Part-Time Library Assistant - Technical Services

Jul 03, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Part-Time Library Assistant - Technical Services

Posting Number: 20110683
Job Category: Staff

Job Description Summary:
Southwestern Michigan College is seeking an Part-Time Library Assistant.

The Library Assistant—Technical Services is responsible for assisting in the efficient operation of library services under the direction of the Coordinator of Library Services.

Primary responsibilities are the coordination of technical services. The Library Assistant—Technical Services is responsible for managing periodicals, ordering supplies, inspecting & repairing damaged library materials, conducting inventory, processing new materials, cataloging, archiving, overseeing overdue notices/fines, assisting with circulation, and providing basic reference. The hours for this position are 28 hours a week, including evenings during the Fall and Spring semesters.

Required Qualifications:
Associate’s degree

All applicants must exhibit a strong knowledge of computer and technological skills and possess strong attention to detail.

Excellent customer service skills including verbal and written communication skills are required.

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree

Knowledge of HTML & CSS programming languages is highly preferred, as is previous library work experience.

Other Information:
Knowledge Of:
• Modern office practices, procedures and equipment
• Oral and written communication skills.

• College organization, operations, policies and objectives.
• Technical aspects in field of specialty.

• Dexterity of hands to operate a computer keyboard as well as seeing to read and review materials for accuracy.
• Hearing and speaking to exchange information with students, staff and public.
• Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time.

Southwestern Michigan College is a two-year college located approximately 45 minutes north of South Bend, Indiana, and approximately 45 minutes from Lake Michigan’s eastern shore.

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