Student Library Assistant–Circulation

Reports to:

Library Circulation Desk


Up to 19 Hours a wekk


$10.00/ hour

Job Posting Date:


Job Summary and Responsibilities:

The Student Library Assistant–Circulation assists full-time circulation staff in the ongoing
operation and support of the Circulation Department which is the main service desk for all library

Under the supervision of Library Circulation Specialists, Student Library Assistants are the
frontline staff at the Library’s Circulation Desk, responsible for providing friendly, prompt,
courteous, and efficient customer service to all library users, including students, staff, faculty,
and community members. Student Library Assistants support Library Circulation Specialists in
the daily operation and organization of the Library.

Essential Duties and Expectations:
● Provide efficient, respectful customer service to all library users
○ Conduct basic book searches, referring to other service points as appropriate
○ Operate main phone line for the Library, renewing library material, providing
directional assistance, taking messages, transferring to other departments on
campus when necessary
○ Assist library users in resolving minor technological issues, routing to Library IT
Help Desk as needed
○ Use library software to facilitate the circulation of library material
○ Have a basic understanding of computers and technology, and/or have the ability
to learn, as needed
○ Maintain a clean and neat personal appearance
○ Have the ability to follow and understand detailed written and verbal instructions.
● Assist circulation staff in the maintenance of library collections
○ Conduct ongoing inventory of library material
○ Effectively shelve library material and notify supervisors of errors in shelving
○ Assist in large shifting, deselection, and/or moving projects
○ Ability to learn the Library of Congress classification systems with training
● Support library staff in maintaining organized and clean library spaces
○ Visually scan library collections for proper order and neatness, adjusting as
○ Restock basic library supplies and maintain overall cleanliness of library spaces
● Understand and uphold all library and college policies including but not limited to:
○ Punctuality, reliability, and ability to work scheduled shifts
○ Protect the privacy of library users and their respective library records
● Other duties as assigned by supervisor, Library Directors and/or Administration

Minimum Qualifications:

Degree-seeking student, enrolled in at least 6 credit hours at CC or a partnership institution. Desired Qualifications
● Ability to work independently and seek out projects from library staff
● Experience providing positive customer service and/or effective problem-solving with
members of the public
● Desire to take the initiative on projects, and enthusiasm for learning new skills
● Effective written and verbal communication
● Be willing and able to work some nights and weekends, if needed
Physical Demands
● Ability to climb step stools, reach and bend to all levels of shelving
● Ability to stand or sit for extended periods
● Physical ability to maneuver trucks of books and other large items (occasional lifting,
boxes of paper 30-50 pounds)

How to apply:

Contact Person:

Cassidy Geiger

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