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Job Posting: St. Louis College of Pharmacy November 5, 2008

Posted by cynhudson in Job Stuff, Library Stuff.
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CIRCULATION ASSISTANT-EVENING, PART-TIME

General Description : St. Louis College of Pharmacy is seeking qualified applicants for a part-time, evening Circulation Assistant in our Library. The Circulation Assistant position enables the library to have a staff member at the desk during evening hours and on Sundays. It provides a continuous flow of staff coverage at the Circulation Desk. This position is responsible for managing student workers as well as performing paraprofessional tasks. It gives the professional librarians a chance to engage in reference questions while leaving the circulation desk in capable hands. This position typically works two evenings and every other Sunday.

Responsibility : •Provide Library services for patrons by supervising the operations of the Circulation Desk, with the assistance of other staff or student employees. •Assist patrons with ready reference questions. •Instruct patrons in basic use of various library resources, including the online library catalog and electronic databases and journals. •Train and supervise student library assistants. •Assist with maintaining Reserves collection, including adding and deleting items. •Assist with maintenance of newspaper collection. •Responsible for updating loose-leaf publications. •Ensure patrons have a clean and quiet environment in which to study and conduct research. •Other duties as assigned.

Education : Qualified applicants will have a minimum of two years related library experience and are preferred to have a Bachelor of Arts or Science. Leadership skills in this position are required to effectively deal with student workers and the college community. The successful candidate must be able to relate well to others due to the public service aspect of the position. The ability to adapt to changing situations and differing personalities is also required. Must be able to type on a keyboard, reach top library shelf, lift up to 35 pounds of books in the course of shelving or shifting stacks, and be able to bend and move quickly while shelving books and journals. Reliability and dependability are essential.

Application Instructions : Qualified candidates should submit a resume to St. Louis College of Pharmacy, 4588 Parkview Place St. Louis MO 63110. Electronic applications are encouraged and may be completed through the College’s website http://www.stlcop.edu at About StLCoP/Employment. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. EOE

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