Library Assistant V
Columbia University - New York, NY

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2203- LIB Collections and Services



Job Type

Support Staff Full-Time Regular

Bargaining Unit

1199 Clerical

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Hours Per Week


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Salary Range

$18.47/hr ($18.10/hr for new hires)

Advertised Summary Job Description

Responsible for overseeing operations during night and weekend hours in the Music & Arts Library. Duties include (but are not limited to) all technical services such as serials check-in and claiming; serving as primary liaison to faculty for Reserves processing; performing scanning, inputting, intra-library lending, and shelf maintenance for Reserves; CLIO database maintenance; labeling and binding; and maintaining relevant documentation. The incumbent represents the Music Library at CCMCCDG meetings and is responsible for public services functions in the absence of other library staff, and oversees the library at least 2 weekday evenings and 1 weekend day. The incumbent oversees 1-2 student assistants with technical services tasks, and 5-7 student assistants for circulation tasks. Responsibilities also include opening and closing the Music Library and other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications for Grade Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant

  • Ability to read music - Working knowledge of at least 1 Western European language (preferably German) - Good computer skills - Excellent attention to detail - Ability to work independently - Strong interpersonal skills - Strong written and verbal communication skills - Highly motivated Music test and language test will be given during interview.
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