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Circulation Department

Circulation Assistant
Not hiring at this time. 
Shelve books and periodicals. Pull items from collection that have been requested. Empty book-drops and perform building sweeps for library materials. Shelf-read and maintain assigned stacks, including shifting. Assist with inventory of library materials. Process new periodicals. Check catalog records of new books for accuracy. Provide high-quality customer service at the Circulation/Reserves desk, which includes assisting patrons in circulation services including material check-out and check-in, answering basic account questions and directing complex account questions to the Patron Account Technician. Provide information related to policies, services, directional inquiries and simple technical support. Refer complex technical support questions to Library Tech Support or campus IT. Refer research questions to research librarian. Direct in-depth policy or procedural questions to the proper supervisor or the library feedback form when appropriate. Assist patrons with online catalog and physical stacks. Track all questions on statistics program.

  • Questions about jobs in this department?  Contact Denise Blike, Patron Accounts Technician at bliked@seattleu.edu.

Learning Assistance Programs

Tutor

Tutors meet regularly with students either individually or in small groups to assist them in understanding course concepts. They share strategies for learning and studying the subject to help students become more successful in learning independently. 

Tutor Job Description

Tutor Application 2018-2019

Marketing & Communications Team

Marketing & Communications Assistant 
Not hiring at this time.

The Lemieux Library & McGoldrick Learning Commons is looking for a creative and innovative student to serve as the Marketing & Communications Assistant for the 2018-2019 school year to assist with marketing the services and resources of the Library and Learning Commons. The Marketing & Communications Assistant will serve as a member of the Library Marketing & Communications (MAC) team and support the Library by creating high-impact social media strategies, designing marketing materials, managing communications, and assisting with special projects as needed.

Responsibilities: 

  • Create, post, and share content on our social media sites (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Hootsuite, and YouTube) 
  • Help develop ideas for content across platforms along with the MAC Team 
  • Track social media analytics 
  • Assist with sharing Library communications campus-wide 
  • Photograph library events and services 
  • Create and update library signage and promotional materials 
  • Attend regular Marketing & Communication Team meetings 

Skills and Experience: 

  • Familiarity with social media sites (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, etc.) 
  • Excellent writing and editing skills 
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail 
  • Ability to work well independently and collaboratively 
  • Familiarity with photo editing software preferred (Photoshop or similar) 
  • Graphic design or video editing skills preferred (InDesign, Illustrator, Final Cut, etc.) 
  • Must be a Seattle University student, currently enrolled at least half-time

Library Administration / Dean's Office

Library Dean’s Office Assistant
Not hiring at this time.

Position summary: Assist the Dean’s Office with daily office operations and special projects.
Duties and responsibilities: File preparation and filing, data entry, conduct Web-based research on topics assigned by the Dean, document findings. Monitor building conditions and re-set library furniture. Other general office tasks as assigned.
Qualifications: Applicants should be familiar with PC computers and the Microsoft Office software suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint); be familiar with online research tools and techniques; be able to identify a problem, determine what sorts of informational resources are needed to respond to the problem, find those resources efficiently, evaluate the gathered information for quality and relevance, and use the information effectively to address the problem;  possess the ability to pay close attention to detail; and be able to work independently. Must be able to lift 50 pounds repeatedly. Must be able to stand for extended periods of time. Must be able to maintain confidentiality of privileged information at all times.

Research and Information Services Department

Student Peer Research Consultant (SPRC)
Now hiring!  Reviewing Applications.

Job Title:  Student Peer Leader Research Consultant (SPRC)

Pay Rate: $16.50

Location: Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons

Hours: 10-15 hours per week

Summary:  The Student Peer Research Consultants program seeks to expand the reach and impact of reference services, research consultations, library instruction workshops and other programs provided by the Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons through a peer-learning service model.  Student Peer Research Consultants will provide research assistance in one on one interactions with patrons, by supporting instruction sessions, and by engaging in other activities designed to support student learning. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide basic Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons information and service referral to students, staff and faculty.
  • Develop familiarity/expertise with professional library services including information literacy instruction, reference, and customer service in order to provide responsive service and referrals to our patrons.
  • Provide peer research assistance for assignments in instruction sessions and other activities.
  • Support library instruction sessions, primarily for UCOR 1100 (Academic Writing Seminar).
  • Provide student-led tours of the building and services of the Library and Learning Commons.

Additional Job Duties may include working with Research Services Librarians on special projects, partnering with Learning Commons Partners on training, workshops and other special projects, locating and enhancing resources for patrons, helping to market Research Services on campus, and other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Maintain minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA.
  • Strong communication and collaborative skills.
  • Capacity to work individually or with small groups to support student learning.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous service-oriented employment or experiences.
  • Second-year class standing or higher.
  • Intellectual curiosity, creativity and desire to foster student learning opportunities.
  • Enthusiasm for peer-assisted learning and teaching.
  • Availability for the remainder of the 2019-2020 academic year.
  • Questions about jobs in this department?  Contact Chris Granatino, Interim Director of Research Services at 206-296-6226 or granatic@seattleu.edu.

Library Systems Department

Library Systems Assistant
Not hiring at this time.
Assist librarians and patrons with lab and instructional computers; troubleshoot and maintain lab computers and printers; assist in updating of library computers; perform other general duties related to daily operation of the library systems department.
Job Qualifications: Familiarity with computer applications, including word processing, scanning, printing, etc.; familiarity with computer hardware, including MS Windows PCs, printers, scanners, tablets, cell phones, networking, etc.; ability to work independently; availability to work a minimum of 10 hours per week with some evening and/or weekend scheduling.

  • Questions about jobs in this department?  Contact Nel Sea at 206-296-6240 or nelsea@seattleu.edu.

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