College of DuPage – Student Processing Ass’t

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Position Title:

Library Processing Assistant, SC1PROCASSTLRC (SU17)

Position Number:

SC1PROCASSTLRC/SF1PROCASSTLRC

Department:

Library – LRC

Position Type:

Student Employee – ST

Pay Type:

Hourly Non-Exempt

Salary Range:

$8.50 per hour

Function of Position:

To assist with processing materials in the Technical Services/Periodicals area in the Library.

Duties of Position:

 

  • Process new library print materials and checks for accuracy
  • Types and applies labels to library print materials using a computer with general office programs and specialized library software
  • Processes overflow of audio visual materials
  • Helps with processing and discarding withdrawn materials from the library collection
  • Other duties as assigned

Experience and Education:

EDUCATION:
Required:

THIS IS A STUDENT JOB.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours if applying for the fall, winter, or spring term OR must be enrolled in at least 1 credit hour during the summer term.
Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or above.
(If a first semester student, cumulative GPA is waived.)

If a Student qualifies for Federal Work Study, the Student will be hired as a Federal Work Study employee to utilize these funds.

Preferred:
Library Technical Assistant (LTA) student

EXPERIENCE:
Required: 

Accurate typing skills and the ability to type and write legibly on narrow labels
Detail oriented and able to perform highly repetitive duties
Ability to maintain concentration and accuracy are very important
Ability to follow detailed written and verbal instructions and flexibility to perform diverse duties
Able to communicate with office personnel

Preferred: 
Library/bookstore work experience a plus
Consideration will be given to student who can work two or more consecutive semesters
Equipment & Working Conditions:

Equipment and Machines used:
Computer, label workstation, library online catalog, Microsoft Office

Photocopier and other office equipment

Working Conditions:

  • Professional office atmosphere, must be able to sit for extended periods of time
  • Standing, book cart pushing, shelving of books and periodicals
  • Maintaining a clean and safe environment
  • Must be able to reach cabinets and shelving 6 feet high with the use of a step stool
  • Must be able to lift and shelve heavy books/bound periodicals

 

This student position may require taking one or more of the following test(s) below at the college expense.

  • Typing
  • Handwriting
  • Filing
  • Physical
  • Drug
  • Background Check

Offer of employment will be contingent upon completion and satisfactory results of the test(s) mentioned above.

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College of DuPage – Library Assistant IV (P/T), CP1N14833LRC

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Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted February 9, 2017
Library – LRC
Function of Position:

Answer directional, ready reference, and assignment-based or career-related research questions, as well as basic computing and software application questions, for patrons in the Library, on the telephone and via email reference service. Assist and instruct patrons (students, faculty, and community members) in the use of the Library website to search catalogs, indexes and databases, and the Web; in finding and retrieving information in the Library’s print and electronic resources; and in locating library materials available in the College of DuPage Library and other libraries. Assist and instruct students in paper writing mechanics and style (MLA, APA, etc.) as well as document formatting and layout.

Duties of Position:

  • Answer directional, ready reference, reference, and assignment-based research questions; as well as basic computing and software application questions, for patrons in the Library, on the telephone and via email reference service.
  • Assist and instruct patrons (students, faculty, and community members) in using Library computers to search catalogs, indexes and databases, research guides, and the Web. Assist and instruct patrons in printing from Library databases and the Internet. Help students with assignments requiring the use of print and electronic sources.
  • Assist and instruct patrons in selecting appropriate resources and tools, creating search strategies, and finding and retrieving information in the Library’s print and electronic resources, including special collections such as the Philanthropy Center and the College and Career Information Center.
  • Support career exploration instruction offered by faculty librarians and COD counselors and advisors.
  • Assist and instruct patrons in searching for and interpreting periodical citations and printing articles from the electronic sources. Help patrons locate periodical titles in the Library and at area libraries, using online catalogs or help place an Interlibrary Loan request.
  • Assist and instruct students, in research paper writing mechanics and style (MLA, APA, etc.) as well as document formatting and layout.
  • Assist patrons in selecting and accessing appropriate software from the applications programs listed on the Library menu screen. Answer basic questions about the programs and refers patrons to software manuals for in-depth information. Assist in printing documents.
  • Support the work of the Reference Librarians in collection development, in maintaining and updating the Reference, Ready Reference materials, and College and Career collections materials, and in keeping Library web pages and handouts accurate and current.
  • Monitor and enforce Library Policies and Rules of Behavior.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Experience and Education:

REQUIRED :

EXPERIENCE:

One (1) year library work experience. Public services experience. Proficiency in written and spoken English.

EDUCATION:

Library Technical Assistant Certificate or equivalent Library Science coursework; two (2) years of college.

PREFERRED :

EXPERIENCE:

Two (2) years’ library work experience.

EDUCATION:

Library Technical Assistant Certificate & Associates Degree.

Equipment & Working Conditions:

Computers – networked Library computers and wireless laptops, laser and color printers; copy card readers; copy card dispensers; black and white and color copy machine; multi-line telephone and a variety of audiovisual equipment for patron use such as Monitor/Players, Slide/Tape Players, and specialized equipment used by the visually impaired.

Busy public service area; must have excellent people skills; must be flexible and willing to adjust to last minute situations. Must be able to spend extended periods of time at a computer keyboard and monitor. Vision adequate to read a variety of print materials and computer screens.

Work Schedule:

This support staff position is for an average 17.75 hours per week. These are the assigned, regular shifts, when classes are in session:

1 Sunday in rotation of 4-noon-6:15pm

Mondays 5pm-10:15pm

Thursdays 4pm-10:15pm

Fridays noon-4:45pm

Some shifts affected are:

Summer Semester, when the College is closed on Fridays and Saturdays and Breaks, when classes are not in session, there are no evening hours and the Library is closed on weekends.

Additionally, there is the possibility to substitute for more hours. You can apply for this position online at https://cod.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=39360&job=library-assistant-iv-p-t-cp1n14833lrc

College of DuPage – Library Page, CPRN14395LRC

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Library – LRC
Function of Position:

Assist in resource sharing and collection maintenance.

Duties of Position:

  • Pull items for resource sharing, including; ILL requests, CARLI Universal Borrowing, and items requested by COD library patrons.
  • Pull journal articles and scan for ILL lending.
  • Process early morning resource sharing deliveries from RAILS.
  • Use Library of Congress classification to maintain collection order.
  • Collect daily newspaper deliveries and other Library materials.
  • Deal tactfully and effectively with a wide variety of library users and co-workers.
  • other duties as assigned.

Experience and Education:

REQUIRED:

EXPERIENCE: Proficiency in written and spoken English.

EDUCATION: High school diploma.

PREFERRED:

EXPERIENCE: One year customer service.

EDUCATION: Associate Degree.

Equipment & Working Conditions:

Photocopiers; library computer system and all of its related equipment and functions; multiple software programs; and audiovisual equipment.

Busy public service area; must be flexible and willing to adjust to last minute situations. Attention to detail and good organizational skills are needed. Must be able to stand for extended period of time. Must be able to reach shelf height of 6 feet. Must be able to spend extended periods of time at a computer keyboard and monitor. Vision adequate to read a variety of print materials and computer screens.

This position requires a background check and drug screen.

You can apply for this position online at https://cod.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=41601&job=library-page-cprn14395lrc

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