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Summer Library Assistant - Circulation Desk

 Working with members of the Information/Public Services area within the library. Summer hours to be available are Monday - Friday with schedules for part-time work between the hours of 8:00am and 7:00pm. The Library Assistant's role is to help with the performance of administrative, technical, and clerical tasks related to the successful operation and administration of the Paul Meek Library’s collection resources, programmatic services, and functional area projects.  Primary duties involve the provision of assistance to Library visitors and patrons.

· Assists with operations and services performed at the Information Desk including, but not limited to: administrative/clerical duties; patron assistance; facility scheduling; greeting visitors/answering telephone; circulating items/equipment; making copies; facility opening/closing; and other related activities
· Able to work hours required by Library
· Assists patrons with directional and other basic reference inquiries; finding library materials; and locating resources (in coordination with library faculty and other library staff)
· Assists with circulation-related functions including processing of materials (including reserves); charging out of materials, receipt of materials, and inspection of returned items
· Maintains proper classification order through regular shelf reading and stack maintenance activities as assigned
· Utilizes departmental and related computer software programs and resources
· Assists with other projects related to the Paul Meek Library and its programs/services
· Performs other duties as assigned

 Good interpersonal skills, a positive attitude, and willingness to assist library patrons in a courteous and
professional manner
Must be dependable, attentive to detail, be able to recognize anomalies, and deal with varied and somewhat complex procedures
Able to work hours required by Library
Demonstrated proficiency with computers and software, particularly Microsoft Office (Word and Excel)
Ability to work under direct supervision within an independent office/functional environment
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds; climb on a step stool and/or ladder
Grade Point Average (GPA) – minimum 2.5 [on a 4 point scale]