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College Assistant Position Available

POSITION: Circulation Assistant


Under the supervision of the Circulation Manager

Shelves books and other library material

Shelf-reads the collection, places books in proper order & straightens books on shelves

Picks up books left around the library

Sorts new and other incoming books

Searches for missing books

Under the supervision of the Reserves Manager

Places books and articles on reserve

Retrieves closed reserve material for patrons upon request

Searches for missing books

Helps patrons find reserve and non-reserve books

Returns reserve items to professors at the end of each semester

Maintains order of reserve collection

REQUIREMENTS: Familiarity with library of Congress call number system. Familiarity with computer applications and software as well as proficiency using Microsoft Windows desktop required. Pleasant manner and good communication and customer service skills important. Must pay attention to detail, also must lift books off shelves and push full book trucks.

HOURS: Up to 20 hrs/week; may include weekend and evening hours, flexible work schedule

Contact: Curtis Matthew, Circulation Manager; 212-817-7050