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Evening/Weekend Library Assistant (Part-Time), Alden Library, Quinsigamond Community College (Worcester)

Job Description:
Provides library circulation services and assists in the maintenance of Library materials. Assists with Library projects as needed, and provides assistance to Library users whenever needed.

Reports to the Circulation Manager.


1. Using both manual and automated systems, performs necessary library circulation desk functions, such as registering new patrons, checking out, checking in and renewing library materials and laptop computers. Assists in maintaining patron files.
2. Helps patrons use printers, photocopiers, laptop computers, and other library equipment.
3. Refers patrons to the Librarian on duty for research assistance.
4. Conducts inventory, prepares statistics, and creates library informational signs, as needed.
5. Assists in book and serials maintenance ? shelves and shifts materials, maintains materials on shelves in good order, etc.
6. Assists in maintaining the Faculty Reserve collection.
7. Works additional evening shifts during the two week faculty evaluation periods near the end of each semester (mandatory). Under the supervision of the Evening Administrator conducts faculty classroom evaluations and other related duties.
8. Actively support the teaching and learning process; practicing honesty and integrity in and out of the classroom; strive to create and support a student-centered environment while fostering academic innovation and excellence.
9. Work actively with other areas of the college to ensure a spirit of college wide collaboration, collegiality, civility, and teamwork. Respect the function of dissent in an academic institution while advancing a collegial atmosphere of campus collaboration.
10. Embrace the ideals of diversity and inclusiveness and support the equal rights of all people by advancing the understanding and appreciation of differences including age, race, gender, ability, religious convictions, socio-economic status, ethnic heritage, or sexual orientation.
11. Provide flexible, responsive and high quality service to all, be they students, community, or staff, and continuously assess processes and procedures and revise accordingly.
12. Perform other duties as assigned.

Monday 4 PM to 8PM, Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays during Fall and Spring Semesters and during Summer I and II when classes are in session (approximately 40 weeks per year);. Additional day and evening shifts may be required, as needed, for coverage.


1. Associate's degree or equivalent.
2. Demonstrated keyboarding and computer operating skills.
3. Ability to gather information by examining records and documents.
4. Ability to work accurately with names, numbers, codes and/or symbols and maintain
accurate records.
5. Ability to follow established workflow and procedures.
6. Ability to work independently.
7. Ability to communicate effectively and to follow oral and written instructions.
8. Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time and push library book trucks.
9. Competence in reading, writing and speaking English.

1. Work experience performing library circulation duties.
2. Familiarity with Library of Congress classification system.
3. Experience working with online circulation systems such as KOHA or other similar systems.

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$12.75 per hour. No benefits.

Closing Date


How to Apply

Visit our website at for information about our college. All applicants MUST APPLY ON-LINE by February 2, 2020.  Application review will begin immediately, and will remain open until filled.   Successful applicants will be required to complete a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI/SORI) request.  Bilingual persons are encouraged to apply.  Quinsigamond Community College is an equal opportunity affirmative action college supporting diversity.


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