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, NC


$10.77 hourly



Job Category

  • Clerical

Application Period

Opens: Friday, November 22, 2019
Closes: Sunday, December 8, 2019

Target Start Date

Thursday, January 2, 2020

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Director of Curriculum Support Services

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

  • 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

Preferred Qualifications

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

Position Description

The Circulation Desk Assistant is responsible for fulfilling daily activities at the circulation desk. Essential duties include:

  • 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
  • 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

Job Post Contact

Christina Sharkey, Human Resources Assistant

Mitchell Community College

500 W. Broad Street, Statesville, NC 28677

(704)978-1371 office

(704)978-3117 fax