During the academic year this position is for the evening shift (3:00 p.m. – 12:00 midnight) and shifts on both Saturday and Sunday
General Statement of Duties:
Assists students, faculty and other patrons in utilizing library services, locating and circulating library materials.
Charge and Discharge library materials, including books, laptops, course reserves, etc.
Place items on hold for patrons.
Process Course Reserves.
Update library databases as instructed.
Record and collect fines and other paid fees.
Respond to calls for assistance and answer directional questions from patrons.
Provide assistance in setting up audio-visual equipment, including Microfilm and
Assign and track usage of study rooms and library facility.
Monitor library equipment, including computers, printers, scanners, etc. and
perform basic troubleshooting tasks.
Perform administrative duties associated with the opening and closing of the
Explain and enforce library policies and procedures to all patrons; monitor the
library on a regular basis and report any problems
Shelving materials, shelf reading the various collections, shifting of collections
Basic Voyager functions, such as adding patrons, collecting fines, checking in newspapers, etc.
Receive and process routine library material (daily newspaper, government documents microfiches, loose-leaf collections, etc.)
Basic book mending
Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills Required:
A minimum of one year of experience working in a public library or a library in an institution of higher learning.
General computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
Ability to type with speed and accuracy and maintain and organize files.
Basic math and book keeping skills.
Ability to perform light lifting, bending and reaching; ability to push a full book
Attention to detail.
Outstanding customer service skills.
Ability to work in a collaborative manner with peers and colleagues
Ability to communicate in a professional, clear and concise manner.
Professional appearance and delivery especially when assisting students,
faculty, administrators, staff and visitors.
Adaptable to a changing environment
Internal Number: 20-02C
About University of New Haven
The University of New Haven is a private, top-tier comprehensive institution recognized as a national leader in experiential education.Founded in 1920 on the campus of Yale University in cooperation with Northeastern University, UNH moved to its current West Haven campus in 1960 and opened its Orange Campus in January, 2014. The University operates a satellite campus in Tuscany, Italy, and offers programs at several locations throughout Connecticut and in New Mexico. UNH provides its students with a unique combination of a solid liberal arts education and real-world, hands-on career and research opportunities.The University enrolls approximately 6,800 students, including nearly 1,800 graduate students and more than 5,000 undergraduates – the majority of whom reside in University housing. Through its College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences, Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, and Tagliatela College of Engineering, UNH offers over 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. UNH students have access to more than 500 study abroad programs worldwide and its student-athletes compete in 16 varsity sports in the NCAA Division II’s highly competitive Northeast-10 Conference.
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