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Library Assistant

Rocky Vista University

Englewood, Colorado

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled


$29,700.00 to $44,500.00 per Year   Calculate


Englewood, CO




Not Required

Minimum Education

Some College

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library


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Job Description

Job Description


POSITION TITLE: Library Assistant

DEPARTMENT: Department of Library Services

REPORTS TO: Assistant Director of Library Services and Research      

STATUS: FLSA Non-Exempt X       

PRIMARY PURPOSE:  The primary purpose of this position is to support the mission of the library by providing excellent customer service, monitoring public areas, and ensuring the smooth operation of the circulation desk.



  1. Monitor library entrances and public areas to maintain a safe and welcoming environment for all patrons.
  2. Check items in and out of the collection, and process new acquisitions to ensure they are ready for use.
  3. Sort and shelve returned books and learning materials to ensure they are organized and easily accessible.
  4. Answer basic reference and policy questions to help patrons understand library policies and find the resources they need.
  5. Restock learning materials and supplies as needed to ensure that resources are always available to patrons.
  6. Assist with minor collection development tasks to ensure that the library’s collection meets the needs of the community.
  7. Answer the telephone, manage photocopier use, and report problems with equipment as needed.
  8. Complete the opening and closing routine as specified on the checklist.
  9. Office administrative work, including staff scheduling, supply ordering, and project management.
  10. Other duties as assigned by Director or their designee.


1.     Attend selected school functions.


  1. Basic word processing and data entry skills, with the ability to learn and use MS Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  2. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to welcome patrons, answer basic questions, convey messages, and report problems.
  3. Basic technical skills, with the ability to recognize and resolve minor issues with printers and photocopiers.
  4. Physical ability to lift 25 lb. boxes, maneuver book carts, and shelve books.


  1. High school diploma or equivalent.


  1. Some college.
  2. Six months of previous clerical experience or equivalent.
  3. Familiarity with library management systems.

The Community

Rocky Vista University (RVU) is a private university that is dedicated to providing quality healthcare education to students. RVU offers a range of job opportunities for individuals who are interested in working in the healthcare field. The university has a variety of positions available, including faculty positions, administrative positions, and support staff positions. Faculty positions are available in a variety of healthcare fields, including medicine, dentistry, and nursing. Administrative positions include positions in admissions, financial aid, and student affairs. Support staff positions include positions in facilities management, information technology, and human resources. 

RVU is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for its students and employees. The university offers competitive salaries and benefits packages to its employees, as well as opportunities for professional development and advancement. If you are interested in working in the healthcare field and would like to join a dynamic and growing community of professionals who are dedicated to improving healthcare outcomes, RVU may be the right place for you.

HR Info

Campus Human Resource Manager: Sheri Kittel: skittel@rvu.edu
Recruiter for Position: Rachelle Kolb: rkolb@rvu.edu 

Posted May 15, 2023