Circulation Services Assistant

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Job Opening: Circulation Services Assistant
Department: Library Services
Posting Date: March 9, 2021
Closing Date: until filled
Weekly Hours: 35.0
Shift: 8:30am to 4:30pm


Assists with maintaining the database of 1.4 million books and other items owned by DCL member libraries.

Essential Duties

Assists with maintaining database of 1.4 million books and other materials (videos, CDs, books on tape/CD, etc.) owned by DCL and member libraries.

Receives partial/incomplete records from member libraries and utilizes various library specific computer systems/functions to view, research and cross reference catalog information to obtain complete/accurate bibliographic record of item.

Research to obtain additional/correct information for inclusion in Sierra system (as property of DCL network).

Merges records and deletes duplicate records to maintain up to date information and conduct database clean up.

Other duties as assigned.


High school graduate, or equivalent. One (1) year previous computer experience to include Windows applications. Ability to use multiple computer systems at one time for research/cross-reference purposes and data entry.

Physical Requirements

Normal good health: ability to sit for extended periods of time at computer. Ability to lift 25lbs.

Residence Requirement: The County of Delaware has a residency requirement for employees. Anyone applying for this job must reside in Delaware County or be willing to move to the County within six months of starting employment.


Please email resume and/or application to County of Delaware Personnel Department at

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