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Library Circulation Staff Level 1 Job Description

The Pierce College library is a community of learners that fosters social justice and the disruption of systemic inequities at the intersection of information and education. The library provides equitable access to a diversity of resources and learning opportunities to support the transformation of self and society.


  • Assist library users
  • Check out materials
  • Shelve books, magazines/periodicals, and DVDs
  • Straighten, organize, and clean assigned shelves
  • Answer non-reference questions about the library
  • Check all book drops for returned library materials
  • Inventory the library's tangible collections
  • Maintain neatness and cleanliness of the library
  • Create a friendly approachable atmosphere and environment
  • Other library tasks that are deemed necessary


  • Regular and consistent attendance
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Culturally responsive to equity, diversity, and inclusion
  • Ability to read and speak English
  • Ability to follow written and oral directions
  • Ability to push book carts, shelve books, and use computers
  • Willing to clean and help keep the library presentable