2018-2019 Fall-Spring Circulation and Course Reserves Student Assistant

Approximate date of posting July 6, 2018

Position:Circulation and Course Reserves Student Assistant

Eligibility High school diploma or its equivalent

Location: Washington, DC

Company/Organization American University

Schedule/Hours  12 hours minimum per week

Time Frame Unspecified

Compensation: $13.25 an hour

Source: Indeed

Description:

The Circulation and Course Reserves Student Assistant supports the operations of the Circulation and Course Reserves Desk and helps maintain the organization of the Library’s collections including, but not limited to, the stacks, periodicals, newspapers, microfiche, and reserves. The assistant may also be asked to provide desk and stacks services at the Curriculum Materials Center (CMC) in the Spring Valley Building, room 418.

At the Circulation and Course Reserves service point, the primary responsibilities of this position include:

  • Checking library materials out and in
  • Providing preliminary reference assistance
  • Processing books and course reserves
  • Educating patrons on how to use resources such as the catalog and their online library accounts
  • Maintaining patron records and providing patrons with the status of requests
  • Assisting professors to place materials on course reserves
  • Collecting fines and fees and helping patrons with issues related to their accounts

While working in Stacks, the primary responsibilities of this position include:

  • Shelving, retrieving, shifting, and transporting books and other materials
  • Scanning the shelves for misplaced books and keeping the stacks organized
  • Performing inventory and other collection-related projects
  • Assisting patrons to locate books in the stacks and enforcing policy while working in public areas

At the CMC:

  • Checking library materials out and in
  • Processing new books
  • Educating patrons on how to use resources such as the catalog and their online library accounts
  • Shelving, retrieving, shifting, and transporting books and other materials
  • Scanning the shelves for misplaced books and keeping the stacks organized
  • Performing inventory and other collection-related projects
  • Assisting patrons to locate books in the stacks

Website: https://careers.american.edu/Student/job/Washington-Circulation-and-Course-Reserves-Student-Assistant-DC-20016/488981900/

How to Apply: It is highly recommended that a cover letter and resume be submitted as attachments to the online application.

Deadline:Unspecified

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