Website University of Detroit Mercy

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Position Classification

PT Casual

Position Summary

Provide circulation desk assistance to library patrons, including students, faculty, attorneys, and self-represented members of the public.
Perform administrative tasks, which could include updating print materials, running circulation reports, and stacks maintenance.
Open or close the library at the beginning or end of the day if working those shifts.
Answer questions about library policies.
Perform other tasks as assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

1. Provide circulation services to library partons.

Check in and check out material using the Sierra ILS.
Answer logistical, collection and library policy questions.
 2. Administrative Services

May be asked to help process goverment documents and serials.
Depending on shift, may involve opening and closing the library.
Perform projects as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications

Experience – None
Education – A Bachelors Degree (Equivalent combination of Education and Employment).

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Must be a team player with a willingness to perform other duties as assigned.

Physical Requirements

Job may require lifting light weight objects (1 to 10 pounds) with no repetitive bending or stooping. Occasionally lift average weight objects (1 to 10 pounds).

Work Environment

Regular exposure to favorable conditions such as those found in a normal office.

Salary/Pay Information

Commensurate with experience.

Anticipated Schedule

This is a part-time position with variable hours working less than 20 hours per week. May include evening and weekend shifts.

Michigan’s largest, most comprehensive private University, University of Detroit Mercy is an independent Catholic institution of higher education sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy and Society of Jesus. Detroit Mercy seeks qualified candidates who will contribute to the University’s mission, diversity, and excellence of its academic community. University of Detroit Mercy is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer with a diverse student body and welcomes persons of all backgrounds. 

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