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April 15th, 2014 - Posted in Jobs

New York Chiropractic College

Seneca Falls, NY

Essential Job Functions:

Responsible for the operation of the main library circulation desk. Prepares orders for library materials and processes them upon arrival. Provides information to internal and external patrons as needed. Reports to the Library Director.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

Staffs the main library circulation desk.

Opens the library during regularly scheduled hours.

Retrieves items from the book drops (outside and inside).

Retrieves items from bookshelves.

Re-shelves items to bookshelves.

Shifts items on bookshelves as needed.

Answers questions from NYCC patrons and outside telephone requests.

Checks materials in and out of the library using the Workflows database.

Maintains records on overdue books.

Responsible for communicating with borrowers to have materials returned in cooperation with other library and College staff.

Maintains the library user database.

Guides patrons in using the databases and/or journals lists.

Monitors student printers, replacing toner cartridges and paper as needed.

Delegates appropriate work to work study students.

Compiles statistics on circulation desk activity.

Refers appropriate questions to other library staff.

Acquires new materials for the library

Completes all forms necessary for Purchasing, including all supporting documentation.

Monitors and processes received materials and makes claims when necessary.

Maintains the library capital and expenditure accounts.

Quickly processes invoices as necessary.

Compiles statistics for various reports.

Assists the Technical Services Supervisor to process library materials by noting special acquisition instructions on new items.

Maintain extensive records including standing orders, files of vendors, purchase orders, and paid invoices.

Sorts daily mail receipts.

Performs other duties as needed or directed.


Associate’s degree and at least 4 years of library or related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience with MS Office, Access, Internet, Email.

Working Environment and Conditions:

Sufficient vision, hearing or other powers of observation and communication are essential to permit the employee to read, sort, and shelve library materials, communicate with patrons and co-workers, and maintain patron and information records. The employee must be able to move, shelve and retrieve library materials from high and low settings. Requires stooping, bending, stretching, pushing cartloads of books, supplies, etc. up to 40 lbs., and lifting up to 25 lbs. of books.

Perform assigned duties in a clean, ventilated, lighted and temperature-controlled office environment. Perform duties in a positive, professionally growth-based environment.


Full-Time, Non-Exempt Position, 35 hours per week, Monday through Friday, 7:45-3:45

Equipment and Tools:

General office equipment.

Computer hardware and software.


Associate degree or equivalent job-related experience. Minimum of two years of library experience. Good organizational and interpersonal skills. Experience using Microsoft Office Word and Excel. Ability to interact with members of the NYCC campus community in a courteous manner.

If you are interested in applying for this position; please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to: the Office of Human Resources, 2360 State Route 89, Seneca Falls, NY 13148, or e-mail your response to: