Library Assistant II (Circulation)

Savannah State University - Savannah, GA4.2

Full-timeEstimated: $26,000 - $34,000 a year
Savannah State University seeks qualified applicants for Library Assistant. This position performs a variety of specialized, skilled, clerical and /or paraprofessional library activities in support of the Circulation Department. Provides assistance to students and faculty at the Circulation Desk; assists library patrons with locating and retrieving resources. Creates promotional materials and library displays; documents gate count and personal reference transaction statistics. Assists library users with computer, copier/printer, and other equipment trouble-shooting; communicates payment and/or return of overdue items. Performs collection maintenance tasks, including occasional shifting, collection inventories, and related follow-up work, shelving and shelf reading. Assists patrons with ready-reference and directional questions; refers patrons to appropriate personnel. Charges and discharges library materials including GIL Express and interlibrary loan materials. Some evening and occasional weekend work is required. May be directed to perform job related tasks other than those specifically delineated in this description. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Minimum Qualifications
Associates degree; bachelor’s degree preferred and one year of related clerical/customer service experience; ability to communicate and work with faculty, staff and students. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and deal tactfully and courteously with library patrons; must be computer literate. Requires knowledge of library operations and library services as it relates to a College or University; and ability to perform clerical tasks accurately with close attention to detail. The successful candidate should have good customer service skills and the knowledge of library applications related to integrated library systems and policies related to circulation of library materials. Background and/or credit check may be required.