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HERC: Metro New York & Southern Connecticut Casual Staff - Library Clerk in New York, New York

Employer Name: Yeshiva University

Casual Staff - Library Clerk Job No: 495802 Work Type: Staff Part-time Department: University Libraries Location: Wilf Campus, 500 West 185th Street, NY, NY Categories: Administrative Support, Library Position Summary: Provide support and perform duties related to library services for the University community in Pollack Library on the Wilf Campus on a part-time basis (up to 19 hours per week), working some weekday evenings and Saturday and Sunday nights. Position Responsibilities: Follow predetermined procedures and policies in the library and uses library resources that are simple or of limited complexity. Check out and check in library materials; register students and other users of the library. Perform other circulation-related activities using the integrated library system (ILS). Shelve books and periodicals. Answer telephones and take accurate messages. Assist patrons with use of photocopiers, printers, and scanners. Communicate predetermined library policies and procedures to library users. Assist patrons with directional questions and respond to simple questions regarding the use of Library resources, such as locating items in the online public access catalog (OPAC) and using the Library website to locate information about resources and services. Interact with students, faculty, staff and visitors; interact with other Library staff members. Perform other related duties as assigned. Experience & Educational Background: High School Diploma required. 2+ years related experience preferred. Knowledge of Hebrew desirable. Skills & Competencies: Highly responsible regarding time and attendance. Very strong communication skills and ability to project a positive attitude about the Library and the University when interacting with Library patrons. Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds. Good reading, data entry and word processing skills; accuracy and attention to detail. Customer service demeanor, good listening skills and demonstrated patience when dealing with patrons. Sound judgment about when to respond and when to refer patrons and/or questions to a professional librarian or supervisor. Self-discipline and judgment are essential as work will almost always be performed in the absence of a supervisor. About Us: Occupying four newly renovated levels in the Mendel Gottesman Library Building (levels 2 through 3A), the Pollack Library offers a wide range of collections and services in support of University academic programs, both undergraduate and graduate. With its collection of over 500,000 physical volumes, and access to more than 50,000 electronic-journals, several hundred databases, and 428,000 electronic book titles shared with other libraries at the Wilf and Beren Campuses, the Pollack Library provides students and faculty members with a vast array of information sources. Computing, wireless access, scanning, copying and printing services, along with software tools such as electronic reserves and citation programs, support research and learning activities. Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more. Yeshiva University is a leading global educational institution that employs over 6,000 people across our various campus locations --Wilf Campus in Washington Heights, Beren Campus in Murray Hill, Brookdale Center in Greenwich Village, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission: to bring wisdom to life through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve. We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting work environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together. Equal Employment Opportunity: Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Application Instructions: To apply, visit https://careers.pageuppeople.com/876/cw/en-us/job/495802/casual-staff-library-clerk Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Copyright 2021 Jobelephant.com Inc. All rights reserved. Posted by the FREE value-added recruitment advertising agency jeid-a861ead9aaac854a8b77aa1659495a72