Summer Circulation Assistants (5)

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Posting Number Sum00148P Position Title Summer Circulation Assistants (5) Department Scribner Library Position Status Full-Time Position Type Summer Months per Year Other Work hours

2 people Monday-Thursday 8am-4pm and Fri. 9am-5pm
1 person Monday-Thursday 10am-6pm and Fri. 9am-5pm
2 people Monday-Thursday 3pm-11pm/Sunday 12noon-5pm (summer session 1) Sunday TBD (summer session 2)
35 hours per week

Start Date (For temporary positions only) 05/28/2019 End Date (For temporary positions only) 08/16/2019 Position Band/Level Summer Pay Range Will Letters of Recommendation be required from references? No Ad Text

Job Summary

Staff the Circulation/Reserve desk; charge, discharge and retrieve library materials, update patron records; physically maintain book stacks and collections (shelving, shifting and shelf reading), maintain photocopiers and provide basic information services to patrons. May open or close Library depending on shift.

Skidmore UG students have the option to choose an hourly rate of $11.75/hr. or $11.10/hr. which includes a 70% on campus housing subsidy. The housing subsidy is ONLY available if the following criteria is met and will coincide with employment dates:

•Must be a Skidmore UG student (graduates are not eligible for housing subsidy).
•Work a minimum of 20 hours/wk.
•Housing application must be submitted online: Please note: employment will be verified with the hiring supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications

Attention to detail, good communication skills: both interpersonal and written. Commitment to hold position for the length of summer contract.
Ability to work in a team-oriented, busy environment.
Familiarity with computers. Some college course work.

Preferred Qualifications Physical Demands (For Union Positions Only) EEO Statement

Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, dating violence, or stalking, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result.


Special Instructions to Applicant

Please note on your application if you plan to take any Summer Session classes.

To be considered for this position, please fill out an online application and attach the following documents: cover letter, resume and list of three references. The list must include name, title, company, email address and telephone number of three professional references.

All documents must be attached through the application system. If you encounter difficulty, please contact Human Resources at: [email protected] or 518 580.5800.

Posting Information

Posting Date 02/13/2019 Open Until Filled Closing Date Quicklink for Posting Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of Three References
Optional Documents




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    Posted: 2/14/2019
    Application Due: 2/28/2019
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