Library Circulation Assistant Part-time Job Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Fort Worth

by admin on November 27, 2020

Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Jobs 2020 - Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary call an applicant to fill Library Circulation Assistant, Part-time that will be placed in Fort Worth.

Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Job Vacancies 2020

Description :

Position Title: Library Circulation Assistant

Department: Circulation, Roberts Library

FLSA Status: Hourly

Part Time

Submissions without completed application WILL NOT be considered.

Standard of Christian Commitment

The divine mission of the Seminary mandates that all personnel must demonstrate a commitment to the purposes of the Seminary. Every employee shall be an active member of a local church of believers in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. It is expected that conduct becoming a follower of Jesus Christ will be portrayed in the community.

Job Summary:

  • Manage the Circulation department when a staff Librarian is not on-site. Serve as assistant to the full-time Librarians in helping with any Library needs.

Essential Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Helping patrons at the desk is the first priority.
  • Managing the Circulation department when a staff Librarian is not on-site. This includes maintaining the front-desk schedule, clarifying library policies, and coordinating Circulation activities.
  • Process Interlibrary Loan, Mobius, and TexShare material.
  • Performing Circulation activities such as checking in and checking out books, shelving books and re-shelving books, and maintaining class reserves as needed.
  • Assisting staff Librarians with the mailing items to patrons.
  • Any other special projects as needed or as requested by the Public Services Librarian.
  • Assist customers in the Seminary Hill Bookstore when the bookstore director is not available.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned and specific to area of responsibility

Skills / Requirements

  • Competencies and abilities required to accomplish tasks as it applies to the needs of Roberts Library.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Exhibit exemplary social skills and ensure considerate interactions with all members and guests.
  • Must enjoy interacting with a diverse group of people from all backgrounds and age groups.
  • Exhibit a humble, patient, and collaborative spirit in order to create a healthy and vibrant work culture for the staff team.
  • Possess a strong work ethic and initiative.
  • Ability to multi-task, pays attention to detail, and be a team player.
  • Expectation to strive for personal and professional growth in leadership and general ministry effectiveness.

Qualifications / Education:

  • Minimum of high school graduation
  • Some Library experience preferred
  • Successful completion of background check, MVR, and credit check may be required.
  • An understanding of and Scarborough College


  • Reports to the Dean of Libraries

Decision-Making Responsibilities:

  • Position requires decisions made in regard to library circulation matters when a full-time staff Librarian is not available in the office

Exposure to Confidential Information

  • The Circulation worker is responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of patrons’ personal information. Discretion is needed when dealing with all situations.

Physical Requirements

  • Physical able to sit and stand for long periods of time,
  • Able to use computer and move about office to interact with other staff members,
  • Able to attend meetings on site,
  • Able to bend and/or stoop,
  • Able to climb and lift up to 20 pounds to perform tasks that may be assigned in the course of operations.
  • Must be able to perform occasional overhead reaching, bending, stooping, twisting, and kneeling.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.
  • Frequently required to sit and reach with hands and arms.
  • Occasionally required to stand, kneel, crouch, climb and balance, walk and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

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