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Law Library Circulation Assistant (Temporary)

George Mason University
Arlington, VA
Law Library Circulation Assistant (Temporary)
    Arlington, VA
    Part-Time / Hourly Wage
    Opening on: Feb 23 2024
        Add to favoritesFavorited View favoritesDepartment: Antonin Scalia Law School

        Job Category: Part-Time / Hourly Wage

        Job Type: Part-Time

        Location: Arlington, VA

        Workplace Type: On Site Required

        Salary: $18-22/hour, commensurate with education and experience

        Criminal Background Check: Yes

        About the Department:

        The mission of the George Mason University Law Library is to support the instructional, research, and service missions of the law school. Primarily a teaching and research center, the law library is the foremost means through which students and faculty gain access to organized information and knowledge. By fostering excellence in staff, development of the collection, and services offered to faculty and students, the law library performs a unique and indispensable function in the educational process. The Law Library also serves as a valuable resource for the Northern Virginia legal community.

        About the Position:

        The Temporary Circulation Assistant will open the George Mason University Law Library and help staff at the circulation desk on weekday mornings. The standard hours will be 7:45 am to 12:30 pm, Monday through Friday, totaling 23.75 hours per week. This temporary position may begin as early as March 6, 2024, and is estimated to end no later than July 15, 2024.


        • Open the law library each weekday morning, following established procedures;
        • Respond to basic information needs in a polite and professional manner;
        • Check-out materials including books, study rooms, and equipment;
        • Explain and enforce circulation and library policies, including checking identification of all incoming patrons;
        • Answer directional and ready reference questions;
        • Shelve materials;
        • Assist the Head of Access Services with managing the student circulation assistants; and
        • Complete other duties as assigned, including assisting with inter-library loan and collection maintenance.

        Required Qualifications:

        • Some college;
        • Reliable and punctual;
        • Customer service experience; and
        • Good communication skills.

        Preferred Qualifications:

        • Experience working in a library, legal, or academic environment.

        Instructions to Applicants:

        For full consideration, applicants must apply for the Law Library Circulation Assistant (Temporary) at Complete and submit the online application to include three professional references with contact information, and provide a cover letter and resume.

        Posting Open Date: February 23, 2024

        For Full Consideration, Apply by: March 1, 2024

        Open Until Filled?: Yes

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