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Part-Time Assistant I, Circulation

Lone Star College
Tomball, Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
May 16, 2024

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, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is essential.

Cultural Beliefs
  • One LSC
  • Student Focused
  • Own It
  • Foster Belonging
  • 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 has been recognized in multiple categories.

Campus Marketing Statement

Lone Star College-Creekside Center

Lone Star College offers high-quality, low-cost academic transfer and career training education to 80,000+ students each semester. LSC has been named a 2023 Great Colleges to Work For® institution by the Chronicle of Higher Education.

LSC consists of eight colleges, seven centers, eight Workforce Centers of Excellence and Lone Star Corporate College.

LSC-Creekside Center is a state-of-the-art, full-service satellite center designed to serve the western portion of the Woodlands, as well as Tomball and the surrounding communities. Its location in an area of rapid growth provides an ideal opportunity for both working and non-traditional students. The facility offers a selection of day, evening and weekend credit courses, including university-transfer courses and certificates.

Location address is 8747 West New Harmony Trail, The Woodlands, TX 77375.

Job Description


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.


  1. 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 additional assistance is needed
  2. Interprets and enforces circulation/library policies and procedures for students, College staff and the public
  3. 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
  4. Creates college ID/library cards for faculty, staff, and students. Maintains and cleans Id equipment and tracks Id supplies
  5. Collects monies for fines and lost materials and updates patron records accordingly.
  6. Processes library requests for intra-library and inter-library loans
  7. Assists library patrons in the use of computers, copy machines, and other library reserved equipment. Assists patrons in the Pharos pay to print system
  8. Retrieves, sorts, and processes library materials from mail bins into holds and received transits, and distributes accordingly
  9. Maintains supplies and forms, straightens materials and equipment, and records daily activity statistics
  10. Participates in shelf reading, collection inventory, and repair of materials
  11. Monitors security gates, public access computers, and the copy room.
  12. Assists with library programs and special projects as needed, and responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned

  • Ability to work either a morning or afternoon/evening assignment
  • Knowledge and understanding of College organization, goals and objectives, and policies
  • and procedures
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to interact with staff, students and faculty
  • Possess good communication skills both orally and in writing
  • Ability to work well in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment

The work is mostly sedentary. Typically, the employee sits comfortably to do the work. However, Employee must be able to lift 40 pounds, e.g. books, courier bins, or cases of paper; there may be some walking, standing, carrying books, and bending or stretching to shelve items.

  • Ability to work either a morning or afternoon/evening assignment
  • 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
  • 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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How to Apply


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

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

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

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