Job Title: Part-time Library Assistant (1)
Job ID: 1930
Location: Lincoln Park Campus
Regular/Temporary: Regular
General Summary

Under the immediate supervision of the Access Services Coordinator, the Part-time Supervisor provides general circulation and reserves services to users and supervises a student assistant.
Responsibilities & Duties

  • Provide Circulation/Reserve services during day, weekend, or evening hours during regular academic sessions. (For this position, the hours are: Saturdays 9:45 am to 6:00 pm and Sundays 11:45 am to 6:00 pm)
  • Charge/discharge materials.
  • Update ILLINET Online (IO) circulation records.
  • Provide reserve assistance, IO search assistance, and any other tasks connected with the Access Services Desk.
  • Perform library opening or closing procedures.
  • Assist patrons in use of the library and the functions of Access Service areas.
  • Communicate circulation policies and procedures to patrons.
  • Assist users in using the online catalog and in locating specific titles.
  • Assist users with the operation of microfilm and audiovisual machines.
  • Assist users with the operation of photocopy machines and Demon Express.
  • Shares responsibility for supervising student assistants, as assigned. The incumbent directly supervises the student assistants while she or he is scheduled to work at the desk.
  • Monitor the book charges made from other locations, making sure the routine processing is done properly.
  • Keep the necessary statistics on journal requests, photocopying, etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Preferred Requirements

  • College degree.
  • Previous library experience.
  • PC experience.

Managerial responsibilities

May supervise one or more student assistants during desk shifts.

Other Skills & Abilities Reqd

  • Ability to type accurately.
  • Ability to function independently.
  • Ability to deal with faculty and students in an efficient, friendly manner.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to spend extended periods standing. sitting, kneeling, crouching, and bending.
  • Routinely lifting up to 25 pounds may also be required.
  • Visual acuity, hand-eye coordination and motor skills sufficient to use a computer, copy machine and other office equipment.

Other Attachments

You may upload other attachments (Transcripts, Portfolios, Writing samples) in the “My Activities” tab of your profile.
Additional Information

Salary & Benefits:
DePaul offers comprehensive and competitive pay and benefits to attract and retain talent to further the University’s mission. Please click on the following link to review the full Benefits Summary.
For the Part Time Benefits Summary, click this link

Required Background Screening:
All final candidates extended an offer of employment will undergo background screening.

Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse & Neglect:
Upon accepting an offer of employment with the university, you will also be required to sign an Acknowledgement of Mandated Reporter Status at the time of hire. A mandated reporter is required to make a report to the Illinois DCFS Hotline whenever there is reasonable cause to believe that a child known to them in their professional or official capacity may be abused or neglected.

For more information about the Illinois Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act, please visit:

DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.