Required Schedule Flexibility
(1-5 scale with 5 as most flexible): 4
The Library's mission is to support the instructional programs of the College. Student workers are a vital part of this mission as they assist librarians in providing any necessary resources to library users. All student workers must be able to perform the listed primary duties. Some student workers will be given additional responsibilities as student supervisors and/or in a specific department in the library. The library operates 77 hours a week with a varied schedule Sunday through Saturday; student workers will be required to work nights and weekends as scheduled. A modified schedule of 45 hours is maintained during campus-scheduled break weeks.
Primary duties and responsibilities:
Work at the circulation desk charging and discharging library materials,
Answer the telephone and direct calls to appropriate person or department,
Assist patrons with copy machine and various other library equipment,
Retrieve and process daily mail and warehouse deliveries,
Check in periodicals,
Shelve all library materials,
Check shelves on assigned basis to ensure library materials are in good repair and are shelved properly,
Cashier for library transactions,
Perform all general library maintenance,
Perform other duties as requested.
Secondary duties and responsibilities:
Help the technical services librarian with various projects including processing of books, ordering, and searching databases,
Help with various indexing and digitization projects,
Perform clerical duties,
Help process inter-library loan materials,
Deliver, use, and maintain AV equipment.
In the absence of a staff or faculty supervisor, must perform tasks without supervision including security of library building, supervision of peers, and library service to campus and community.
Dependability, promptness, and a faithful adherence to the work schedule,
Ability to communicate effectively,
Must be able to work nights and weekends,
May require heavy lifting and driving,
Able to work well with others.
Experience with computers and software applications,
Valid driver's license.
The student will:
Learn the library's rules and procedures,
Be proficient in using the library online catalog,
Develop proper phone etiquette and skills,
Develop good interpersonal skills and communication,
Interact respectfully with patrons, coworkers, and supervisors,
Correctly calculate, record and manage money transactions,
Assist patrons with various library equipment,
Retrieve and process daily mail,
Learn to locate and shelf books,
Perform general library maintenance,
Be dependable and prompt by adhering to work schedule,
Continually strive to improve both personally and professionally,
Process new materials for circulation,
Type and file shelf list cards,
Repair damaged books,
Assist in withdrawing books from the library's collection,
Provide general office duties as needed,
Help maintain reference materials,
Provide assistance with general library/circulation activities as needed.