Job Openings


Do you enjoy providing top-rated customer service? Do you want to be part of an all-star team that offers a valuable resource for the community?    We have an opening for one part-time Circulation Clerk at the Cuyahoga Falls Library.   The part-time position is scheduled for 20 hours per week plus some benefits.   The pay is $10.50/hour.

Our Circulation Clerk provides excellent customer service, quickly and accurately checking items out and checking them in for library customers. Other responsibilities include processing and updating confidential customer records; operating and maintaining equipment, including computers, printers, cash registers, security devices, etc.; moving and handling all library materials; other duties as assigned.

Some of the job responsibilities are:

  • Ability to work competently, courteously, and cheerfully with the public and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues
  • General computer skills
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Clerical skills, including keyboarding
  • Ability to stand at the public service counter for long periods
  • Ability to lift and move books and other library material, transporting materials using a book truck and book bin
  • Ability to efficiently use a cash register and other business equipment
  • Familiarity with Windows and other essential computer software
  • Detail-oriented, flexible, enthusiastic
  • Dependable, conscientious, self-motivated
  • High School graduate or equivalent experience and training

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, you can email or mail to Cuyahoga Falls Library, 2015 Third Street, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221, with a cover letter and application.



Job Responsibilities

Under the general direction of the department’s manager, the Librarian II Makerspace manages, develops, and delivers innovative maker programming for all ages in a creative environment; instructs the public in the use of library makerspace equipment; plans and designs displays; and will, at times, utilize knowledge in another department to perform reference and assist with programs and outreach, including the use of the catalog and the internet. May serve as Person In Charge (PIC). Please note that these job responsibilities are not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time, with or without notice.


A Master of Library Science degree from an accredited college or university, basic computer skills and knowledge, or an equivalent combination of knowledge and experience.

Working Conditions

Must be able to work a flexible schedule, which includes evenings and weekends to accommodate Makerspace programing and events. Be comfortable working with tools and various equipment in the Makerspace such as 3rd printers, button maker, Cricket, and sewing machines. Be prepared to occasionally lift or move objects up to 25 pounds, such as equipment or supplies. May be required to stand or walk for extended periods while assisting patrons or conducting programing.

There is some light lifting and reaching. It may be standing and walking during part of the day. Must have experience with Makerspace equipment and the latest Windows programs and other software used at the Library, learn to use the Library’s Integrated Library System (ILS), and other forms of technology as needed. May need to travel infrequently for training and outside programs.


  • Knowledge of Makerspace equipment and software
  • Knowledge of Library policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of current and emerging technology and trends
  • Knowledge of essential library reference tools and services
  • Use of the library’s ILS (currently Sierra) and other software
  • Knowledge of current library issues and trends

Skills and Abilities

  • Interpret and apply the library’s regulations, policies, and procedures
  • Organize and prioritize multiple tasks
  • Carry out instructions in written and oral form
  • Define problems and work within the chain of authority and with available resources
  • Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Skill in operating a personal computer, PC applications, and use of electronic resources as used in libraries
  • Ability to maintain awareness of ongoing technological advances and how they apply to the public
  • Search the Internet and electronic databases
  • Respond to the needs of various departments and staff members
  • Communicate effectively in written and oral form
  • Present a professional image
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with supervisor and co-workers
  • Continue obtaining new skills and knowledge
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Demonstrate physical strength and flexibility necessary for the job
  • Exercise independent judgment and discretion
  • Prepare accurate documentation and reports
  • Maintain regular and reliable attendance, observing a flexible schedule as needed

Essential Functions

  • Initiate, plan, host, and conduct various programs and activities to use the makerspace by children, teens, and adults. Includes preparing or obtaining training materials
  • Actively assist patrons of all ages in the makerspace with various machinery and software, including 3D printers, Cricut, Adobe Software, die-cut machines, button makers, and sewing machines
  • Train and demonstrate Makerspace technology to staff and patrons. Inform staff of updates or changes to equipment and/or procedures
  • Develop and update training materials and procedure manuals for Makerspace technology
  • Maintain equipment and software for the Makerspace
  • Able to troubleshoot a variety of devices
  • Exhibits a solid commitment to positive customer service when working with all library patrons
  • Provides direct reference and reader’s advisory service to the public
  • Plans, presents and evaluates appropriate technology programming that is responsive to service area demographics and community demand
  • Confidence, experience, and ability to instruct in the use of various forms of technology, including digital devices
  • Willingness to explore and research solutions to software and hardware problems as they arise
  • Trains staff and patrons on software and technologies
  • Participates in library committees
  • Actively promotes and markets the use of the library and library resources/programs
  • Assists departmental staff with various tasks and projects as directed
  • Collaborates with other departments as necessary
  • Participates in staff meetings and attends training as required
  • Coordinate with Digital Literacy Training to develop and ensure the needs of the community are being met

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.        

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time non-exempt position. Days and hours of work vary by schedule.   Evening and weekend work will be required as the schedule demands. Pay is $18.91.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, you can email or mail to Cuyahoga Falls Library, 2015 Third Street, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221, with a cover letter and application.

Employee Benefits

The Cuyahoga Falls Library offers benefits packages for both full and part-time employees. 

Full-time Benefits

This comprehensive benefits package includes:

  • Paid vacation
  • Ten paid holidays
  • Sick leave
  • Personal leave
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Library-provided life insurance
  • Retirement through the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS)
  • Ohio Deferred Compensation plan
  • Paid OLC membership and a solid commitment to continued professional development. 

Part-time Benefits

This benefits package includes:

  • Paid vacation
  • Ten paid holidays
  • Sick leave
  • Personal leave
  • Retirement through the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS)
  • Ohio Deferred Compensation plan
  • Optional medical reimbursement up to $350/year


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