Week End Support
This is a highly public service-oriented
position in which Circulation Assistants are expected to:
Assist patrons in using the online catalogue, locating
library items, or directing patrons to the appropriate
library staff member
Check items in and out for patrons
Renew items and
place items on hold for patrons
Properly shelve library items
Shelf read regularly (checking that items are on the shelves
in proper call number order)
Assist in the preparation of items for
Assist patrons with printer, photocopier and microfilm use
Assist in other tasks as directed.
Saturday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm & Sunday 8:00 pm -
Supervision is received by the
Circulation Manager or the Supervisor on Duty.
Minimum Qualifications / Skills Required:
Because this is a highly public service-oriented position
student assistants are expected to be courteous and
attentive to patrons.
Student assistants should be able to follow library procedures
and policies, be attentive to detailed work, and be punctual and
dependable, demonstrate initiative and motivation, and display a
pleasant and cooperative work attitude. Students hired will be
in and remain in good academic standing and will abide by the
student code of conduct.
Skills, Abilities and Knowledge that
might be gained in this position:
Assistants will develop knowledge of basic library procedures
which will allow them to enforce library policies and perform
their work thoroughly and accurately with minimal supervision.
Additionally, if the student is motivated and takes initiative
then s/he may acquire knowledge that will make their personal
library research more productive. Hopefully, the student
assistant will develop basic workplace skills and ethos that can
be applicable to other work environments.
Any training required for the student and costs:
Circulation Assistants receive approximately 6 hours of paid
mandatory training, preferably prior to their first scheduled shift.
On the job training is available as needed.
To apply - email
Jill Wixom or go to the Library and ask for an