The duPont-Ball Library’s Circulation Department is seeking candidates who are reliable and detail-oriented with excellent customer service skills. Incumbents are expected to develop a firm understanding of the Library of Congress (LoC) classification system. The incumbent will occasionally engage in light physical exertion when performing stacks maintenance tasks.
JOB DESCRIPTION: CLERICAL ASSISTANT: CIRCULATION DEPARTMENT duPont-Ball Library Under the direct supervision of the Circulation Supervisor, the Circulation Assistant will assist with a variety of circulation, stacks maintenance, and housekeeping tasks.
Assist patrons with basic reference and catalog questions, referring more complex questions to a research librarian or other staff member
Handle circulation-related transactions, such as charging, discharging, renewing library materials, and putting books on hold. Check that incoming/outgoing equipment kits are in proper working order and contain all included components
Assist with opening and closing procedures
Handle routine maintenance and troubleshooting for library printers and desktops
Answer the front desk telephone line
Learn (training provided) and regularly utilize Library of Congress call number system
Shelve books and maintain proper order of collection by shelf reading (ensuring items are filed correctly by their Library of Congress call number)
Assist with stacks projects, including taking inventory, shifting books to make room for collection development, and processing withdrawn books
Maintain upkeep of the library by assisting with general housekeeping duties. Monitor activity of library users in the building and report violations of University community standards to a supervisor
Complete other assignments as directed by a supervisor
Current Stetson student in good academic standing
Commitment to adhere to an established work schedule and communicate regularly with management using Outlook and Microsoft Teams
Assistants must consent to uphold confidentiality of patron library records and other protected information
Ability to pay attention to detail and work through distractions
Ability to lift/push up to 30 pounds
Must provide at minimum 15 hours of weekly availability. Must give availability for at least one of the following: Saturdays, Sunday mornings, two weekly opening (8 am start time) shifts per week
Proficiency using Windows-based operating systems and Stetson portal environments
Basic knowledge of office equipment, such as printers and scanners
Previous experience working in a library or a customer service setting is highly preferred, but not required
Friendly personality and strong people people skills are a plus!
Positions available year-round. Circulation assistants can expect to be scheduled around 10 hours per week
Flexible schedule (supervisor will work with your class schedule, exam prep, and University holidays)
Become a better library user through hands-on training and experience!
Circulation assistant will report to supervisor on duty
Wednesday, Nov. 18 – 9 am to 9 pm Thursday, Nov. 19 – 9 am to 9 pm Friday, Nov. 20 – 9 am to 9 pm Saturday, Nov. 21 – 10 am to 9 pm Sunday, Nov. 22 – 10 am to 9 pm Monday, Nov. 23 – 9 am to 9 pm Tuesday, Nov. 24 – 9 am to 9 pm
Intersession Hours begin on Wednesday, Nov. 25. See Calendar & Hours for more information.
In this workshop, attendees will use the sewing machine and cricut machine to create a personalized mask. The workshop will be held within the lobby area of our Innovation Lab where these workstations are located. Using materials that are provided, they will learn to use the sewing machine and accompanying mask template to form a fitted cloth mask with adjustable ear loops. Then, a demonstration of using the Cricut machine will enable attendees to customize their mask even further with iron-on (heat transfer) vinyl.
Due to space restrictions, a registration is required to attend any of the offered workshops. All workshops will have a maximum of 3 registrants. You must use a Stetson e-mail to register. Click link to view and register for this workshop.
This semester the Library is offering three virtual clubs: Stetson History, Creative Writing, and a new YA Book Club focusing on On the Come Up by Angie Thomas. Watch the videos or read the blurbs below to find out more!
Book Club – On the Come Up by Angie Thomas
The YA Book club is back! This semester we’re reading On the Come Up by Angie Thomas, author of The Hate U Give. Participants will be given access to a free ebook and will receive cultural credit for participating in the book discussion on 10/22! Email Elizabeth Martino with subject line “Book Club” at email@example.com to sign up!
Stetson History Club
Follow Archivist Kelly Larson on a journey through Stetson’s 137-year history! Three meetings will be held via Microsoft Teams, on 9/18, 10/16, and 11/6. Cultural Credit is available at each meeting! Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Stetson Historical Society” to join!
Creative Writing Club
Join an informal community of creative writers led by Night Library Technology Specialist (and amateur author) Chris Finkle. The group will discuss different aspects of prose and poetry, trade prompts, and provide constructive feedback on one another’s work. There will be Teams video chat meetings every other Thursday starting on 9/17. Send an email to email@example.com with the subject line “Creative Writing” to sign up!