Website MCNY

Department Name: Library
Job Title: Library Assistant
Supervisor: Jonathan Frater / Gregory Lewis
Pay Rate: $15/hour
To apply, please send your resume to:
Deadline: Ongoing until position is filled
Total Hours per week: 10 – 15
Location: Manhattan campus

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work from the circulation desk as needed and assigned by supervisor and library staff
  • Learn how the library is organized, both on-site and virtually
  • On occasion, open or close the library as needed
  • Respond to questions from library users and direct them to library and LEC staff as needed
  • Track interactions with library users
  • Assist in a range of library projects including but not limited to weeding, stacks maintenance/shelf reading, creating book exhibits, collection management, blog maintenance, and special projects
  • Assist in outreach activities to students for library programming and services
  • Other support and clerical duties as required

Equipment Used:

  • Telephone
  • Computer
  • Photocopier/Scanner


  • Currently enrolled in a degree program at Metropolitan College of New York
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and customer service skills
  • Comfort and proficiency with technology
  • Detail oriented, with strong organizational skills
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to handle sensitive information confidentially
  • Ability to execute instructions accurately and on time

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