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Library Assistant

Job Title:
Library Assistant
Job Type:
Part-Time Staff

Job Summary:
This position provides support for general public services requiring an understanding of library policies, procedures and resources. The primary responsibilities of this position include assisting students, faculty, and staff, (2) supervising Study Zone monitors (3) extending collection through development of passive visual instructional displays, (4) assisting with in-house and electronic Course Reserves, (5) overseeing library charges and copier revenue, (6) supervising the library and other student workers during evening and/or weekend shifts.
Required Qualifications:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent is required. Experience: Computer experience required, preferably including knowledge of Microsoft Office software tools. Skills: A strong service orientation, good interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to respond to general inquiries. Being able to multi-task and handle frequent interruptions is also important in providing public service.
Preferred Qualifications:
Education: College degree is preferred. Experience: Library or teaching experience is preferred.
Job Description:
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Effectively assist patrons by helping patrons use in-house materials, electronic databases, catalogs, web resources, and other materials. Assist patrons in the use of equipment such as photocopiers, microfilm machines, and other specialized library equipment. Also provide general information about campus events and resources as appropriate. 2. Assist with passive visual instructional displays working with supervisor to extend the collection to the WC community. 3. Serve as the person in charge of the library during regularly scheduled evening and weekend shifts. This includes maintaining security of the library during assigned evening and weekend shifts; working with student workers who cover the circulation desk and with students who staff the various labs. 4. Manage revenue from the photocopier and other charges/services by recording amounts and sending money or information to the Business Office on a regular basis. 5. Works on various assigned projects and tasks independently. These jobs often involve the use of word processing, spreadsheets, or other computer programs and are generally assigned by professional librarians. Some examples include: record minutes for library staff meetings, organizing photographs and other materials in the college archives; assisting in tracking gift books by cross-checking gift books in the catalog and drafting thank you/acknowledgment letters for gift books, assisting with incoming and outgoing faxes, etc. 6. Assumes responsibilities of various positions during absences or vacancies. Learns and performs essential functions of other public service positions in the library as needed and with minimal supervision. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Serve as the person in charge of the library during regularly scheduled evening and/or weekend shifts, supervising student workers during these shifts. OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Supervise Study Zone monitors for the 3rd and 4th floor of the library. 2. Assist with training new student workers as needed. 3. Assist with serials by checking in serials and newspapers as needed and preparing serials for bindery. 4. Serve as secondary back-up for Arthur/Mobius requests. 5. Maintain up-to-date manual describing functions and procedures needed to perform your job. 6. Other projects or duties as assigned. EQUIPMENT TO BE USED: Must be able to operate the computer and all of the associated software used at the college and other machines such as the fax machine, telephone, microfiche/film machines, laminator, photocopier, printers, etc. TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires reaching, sitting, standing, bending, climbing stairs, and walking. May require lifting of up to 30 pounds or pushing a cart of books. Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines. Requires normal range of hearing and vision. WORKING CONDITIONS: Open office environment in a climate controlled building.
How To Apply:
To apply send cover letter, resume and application including the names of three professional references to: Lisa.reffett@westminster-mo.edu Deadline for submission is August 22, 2014. EOE