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Senior Library Assistant, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI

Senior Library Assistant-Public Services
Northern Michigan University

Northern Michigan University is seeking applications for a Senior Library Assistant-Public Services position. This position will assist with library operational functions: create, compile, and maintain records; receive, process, and issue library materials (including interlibrary loan and reserve reading) in a variety of formats; perform collection maintenance and inventory; conduct facilities opening and closing procedures; assist patrons with library transactions; and perform complex clerical functions, including petty cash maintenance.  

Required Education: Associate's Degree. Required Specialized Training/Certifications: Associate's Degree or two years coursework leading toward a Bachelor's Degree.  Required Minimum Work Experience: One year of customer service oriented work experience. Supervisory experience.  

Knowledge/skills/abilities required: Demonstrated ability to accurately and efficiently perform detail-oriented tasks. Experience and knowledge of technology including email, internet, databases, spreadsheets, and web-based applications. Ability to accurately and efficiently operate departmental equipment. Ability to effectively communicate with coworkers, supervisors, and customers (students, faculty, staff, community patrons). Demonstrated oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.  

Additional Desirable Qualifications: Bachelor's degree. Library work experience. Time management skills. Knowledge of customer service principles and practices. Demonstrated experience working with a diverse group of individuals. Experience and knowledge of Adobe Acrobat Pro and library-specific systems.  

This schedule for this position is: Monday-Friday, 7:00 am-3:30 pm (during semesters); Monday-Friday, 7:30 am-4:00 pm (between semesters); schedule may be subject to change under special circumstances; overtime may be available on a limited basis. The hourly rate is $10.82 at the probationary rate and $11.55 at the working rate.  

Northern Michigan University, with 7,900 students and 177 degree programs, is located along the shore of Lake Superior in the vibrant, historic city of Marquette, consistently named a top spot in the nation to raise a family, vacation, and enjoy an excellent quality of life. See more at For a summary of the benefits offered by Northern Michigan University, visit and select technical and Office Professional Staff.

Submit NMU staff application, cover letter and resume utilizing our on-line application process by accessing All required application materials must be submitted electronically by December 14, 2018.

NMU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, and is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty.

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