Public Services Assistant – Horrmann Library

Public Services Assistant – Horrmann Library

Job Title: Public Services Assistant

Department: Library

Employee Status: Part-time (17.5 hours per week)

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Organizational Relationship: Reports to  Veronica Knight, Library Administrative Assistant

Job Purpose: Wagner College seeks a motivated, flexible, and reliable person to fill the position of Public Services Assistant in the Horrmann Library.  This is a part-time position requiring primarily weekend and evening hours.  Alternate hours may be required during holidays, final exam periods, and semester breaks.


  • Provide assistance to library users at the library’s circulation desk, including circulation of materials, registering library patrons, assigning group study rooms, and answering phones.
  • Assist with processing of reserve items.
  • Oversee graduate student assistants and undergraduate work study students.
  • Perform clerical tasks as assigned.  Tasks may include assisting in the areas of cataloging, interlibrary loan, periodicals, or other assigned tasks as dictated by the needs of the library.
  • Participate in other library-wide projects as directed (inventory, shelving, shelf-reading, shifting of materials, scanning documents, etc.).
  • Other duties as assigned.

Nothing in this job description restricts Management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 2-3 years of clerical/office work experience desirable
  • Good basic computer skills including Microsoft Office
  • Good organizational and communication skills
  • Collegial team player who enjoys helping college students and faculty

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

To apply, please direct letters of interest and resumes to:

Applications for this position can be submitted to Veronica Knight, Library Administrative Assistant,  Review of applications will begin immediately.

No phone calls please. The review of applications will begin immediately.