Library Assistant

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
General and Academic Officers - University Libraries And Scholarly Communications
Engineering Library
Full/Part Time:


The Engineering Library seeks a customer service oriented individual to provide assistance at the service desk. Responsibilities include providing services to library users: performing circulation transaction functions; assisting in the location of materials in the stacks, course reserves, reference, and on-line collections; answering general information and basic to in-depth reference questions; and troubleshooting technology and ensuring follow-up with appropriate individuals. Additional duties include providing basic and in-depth instruction to patrons in Libraries resources; assisting with processing library materials; assisting with maintaining appearance, safety, and security of library facility; and miscellaneous clerical and problem solving activities and projects assigned by or in absence of full-time staff. Responsibilities could include providing supervision and direction to Desk Assistants and opening and/or closing the unit. Excellent computer skills and experience in a public service setting preferred. Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills required. Requires the ability to follow directions and keep a schedule. To apply for this position, please complete the online application, and, in addition, please upload a cover letter and resume. Monday through Friday, 15-20 hours/week. Hours may vary based on the needs of the library.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,104 $23,748 $31,392
B $17,712 $26,124 $34,524
C $19,152 $28,728 $38,304
D $21,072 $31,620 $42,156
E $23,604 $35,400 $47,196
F $26,436 $39,660 $52,872
G $29,136 $44,412 $59,712
H $33,192 $50,616 $68,040
I $37,848 $57,696 $77,580
J $42,444 $65,772 $89,136
K $49,236 $76,308 $103,392
L $57,120 $88,524 $119,928
M $66,240 $102,672 $139,116
N $78,168 $121,152 $164,148
O $90,768 $142,968 $195,168
P $107,124 $168,696 $230,280
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088