ILS: Public Services Student Coordinator (S9840C/S9840X)

Summary, Scope, and Responsibilities

The Public Services Student Coordinator is required to perform many tasks dealing with the public, including faculty and staff of the library and college. Routine tasks include working at a public services desk, assisting patrons with computer problems, shelving library materials, and shelf-reading the library’s collection. He or she will also assist with training new Public Services Student Assistants. This position requires the student to be reliable, punctual, responsible and able to use good judgement. This student must have the ability to work independently.


The Basics

Department: Information and Library Services
Supervisor: Julie Retelle, Brenda Reynolds
Office Location: Library
Email: jretelle, breynold
Pay Grade: C
Hours: 6-10
Workers: 24 in Circulation, 15 in Audio

Qualifications, Requirements, and Responsibilities


REQUIRED: EDUCATION: High school completion EXPERIENCE: This student must have at least one year experience working in the Circulation and Audio Departments of Ladd Library. DESIRED: EDUCATION: Some knowledge or experience in specific subject areas EXPERIENCE: Experience working with the public and computer skills


REPORTS TO: Julie Retelle and Brenda Reynolds, Audio Assistant, Public Services Assistants, Associate Librarian, and Reference Librarians. COORDINATES/WORKS CLOSELY WITH: Other library staff and student employees.


ENVIRONMENT: Fast paced public service counters and Library stacks PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: This student must have visual acuity sufficient to scan information on books and other materials rapidly and repeatedly for extended periods of time and to read computer screens for up to several hours a day. He or she must also have the muscular strength adequate to lift heavy books. MACHINES & EQUIPMENT USED: Computer system, barcode scanners, book trucks, telephones, photocopiers, microform reader printers, and audio/video equipment of various kinds