Library Assistant

St. Charles Community College
Job Description

St. Charles Community College is located just west of St. Louis, nestled in the heart of growing St. Charles County. Established in 1986, SCC is a public, comprehensive two-year community college offering associate degrees and certificate programs in the arts, business, sciences and career-technical fields. SCC also provides workforce training and community-based personal and professional development as well as cultural, recreational and entertainment opportunities.


SCC invites qualified candidates to apply for our part-time Library Assistant position to assist patrons, including faculty, staff and students, at the circulation desk and provide information.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Helps patrons at the circulation desk, including but not limited to checking materials in and out, renewals, and collecting fines.
  • Provides general information about the library and directions for students, faculty and staff using the library.
  • Processes Mobius and Archway requests for materials.
  • Maintains the organization of library resources to allow easy access. 
  • Processes materials in the Reserve collection and processes overdue notices, fines and bills.
  • Trains and directs student workers.
  • Assists and advises the Public Services Manager, Technical Processing Manager, reference librarians and Lead Library Assistant on matters relating to technical processing, circulation, and reference services.
  • Assists Technical Services in processing new books.
  • Adheres to the College's confidentiality rules. Does not disclose this information to anyone, unless expressly authorized by the Dean.  


Qualifications:  Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school and one year of office experience; or high school diploma or equivalent and three years' related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Moderate word processing skills.  Basic spreadsheet and database software skills desired.  One-year experience working with confidential material.  One-year relevant full time experience.  Expertise in library automated system, database searching, Internet, bibliographic utilities, and word processing is preferred.


Hours: 10 hours per week (one day, one evening) and one Saturday per month.


St. Charles Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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