The campus is located on 137 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds in Portland’s southwest hills. Our strong commitment to sustainability is reinforced through recycling programs, energy conservation, alternative transportation options, and farm to fork initiatives. For benefit-eligible positions, we offer a competitive benefits package that includes options for health, dental, vision, tuition, life insurance, retirement and more.
Lewis & Clark College is committed to achieving a diverse workforce. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status or age.
The Library Student Employment Coordinator hires, trains, schedules and supervises approximately 25 student employees in Watzek's Access Services department and oversees all library operations during evening hours. Hours for this position are 3:30 PM to midnight, Sunday through Thursday with variable hours during school breaks.
This position is represented by the Lewis & Clark College Support Staff Association Local 4912 of the American Federation of LCCSSA Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Position will be open until filled. For priority consideration, please submit applications, including resume and cover letter, by November 15, 2018.
What You'll Do
Hire, schedule, and supervise student employees in Watzek Library's circulation unit. Coordinate training and evaluation of student employees in collaboration with daytime and weekend library staff.
Oversee daily operations of Watzek's course reserve service: process instructor requests; ensure that the highest level of customer service is provided to library patrons; develop and implement policies, procedures, and service enhancements.
Supervise circulation services during evening hours. Interpret and inform patrons of library policies and procedures, including those governing access and use of library facilities and materials. Resolve problems with patron accounts; assist patrons with use of library equipment including computers, printers, and scanners.
Answer informational and basic research questions and make appropriate referrals. Assist patrons with use of library resources.
Monitor activity in the library to ensure safety and security. Resolve or report problems with facilities and equipment, respond to emergency situations.
High school diploma or equivalent
Three years of customer service experience
One year of experience working in a library
One year of supervisory experience
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Nice to Haves
Academic library public services experience
Five years of customer service experience
Two years of supervisory experience
Experience using integrated library systems, especially Alma and Primo
The College explicitly acknowledges and affirms its conviction that diversity with respect to race, ethnicity, national origin, socio-economic background, religious orientation or spirituality, physical or sensory disability, gender, and sexual orientation on the Lewis & Clark campus provides an educational benefit for all students that can be realized only if students and education professionals from diverse backgrounds are present in significant numbers within our learning community. In creating and sustaining such a community, we engage, to the extent possible, in practices that will ensure a high degree of diversity on our campus, simultaneously meeting the highest standards of academic excellence of which we are capable.
Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.
Lewis & Clark College will conduct a background check on the finalist, which will include a criminal record check. If a conviction is discovered, a determination will be made whether the conviction is related to the position for which the individual is applying or would present safety or security risks before an employment decision is made. A criminal conviction does not necessarily automatically bar an applicant from employment.
Eligibility to Work
In order to comply with US Homeland Security Department regulations, all employees must complete an I-9 form in Workday prior to or no later than the first day of work and bring originals (no photocopies) of their supporting documentation to Human Resources no later than the 3rd business day of employment. Failure to have a completed I-9 form on file with the College will result in immediate termination of employment.
About Lewis & Clark College
Lewis and Clark is a private institution with a public conscience, a residential campus with global reach. Students and faculty throughout all three of Lewis & Clark’s schools—the College of Arts and Sciences, the Graduate School of Education and Counseling, and the Law School—pursue new ways of knowing by combining classic liberal learning with pioneering collaboration. Located in Portland, Oregon, the student experience is enhanced by the inspiring beauty of the college's natural setting on 137 wooded acres in Portland’s southwest hills.