Circulation Assistant

O'Fallon Public Library

The O’Fallon Public Library seeks a friendly, positive, enthusiastic, customer-oriented individual to fill a part-time position in our busy Circulation Department. 

PRIMARY duties:

  • Assisting library customers in person and by phone
  • Performing all duties associated with an automated circulation system
  • Processing library card applications and orientating patrons to library services
  • Assisting customers with book selections using the SHARE online catalog and other online resources
  • Helping with special events or other projects as assigned by the Public Services Staff Manager or Director


  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work while exceeding the needs of library patrons
  • Technology proficiency, ability to explain basic computer skills and online resources to patrons
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds, as well as sit, stand, reach, crouch, and perform repetitive tasks
  • Ability to work regularly scheduled shifts and additional hours as needed
  • Two years of college or equivalent and 2 years customer service work experience 


  • $10.79 per hour


  • Will vary based on business needs of the library
  • Will include morning, afternoon and evening shifts
  • Will include 2 weekends per month
  • Will average 27 hours per week

Questions about position should be addressed to Laura Picato at 618-206-4341 or

To apply:  Visit our O’Fallon’s Job Opportunities page.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.