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Part Time Library Assistant



Position available: Library Assistant (part-time, hourly position), 20 hours per week, starting immediately.

Description:  Trinity Washington University Library seeks a part-time Library Assistant to provide assistance to operational library services and rotational evening and weekend coverage. Primary duties include assistance with circulation and reference services, supervision of student workers, and daily operations. Other project based duties include assistance in the maintenance of electronic resources and bibliographic lists, contribution to collection development, other library-related assignments.  This is an excellent opportunity to learn the various aspects of working in an academic library and provides practical, professional library work experience.  The position reports to the University Librarian and senior library staff.

Qualifications:  The ideal candidate would be a Library/Information Science graduate student available to work on evenings (5-10 p.m.) and weekends, dependent upon the needs of the library staff.  Familiarity with circulation and reference practices, as well as online catalog and database searching, is preferred.  Training on local systems (Voyager, Millennium, and ALADIN) is provided.  The candidate must have a strong customer service orientation, with excellent communication skills and the ability to work with diverse academic users.

Bachelor’s degree required; current MLIS candidate preferred.

Trinity University offers a full range of undergraduate and graduate courses and degree programs. Trinity is located at 125 Michigan Avenue N.E., 0.6 miles south of Catholic University and 7 miles from the University of Maryland. A shuttle between campus and Brookland-CUA Metro station is provided on a regular schedule. There is also free parking.

To Apply: please email your resume and cover letter to:

Please reference “Part Time Library Assistant” in the subject line.

Trinity is an Affirmative Action/Equal Access/Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to the
achievement of excellence and diversity among its students, faculty and staff. Trinity is
committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive community and strongly encourages all
qualified individuals to apply.

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