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Library Services Evening Associates
Date Posted 12/29/2020
Hiring Status Accepting Applications
Location Winona Campus
Position Responsibilities

Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota is accepting applications for two part-time Library Services Evening Associates to work three days each week during the academic year (August to May).  

The Library Services Evening Associate collaborates with the Library Services Daytime Associate to ensure excellent library service for the Saint Mary’s community and visitors during evening and weekend hours that the library is open. This position assists in the oversight of student library employees including scheduling, supervision, and timesheet approvals. Other duties include helping students with general library services, being responsible for monitoring building security within the library, and supervising student workers in their assigned tasks during evening and weekend hours. 

  • Provide initial patron assistance for library directional questions, location of specific items and library policies/procedures.  Answer service desk phone, routing calls to librarians and library staff as needed
  • Utilize Alma/Primo (library software) to check library materials in and out, maintain patron and material records, run patron notices and answer any questions that may arise regarding bills and notices.  Responsible for conducting thorough searches in the library for any material that has been claimed returned or missing from shelves
  • Provide library users assistance with technology
  • Coordinate library stack maintenance with the Library Services Daytime Associate, consisting of daily shelving of all materials, regular shelf reading for shelving accuracy and shifting projects
  • Along with the Daytime Associate accept, monitor and maintain the Reserve collection. This includes creating bibliographic records if needed for the materials in the library’s system (Alma/Primo)
  • Interlibrary Loan assistant
  • Provide work assignments and give supervision to student employees. Assure that there is appropriate desk coverage and assess the quality of the student work

The Evening Associates will work three shifts each week (approximately 20 hours) during the academic year when the library is open. Occasional extra hours may be required during busy periods or to cover time off.  The schedule for the Associates will be:

  • Sunday through Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to midnight 
  • Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Essential Skills and Abilities

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and abilities:

  • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to be courteous and respectful to resolve issues
  • Be organized, detail-oriented and thorough
  • Knowledge of computer programs (Google Chrome/Microsoft Office) and ability to learn library system
  • Skilled with technology and associated equipment used in a library
  • Good interpersonal, verbal and written skills
  • Reliable and dependable to meet the staffing needs of the library
  The successful candidate must support, respect, and advance the mission of Saint Mary's University as a Lasallian Catholic institution.
Education and Experience

•    High School Diploma or equivalent plus a minimum of an Associate’s degree.  
•    At least 1 year of experience in a library and/or in an academic setting preferred.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check.

Additional Required Materials Cover Letter and Resume
Application Review Date 01/05/2021
Starting Date 01/18/2021
Contact Laura Oanes
Contact Email loanes@smumn.edu
Position Part-time
Contract Length Other
Other Details / Information Academic year, August to May
Benefits None
Work Sponsorship This position is not eligible for work sponsorship
  We encourage members of the protected classes as defined by the federal, state, and municipal law and those persons attracted to a university with a Lasallian Catholic identity to apply.
EEO M/W/D/V
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