Library Assistant

University of the Incarnate Word - San Antonio, TX (30+ days ago)4.1

The part-time Library Assistant position is primarily responsible for providing informational support to all patrons, performing routine circulation tasks, staffing public service desks, supervising student workers and assisting with special projects.

Job Duties
Job Duty Name Circulation Tasks
Description of Job Duties
Performs routine tasks at the Circulation Desk such as charging and discharging items, managing group study room key use and communicating circulation policies to patrons. May assist with library opening or closing procedures.

Job Duties
Job Duty Name Stacks Maintenance
Description of Job Duties
Re-shelves physical items and shelf reads collection for proper placement of materials. Shifts collection as directed and helps with de-accessioning projects

Job Duties
Job Duty Name Photocopy, Computer, Printer, Scanner Help
Description of Job Duties
Helps students with minor issues regarding the use of computers, scanners, photocopiers and printers. Restocks paper and toner in printers.

Job Duties
Job Duty Name Special Projects
Description of Job Duties
Aids library staff with special projects such as RFID tagging, scanning documents for digital archives, collection inventory, etc. Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities
Familiar with library databases and catalogs and have working knowledge of mainstream computer software, such as Microsoft Office. Ability to maintain and troubleshoot photocopiers and printers. Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills. Knowledge of library databases and catalogs. Able to troubleshoot minor problems with photocopiers, printers and scanners. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures. Employee shall adhere to all applicable rules and regulations of the University, the Conference, and the NCAA.

Required Education
High School Diploma or its equivalent

Required Work Experience
Experience working in a public service/ customer service capacity.

Preferred Qualifications
Experience working in a public services unit of an academic library, two years of supervisory experience, proficient in the use of library catalogs and library circulation systems.

Required Certifications, Licenses or Registrations
Work Hours
Physical Demands
Due to job requirements, the Library Assistant must able to lift at least 20lbs and push book trucks weighing at least 100lbs.

Posting Details
Posting Details
Posting Number AS623PO
Number of Vacancies 1
Job Type Part Time
Job Category Staff (non-exempt)
Desired Start Date 07/16/2018
Position End Date (if temporary)
Reports to Director of Public Services
Salary $13/hr.
Open Date 06/12/2018
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant
UIW is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment, without regard to race, color, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sex, gender, age, or religion (except in limited circumstances when religious preference is both permitted by law and deemed appropriate as a matter of University policy).

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents