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
- One LSC
- Student Focused
- Own It
- Advance Equity
- Cultivate Community
- Choose Learning
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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 eight areas:
Professional Development; Mission & Pride;
Supervisor/Department Chair Effectiveness; Confidence in Senior
Leadership; Faculty & Staff Well-Being; Shared Governance;
Faculty Experience; Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging
Campus Marketing Statement
Lone Star College-CyFair
Lone Star College offers high-quality, low-cost academic transfer
and career training education to 93,000+ students each semester.
LSC has been named a 2021 Great Colleges to Work For® institution
by the Chronicle of Higher Education and ranked 35th in Texas in
the Forbes ‘America’s Best Employers By State’ list.
LSC consists of eight colleges, seven centers, eight Workforce
Centers of Excellence and Lone Star Corporate College.
Located in suburban northwest Houston in the heart of the CyFair
Community, the college provides a full range of offerings including
unique programs in fire science technology, logistics management
and sonography. Since opening our award winning campus in 2003, the
college has experienced record growth and supports an exciting
learning environment that brings together state-of-the-art
technology and active, collaborative learning.
Location address is 9191 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress, TX
PURPOSE AND SCOPE:
The PT Assistant I, Library Joint Use provides friendly, efficient,
high quality customer service to students, faculty, staff, and
community patrons. He or She assists students, faculty and the
general public in obtaining library resources, helps students find
library materials, shelves books and periodicals, manages study
rooms, creates student IDs, and completes other duties as assigned.
He or She circulates library materials and maintains patron records
using the integrated library system and other software, interprets
and enforces established library policies and procedures, and works
within the guidelines and procedures of job function with little to
no supervision. This position will support the library primarily
during nights and weekends.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Open and close library during specified hours and securing
library equipment and cashbox. Charge, discharge, and renew library
circulating and reserved materials. Register and re-register
library patrons in SirsiDynix Symphony Workflows. Process student
ids, specialty badges for Health services, and employee Access card
badges using ID Credentials
- Retrieve and process system intra-library (Harris and
Montgomery county public libraries and all of Lone Star college
libraries) hold requests for campus items. Receive and process
incoming bins for shelving and hold requests for campus patrons.
Route interlibrary (via Library Technical Services) loan requests.
Handle the book drops and in house use items. Notify patrons via
library email concerning hold requests and processing expired
- Collect and record fines and fees. Remove library service
indicator blocks using iStar program. Add funds to patron printing
accounts using Pharos and instruct patrons on printing procedures.
Troubleshoot copiers and printers. Administer and approve guest
account access for Public library patrons and community
- Collect monies for fines and lost materials, update system
records accordingly. Document day end balance of fines collected
and ensure tallies match, deliver to designated area for
- Answer telephones and provide routine information or refers and
transfers calls. Assist with the maintenance and order of the
Circulation department by organizing forms and supplies, cover new
books, and repair non-print cases, books, and other library
- Assist in the preparation of book displays, withdrawing of
library materials, inventory, and other special projects as
- Provide customer service assistance to library visitors; serve
as point of contact for the library in person, by phone and email;
refer patrons to reference librarians when additional reference
assistance is needed
- Use integrated Library system software to perform circulation
services including checkout and renewal of materials, maintaining
patron Library records, processing requests and holds and other
general circulation services
- Use integrated library system software to issue and update
student, faculty and patron ID cards, ensuring proper
identification is presented and accurate information is
entered/updated in the system
- Enforce circulation policies and procedures for students,
faculty and the public. Participate in the development of
documentation for Circulation Desk procedures
- Prior to end of shift, secure library and perform closing
duties for 2nd Floor which includes ensuring all patrons have
exited, locking side doors and 2nd floor main entrance sliding
glass doors, locking the elevator at ground floor so no one is
allowed to enter 2nd or 3rd floor, turning off all computers and ID
camera, ensuring all material is stored in proper location
- Assist library patrons in the use of computers, copy machines,
and the pay print system, fax machine, audiovisual equipment,
scanner and various other technology
- Participate in shelf reading, collection inventory and repair
of materials. Provide back-up support to the Learning Center,
assist with library programs and special projects as needed,
responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned
- Retrieve, sort and distribute mail and courier deliveries as
assigned, maintain supplies & forms, straighten materials and
equipment, record daily activity statistics. Maintain overall
general appearance of the library, monitor security gates, public
access computers, computer labs and the copy room
- Responsible and dependable
- Working knowledge of office practice and procedures
- Working knowledge of personal computers and common office
software such as Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
- Ability to prioritize duties using sound customer service
- Ability to interpret policies and procedures
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team
- Ability to work nights and/or weekend shifts
The work requires some physical exertion, such as long periods of
standing; walking over rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces; recurring
bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, or similar
activities; or recurring lifting of moderately heavy items, such as
typewriters and record boxes. The work may require specific, but
common, physical characteristics and abilities, such as above
average agility and dexterity.
WORK SCHEDULE AND CONDITIONS :
- Equipment used includes, PC workstation running on a LAN in a
Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general
- 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
- Work scheduled primarily Monday-Thursday 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM and
Friday-Sunday 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM.
- High school diploma or GED
Hourly Pay Rate is $11.32.
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.
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