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Library Work Study Assistant – Circulation Desk

Position Type:

  • Part Time
  • Federal Work Study


  • OH-Columbus

The Library Work Study Assistant - Circulation Desk provides administrative, clerical, and circulation support to assist Franklin University Library patrons.  Duties include, but are not limited to: assist patrons check materials in and out through the library system; perform open and close procedures; maintain and process work related to OhioLINK; answer telephones; schedule meeting rooms; assist patrons in locating materials; and troubleshoot library equipment including printers and faxes.

Hours are flexible and will vary depending on the candidate’s availability and the workload of the department. The ideal candidate will be able to work 20-25 hours a week, Monday-Friday, between the hours of 8-5, with a possibility of some evenings and weekend hours.

Candidate must: be proficient with internet and e-mail; have intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office products; be ability to multi-task; have strong problem-solving skills; be able to work independently and be self-directed; have strong attention to detail; outstanding customer service skills; strong administrative skills; and excellent organizational skills.

All candidates must be current Franklin students, and have Federal Work Study eligibility.

Please complete the online Work Study application and attach resume, or send as an attachment to

About Franklin University

Founded in 1902, Franklin University has built its reputation on removing barriers to higher education for ambitious adults who must balance their educational goals with other commitments. Accredited and nonprofit, Franklin has earned its long-standing reputation as an innovator in online education. The University offers applied, in-demand undergraduate, master’s and doctorate programs that enable adult learners to achieve their educational and professional goals. From entrepreneurs to CEOs, more than 45,000 Franklin alumni can be found around the world contributing to the communities in which they live and work.

Franklin University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Franklin does not discriminate on the basis of age, religion, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, immigration status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, disability, or veteran or military status.