Library Assistant, Interlibrary Loan

Regis University

Regis University

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled


$15.78 per Hour


Denver, CO




Not Specified

Minimum Education

High School (or equivalent)

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience

Not Specified

Type of Library


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Job Description

Responsible for duties related to Interlibrary/Intercampus Loan, Prospector, Circulation and Reserves. The duties require competence in various computer systems, including Innovate Interface, ILLiad, OCLC, Rapid, Prospector and Ares. Assures all aspects of the Copyright Law and Interlibrary Loan Code, and reciprocal agreements between libraries are being met by the Institution. Provides quality customer service via a service desk, telephone and email to multiage, multicultural clientele located world-wide. Ensures a 24 hour turnaround time for requested research materials. Assists with the supervision of 20 student assistants.

1.Evaluates and processes lending, borrowing and docdel requests: conducts bibliographic verification and database searching, photocopies, scans and downloads articles, orders materials not owned by Regis; processes materials for mailing; sends materials to patrons. 58%
2.Trains, assigns work, and supervises student workers in operation of circulation, interlibrary/intercampus loans, Rapid, and Prospector. 15%
3.Shelves and shifts books, newspapers and periodicals, files microfiche and maintains orderliness of library.2%
4.Screens and answers or refers inquiries, both in person and over the telephone, as appropriate; assists patrons with reference questions when reference librarian is busy or is not on duty. 10%
5.Instructs patrons on locating books, periodicals, and government documents on the on-line automated catalog. 5%
6.Opens and closes library, preparing computers, Santo Collection and cash drawer accordingly. 5%
7.Insures patron safety by identifying emergency situations and notifying authorities, notifying patrons and/or clearing the building as necessary when no reference librarian is on duty. 2%
8.Monitors alarm systems for library collections and building security and communicates with security personnel when necessary. 1%

1.Performs other duties as assigned. 1%
2.Performs related duties as necessary to support the Regis mission. 1%

Job hours:

3:00pm – 9:00pm
Sunday – Thursday

Additional Info & Requirements

  1. Previous experience working with the public.
  2. High school diploma.
  3. Evidence of excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  4. Ability to maintain poise while effectively managing a multi-task operation.
  5. Demonstrated ability to supervise student workers.
  6. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse clientele.
  7. Demonstrated computer skills.
  8. 2 years experience with a circulation and interlibrary loan module of an automated library system preferred.

The Community

Regis University, inspired by its Jesuit Catholic heritage, has been committed to academic excellence, personal development and community engagement since its founding in 1877. Regis provides values-based education at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission: A Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Its motto, “Men and Women in Service of Others,” describes the purpose of Jesuit education: to form men and women who use their knowledge in the unselfish service of others. Regis is composed of five colleges: the College of Contemporary Liberal Studies, Regis College, College of Computer & Information Sciences, College of Business & Economics, and Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions, which includes the schools of pharmacy, physical therapy and nursing.

Beyond its historic campus in Northwest Denver, there are Regis campuses in Thornton, the Denver Tech Center and in Colorado Springs. Regis currently serves about 10,000 students in online and campus environments and has been ranked as a top school in the Western Region for 20 consecutive years by U.S. News & World Report.

HR Info

Posted May 21, 2018