Columbia University Library Assistant IV in New York, New York
Requisition no: 521996
Work Type: Full Time
Job Type: Support Staff - Union
Bargaining Unit: 1199 Clerical
End Date if Temporary:
Hours Per Week: 35 hours per week
Salary Range: $22.60 per hour ($22.14 for new hires)
Columbia University Libraries seeks a Library Assistant IV to work at the Burke Library. The Library Assistant IV has primary responsibility for the circulation desk, scan, deliver and inter-library loan processing, and course reserves processing. Daily responsibilities include:
Checks materials in and out; processing materials from offsite for use by patrons.
Assists patrons in understanding policies and procedures.
Processes requests and materials for inter-library loan.
Processes daily scan and deliver and troubleshooting equipment and stacks maintenance (reshelving and shelf reading).
Utilizes the circulation and reserves modules of the Voyager ILS.
Provides training, assigning, and review of student assistants and their work.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Language test will be provided if interviewed
Schedule: Monday through Friday 8:45 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Schedule may be different during intersession and summer terms. Schedule subject to change based on staffing needs.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Demonstrated commitment to excellent customer service within a diverse working environment.
Demonstrated experience with office productivity and database tools (e.g., MS Excel).
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Demonstrated aptitude with recent library and/or other computer technologies.
Demonstrated organizational and project management skills, including attention to detail.
Ability to work independently and within a team environment.
Bachelor's degree with knowledge of a field within the humanities; theological studies preferred.
1-2 years of experience working in a library setting preferred.
Experience with Voyager or another integrated library system preferred.
Supervisory experience preferred.
Working bibliographic knowledge of at least one research language, German or French preferred.
Familiarity with theology, religious studies, or church history preferred.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
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