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Evening Circulation Assistant

Job description

Job no: 493967
Work type: Staff Part-Time
Department: University Library
Location: Moon Campus
Position Department University Library

Position Type Staff Part-Time

Will oversee the University Library service operations hours and assist all patrons with library service related requests.


  • Supervise the evening Circulation Student Assistants at the University's Library Service Desk. Must have familiarity with computers and technology; ability to learn automated systems. Assist University Library patrons with print reserve requests, item check-in/out and other library service-related requests. Process and fulfill incoming/outgoing ILL and EZ-Borrow requests as needed. Assist with maintaining the operation of photocopiers and scanners within the University Library. Will lift and shelve books.
  • Will be responsible for overseeing the University Library service operations hours during the time frame 5:00 p.m. - 11:15 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and as needed. Responsible for closing the University Library at 11:15 p.m. during the Fall and Spring academic terms with late hours until 1:00 a.m. during the final two weeks of each semester. Responsible for closing the University Library during summer months at an evening time to be determined.
  • Ability to work a varied and flexible work schedule, primarily evenings and weekends with late hours. Ability to report for work during university delays and/or closings (due to inclement weather, outages, etc).
  • All other duties as assigned. This is a part-time position not eligible for University benefits. Work hours are limited to 950 per calendar year and less than 29 hours per week on a regular basis.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Associate's Degree is required.
  • 1+ years of office experience is required.
  • Previous supervisory experience is preferred.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and professionally with co-workers, subordinates and/or patrons of the University Library is required.
  • Excellent attention to detail is required.
  • Must have excellent customer service skills and be student-focused.
  • Must be a self-starter and reliable.
  • Must be able to assume responsibility and work independently.

Exemption Status Non-Exempt

Act 153 Clearance Required No

Required To Pass a Motor Vehicle Report Check No

Required to Pass a Credit Check No

Additional Posting Information None

Special Applicant Instructions None

Advertised September 14, 2018 Eastern Daylight Time

Robert Morris University (RMU), founded in 1921, is one of the leading universities in the Pittsburgh region. RMU provides a professionally focused education with an emphasis on engaged learning and is one of the most affordable private doctoral-level institutions in Pennsylvania. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. In 2016, for the first time in its history, RMU was ranked nationally by U.S. News and World Report. In 2017, RMU had among the biggest increases of all national universities in the U.S. News and World Report annual "Best Colleges" rankings released, rising 12 spots to No. 176.

Robert Morris University is dedicated to changing the lives of its students and employees so that they can go out and change the lives of others. The University combines academic excellence with a professional focus offering numerous undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degree programs. In 2011, Robert Morris University was named as a "Top Workplace" by the Pittsburgh Post Gazette , which names the best places to work in the Greater Pittsburgh region.

RMU offers faculty members an environment where teaching, research and service are supported and valued.

RMU's main campus in Moon Township features 230 rolling acres and provides all the benefits of a traditional university campus, just minutes from the airport and downtown Pittsburgh.

At Robert Morris University, we believe that institutional equity reflects our continued commitment to a community where everyone is both valued and respected. Institutional equity encompasses racial, ethnic, gender and religious diversity, cultural perspectives, national origin, sexual orientation, physical ability, as well as socioeconomic contexts, and educational backgrounds. We are dedicated to developing a diverse population by fostering an environment where intellectual and social growth, individual perspectives, and all human experiences are valued. We strive to be an inclusive community that celebrates and embraces differences as a means of responding to the cultural and social demands of a global society. Inherent in our inclusion efforts is a strong commitment to intercultural and global education to produce and include citizens who will serve as educational, social, economic and cultural ambassadors to the world. Robert Morris University is committed to increasing diversity in our community and actively pursues individuals from all backgrounds. Additionally, RMU complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws and provides equal opportunity in all educational programs and activities, admission of students and conditions of employment for all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, or national origin.
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Posted: 9/15/2018
Application Due: 10/27/2018
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