North Short Community College PT Library Assistant, Lynn Campus (Evenings) in Danvers, Massachusetts

PT Library Assistant, Lynn Campus (Evenings)

Category:Clerical/Office Support


Locations:Lynn, MA

Posted:Jul 12, '18

Type:PT No Benefits


About North Shore Community College:

NSCC is one of 15 Massachusetts community colleges. The college serves 26 cities and towns along the coastal region from north metropolitan Boston to Cape Ann. Since its founding in 1965, NSCC has grown from a single building to three campuses, and from five to nearly 90 academic programs of study. The college has an urban campus in downtown Lynn, a suburban campus in Danvers and a cosmetology and culinary center in Middleton. Nearly 35,000 students have graduated from NSCC. The college is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc., through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.

Job Description:

Part Time Library Assistant, Lynn Campus

Non-benefited position

Two Evenings per week, 4:00pm - 8:00pm and some Saturday mornings during the academic year, 9:00am - 12pm. Possible extra hours to fill in as needed.

North Shore Community College seeks an enthusiastic and service-oriented Library Assistant reporting to the Coordinator of Library Services on the Lynn campus. The Library Assistant will work collaboratively with a team of staff in the public services area to ensure that our students, faculty, and staff have access to all the print and digital resources available to them through the NSCC library. The successful candidate must enjoy working with our diverse community of users.


  • Provides a welcoming and helpful first contact to students, faculty, and staff entering the library

  • Assists with circulation and reserves functions for the library

  • Offers assistance in directing those needing information to the proper staff person in the library or elsewhere on campus

  • Assists with collection maintenance projects

  • Runs daily request list and retrieves items to fill interlibrary loan requests

  • Assists in maintaining copiers, printers, and other library equipment

  • Shelves materials in the correct location upon being returned to the library

  • Assists with the collection and record keeping of funds collected in the library in accordance with college policy

  • Serves as a backup for other library staff in their absence

  • Assists with clerical functions including data entry, photocopying, and other tasks as assigned

  • Assists in the opening and/or closing of the Lynn campus library for evenings and Saturdays

  • Helps to maintain the library in good order

  • Performs other duties, as required


  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Attention to detail and solid organizational skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to interact with people.

  • Reliability and dependability are extremely important.

  • Comfort learning and teaching others how to use new technology and applications.

  • Experience maintaining and troubleshooting computers and printers.

  • Prior customer service experience.

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively to achieve common goals.

  • Interest in learning about and gaining experience working in a library, preferred.

  • Successful experience interacting with culturally diverse populations.

Additional Information:

Salary: $15.23 per hour, non-benefited position. Two Evenings per week, 4:00pm - 8:00pm and some Saturday mornings during the academic year, 9:00am - 12pm. Possible extra hours to fill in as needed.

STARTING DATE: September 5th, 2018

North Shore Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.

Application Instructions:

Please submit resume and cover letter indicating how your experience matches the qualifications of the position.

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