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Library Commons Assistant I, Providence College, Providence, RI

Essential Duties:

  • Assist library patrons in their needs concerning circulation, reserves, materials location, interlibrary loan, basic technology needs (computer hardware PC/Macintosh and software, research, digital services, printing, processing, formatting, email communications, etc.), especially from the circulation desk, other areas of the library and over the telephone.
  • Assist library administration and Commons staff with basic needs including Circulation (PC and HELIN loans, patron record databases, etc.) stacks maintenance and collection/building projects, reference and digital services, collections services, archives and special collection, as needed.
  • Operate and perform basic troubleshooting for computers, scanners, printers and copy machines such as removing jammed paper, adding toner, and calling for services and supplies.
  • Opens or closes the Library as needed, ensuring that the building is secure and that materials and equipment are properly stored and secured.


Education and Experience Required:

High school diploma or equivalent. Bachelor's degree or equivalent in education preferred; library experience with OCLC WorldShare experience preferred.  

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply online, please go to: https://careers.providence.edu

  • Click on Staff Positions, and type keywords "Library Commons Assistant"
  • Please complete application as requested.

Review of applications will begin immediately.

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