Library Assistant – Maryland University of Integrative Health – Laurel, MD

The Sherman Cohn Library at the Maryland University of Integrative Health in Laurel, MD is seeking an On Call Library Assistant. Here is a summary of the basic duties, for best consideration view the entire listing at





The hours are irregular, this is an on call position. The On Call Library Assistant will be asked to cover the shift of regularly-scheduled Library Assistants in the event that they are not available for their shift.  This may occur within the following timeframes:  M-W 8am to 7pm, Th-Fri 8am to 9pm or Sa-Su 9:30am to 6pm.



  • Being prompt and working shifts reliably with little absenteeism
  • Performing all duties required to staff, open, or close the Library (this is shift-dependent)
  • Staffing the circulation/information desk and engaging in tasks required to maintain the collection (shelve, shelf-read, process books, etc.)
  • Utilizing the circulation functions of the integrated library system (check-in, check-out, holds, etc.)
  • Responding to the needs of Library patrons in a knowledgeable, timely, and courteous manner
  • Providing instruction and assistance to library patrons (both in person and off campus) in obtaining and utilizing Library resources
  • Answering ready-reference questions and referring complex reference or research questions to appropriate personnel if necessary
  • Engaging in special project work as assigned
  • Performing other duties as assigned


To apply:

Interested individuals should forward a letter of interest (listing desired hourly pay rate) and CV/resume to our Office of Human Enrichment at, referencing “1525 – On Call Library Assistant” in the subject line of the email.

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