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Library Assistant, Campbell Library

Apply now Job no: 493101
Work type: Regular full time
Location: Glassboro, New Jersey
Categories: Administrative - Clerical


  • Reporting to the evening Principal Library Assistant, under the supervision of the Head of Access Services, this position performs a variety of paraprofessional, detailed library duties as established in Campbell Library’s policies, rules, and standardized procedures. There are specified assignments; however, the essential duties are to staff the Public Services desk. This position participates in closing of the library building on each of the scheduled days.
  • This position assists with stacks maintenance including shelving of library material, examining the collection for the condition of books, and shifting when necessary. The Library Assistant must be flexible, as this position's Friday and Saturday hours differ from those on Sunday through Tuesday. Performance will be reviewed periodically to ensure compliance with procedures and standards.

Examples of Work:

  • Charging and discharging library material; inspecting books, media for damage
  • Providing outstanding customer service
  • Upon patron request, locating books and publications, based on call number; accompanying the patron to the location when feasible
  • Answering patron inquiries about the physical location of library material, including an explanation of searching the online catalog, referring complex questions to the reference librarian on duty
  • Performing accurate shelving tasks utilizing the Library of Congress Classification System
  • Entering new patron information into the Voyager System, verifying name, address, and necessary personal information
  • Pushing book carts with library materials
  • Shifting books as needed to make room for new library materials
  • Recording usage statistics

Work Hours (Please note that the currently listed shift and availability of same are subject to change to meet the operational needs of the department):

  • Semester hours are as follows:
    • Sunday through Tuesday, 4:00pm-12:00 midnight
    • Friday 12:00 noon-8:00pm
    • Saturday 11:30am-7:30pm
  • Summer hours are to be determined


  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to learn complex computer systems
  • Adaptability to a flexible work schedule
  • Previous library work experience preferred


  • A09 (Step 1 = $31,686)


  • Only completed online applications submitted on or before the deadline will be considered. 

Please note that this position is subject to the NJ First Act, requiring public employees to establish residency in the State of New Jersey. See N.J.S.A. 52:14-7 (L. 2011, Chapter 70) for further information.

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