Library Assistant

April 26, 2022


Maintains the physical collection with filing, shelving and maintenance; handles mail log in and routing; other duties as requested.


  • Process and route all incoming mail, books, and periodicals, including serials check-in and routing of print and electronic materials, bar-coding, labeling and shelving print materials
  • Maintain database of current Inter-library loans, coordinate borrowing and timely return of ILL materials
  • File loose-leaf updates, pocket parts and supplements
  • Communicate with vendors to coordinate orders, shipments, claims, and invoices
  • Create and maintain all routing and distribution lists for both print and electronic resources
  • Maintain current contracts, vendor contacts and lists of licensed users in Research Monitors
  • Catalog print and electronic resources using current standards
  • Enter vendor invoices into Chrome River for timely payment.
  • Process vendor billing data for client bill-back, reconcile credit card statements for payment
  • Assist with catalog maintenance, including weeding, updating and editing catalog records
  • Accurately copy, PDF and email materials as requested
  • Process book and periodical circulation
  • Shelving, shifting, shelf reading and other collection maintenance
  • Deliver and pick up materials upon request;
  • Assists library staff and patrons.
  • Perform other duties as assigned 


  • A Bachelor's Degree is required. An MLIS degree in progress is preferred
  • Experience in a law library environment is preferred
  • Proven ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of Word, Excel, and the ability to learn computer software applications as needed
  • Client-focused service orientation

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