Library Assistant - Campbell Library

Glassboro, Gloucester County
Jul 14, 2014
Rowan University is a comprehensive state-designated research institution with approximately 14,000 students. Its main campus is located in Glassboro, N.J., 20-miles southeast of Philadelphia, and it has a branch campus and medical school in Camden and a second medical school in nearby Stratford. Rowan is only the second university in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical-degree granting programs. The School of Osteopathic Medicine has a faculty practice plan that serves approximately 200,000 patients throughout Southern New Jersey. The institution is also home to the South Jersey Technology Park, which fosters the translation of applied research into commercial products and processes. Its business incubator also supports that mission. The University boasts eight colleges--Rohrer College of Business and colleges of Communication and Creative Arts, Education, Engineering, Graduate and Continuing Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science and Mathematics-and has been called upon by the state to create a College of Health Sciences. 

Job Summary: Maintain the accuracy and completeness of government document records.  This includes daily check-in and processing of materials received. Primary responsibilities also include maintenance of the physical government documents collection, recording of statistical data, and the training, evaluating and daily supervision of Government Documents student assistants.

Examples of work:
1.   Maintains the accuracy and completeness of government documents records including daily check-in and processing of materials received.
2.  Responsible for maintaining disposal and superseded lists according to FDLP (Federal Depository Library Program) and GPO (Government Printing Office) standards.
3.  Responsible for keeping statistical data.

4.  Responsible for claiming missing documents and ordering special documents and forms.

5.  Responsible for training, evaluating and supervising government document student assistants.

6.  Responsible for the maintenance of the government documents collection.

7.  Responsible for maintaining order in the work area and assuring that the policies and procedures of the Government Documents department, the Federal & State government, the Library, and the University are followed.

8. Assists with special projects.

9. Provides excellent customer service

10. Required to learn to utilize various types of electronic systems used in the library.

11.  Other duties as assigned by Documents Librarian.


Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.


All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.