Library Assistant

  • Department: Department: Libraries and Student Success
  • Hours: Up to 35 hrs/week
  • Number of Weeks: Up to 17 weeks
  • Number of Positions: One (1)

Job Description

Provides customer service to library patrons and assists in the operations of the Brockville Campus Library.

Key Duties

  • Library Service desk duties including lending services
  • Answer general phone inquiries
  • Shelving books
  • Mail duties as assigned
  • Collection maintenance including inventory and shelf reading
  • Assistance with library projects as assigned
  • On occasion may be asked to perform other duties as assigned, such as special functions (i.e., orientation, open house, awards dinners, etc.)

Skills required

  • Punctual, reliable and friendly
  • Demonstrated integrity and professional ethics
  • Professional conduct
  • Service oriented
  • Strong understanding of standard computer applications and social media (MS Word, Teams, Excel, & Email)
  • Ability to carry out physical work
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Experience using Library systems (SIRSI) and software an asset

terms of employment

  • Rate of pay: $15.29 / hour (including 6% vacation pay).
  • This position falls under the provisions of Student Employees in the Full-time Support Staff Collective Agreement and is subject to union dues.
  • The student must be currently enrolled at St. Lawrence College.
  • The student must demonstrate a financial need by filling out the Employment On-Campus Assessment Form, be in good academic standing and sign a confidentiality statement.
  • BBA, Second Career and Apprenticeship students are not eligible for funding by the Student Employment On-Campus Program. They are still encouraged to apply, as additional funding options may be available.

Posted Date: June 15, 2021
Closing Date: June 29, 2021

Apply Online:

  1. Complete the Application form (Apply Now button).
  2. Please have your resumé and cover letter ready in ONE document, using naming convention “LastName, FirstName” (i.e., Smith,Joe). Your document should be in .PDF, .doc, or .docx format.
  3. Your application is not complete until you have completed the Student Employment On-Campus Assessment Form.