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Part-Time Assistant II, Circulation

Lone Star College
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Sep 6, 2021

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Administrative, Academic Affairs, Adult & Continuing Education Programs, Librarians & Library Administration, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Part Time
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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-Atascocita Center

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 seven colleges, ten centers, two university centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online, is continuously named Great Colleges to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education. To learn more, visit

The Atascocita Center, a satellite center of LSC-Kingwood. The Center provides a variety of services to students including registration, advising, placement testing, and a diverse assortment of course offerings, tutoring, and library services.

Campus address is 15903 West Lake Houston, Houston, TX 77044.

Job Description


The PT Assistant II, Circulation, assists students, faculty and the general public in obtaining library circulating and reserve resources. Basic duties may include receiving, logging and interpreting information, sorting and processing library materials deliveries, answering non routine questions and inquires, providing information and directions and providing a customer friendly environment. Activities are routine but may involve non-routine requests or specialized information.


1. Uses the Horizon Information Management System and the PeopleSoft database to perform circulation service

2. Assistance to library patrons; serves as public contact for the library in person, by telephone and email. Screens and refers patrons to reference librarians when professional assistance is needed

3. Responsible for opening or closing facility for library operation including cash register set up in the absence of the Specialist III, Circulation. Records daily activity statistics; collection inventory and shelf reading

4. Interprets and enforces circulation policies and procedures for students, college staff and the community

5. Activates college ID/library cards for faculty, staff and students. Issues HCPL library cards to public patron

6. Responsible for operation of the Circulation Department in the absence of the Specialist III, Circulation

7. Participates in the development of documentation for and implantation of circulation procedures

8. Collects monies for fines and lost materials and updates patron records accordingly

9. Assists library patrons in the use of laptop computers, copy machines, the pay print system, fax machine, and other audiovisual equipment

10. Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned


  • Ability to problem solve equipment problems
  • Working knowledge of office practice and procedures
  • Working knowledge of personal computers and common office software such as Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook
  • Knowledge of Horizon Automated Library System
  • Knowledge of PeopleSoft
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritize duties using sound customer service principles
  • Ability to interpret policies and procedures
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team is essential
  • Ability to lift 40 pounds, e.g. books, courier bins, cases of paper


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.


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


  • High School Diploma or GED


  • Some College education


Hourly Pay Rate is $12.02

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

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If you are applying for an Instructional position (i.e. Faculty, Adjunct Faculty, Instructor), please ensure you include the following to be considered: Resume/CV, Cover Letter, Teaching Philosophy, and unofficial transcripts.

You must limit your file name for any attachment to 40 characters or less.

How to Apply


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 .

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

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