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Library Assistant IV, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (Dartmouth)

General Summary of Position:  The Library Assistant IV is responsible for performing day-to-day activities in the area of access services. These activities include assisting patrons with circulating materials by charging, renewing, and discharging library materials; providing technical support to patrons using library computers, printers, or connecting personal devices to the university network; supervising student workers; and assuming responsibility for the operation of the library in the absence of a supervisor, especially during night and weekend hours.

The Library Assistant IV performs a range of duties relating to access services as well as assisting users in the discovery and use of resources. Primary responsibility may lie within a single department or division, however, due to the interoperability of library systems and patron service needs, individuals may be cross-trained in multiple departments or participate in library-wide projects/initiatives.

Hours: Sunday-Thursday, 3:00 PM-11:00 PM. Subject to change during the summer session, semester breaks, and exam periods. This position is designated as essential personnel during inclement weather situations.


Minimum Qualifications (Required):       

Applicants must have at least (A) three years of full-time, or equivalent part-time paraprofessional or clerical experience as a library assistant and (B) of which at least one year must have been in supervisory capacity, or (C) any combination of the required experience and the substitution below.


1. An Associate’s or higher degree may be substituted for a maximum of one year of the required (A) experience.*

* Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.

NOTE: No substitutions will be permitted for the required (B) experience.

Full/Part Time

Full Time




$50,862.24  / year

Salary Notes

Grade 16, Step 1

Closing Date

Open until filled

How to Apply

To apply please submit a letter of interest, current resume and the contact information for three professional references:


2022-08-15 |  Quick link to this job