Circulation / Technical Assistant Temporary, Part-time

Starts June 2016 – August 26, 2016    

Job Summary  

This is a temporary, part time public services position at the library Circulation Desk.   Duties include interacting and engaging with library visitors, maintaining patron records, circulating library materials, performing routine clerical work and related duties as required.



 Circulation desk duties include but are not limited to:

  • Consult daily with supervisor, reporting news, events, facilities or other issues that impact users.
  • Supervise and train student assistants as needed.
  • Provide services pleasantly, quickly, and accurately, following through on unsolved problems
  • Circulate material from the main, special, reserve and audiovisual collections in accordance with the library circulation procedures.
  • Help students locate materials, or direct them to other staff.
  • Provide information and forms for various library services including room reservations, materials recommendations, holds, and other requests.
  • Collect money from overdue fines and other fees and charges.
  • Assist patrons with the photocopiers, and take care of minor maintenance of photocopier and printer operations: paper, toner, paper jams etc.
  • Notify NUHS contacts when repairs or service are needed on computers, photocopiers and printers.
  • Organize books on cart in shelf order

Other Duties

  • Assist with routine new book processing, which can be done at the circulation desk
  • Field phone calls for campus departments
  • Contribute library reports as needed.
  • Assist with data entry and other library projects as assigned by supervisor.
  • Monitor library noise level and remind offenders when noise interferes with studying
  •  Advise supervisor of unmet needs that interfere with good service
  • Other duties as assigned and qualified.



  • Library Technical Assistant certification or equivalent experience.
  • Ability to work well with the public
  • Ability to use basic computer programs.
  • Flexible schedule to cover emergencies


  • Enthusiastic user of new technology.
  • Interest and ability to learn and provide help with computer programs

To apply, please forward your resume to:


Fax: 630-889-6570 Attn: HR

NUHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer