McPherson College welcomes applications for the position of Library Assistant. This is a permanent, three-quarter time hourly position beginning January 6, 2020. The position reports to the college’s Library Director and is benefits eligible.
The successful candidate will assist in student worker supervision, interlibrary loan, collection management, campus engagement and other duties as assigned by the Library Director.
Experience: One year of experience with clerical processes and procedures, preferably in a library setting.
Education: Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Interpersonal Skills: Great written, oral and interpersonal communications skills are essential. The ideal candidate will be able to multi-task and prioritize effectively. Excellent organization, attention to detail and customer service skills are required.
Other Skills: Proficiency in Microsoft Office products is required. Proficiency in library systems preferred, including, but not limited to, library catalogs and periodical databases. Experience in creating digital resources is helpful.
Attendance: Some alternate scheduling will occur to include evenings and/or weekends.
A complete application packet includes:
- Cover letter
- One professional reference with contact information.
- Unofficial transcripts (Official transcripts will be required from finalists.)
An application packet is considered complete only when all required materials are received.
Applicants should apply via the on line application below by submitting a cover letter, resume, one professional reference with contact information and unofficial transcripts.
McPherson College is an equal opportunity employer, is committed to diversity and encourages applications from women and people from traditionally under-represented groups.