Closing date: Open until filled
Position title: Library Associate -- Periodicals
This position is a half-time position.
The Library Associate – Periodicals oversees the acquisition, control and
maintenance of the periodicals collection. Responsibilities include the following:
define, prioritize and oversee the day-to-day activities and operations of the unit;
develop and implement unit procedures, policies and goals; collect, analyze and report
data related to unit functions and collections; monitor the periodicals budget;
maintain proficiency in the integrated library system modules and other systems
critical to unit operations; hire, train and supervise student employees assigned to
the unit. A Library Associate is an expert-level paraprofessional position requiring
specialized knowledge and skills to manage, with minimal direction, a unit within the
library, carrying out complex technical tasks and exercising independent judgment to
develop guidelines and solve problems impacting unit operations.
(See job description)
- Bachelor’s degree
- Three years’ progressively responsible serials experience
- Availability to work evenings or weekends as needed
- Successfully pass a criminal background check.
To be considered for this position, applicants must submit the
following to human resources (firstname.lastname@example.org):
- Application of employment.
(MS Word Version)
- Cover letter specifying interest and
how their background has prepared them
for this position.
- Current resume.
- Brief statement which highlights how
your work experience and background will
contribute to the Catholic Benedictine
philosophy of education. To better
understand the Catholic, Benedictine
Values in an Educational Environment,"
we are providing a link to a well
written article on the subject:
- Copies of transcripts indicating
degree confirmation. Official
transcripts will be required of the
- If you are contacted for an
interview, we also will require your
authorization to order a background
check before any employment offer can be
finalized. Please print the
background check authorization
form and bring it with you to the
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