[Libs-Or] Nonprofit College Seeking Part Time On-Call Library Circulation Assistant

Birthingway College of Midwifery jobs at birthingway.edu
Thu May 7 18:32:06 PDT 2015

*JOB TITLE: *On-call Library Circulation Assistant/Librarian

*INSTITUTION*: Birthingway College of Midwifery, a 501(c)(3) non-profit
private college

*WEB SITE:* www.birthingway.edu

*HOURS: *Part Time/Varies

*SALARY: *Starting at $12/hour

*HOW TO APPLY: *Please read the complete job description below. Please
e-mail cover letter and resume to jobs at birthingway.edu. Your e-mail must
have the subject “Applicant for On-Call Librarian.” In your cover letter,
please address what drew you to this posting and why you think Birthingway
is a good fit for you. *The application deadline is midnight on **Thursday,
May 21, 2015.*

*To be considered, candidates must be available for four to eight hours of
training in late June or early July.*

*Birthingway's library hours are listed below. Candidates with availability
during some or all of these times are preferred.*

*Term Library Hours*

Monday - Wednesday: 10:00am - 6:30pmThursday: 10:00am - 6:00pmFriday:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

*Qualifications & Job Requirements*


   Library Technician Certificate and/or Information Sciences Masters
   Degree preferred
   -extensive library circulation experience may substitute as preferred

   Minimum one year of library experience as part or full time staff

   Minimum six months of library circulation experience required

   Familiarity with midwifery/women’s health/medical subjects preferred

   Strong writing and presentation skills

   Able to follow directions, policies, and procedures

   Able to create and follow organizational systems


   Able to communicate fluently in the English language

   Able to alphabetize files and documents

   Able to use computer systems, including basic knowledge of and ability
   to use Internet, office, and database software/systems

   Able to work with numerous interruptions

   Able to work both autonomously and with direct supervision

   Able to analyze and synthesize information, solve problems, and reach a
   decision in a timely manner

   Able to function effectively under stress, to adapt to changing
   environments and situations, to display flexibility, and to function in the
   face of uncertainty.

   Able to interact with students, faculty, staff, and the public with
   sensitivity, clarity, and efficiency

   Able to communicate clearly and extensively in writing, by telephone, by
   e-mail, and in-person

   Willing and able to work in a multi-vocal setting

   Willing and able to learn and utilize Non-Violent Communication (NVC)

   Able to acknowledge evaluation and respond appropriately

   Able to ask and learn

*Physical Demands*

Based on the U.S. Department of Labor's classification of Physical Demands,
this position is primarily a *sedentary* one. Computer use is required and
job holder must be able to type accurately and see the computer screen, as
some programs require sight to operate. There are extended periods of
sitting and use of computer keyboards and exposure to video display
monitors. Additionally, phone and in-person communication occurs daily, and
both speaking and hearing ability are necessary. Because the library is
shared, public space, job holder must be comfortable working in plain view
of the public and staff members.

Many obligations require *medium work* as described by the US Department of
Labor – such as lifting boxes of materials and moving chairs (“exerting up
to 20-50 lbs of force occasionally, or up to 10-25 lbs of force
frequently”) Occasional lifting and moving of library materials and
equipment may be up to 40 pounds, bending, stooping, kneeling, and/or
squatting. Must be able to climb on step-stools or short ladders and reach
heights up to 9 feet. Minimal walking may be involved.

*Environmental Conditions*

Job holder will not be exposed to extreme environmental conditions. The
demands of this job are primarily intellectual and interpersonal.


Duties of the On-Call Library Assistant/Librarian position fall under the
supervision and direction of the Head Librarian and Library Director


   Provide warm and welcoming customer service


   Manage day-to-day operation of the library


   Opening/Closing procedures

   Student Copier procedures

   Student computer assistance and daily maintenance

   Circulation duties: check items in and out

   Create and maintain patron records

   Shelve materials

   Shelf reading


   Provide Reference and Research Assistance, if able, and/or refer to
   other libraries/librarians

   Assist library patrons with locating and utilizing materials and

   Collect money for copies and library cards

   Other duties as assigned by Head Librarian

*Birthingway does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender identity,
race, color, marital status, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual
orientation, disability, or socioeconomic status in employment decisions,
admissions or other college activities.*

Please email jobs at birthingway.edu if you have any questions.

Birthingway College of Midwifery
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