To provide coverage at the Library’s circulation desk. Will perform clerical and technical tasks under the direct supervision of library staff.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Instruct and help patrons on how to use library catalog to locate library materials
Lend and collect library materials at circulation desks.
Process new materials including book and audiovisual materials.
Sort and shelves library materials.
Record opening and closing gate numbers.
Support photocopy machines with paper and toner replacement and clearance of paper jams. Reports problems to library staff.
Handle and record money transactions for fines.
Sorts and distributes departmental mail. Processes material for mailing to other campus locations.
Performs special projects as needed.
Ability to deal courteously and effectively with the public. Must have excellent oral communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to quickly learn and skillfully operate various manual and computerized systems as the library environment changes.
Ability to organize tasks flexibly and assure that the details of multiple tasks are efficiently accomplished.
Ability to handle problematic situations with skill and good judgment, especially while working unsupervised during weekend and evening hours.
Average number of hours per week: 8-24