HOURS


ask a librarian

Got a question? Need help finding a resource? HCC librarians are here to help.

Ask a Librarian


Library Aide

Job Description

Working in various areas of the library, can include assignments in more than one area in a given shift. 

Duties:  At the circulation desk, check out/in library materials using an automated system, answer patrons' questions; answer phone calls.  At the reference desk, troubleshoot & resolve computer problems.  Pick up mail from Office Services; help process new books (i.e. adhering barcodes, date due slips & book jackets); de-accession material (undoing everything that is done to get item ready to circulate); weed books.  In Archives, work on archival files.  Other duties can include photocopier maintenance and straightening up the library as well as other duties assigned. 

Advancement Opportunities:  Ability to learn an automated library system and the Library of Congress classification system; learn new technology skills; learn archival and technical processing techniques.

Qualifications:  Accuracy, attention to detail, confidentiality and dependability are a must.  Ability to follow instructions, to exercise good use of personal judgment, and to communicate and deal courteously with people are fundamental prerequisites. Ability to interact well with library patrons and staff is essential, good personal manners are required, ability to follow directions is a must, knowledge of computer hardware & software and knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite helpful,  Comfortable with Moodle.

Hours:  Usually between 8:00 am - 2:00 pm, however, evening and/or weekend hours may be considered. 

Contact:

Mary Dixey, Dean of Library Services, DON 208, 413-552-2260, mdixey@hcc.edu
Sue Doyle, Administrative Assistant, DON 206, 413-552-2261, sdoyle@hcc.edu

Apply for this position

HOURS


ask a librarian

Got a question? Need help finding a resource? HCC librarians are here to help.

Ask a Librarian