Sr Library Assistant - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

United States


Detailed Job Description

Job ID:  2452 - SATSS - FT (Hourly)

Performs basic to intermediate clerical and administrative tasks related to the daily operations of the University Library.


  1. Provides basic to intermediate assistance to users of the Library; explains procedures to users; locates books and other materials.
  2. Assist in the enforcement of rules and regulations regarding Library patrons
  3. Oversees student employees; assigns tasks and monitors performance; serves as informational resource providing guidance and assistance.
  4. Performs various other duties which may include shipping or receiving of Library materials, maintaining reference collection, balancing monetary accounts; sending out bills and overdue notices, and preparing statistical reports.
  5. Serves as informational resource to students, faculty and students; investigates and resolves problems or difficulties related to area of expertise.
  6. Provide assistance at the Circulation Desk, Information Desk, or other areas of the Library as needed.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Worker Characteristics:
Knowledge of library policies and procedures; basic knowledge of subject matter covered by Library Department; knowledge of computer and library research software, ability to motivate student employees.

Working Conditions:
Periodic assignments given which entail dealing with modestly unpleasant physical situations.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires nine months of coursework or training beyond high school and two years of Library experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Instructions to Applicant

Department request Cover Letter, Resume and References be attached.

Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Keyword Phrases

  • Gardner Harvey Library Middletown Campus
  • Sr Library Assistant
  • #1 Nationally for best teaching
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement
  • Inclusive, equitable working environment
  • Libraries
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter