Provides circulation and reference service in the library. Primary duties include: checking out materials, shelving library materials, and shelf maintenance. Essential customer service: welcoming patrons, assisting patrons with questions and in locating library materials and answering the phone. This position works when classes are in session, with little or no hours available during winter and summer intersession.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Staff circulation desk.
Check books in/out
Register new patrons/Update patron records
Prepare mailing of LRU/MAP library materials as requested
May process morning holds report as required
May process incoming holds items as required
May process daily patron reports as required
Shelve books, periodicals and audiovisual materials
Shelf read collections as assigned
Assists with special projects as required
General library duties
Copy articles and other papers as needed
Assist patrons with directional and simple reference questions
Refill supplies (copier and printer paper, pencils)
Straighten newspaper reading and computer areas
Close or open the library, depending upon shift
Prioritizes and performs multiple tasks with attention to detail
Ability to work late evening and weekend hours
Performs independently with minimal supervision: An example of this would be a staff member who comes in and completes tasks on their own without needed a list of tasks to complete
Uses some independent judgment or initiative: This staff member is able to answer questions regarding office department functions and rarely needs to confer with supervisor over everyday activities.
Confidential information is regularly a part of the daily duties: This staff member regularly has access to confidential information and may perform tasks such as data entry of confidential information or filing confidential information.
***Any staff member with access to confidential information must sign a Confidentiality Agreement that remains in their work file***
Position has a high level of institutional impact: Mistakes or non-compliance could have a significant, negative affect on College operations, resources, assets, potential donors/employees/students, or compliance with regulations.
General routine work involving simple to moderate levels of difficulty: Examples of these types of tasks include data entry, word processing, and learning new computer programs in addition to simple tasks.
Uses Symphony, the YLN library database
Uses EBSCOHost, Google Scholar and other library databases
Some knowledge of a special skill needed and/or experience of 1 year or less: This might include reception work with a high level of external contacts that requires previous phone experience, a tour guide that needs to have been a student for a year to have an understanding of the student experience, a cook in the café or an office assistant that has experience dealing with highly confidential information.
Requires attention to detail.
Ability to work independently once trained.
Good computer skills
Ability to learn new programs (Symphony library system, library databases)
Customer service experience
Ability to work independently once trained
Ability to pay attention to detail
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Job Type: Part-time