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Frost Library Student Assistant

The Robert Frost Library has AC Student Assistant job available in Access Services.

Department Name:  Amherst College Library

Job Title:  Student Assistant 1

Term/Start Date:  Fall 2014

Job Description:  Students perform a variety of library circulation tasks and special projects including working with the public at the main desk, shelving, shifting, inventory, trucking books to/from stacks, clerical and other work as assigned.  Workers must arrive promptly for scheduled shifts.  Access Services jobs are scheduled at specific times to provide excellent services for patrons. Shifts are not subject to change. Students need to lift and carry between 30 and 45 pounds.

Approximate Number of Hours: 5 to 15 hours per week. Most shifts are 1.5 hours or 2 hours in length.

Requirements:  Amherst College Students only.  Previous library experience preferred but not required.  Students must be accountable, responsible, report to work on time, follow confidentiality policy, have a sense of humor, work independently and as a member of a team, and have excellent communication skills. Attention to detail is required.

How to Apply:  Applications are available  online.  Submit by email to Judy Lively or return to the Frost Library Circulation desk.

Contact Name:  Judy Lively, Circulation Supervisor, Amherst College Library

Address:  Amherst College - PO Box 5000 – Amherst MA

Application Deadline: Monday, April 14th.  Applicants who most closely meet criteria will be called for an interview.