Part-Time University Library Assistant Job, Laurel, MD

Maryland University of Integrative Health in Laurel, Maryland, is seeking a dedicated, customer-service oriented individual to work on a part-time basis at the Sherman Cohn Library’s Information/ Circulation Desk as a Library Assistant.  As part of the diverse, caring, and conscientious team that staffs the Desk, Library Assistants tend to Library patrons and report to the Library Director and Circulation Desk Supervisor.  Primary responsibilities are being present at the circulation/information desk during assigned hours, opening the Library on time, and providing exceptional customer service by assisting patrons by performing circulation functions, answering simple ready-reference questions, helping patrons to use Library resources, and assisting with project work as assigned.

Responsibilities/duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Performing all duties required to open the Library
  • 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 Sierra integrated library system by Innovative Interfaces (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
  • Being prompt and working shifts reliably with little absenteeism
  • Engaging in special project work as assigned
  • Performing other duties as assigned

To apply:  Please view the full job description and access the online application from the following page:

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