Circulation Desk Assistant; Part-time

Circulation Desk Assistant; Part-time


Mitchell Community College
500 West Broad Street
Statesville, NC 28677
Phone: 704-878-3200

Job Location

Mooresville Campus


$10.77 hourly


not applicable

Job Category

  • Clerical

Application Period

Opens: Friday, April 6, 2018
Closes: Friday, April 20, 2018

Target Start Date

Friday, June 1, 2018

Expected Work Hours

Flexible scheduling based on the needs of the College

Reports to

Library Coordinator

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate’s degree in Library or Information Science

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Library, Information Science or related field preferred
  • two years professional library experience preferred

Position Description

Job Summary:

The Circulation Desk Assistant is responsible for fulfilling daily activities at the circulation desk.


 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • perform activities in the circulation and technical services area such as checking in and checking out materials, registering patrons and collecting fines, etc.
  • perform basic cataloging of materials
  • shelve library materials and read shelves
  • answer directional questions and refer patrons to appropriate personnel
  • sort and route mail
  • repair books and materials
  • answer the telephone


Related Responsibilities:

  • assist in training work-study students
  • assist with interlibrary loan services
  • assist patrons where needed in locating information and ready-reference questions
  • perform other related work as required


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • ability to relate to students, faculty and staff in a congenial and professional manner
  • ability to speak and write effectively
  • a working knowledge of the functions and characteristics of computer-based library systems preferred
  • a working knowledge of Microsoft Office; including Word, Excel and PowerPoint required
  • ability to troubleshoot basic computer and printer problems
  • a working knowledge of online databases for research

Job Post Contact

Human Resources