Suffolk University Evening Library Assistant in Boston, Massachusetts

Evening Library Assistant

StaffBoston, Massachusetts



Suffolk University is seeking qualified candidates to consider for Evening Library Assistant position. This position is responsible for Circulation services offered during the hours of 8:00 pm to 12:00 am, Sundays through Thursdays, during the academic year. This position staffs the Circulation desk and ensures proper closing procedures. Additional responsibilities may include shelving, item processing, and other duties as required.

Primary/Principal Responsibilities:

  • Provide efficient and courteous service to library patrons at the Circulation Desk by answering inquiries, providing direction, assuring compliance with Library regulations.

  • Charge out other library resources, including laptops and group study rooms, etc. to authorized borrowers, discharge returned books, and maintain patron records, using the Innovative Interfaces library computer system.

  • Closes and evacuates the library in accordance with set procedures.

  • Responsible for running collection reports and verifying the status of Reserve collection, nightly.

  • Participates in stacks maintenance tasks, which include weeding and shelf reading.


  • High school degree required.

  • Punctual and reliable.

  • Friendly demeanor when working with the public and co-workers.

  • Strong computer skills including: MS Office (Word and Excel), Outlook.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Must be committed to providing the highest level of customer service and responsiveness.

  • Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Experience in library, bookstore or retail establishment a plus.

  • Standard hours of this position are Sunday – Thursday 8:00 PM – 12:00 AM, during the academic year.