Graduate Student Employee | Regina Library-Circulation Desk

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The Regina Library at Rivier University is looking for a Graduate Student Employee to work in their Circulation Services for the 2019-20 Academic Year.

Hours: 9 pm-12 midnight Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday (9 hours/week, 15 weeks/semester)

Administrative job duties:

  • Check-in/out circulating and reserve materials in all formats.
  • Assist with placing materials on course reserve.
  • Book library items and rooms.
  • Provide patrons with a wide variety of informational assistance concerning library services and policies. In the absence of the reference librarian, provide basic reference assistance. Refer requests for complex reference assistance to the reference staff.
  • Assist patrons as needed in the basic use of computers, printers, photocopiers, scanners, etc.
  • Assist patrons with the use of Microsoft Office products.
  • In the absence of the Reference staff, assist in supervising student assistants. Model excellent customer service skills for student workers.
  • Coordinate with the Access Services Coordinator and Circulation Assistant to accomplish routine circulation tasks, such as processing holds or maintaining stack areas by shelf reading, straightening, or shifting shelves in circulating collections.
  • Shelve books for Circulation as needed.
  • Assist with maintaining the appearance of the Regina Library circulation area.
  • Assist the Late Night Reference staff with closing procedures at the designated time.
  • Participate in working extended late-night hours at the end of the semesters.
  • Process books for circulation including generating and affixing labels, covering materials and adding security strips, as needed.
  • Perform building checks inside and out as scheduled, and report any maintenance issues to the Library Director.
  • Help with routine tasks, and perform other related duties, as assigned.

*During the weeks of midterm exams, finals week, and the week prior to finals, these hours will be extended an hour as the library stays open until 1 a.m. Monday-Thursday.


  • Required: Current graduate student at Rivier University. Graduation date must be May 2020 or later. Ability to interact courteously and efficiently with library patrons; ability to exercise sound discretion when administering library policies. Excellent customer service orientation. The ability to work an extra hour during midterm exams and the last two weeks of each semester, when the library has extended hours.
  • Preferred: General office and organizational skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office products. Overall understanding of academic library operations and library circulation systems, and basic reference assistance.

Application Instructions

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested individuals are invited to apply and while we appreciate every applicant’s interest, only those under consideration will be contacted.

Applicants are asked to submit a resume and the contact information of three (3) professional references to

Rivier University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, marital status, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or disability in admission or access to, treatment in or employment in its programs and activities, and Title IX requires that the University not discriminate on the bases stated above.

Rivier University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Us

Rivier University has the advantage of a central New England location in a thriving small city less than 50 miles from metropolitan Boston.  With a student population of 2,300 undergraduate and graduate students, the University is recognized for academic excellence, a strong liberal arts program, and professional career preparation in various fields.

Dedicated to its mission of transforming hearts and minds to serve the world, Rivier University is guided by the faith heritage, intellectual tradition, and social teachings of the Roman Catholic Church. The faculty and staff are engaged in the education of the whole person in the context of an open and inclusive academic community that cultivates critical thought, sound judgment, and respect for all people. We especially encourage candidates who are committed to enhancing the racial, ethnic, or cultural diversity of the University to apply.