Library Circulation Assistant (Part Time) National University – San Diego

Position Summary:

Perform circulation duties as required, including shelving books and shelf maintenance. Fill journal article & book
requests from National University faculty, staff, and students.

Essential Functions:

  • Shelves books, shift books, and shelf read book stacks. Discharge books that have been returned in the book drop.
  • Searches for missing books. Fills video requests from faculty members.
  • Processes journal article delivery requests from National University students, faculty, and staff. Checks subscription
  • databases and the Library’s print and microfiche journals. Copy or print articles. Delivers the articles to a patron
  • using e-mail, a fax machine or document sender. Communicates with patrons about filled and unfilled requests.
  • Processes book delivery requests from National University online and remote students, faculty, and staff.
  • Process hold book requests for San Diego students, faculty, and staff.
  • Helps open the Library by clearing the book drop, turning on computers, filling paper trays, and starting software applications.

Supervisory Responsibilities: N/A

Education & Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • 1-year experience in office setting required
  • 1-year experience with computers preferred

Technical / Functional Skills

  • Ability to speak, read, and write English.
  • Ability to organize incoming article and book requests so all requests are filled as quickly as possible.
  • Working knowledge of computers and office equipment (copiers, fax, and scanners etc.)


  • Ability to communicate clearly and understand both written and verbal instructions.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to focus on accuracy and details.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.

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