Circulation Assistant

MacEwan University inspires students with a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences – ours is a connected culture that focuses on learner-centred teaching, and on providing opportunities for students to grow and achieve.

The university provides a transformative education in a creative, collaborative and supportive learning environment. 19,000 full- and part-time students are enrolled in more than 65 programs: four-year undergraduate degrees, applied degrees, university transfer programs and one- and two-year diploma and certificates. Additional offerings include preparation for university and college, English as a Second Language, professional and personal development courses and workshops, corporate training and the Alberta College Conservatory of Music.


Would you like to work at a fast-paced and challenging public service desk? Are you interested in being an integral part of a service team that supports students, faculty and staff?

MacEwan University’s Library has an opportunity for a circulation assistant to provide borrower services at the City Centre Campus. This is a front line position with responsibility for a wide variety of circulation activities including checking materials in and out, issuing photo Identification cards, and sorting and shelving collection materials. The successful candidate in this position must be prepared to answer a wide variety of basic library-related questions and to provide students, faculty and members of the public with directional assistance.

The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills; a strong customer service orientation; and the ability to conduct job duties with professionalism and courtesy. Applicants should be flexible, comfortable working in a team environment, and have strong organizational and problem-solving skills.

Applicants will need to have a minimum of a high school diploma and a minimum of one (1) years’ experience working in a library setting.

Position Requirements
The successful candidate must be able to work a variety of shifts including evenings and weekend hours.

This position is included under the MacEwan Staff Association collective agreement.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Category Full-Time Continuing
Salary $36,796 to $47,835 per annum
Closing Date Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Competition No. 14.11.171
Apply In Person/By Mail MacEwan University
Human Resources Department
University Services Centre
Rm. 10-600, 10700 - 104 Avenue
Edmonton AB T5J 4S2

Fax: (780) 497-5430
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