Evening Circulation Assistant

Job duties:

  1. Provide front line public service in the evening hours* and close the building securely at the end of each shift. During the academic year, shifts are 5:00 pm to 1:00 am Sunday to Thursday evenings (1 hour dinner break), with some 6:00 pm to 2:00 am shifts at busier times of the semester. Summer shifts are typically 3:00 pm to 11:00 pm. When residence halls are occupied, the ECA is designated as essential and may be called upon to work when the campus is otherwise closed, such as inclement weather.
    *Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Scribner Library has modified hours of operation. Until we return to normal operations there is a need for the following work schedule: Monday to Friday 11:00 am to 7:00 pm.
  2. Supervise student staff workers during evening hours.
  3. Provide a conducive educational and work environment for all students using the library in the evenings.
  4. Monitor the library for safety concerns, coordinating with Campus Safety as needed. Communicate urgent building issues to Facilities and Housekeeping.
  5. Participate in regular Circulation team meetings.
  6. Collect and convey data to Circulation Team.
  7. Maintain the stacks and work on special projects as needed.
  8. May assist with patron record management, billing, and other general circulation duties as assigned.

Physical Work Environment

This is an office-based position that typically involves occasional lifting, reaching, bending, and other similar physical activity. Skidmore College is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Required Qualifications

Education :
Associate’s degree and/or equivalent experience

Experience :

Pay Rate:

$18.00 per hour commensurate with experience. Internal candidates should contact Nancy Bruno with any individual pay rate questions.

Required documents needed to apply:

  • On-line application
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • List of Three References

Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, dating violence, or stalking, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result.


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