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Access Services Assistant, Emmanuel d'Alzon Library, Assumption College, Worcester, MA

POSITION TITLE:  Access Services Assistant (part-time)

 

DEPARTMENT:  Emmanuel d'Alzon Library, Assumption College, Worcester, MA

 

REPORTS DIRECTLY TO: Head of Access Services

 

SUMMARY: Supports the work of the Access Services Department by supervising student employees and assisting library users, maintaining a positive public service environment. This position is 20 hours per week, Tuesday through Saturday, during the academic year, including some holidays. Summer schedule may vary.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Supervises student assistants including providing initial and ongoing training, and assigning and monitoring work. Assists with student hiring and scheduling. Models and encourages a strong public service approach to the work.
  2. Responsibilities include closing the building on Fridays and opening on Saturdays. Works to cover extended hours during final exams and holiday hours.
  3. Supervises routine collection maintenance activities such as shelving books, shelf-reading, procedures for missing and lost books, and identifying items that need repair.
  4. Participates with Research Services projects and activities as assigned.

 

PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS: 

  1. Must be willing to contribute actively to the mission of the College as well as show respect for the Catholic and Assumptionist identity of Assumption College.
  2. Completion of some college level coursework or 1-3 years library experience preferred.
  3. Supervisory experience preferred.

 

For the complete listing and to apply, please see our website. Applications submitted by July 15th will be given preference.

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