Oct 07, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Location: Rolla
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 34600
Hiring Department

Library and Learning Resources

Application Deadline


Full Time/Part Time

Full Time, Benefit eligible


Minimum - $13.27 per hour

Job Description

This position's duties include various circulation and customer services duties such as processing of library materials, processing incoming and outgoing mail, assisting patrons at the services desk and other duties associated with collection management. Additional duties will include assisting Technical Services staff with borrowing and lending of materials and other special projects as assigned. Work may include coordinating workflow within functional areas and overseeing the work of student assistants. This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Schedule

Monday – Friday, 11:00 am – 7:30 pm (8 hours per day), schedule may vary. Some weekend work may be required.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent and at least 2 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree with one year of public service experience or previous library experience

Additional Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to meet and courteously provide the public and staff with understandable interpretations of rules, regulations and procedures.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information on patron reading habits and activities inside the library.
  • Ability to cooperate in a team environment.
  • Ability to operate a personal computer or computer terminal and perform basic clerical tasks.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word.)
  • Ability to use Web browsers including Google Chrome and Internet Explorer.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others, including faculty, students, staff and the public.
  • Excellent human relations skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Ability to exercise mature independent judgment.
  • Fundamental knowledge of library circulation processes including the Library of Congress Call Number System.
  • Knowledge of and ability to use library catalogs, indexes tools and services.

The final candidate is required to provide copies of official transcript(s) for any college degree(s) listed in application materials submitted. Copies of transcript(s) should be provided prior to the start of employment. In addition, the final candidate may be required to verify other credentials listed in application materials.

Failure to provide official transcript(s) or other required verification may result in the withdrawal of the job offer.

All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America.

The University's nondiscrimination policy applies to any phase of its employment process, any phase of its admission or financial aid programs, or other aspects of its educational programs or activities. Further, this policy applies to sexual violence or sexual harassment, both forms of sex discrimination, occurring within the educational program and instances occurring outside of the educational program if the conduct negatively affects the victim’s educational experience or the overall campus environment.

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