Trainee Laid-back Library Assistant

  • Others
  • Part time
  • 2 months ago
  • Canada

Job Description

Trainee Laid-back Library Assistant

Full Work Description
Regarding Western

Considering that 1878, Western University has been devoted to offering our areas via the pursuit of scholastic quality and by providing trainees, faculty, and community participants with life-long opportunities for intellectual, social, as well as cultural growth. We look for exceptional students, faculty, and also staff to join us in what has ended up being referred to as the “Western Experience” – a possibility to add to a better globe via the advancement of new expertise, new abilities, new connections, and new means to make a difference.

Concerning United States

Western Libraries (WL) provides the collection and archival know-how and infrastructure– info sources, innovation, people, as well as areas– needed to cultivate and also mobilize understanding, as well as speed up quality in mentor, study as well as scholarship.

Please note that nights as well as weekend breaks might be called for


Doing a standard degree of Information/Public Service obligations for library customers that includes greeting individuals to the collection, inspecting collection materials in and out, and also supplying accessibility to things on short term loan such as course analyses and also innovation. Discussing plan regarding health and wellness, supporting bookable areas and printing, fixing technology, and also making references to on-line solutions

Helping with File Distribution tasks consisting of retrieving, scanning, and also packaging of materials as guided

Helping with Collections Maintenance tasks, including shelving, shelf-reading, as well as changing of library products as guided, in addition to a fundamental degree of duties related to giving physical treatments to collection products such as RFID tagging as well as boxing products for transfer to one more location

Executing responsibilities to sustain Outreach as well as Events efforts, including rearranging furnishings, establishing for occasions, and also working as a representative for Western Libraries.

Joining developing content for Western Libraries social media platforms


Education and learning:

Candidates should be a full-time undergraduate student at Western College (enlisted in minimal 3.5 training courses) or a full-time college student. Successful applicants must keep their full-time student condition throughout of the appointment.


Customer care experience

Previous work experience in a comparable duty liked

Skills, Abilities & Know-how:

A strong record of synergy with the inspiration as well as capability to work individually with little supervision

Physical ability to handle collection materials including extensive getting to, standing, sitting, carrying, stooping, flexing, squatting, pushing and pulling and also occasional hefty lifting of approximately 50 pounds. (holiday accommodation available upon request).

Basic understanding of collection terms.

Written as well as verbal communication skills to express concepts plainly and also adjust interaction design to suit the scenario as well as audience.

Capacity to keep a positive, outgoing mindset with a real customer care alignment.

Reputable and reliable with the capability to regularly work an appointed routine.

Ability to adhere to processes and also practices with high focus to detail.

Demonstrates integrity as well as works in accordance with Western’s policies as well as treatments.

Computer skills with Microsoft Workplace, with the ability to learn and utilize brand-new software application as needed.

Personable and considerate in functioning partnerships with coworkers, students and the public.

Capability to multi-task, prioritize and arrange a changing workload.

Capability to function separately and also effectively as a member of the group to attain department goals.

Capability to work in a manner that is compliant with privacy demands as relevant.

Compulsory Positioning:.

Successful applicants should make themselves available on either September 6 or 7, 2022 for a required alignment session.

How to Apply.

Fascinated full time Western Pupils are asked to complete an application through the Working at Western web site for this role. Applications must include a resume and a cover letter describing your qualifications. In your cover letter, please suggest which, if any kind of, Western Libraries area would be your favored place of work.

Additionally, applicants have to submit the PDF file situated at:.

Western offers a wide and also exciting selection of part-time and short-term employment opportunities with sufficient area for job expedition and growth. Within our gorgeous campus, you become part of a progressive workplace that promotes work/life balance including accessibility to our state-of-the-art entertainment centre. Request an opportunity to be part of the Western area and contribute to its success!

Background Checks.

While transcripts are not required for the interview, they are required before any type of offer of work.

Applying at Western.

To ensure that your application is given full factor to consider, please total all appropriate sections of the application. On top of that, you can select to supplement your application with a cover letter and existing return to.

Consideration of applicants will certainly consist of an assessment of previous performance, experience, and certifications. Candidates should have oral communication skills in English.

Western Worths Variety.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the work environment as well as invites applications from females, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Native persons, persons with impairments, persons of any type of sexual preference, and persons of any sex identity or sex expression.

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