Library Student Assistants are responsible for the operation of the circulation desk and are the front face of the library. They are customer service oriented and comfortable interacting with people using the library. They also are responsible for the circulation (checking in and out) of materials and equipment, and answering basic questions for people using the library. Summer student employees will be assigned to other functions of the library such as, book processing, periodicals, special collections, or ILL.
SKILLS ACQUIRED/DEVELOPED ON THE JOB
Applicants for this position must demonstrate good communication skills, customer service skills and good job knowledge, specifically,
Library Student Assistants must be an enrolled Transylvania student.
Library Student Assistants are under the direct supervision of the User Services & Instruction Librarian, though indirect supervision may occur under any number of other staff members, including especially Student Managers, the Interlibrary Loan Specialist/Night Supervisor, and the Head of Public Services.
Library Student Assistants responsibilities include the following:
In addition, Summer Library Assistants will be assigned to work with other services in the library such as
The library usually hires two Library Student Assistants for the summer.
Hours worked will be as assigned during the hours that the library is open. The library is generally open 8:30-5pm or 6pm during the summer. Summer Library Assistants work 8 hours/day for a 40 hour work week.
Library Assistants will also work the week of First Year orientation. More on library hours here - http://libguides.transy.edu/hours
Compensation is $8.20/hour.
Start date is included in the application form.