Saint Joseph's College of Maine seeks candidates for the Public Services Associate in the Wellehan Library.
The Public Services Associate provides research and educational technology assistance and instruction to library patrons by staffing the reference desk; students served are both on-campus and online who contact the library in-person as well as via email, phone, chat and text. Also provides customer service at the circulation desk as needed and oversees student workers staffing the circulation desk. Assists with interlibrary loan and technical services processes as well as special projects as needed.
Candidates must have a Bachelor's degree (in any field) or extensive library experience; Experience with and a positive attitude toward public service work; Previous experience in a library setting desired; Ability to clearly and succinctly communicate in both verbal and written (including email) formats with a diverse population; Proficiency with Microsoft Office, using online research databases, and internet searching; Knowledge of III/Sierra and Minerva/MaineCat systems desirable; Ability to tolerate work related stress effectively and maintain self-control/professionalism.
This is a part-time position (24 hours per week, year round); Sundays 4pm-9pm, Mondays-Thursdays 7pm-11pm (with one of these weekdays being 3pm-11pm for attending staff meetings.) Hours extend to midnight during finals.
Applicants must be willing to support the mission and core values of Saint Joseph's College.
Saint Joseph's College, sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, is a Catholic liberal arts college enrolling roughly 1000 students of all faiths on campus in the traditional 4-year college, while another 2,400 working adults take online courses from locations throughout the country and the world. The beautiful 430 acre campus is located on Sebago Lake, one half hour from Portland, Maine and two hours from Boston.
Saint Joseph's College is committed to providing physical activity and wellness opportunities for our employees. We have been recognized as a 2014 Gold Level Recipient of the American Heart Association's Fit-Friendly Worksites Recognition program.
Review of applications will begin immediately. Please complete our online application at http://tinyurl.com/owp75sy; include your resume and cover letter, the names and telephone numbers of three (3) professional references, and read and sign the Pre-Employment Statement.
Saint Joseph's College is an EEO employer.
For specific questions regarding this position (e.g., rate of pay, benefits, etc.), please email [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> or call 207-893-7757.
Shelly Davis, M.L.I.S.
Director, Wellehan Library
Saint Joseph's College of Maine
278 Whites Bridge Road
Standish, ME 04084-5236
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