College Library Assistant I -Part Time

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COLLEGE LIBRARY ASSISTANT I (PART TIME)
TRUMAN COLLEGE

 

Truman College's Library is looking for a Part-Time College Library Assistant. Under general supervision, performs routine clerical duties relating to the operations of a college library.

 

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
 

  • Staffs the circulation desk, charging and discharging books and materials using the library’s automated circulation system.
  • Provides excellent customer service to library patrons in-person and over the phone: answers questions, books study rooms, and triages reference inquiries to librarians.    
  • Supports library patrons in the basic use of library technology such as printing, scanning, copying, and public computer access. 
  • Conducts shelf maintenance and shelf reading using Library of Congress Classification system.  
  • Prepares books and library materials for checkout including labeling, stamping, and preparing book jackets.
  • Assists with interlibrary loan processes, including pulling books for holds, as well as sending and receiving items from other libraries.
  • Uses the library system interface to update online item records as needed.
  • Supports the library by compiling basic library statistics.
  • Operates appropriate library equipment.
  • Other duties as assigned.  

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be available to work at least one weeknight (Monday-Thursday) every week.
  • Graduation from high school or the equivalent and one year of general clerical and keyboarding experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Knowledge of basic office procedures and some knowledge of library clerical procedures. Some knowledge of alphabetical and numeric filing systems.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions and the ability to operate a personal computer and basic library equipment.
  • Physical ability to perform manual tasks.
  • Skill in basic filing and in operating simple office machines. Skill in applying routine clerical library procedures.
  • Good verbal communication skills.

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Thank you for your interest in CCC!

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