M–Th: 8AM-11PM, F: 8AM-5PM, Sat: 12PM-4PM, Sun: 1PM-10PM
The library student assistant performs circulation-related activities at the circulation desk and assists library patrons to utilize the facilities, collections and services of the library. Responsibilities include circulation and reserve procedures for students, faculty and other patrons in a courteous and competent manner; answering incoming telephone calls with correct protocol and taking legible accurate messages; re-shelving all materials accurately; maintaining a neat and orderly work environment, including the library's public areas; completing correct opening and closing routines when scheduled; and shelf reading when assigned. This position will also be responsible for maintaining a quiet atmosphere, participating in special projects as directed and knowledge of library staff positions sufficient to make referrals. Arrangement for a substitute in case of absence is also a requirement.
Qualifications include a service-oriented individual, great attention to detail, dependability, prompt, the ability to work without supervision and the ability to climb stairs and handle heavy books and equipment. Computer skills are required. All students are expected to work some nights and weekends as needed. All academic majors are eligible and library experience is preferred.