City of Troy Michigan
  • 29-Aug-2022 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Troy, MI, USA
  • Part Time

Library Assistant (Part-time)

Troy Public Library - Circulation Services

Starting at $12.00 - $14.00/hour

Based on qualifications

The Troy Public Library is the hub of the vibrant, dynamic, and diverse City of Troy. The Library sees over 700,000 visitors per year and serves an educated and involved community. The Library Assistant will work under the supervision of the Circulation Supervisor and/or a Library Aide to assist library patrons.


  • Resolve patron inquiries and complaints.
  • Use integrated online library system to check in and out material.
  • Answer phones and renew items over the phone.
  • Collect overdue fines and fees for lost/damaged items, issue library cards and oversee lost and found items.
  • Communicate Library policies and procedures to patrons.
  • Maintain a clean, neat and organized workspace at the circulation desk and in public areas of the Library.
  • Perform related work as assigned.


  • High school graduate or GED equivalent.
  • Demonstrate ability and/or experience working with Windows-based computers.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Be able to transport Library materials from return bins to carts (lift and push up to 40 pounds).
  • File alphabetically and numerically.
  • Ability to interact courteously and effectively with the public, library staff, library volunteers, and other City departments.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative, dynamic, fast-paced environment, using excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • As a condition of employment, the successful candidate must pass a pre-employment physical and drug screen (including marijuana).


  • Recent Public Library experience.
  • Recent Polaris Library System Software experience.
  • Customer service experience.


Part-time, year-round. Forty (40) hours in a two week pay period. Schedule will include at least one evening shift per week and at least two weekend shifts per month (both Saturday and Sunday every second week).

Current Shifts are:

Monday - Thursday Day

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM


9:00 AM - 5:15 PM

Monday - Thursday Evening

3:00 PM - 9:00 PM


12:30 PM - 5:15 PM


Applications are available at

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: The City of Troy is committed to providing equal opportunity employment to all applicants. The City of Troy will consider all qualified applicants for employment regardless of race, religion, color, sex, height, weight, marital status, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal and state law.

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