Part-Time Assistant I, Circulation

Employer
Lone Star College
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Dec 14, 2020
Employment Type
Part Time


Commitment to Mission

This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of Lone Star College (LSC) in carrying out the duties of the position. A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is essential.

Cultural Beliefs

  • One LSC


  • Student Focused



  • Own It



  • Advance Equity



  • Cultivate Community


  • Choose Learning



The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For” is designed to recognize colleges that have been successful in creating great workplaces and to further research and understanding of the factors, dynamics and influences that have the most impact on organizational culture at higher education institutions.

Lone Star College was recognized in five areas: Confidence in Senior Leadership; Diversity; Facilities, Workspace & Security; Job Satisfaction; and Work/Life Balance .

Campus Marketing Statement

Lone Star College-Montgomery

Lone Star College offers high-quality, affordable academic transfer and career training education to 99,000 students each semester. LSC is training tomorrow’s workforce today and redefining the community college experience to support student success. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., serves as chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area with an annual economic impact of nearly $3 billion.

LSC, which consists of six colleges, ten centers, two university centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online, was named a 2017 Great Colleges to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education. To learn more, visit LoneStar.edu.

Lone Star College–Montgomery, the premiere student-centered educational institution in Montgomery County, serves The Woodlands and Conroe communities. LSC–Montgomery provides a relaxing and conducive learning atmosphere while offering leisure learning opportunities, individual classes, and unique programs such as radiologic technology, physical therapy, and biotechnology.

Campus address is 3200 College Park Drive, Conroe, TX 77384.

Job Description



PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

Under direct supervision, assists students, faculty and the general public in obtaining library circulating and reserve resources. Circulates library materials and maintains patron records using the Sirsi Dynix Symphony Workflows Library Information Management System. Issues College IDs to faculty, staff, and students. Interprets and enforces established library policies and procedures.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Provides customer service assistance to library patrons serving as public contact for the library in person, by telephone and email; refers patrons to reference librarians when a dditional assistance is needed
  • Interprets and enforces circulation/library policies and procedures for students, College staff and the public
  • Participates in the development of documentation for Circulation procedures. Uses the Sirsi Dynix Symphony Workflows Library Information Management System and the iStar (PeopleSoft) database to perform circulation services
  • Creates college ID/library cards for faculty, staff, and students. Maintains and cleans Id eq uipment and tracks Id supplies
  • Collects monies for fines and lost materials and updates patron records accordingly.
  • Processes library requests for intra- library and inter-library loans
  • Assists library patrons in the use of computers, copy machines, and other library reserved equipment. Assists patrons in the Pharos pay to print system
  • Retrieves, sorts, and processes library materials from mail bins into holds and received transit s, and distributes accordingly
  • Maintains supplies and forms, straightens materials and equipment, and rec ords daily activity statistics
  • Participates in shelf reading, collection inventory, and rep air of materials
  • Monitors security gates, public acces s computers, and the copy room.
  • Assists with library programs and special projects as needed, and responsible for other reasona ble, related duties as assigned


  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

    • Knowledge and understanding of College organization, goals and objectives, and policies and procedures
    • Skill in mixing photo chemistry
    • Knowledge of the photo lab duties and responsibilities.
    • Ability to interact with staff, students and faculty
    • Possess good communication skills both orally and in writing
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule including evening and weekend assignments
    • Ability to work well in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff


    PHYSICAL ABILITIES :

    The work is sedentary. Typically, the employee sits comfortably to do the work. However, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying of light items, such as papers, books, or small parts; or driving an automobile. No special physical demands are required to perform the work.

    WORK SCHEDULE AND CONDITIONS:

    • Equipment used includes, PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipment
    • Interface with internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the position
    • Work is performed in a climate-controlled office with minimal exposure to safety hazards


    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • High school diploma or GED


    Salary

    Hourly Pay Rate is $10.25

    Benefits Marketing Statement

    By joining our top-notch institution, you will enjoy being a part of an organization that offers a supportive, collegial work environment, excellent work/life balance, tuition waiver, participation in a tax deferred retirement plan and more.

    Special Instructions

    All applicants for Full Time Faculty and Adjunct Faculty positions are required to provide a cover letter and unofficial transcripts for consideration for employment with Lone Star College.

    Go to the Job Search page, click on ‘My Activities’ at the top of the page. Under My Cover Letters and Attachments you will click on ‘Add Attachment.’ Please be sure to put the Job ID# in the title once you name your file for cover letters only, unless you attached your cover letter with your resume. You must limit your file name to 40 characters or less.

    How to Apply

    ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY

    We will not accept application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivered.

    Postings for part-time and adjunct positions are active for the academic year. By selecting the option to receive notifications on your profile, you will begin receiving electronic communication regarding new opportunities with Lone Star College (LSC).

    If selected for an interview, a recruiter will contact you by phone, or email to schedule an interview.

    Lone Star College participates in the E-Verify program, under which Lone Star College provides the federal government with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm that the employee is authorized to work in the United States.

    More information on the E-Verify program is available at www.dhs.gov/E-Verify .

    Lone Star College is an EEO Employer. All positions are subject to a criminal background check.

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