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Summer Library Assistant

Bucknell University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Apr 27, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Librarians & Library Administration
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time
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Summer Library Assistant

Job No: 497029
Position Type: part-time
Location: Lewisburg, PA
Categories: Library & IT

The Summer Library Assistant will primarily work on library projects both individually and with members of a team. Up to 2-3 hours of each day may be spent providing customer service to patrons at the Library Services Desk. Library Services Desk staffing entails all aspects of circulating library materials using the library's online circulation module. This position provides basic directional assistance to patrons regarding the library and campus, helps patrons search the online library catalog, and answers the desk telephones.

Additional duties may include:
  • Arrange returned circulating materials on appropriate book trucks and accurately reshelve library materials in the stacks.
  • Search for missing or misshelved items requested by patrons.
  • Collect books used within the building and prepare them to be reshelved.
  • Perform shifts of sections of the collection as needed.
  • Perform inventories of the library's assorted collections.
  • Visit faculty offices to assist with the return and/or renewal of library books.
  • Verify the accuracy of the book placement on the shelves (shelf reading).
  • Clean out lockers and study carrels, and verify keys work.
  • Edit library documentation, photocopy documents, and collate as necessary.
  • Other similar types of projects.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated ability to understand oral and written instructions.
  • Customer service oriented.
  • Computer and software knowledge including word processing, spreadsheet, and email.
  • Detail oriented and demonstrated ability to take initiative.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work independently, as well as part of a team.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusiveness.

Physical Demands:
Bends, kneels, stoops, pushes, pulls, reaches above and below shoulders, frequently lifts and carries objects (books and boxes of books) up to 25 pounds unassisted. Climbs and works on stools and ladders.

Work Type:
This position will work up to 35 hours per week, beginning in late May/early June and continuing through the end of August (as needed).

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