Library Assistant (part-time)

Northwood University
Michigan, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 26, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Business Administration, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Librarians & Library Administration, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Other Business & Administrative Affairs
Employment Type
Part Time

Library Assistant (part-time)

Northwood University is seeking a part-time (10-16 hours a week—subject to change, will be further discussed in interview) Library Assistant to provide support to the library staff by maintaining excellent customer service for students, faculty, staff, vendors and visitors.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supports the Library with clerical and organization needs
  • Maintain the periodical and newspaper collection
  • Work as the backup to the Circulation Desk and help the student workers
  • Provide backup to the Technical Processor on an as needed basis
  • Assists students and faculty in the use of library resources
  • Open and close the Library as needed
  • Prepares and maintains statistical data, as requested
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Be proficient with the Microsoft Office suite of programs (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Two years of technical library experience or a two year library technician degree. A combination of education and experience that meets the minimum requirements may be substituted
  • Flexibility in scheduling hours; some nights and weekends required

At Northwood University, we believe in individual freedom and responsibility, moral law, ethical and limited government, earned success and the importance of creativity, free enterprise and entrepreneurship as the well-spring of individual and human progress. The successful candidate will be in agreement with, and will promote, the philosophy of the University and its commitment to the American free-enterprise system when conducting business on behalf of the University. Applicants are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the University’s outcomes.

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