Desk Assistant, Branch Library, Earth and Mineral Sciences Library
Penn State University
- University Park Campus
- Date Announced:
- Date Closing:
- open until filled
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- University Libraries
- Earth and Mineral Sciences Library
The Earth and Mineral Sciences Library seeks a customer service oriented individual to provide assistance at the reference and circulation desk. Responsibilities include providing service to library users; performing circulation transaction functions; opening and/or closing the library; assisting in the location of materials in the stacks, Course Reserves, reference, and on-line collections; shelving library materials, shelf-reading and maintaining collections; miscellaneous clerical, technological, and problem solving activities and projects assigned by or in absence of full-time staff; and answering general information and basic reference questions. Experience in a public service setting preferred especially library experience and excellent computer skills preferred. Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills required. Requires the ability to follow directions and keep a schedule. Must be a dependable team player. This position may include hours at multiple Branch Libraries. Hours are subject to change during the change of semesters, breaks, and holidays. Up to 16-20 hours a week. Available shifts include: Monday-Friday (10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.) and Saturday (1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.). To apply for this position, please complete the online application, and, in addition, please upload a cover letter and resume to indicate the hours that you are available to work.
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