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Circulation Assistant Intern

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Position Details 

Position Details

Job Title Library Assistant - Intern
Position Number 8300704
Job Category University Staff
Job Type Part-Time
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Campus Rogers Park-Lake shore
Department Name LIBRARY - CUDAHY
Location Code LIBRARY - CUDAHY (02910A)
Is this split and/or fully grant funded? No
Duties and Responsibilities

Position Summary:
• Working in the Cudahy Library Access Services Department, the assistant will provide services at
the Circulation Desk, open and close the library as necessary, and assist with the supervision of
student workers
• Approximately 15-19 hours a week, with hours to be determined based on availability
• Position starts in late August/early September 2017 and runs through April 2018
• Reports to the Head of Access Services
• Based at the Lake Shore Campus in Rogers Park
• Training in circulation services will be provided
• Provide library services at the Cudahy Library circulation desk, including transactions, item
searches, basic reference services, and referrals to other service areas
• Work with the library’s back-end system (Alma) and discovery layer (Primo)
• Open and close Cudahy Library as necessary, and assist with building access and security issues
• Serve as lead assistant on specific shifts, and assist with the supervision of student workers
• Work on Access Services-related projects as needed
• Some evening or weekend hours may be required

Loyola University Chicago invites applications from students currently enrolled in a library and information science graduate program to apply for a temporary, part-time circulation assistant position for the 2017-2018 school year.

To Apply:
• Follow instructions in the Loyola applicant system to submit a cover letter detailing your
relevant experience and interest, and a CV/resume.
• Please direct questions to Chris Martin (

Minimum Education and/or Work Experience

Currently enrolled in an ALA-accredited Library and Information Science graduate program.


Required Qualifications:
• Currently enrolled in an ALA-accredited library and information science graduate program
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Familiarity with Microsoft Office
• Knowledge of online library discovery and search services
• Ability to learn new software programs
• Ability to work independently
Desired Qualifications:
• Experience providing library or related user-focused services


• Currently enrolled in an ALA-accredited library and information science graduate program

Computer Skills

Familiarity with Microsoft Office

Supervisory Responsibilities No
Required operation of university owned vehicles No
Does this position require direct animal or patient contact?
Physical Demands None
Working Conditions None
Open Date 09/05/2017
Close Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Quick Link for Posting

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other
  2. Why do you want to work for Loyola University Chicago?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. Are you currently enrolled in an ALA-accredited Library and Information Science graduate program?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application