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Help Wanted: College Assistant

Job Description:
Assists the Circulation Manager with daily operations by:
shelving books in correct location and sequence
shelf-reading the library’s collection
picking up, straightening, sorting, searching books
loading copy machines with paper, toner

Assists the Reserve Manager with daily operations by:
placing books and articles on reserve
retrieving closed reserve material for users upon request
finding reserve and non-reserve books upon request
returning reserve items at the end of each semester
keeping the reserve area neat


  • handles a variety of tasks and determines their priority
  • demands high levels of accuracy in shelf reading and material retrieval
  • requires routine follow-up on many tasks, e.g. searching for books, shelf-reading


  • primary service contact for student and instructors regarding reserve requests
  • determines when questions are best referred to a co-worker

knowledge of the Library of Congress call number system
weekend and evening hours
flexible work schedule
familiarity with Microsoft Office & PC desktop
pleasant and effective communication with library users

Contact Curtis Matthew; Circulation Manager, x7050