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Library Assistant

Company: Post University
Location: Waterbury
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Job Description The Library Assistant provides administrative support to the associates of the Traurig Library at Post University. This position requires approval from financial aid for Federal Work Study. Location: Post University Main Campus - Associate Experience Supervisor: Tracy Ralston, Library Director Rate of Pay: $13.00/hour Library Summer Hours (starting May 16th, 2022): Monday - Thursday: 8am - 5pm Friday: 8am - 4pm Closed weekends Essential Duties and Responsibilities The primary responsibility of the Library Assistant is to assist with the daily operations of the Post University Library which includes, but is not limited to: Covering night shifts when needed Mail check in and shelving when needed Circulation--check in/out/renew books and visual materials for patrons--check for overdue books Shelve returned books/magazines (upper and lower level) OPAC--assign library cards, assist patrons how to use the online catalog Customer service--answer phones Check in/shelve government documents Show patrons how to use online databases Interlibrary loan assistance Assist with items that faculty/staff put on reserve Discard old newspapers Copiers--make change for patrons, troubleshooting Printer troubleshooting Videos and DVDs--help patrons with video/DVD location in upper library Shelf read books/videos/DVDs/CDs to make sure they are in shelf order Law Collection--direct patrons to law collection, help find law documents Ready reference and directional questions assistance Special projects when needed by Library staff, ex.: inventory of the collection Minimum Skills, Training, and Attributes Must be a current student at Post University MS Office experience a plus. Clerical experience (Filing, Alphabetizing) Candidate will pay attention to detail Job experience preferable, especially working with the public, and answering phones How This Position Will Benefit You as a Student The job duties hone the students--- interpersonal skills, garner computer/data entry capabilities, management expertise, and critical thinking abilities. Special projects vary, but all duties are detail-oriented, and teach the student organizational and time management skills. Duties are varied and extensive, covering all departments of the library including reference assistance to other students, offering cataloging and processing assistance to the library staff, and covering night shifts. This opportunity is open to Post University students only. Post University requires, as a condition of employment, that all new hires and employees have or obtain the Covid-19 vaccination and booster, and provide proof of same unless an exemption or deferral is approved.

Keywords: Post University, Waterbury , Library Assistant, Other , Waterbury, Connecticut

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