy Main Library location.  You will be responsible for providing customer assistance in person and via phone, checking library materials in and out, answering questions about library accounts and directing customer questions to the appropriate departments.

Please refer to the job description and schedule below for more details about this opportunity.    

Job Summary:

Participates in the operation of a full-service circulation desk.  Responds to patron questions regarding library services and directs patrons to appropriate departments as needed.

Essential Functions:

  • Provides patron assistance; monitors and provides guidance to patrons in the use of the library facilities and services.  Instructs patrons on the use of the computer-based library catalog.
  • Provides patron assistance with circulation of materials.
  • Responds to general questions and specific questions relating to library accounts, including collections.
  • Contacts patrons regarding circulation and materials issues.
  • Empties book drops and organizes materials.
  • Maintains reserved items.
  • Identifies materials in need of repair/replacement and takes appropriate action.
  • Conducts item searches as assigned.
  • May train new staff members as assigned.
  • Serves on library committees as assigned.
  • Follows library safety and emergency procedures.
  • Reports maintenance and safety issues to supervisor and/or Facilities personnel.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Effective customer service and interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate verbally and in writing in English.
  • Competent in the use of Windows-based computer programs.
  • Knowledge of library policies, practices and procedures preferred.

Education and Experience:

  • High School diploma required.
  • Some college coursework or Associate’s degree preferred.
  • Work experience in a library preferred.

Physical and Environmental Conditions:

  • Considerable mobility including, but not limited to, extensive periods of walking, bending, sitting, lifting weights up to 20 pounds, and pushing full book carts.
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to perform general typing and computer skills.
  • Calm and focused handling of interruptions and distractions.
  • Periodic intense concentration and sustained viewing of a computer monitor.

Hours/Schedule:

Part-time; Mondays and Wednesdays 1-5 pm and every other weekend:  Saturday 9:45-5:15 pm and Sunday 1-5 pm

Salary:

$ 10.58 per hour minimum starting rate of pay

Circulation Assistant - Circulation PT 6-27-14.pdf
Tue, 05/27/2014 - 2:38pm Circulation Assistant - Circulation (Part-time - mornings and weekends)

We are looking for a detail-oriented individual to join our Circulation team providing friendly, high quality customer service at our busy Main Library location.  You will be responsible for providing customer assistance in person and via phone, checking library materials in and out, answering questions about library accounts and directing customer questions to the appropriate departments.

Please refer to the job description and schedule below for more details about this opportunity.    

Job Summary:

Participates in the operation of a full-service circulation desk.  Responds to patron questions regarding library services and directs patrons to appropriate departments as needed.

Essential Functions:

  • Provides patron assistance; monitors and provides guidance to patrons in the use of the library facilities and services.  Instructs patrons on the use of the computer-based library catalog.
  • Provides patron assistance with circulation of materials.
  • Responds to general questions and specific questions relating to library accounts, including collections.
  • Contacts patrons regarding circulation and materials issues.
  • Empties book drops and organizes materials.
  • Maintains reserved items.
  • Identifies materials in need of repair/replacement and takes appropriate action.
  • Conducts item searches as assigned.
  • May train new staff members as assigned.
  • Serves on library committees as assigned.
  • Follows library safety and emergency procedures.
  • Reports maintenance and safety issues to supervisor and/or Facilities personnel.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Effective customer service and interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate verbally and in writing in English.
  • Competent in the use of Windows-based computer programs.
  • Knowledge of library policies, practices and procedures preferred.

Education and Experience:

  • High School diploma required.
  • Some college coursework or Associate’s degree preferred.
  • Work experience in a library preferred.

Physical and Environmental Conditions:

  • Considerable mobility including, but not limited to, extensive periods of walking, bending, sitting, lifting weights up to 20 pounds, and pushing full book carts.
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to perform general typing and computer skills.
  • Calm and focused handling of interruptions and distractions.
  • Periodic intense concentration and sustained viewing of a computer monitor.

Hours/Schedule:

Part-time; Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 9:30-1:30 pm, Fridays 10-2 pm and every other weekend:  Saturday 11-3 pm and Sunday 1-5 pm

Salary:

$ 10.58 per hour minimum starting rate of pay

 

 

 

 

 

Circulation Assistant - Circulation PT 5-27-14.pdf
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