Late Night Circulation Assistant

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Posting Number TMP00092PO17 Classification Title Library Technical Assistant Internal Title Late Night Circulation Assistant Campus Columbia 01 College/Division University Libraries Department Thomas Cooper Library Salary $11.00/Hour Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Part Time Hours per week 15-23 Work Schedule

Various overnight shifts are available Sunday – Thursday from 11:00 pm – 7:30 am.

Type of Temporary Position Temporary Staff Job Search Category Other

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina is a premiere flagship research institution in South Carolina and one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report. With more than 46,000 students on eight campuses, the University of South Carolina is a leader in improving the lives of individuals in South Carolina and around the world. Founded in 1801, the University of South Carolina employs almost 14,000 people. At the University of South Carolina, our employees include some of the brightest minds and most accomplished professionals in the world. The diversity of thought and active engagement of our colleagues makes for a dynamic and interesting work environment. The University has been named a best place to work, and a big part of that is the people. Our diverse faculty and staff embody a dedication to serve our students, so that a job becomes a passion with no limits.

Benefits for Temporary Positions

The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers temporary employees expected to work at least 30 hours per week health and life insurance, flexible spending accounts and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the benefits section on the Applicant Portal.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

The Thomas Cooper Library is accepting applications to support department's late night operations and multiple shifts. These positions will work overnight operations at the Thomas Cooper Library. Routine duties will include checking out books, shelving books, assisting patrons while manning the main service desk, shelving, reading shelves, inventory, conducting security rounds inside the Thomas Cooper Library, and aiding in other duties for the circulation department managerial staff.

Various overnight shifts are available, 15-23 hours per week, Sunday-Thursday from 11:00 pm – 7:30 am.

A successful background check is required.


Successful applicants must be able to work independently and provide excellent customer service. These positions require exceptional, dependable and reliable candidates. Customer service experience is preferred.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 4 Desired Start Date 08/24/2017 Proposed End Date Job Open Date 07/21/2017 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Conditions for Eligibility Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety/Security Sensitive or Requires a CDL No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have the ability to provide effective customer service, establish working relationships with all customers and vendors; and to communicate effectively?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you available to work Sunday-Thursday from 11:00 pm-7:30 am?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
    Optional Documents
    1. Cover Letter
    2. Resume