Circulation Aide

Poudre River Public Library District

Midtown Processing Center

Application Deadline

Apply By Aug 14th, 2019


$12.30 per Hour   Calculate


Fort Collins, CO




Not Required

Minimum Education

High School (or Equivalent)

Library Experience

Not Required

Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library


This job is more than 3 weeks old or the application deadline has passed.

Job Description

Job Classification:  Unclassified/Hourly

Schedule:  Part-time 16-20 hours per week

Summary: This position is part-time and involves a wide variety of tasks as needed and assigned in the Interlibrary Loan office of the Collections Department. This position is a stand-alone position and may not be combined with another Library Aide position.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The following duties and responsibilities are illustrative of this position and are not intended to be all-inclusive.

  • Loading and unloading courier crates
  • Processing Prospector loans and returns
  • Bundling and unbundling library materials
  • Loading and unloading carts
  • Troubleshooting of Prospector problems
  • Other duties, as assigned.

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

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Detail oriented
  • Must have updated and current computer skills
  • Use a telephone, voice mail and other electronic resources
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instruction
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to work under limited supervision and to exercise independent judgment as required


This position is entry level.

Language Abilities:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. 

Reasoning Abilities:

Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Certificates and Licenses:

None required.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment: 

Work is performed indoors in a standard office environment.  The Circulation Aide is required to work a variety of scheduled hours including weekends.

Physical Demands: 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

The Circulation Aide is regularly required to sit, stand for long periods of time, stoop, bend, reach, carry, push and pull, balance, stoop, crouch and crawl.  Must be able to push a fully loaded book cart weighing up to 150 lbs.  Must be able to lift weights up to 50 lbs.  Must have manual dexterity to operate a computer and grasp books.  Must have correctable vision to read the computer screen and locate books on shelves.  Must be able to perform the various tasks of the job, which requires continuous and repetitive arm, hand, and wrist movement.

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The Community

Located in northern Colorado, Fort Collins is home to Colorado State University and an outstanding public school system.

Nestled at the base of the Rocky Mountains, Fort Collins offers exciting recreational opportunities, unique cultural offerings, and is a regional center for employment and shopping.

Throughout the year, live music and entertainment, as well as great local dining, can be found throughout the historic downtown area. Fort Collins offers the convenience of a small town with all the amenities of a larger city.

If you are seeking the Colorado lifestyle and a community in which you can reinvent and reinvigorate yourself then Fort Collins is your city.

For more information, please visit the City of Fort Collins website:


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Posted Jul 31, 2019