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Library Assistant III (Circulation Night Manager)

The Library Assistant III (Circulation Night Manager) oversees the process of checking materials in and out of the library, supervises student workers, and secures the building at the end of the day. Utilizes the library’s circulation software to find materials for patrons, and must have knowledge of the various features of the software, such as fines, inventory and patron lists. Oversees the student worker’s scheduling and work performance. Supervises the student workers as they check out materials to patrons, shelve returned items, and answer basic questions. Gathers statistical data regarding library usage in the evenings. Responsible for securing and alarming the building at the end of the public hours. During the school semesters, the night manager will work evenings and late hours of the night.


Oversees the checking in of new books. Informs patrons about fees or fines they may have incurred. Supervises a service area when a professional is not available. Supervises daily routines at circulation reserve desk. Supervises the weeding and daily collection management. Maintains reserve and inter-library loan collections.

Physical Condition

One year of experience in general office and clerical work.


Must have a working understanding of the library’s holdings and essential patron services. Ability to supervise a limited area of library operations without immediate supervision. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with library personnel, faculty, students, and other library patrons. Ability to keep and to supervise the maintenance of complex records and to submit required reports. Ability to plan, assign, and coordinate the work of Library Assistants and student assistants.


College coursework or experience. Bachelor’s degree desirable but not required.

Additional Requirements

Requires the ability to work well with diverse populations and maintain positive working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and the community. Knowledge of OCLC and other library management systems. Knowledge of Library of Congress cataloging rules. Able to organize materials, type, use computer applications. Keep abreast of cataloging rules changes and cataloging subject heading changes. Good organizational and supervisory skills (student employees). Some moderate lifting required. *Regular reliable attendance is required. *This position is designated as security sensitive (mod) and requires a criminal background check.

Last Updated 02-17-2022