Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,150 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 31 among national universities, Boston College has 758 full-time and 1,096 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $956 million, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.
The Access Services Assistant position has two primary duties: assisting in Interlibrary loan, and staffing the Circulation Desk during evenings and weekends. Under the direction of the Evening Circulation Supervisor, the Access Services Assistant is responsible for processing Interlibrary Loan requests with a focus on Borrowing and Document Delivery, and staffing the circulation service point during evenings and weekends. The Assistant is one of the two staff members who staff the O'Neill Library from 11:00 pm to 7:00 am. The Access Services Assistant is responsible for processing Interlibrary Loan transactions, with a focus on Borrowing and Document delivery. In this capacity, the Assistant is responsible for ensuring that all requests comply with copyright guidelines. The incumbent must be able to prioritize requests, exercise fiscal responsibility and effectively communicate with faculty and students regarding requested materials. The Assistant is also responsible for performing all types of circulation related transactions including the checking out of library materials, processing returned items, placing holds, and renewing items. The incumbent is one of the two staff members on duty from 11:00 pm to 7:00 am, which requires that they are able to interpret and convey library policies and procedures to ensure that users receive consistent and reliable information. Hours change during summer and breaks when the Library is not open overnights.
Schedule: Sunday - Thursday 11pm - 7am . Hours change during summer and breaks when the Library is not open overnights.
Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $34,700 to $43,400; salary commensurate with relevant experience.
High School Diploma Demonstrated commitment to customer service Excellent verbal and written communication skills Ability to work collaboratively in a team based environment Ability to communicate with faculty, students and staff
Preferred Qualifications Bachelor's degree Ability to read a marc record Familiarity with library organization, cataloging and classification.
Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.
Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at http://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.
Internal Number: 3169
About Boston College
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.