Library Services Technician - Part Time

Library Services Technician - Part Time


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

Job Location

Mooresville Campus


$15.00 hour


None - Part Time

Job Category

  • Technical/Paraprofessional

Application Period

Opens: Monday, August 1, 2022
Closes: Monday, August 15, 2022

Target Start Date

Thursday, September 1, 2022

Expected Work Hours

Part Time

Employment Type

Part Time

Minimum Qualifications

• Associate’s degree or Bachelor’s degree in Library, Information Science or related field preferred

Preferred Qualifications

• two years professional library experience preferred

Position Description

Job Summary:
The Library Services Technician is responsible for fulfilling daily operations of circulation and technical services in the library.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• perform activities in the circulation and technical services area such as checking in and checking out materials, registering patrons, 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

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

Standard office environment, usually indoors away from the elements, with moderate noise.

Physical Effort:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to maintain a stationary position for an extended period; move about the library, operate and position computers and files, as needed; and frequently communicate with others. The employee may occasionally move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

This is a part-time position, with flexible scheduling based on the needs of the office. Must be available to work occasionally on weekends and evenings, during peak periods.

Local travel may be required, including between campus locations.

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