Job Title
Library Assistant-Circulation
Job ID
FLSA Status
111 S Michigan – Museum


Represents the Libraries in a positive fashion to all AIC staff, students, and members, as well as local, national, and international visitors.
Enforces Libraries’ access and circulation policies when working at Reception and Circulation Desks. Provides general directional information.
Retrieves and reshelves library materials for readers in a timely fashion. Performs other duties related to stack maintenance, including shifting materials in stacks when necessary and shelf reading to insure materials are arranged in proper classification order.
Performs a variety of functions in the Libraries’ online circulation system, including barcoding items if required, examining patron records, and recalling items when necessary.
Fulfills photocopy orders for patrons and staff.
Receives training in handling and care of materials in the Libraries’ collections. Demonstrates proper handling procedures of rare and fragile materials to readers.
Performs numerous clerical operations, including deliveries and pick-ups of the Libraries’ materials in curatorial offices, the copy center, and various units within the Libraries.
Performs other duties as assigned by Reader Services


Must pay close attention to detail, follow instructions well, work efficiently, and display excellent communication skills both in person and on the phone. Positive interpersonal skills essential.
Library or office work experience desired.
Physical strength and mobility necessary for lifting and shifting books.
Ability to learn and navigate Libraries’ online circulation system essential.
Some college coursework and a strong interest in library science, art history, or humanities helpful
Part Time Hours, 20 Per week. Schedule set during interview process.