Under the direction of the departmental head is responsible for staffing the desk, circulating materials, and stacks maintenance. Does related work as required.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist patrons, including performing routine transactions at the Circulation Desk using the OCLC Workflow Management System (WMS) Circulation client and the WorldCat Discovery online library catalog (e.g., locating books, checking out books, checking in books, collecting fines and fees, registering new patrons, lending Print Reserves materials and Group Study Room keys), responding to queries about other departmental services (e.g., placing a Hold on books that are in the Stacks or checked out, recalling books that are checked out, requesting searches for books that may be missing from the Stacks, accessing items in the Electronic Reserves collection, etc.), and troubleshooting patron problems, etc.
Assist in training and supervising hourly employees, and student assistants in routine Circulation Desk Area and Stacks operation procedures. Assist in evaluating student assistants who work in the Desk and Stacks Areas.
Perform Stacks Area duties, including retrieving books and other items from bins and tables in the Circulating Books collection Stacks Areas (i.e., pick-ups), sorting, shelving, shelf reading, and shifting, etc.
Close the building Monday through Thursday and Saturday nights.
The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principle functions of the job as identified, and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.
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