Library Assistant
South University - High Point, NC

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This position is responsible for supporting the technical, circulation, and reference functions of the library. The position is responsible for overseeing the library facility, materials, service and operations in the absence of the Director of Library Services and the Reference Librarians.

Incumbent must assure that the South University philosophy is considered in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of this position: quality services to clients; development, growth, involvement, and recognition of employees; sound economic principles; and sustaining an environment which is conducive to innovation, positive thinking and expansion..

Key Job Elements:
1. Process library materials used by patron. Input data needed for computer circulation and catalog system.
2. Collaborate with the reference librarians to provide reference services to the patrons. Staff the circulation desk
3. Check in and process print subscriptions
4. Organize and maintain back issues of periodicals
5. Help maintain the appearance and functionality of the Library. Perform stack maintenance.
6. Maintain Library supplies and equipment.
7. Perform other duties as assigned

Reports To: Director of the Library
Interacts With: Faculty, staff, students, and visitors

Job Requirements (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):
1. Knowledge:
a) Associates degree in Library, Information Science, or related with a Bachelor’s preferred.
b) At least one year related experience in a post-secondary institution preferred

2. Skills:
a) Excellent oral and written communication skills
b) Effective time management skills
c) Strong customer service skills
d) Basic computer skills

3. Abilities:
a) Ability to collaborate as a member of a team
b) Willingness to work weekends and evenings.

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Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The term "qualified individual with a disability" means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the position. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally in person, over the telephone, through email and other electronic means, move about the office or school, handle various types of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds unless otherwise specified in the job description.

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