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Library Assistant

Job Info

Position title:
Library Assistant

Job type:
Student Employment, Part time


Position purpose

Library Assistants are responsible for staffing the circulation desk, re-shelving, processing new materials, shelf-reading, or other tasks as directed by library staff.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Staff the circulation desk: providing in-person services, including checking materials in and out, answering the phone, and managing patron requests via email
  • Provide one-on-one reference assistance and general patron service
  • Assist with special events in the library (set-up, tear-down, staffing, etc.)
  • Physical processing of new library materials
  • Process Interlibrary Loan requests
  • Facilitate Course Reserves
  • Helping to maintain the condition of the T.J. Jones Library building
  • Collection maintenance (shelving, shelf-reading, tidying, inventory, etc.)
  • Assist with other general operations of the library (coffee bar, patron count, lights, etc.)
  • May be responsible for opening and closing the library depending on scheduled hours
  • Special projects as assigned

Required qualifications/skills

  • Currently enrolled student at NCU
  • Customer service/interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem solving and critical thinking
  • Collaboration with others
  • Self-motivation
  • Resourcefulness
  • Eagerness to learn and implement new systems, policies, and processes

Additional comments

  • Hours/week: varies
  • Time: varies

For more information, contact

Rachelle Waldon at 612.343.4494 or

The aforementioned statements are not intended to encompass all functions and qualifications of the position; rather, they are intended to provide a general framework of the requirements of the position. Job incumbents may be required to perform other functions not specifically addressed in this job description.

Questions? Contact us.

North Central University
Attn: Human Resources
910 Elliot Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404-1391
Fax # (612) 343-8063