The purpose of this position is to be the first point of contact welcoming and provide assistance to students, Faculty, staff, and librarians in the library.
Responsibilities & Duties:
Provide assistance with technology and equipment, including but not limited to computers, photocopiers, scanners, printers, software (Microsoft Office and more), and eLearning systems.
Respond to directional and routine questions, both in-person and over the telephone.
Use SirsiDynix WorkFlows to check items in and out, renew items, pay fines, and perform other circulation tasks.
Assist patrons with course reserves.
Assist patrons with locating and retrieving materials from the patron's campus library and other NCTC campus libraries.
Assist patrons with accessing the NCTC Library Databases and perform limited searches for factual information.
Refer research and citation questions to the librarians.
Issue TexShare library cards and NCTC community user library cards.
Shelve items using the Library of Congress Classification system.
Process library materials.
Maintain daily library statistics.
Assist with opening and/or closing the library.
Enforce library policies and rules and maintain a quiet and clean environment.
Make independent judgments in the absence of librarians and other assistants.
Assist with the Library's General Access Computer Lab.
Other duties as required.
This position is a part time position. North Central Texas College restricts part-time employees to a maximum of 19 hours that can be worked in a given week. Some early morning or evening hours may be required.
Must be able to lift 25 lbs. Work will periodically include lifting boxes, moving equipment, shifting books, and standing.
Subject to criminal background check. Resume required in addition to application. A written Library of Congress Call Number test will be administered at the time of the interview. Salary: $9/Hour
High School diploma (or GED).
Required Skills & Abilities:
Must be familiar with computers and other office equipment (e.g. printers and photocopiers).
Must be familiar with Internet browsers.
Must be familiar with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel).
Strong communication skills.
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
Must be able to lift 25 lbs. Work will periodically include lifting boxes, moving equipment, and standing.
Must be able to maintain a flexible schedule to meet the needs of faculty and students.
No directly related experience required
Previous library experience preferred Customer service experience preferred
Special Instructions to Applicants:
It is not required that library assistants be current or former NCTC students.
A written Word/Excel test will be administered at the time of the interview.
May be subject to a criminal background check.
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Internal Number: 5201
About North Central Texas College
Established in 1924 under the leadership of Texas community college pioneer Randolph Lee Clark, North Central Texas College is the oldest continuously operating public two-year college in the state. From its roots as a small, rural "junior" college — an extension of the local public schools actually — NCTC has grown and matured into a comprehensive, full-service community college of truly regional scope, serving students from six major campuses located across its service area.Mission: North Central Texas College is dedicated to student success and institutional excellence. The College District encourages student achievement by providing affordable, quality learning environments, comprehensive student support, and public services.North Central Texas College ("NCTC") is an equal opportunity employer. NCTC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, genetics, equal pay, or any other legally protected characteristic. NCTC prohibits harassment on the basis of a legally protected characteristic and/or retaliation for reporting a complaint.