Posting Summary

Working Title
PT Evening Circulation Assistant

Role Title
Library Specialist I

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Virginia Western Community College

Virginia Western Community College (Div)

Work Location
Roanoke (City) – 770

Hiring Range
Minimum $14.31, pay commensurate based on qualifications

Emergency/Essential Personnel

EEO Category

Full Time or Part Time
Part Time

Does this position have telework options? -Telework options are subject to change based on business needs-

Does this position have a bilingual or multilingual skill requirement or preference?

Work Schedule
Monday-Thursday 2pm-8pm; Saturday 9am-1pm

Sensitive Position

Job Description

Virginia Western Community College is a two-year public institution of higher education operating under the Virginia Community College System, a statewide system of community colleges. The College operates under the policies established by the State Board for Community Colleges and the Virginia Western Community College Local Advisory Board.
Virginia Western is located on a 70-acre campus in southwest Roanoke, VA. The service region of the College includes Roanoke, Salem, Roanoke County, Craig County, Franklin County, and southern Botetourt County. The College was established in 1966 and has grown from an initial enrollment of 1,352 to its current annual enrollment of over 9,000 students in credit courses and more than 1,400 enrollments in fast-track workforce and continuing education courses.
Virginia Western Community College is accepting applications for a part-time Circulation Assistant in Brown Library. The purpose of this position is to provide circulation services to students, faculty, staff, and community patrons. Oversees work-study employees during evening and Saturday hours. Serves as the responsible party for opening and closing the library during Saturday and evening shifts as assigned. Manages the library’s periodicals.

Special Assignments

May be required to perform other duties as assigned. May be required to assist the agency or state government generally in the event of an emergency declaration by the Governor.

KSA’s/Required Qualifications
Work experience in a customer service setting required. Excellent written and oral communication skills required. Must arrive promptly and reliably for assigned shifts at public service points. Position requires excellent public relation skills – the ability to interact and communicate effectively and professionally with a highly diverse customer base. Basic computer skills, including navigating websites, data entry, and word processing are required. Position requires working with a database program for library records containing a great deal of detailed and confidential information; as a result, position requires excellent attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy in work. Ability to solve problems with supervisory consultation or by following standard operating procedures is required. Must be able to lift and shelve items weighing up to 10 lbs.

Preferred Qualifications
Associate’s Degree preferred. Experience with library software and databases preferred. Working knowledge of the terminology, policies, procedures, and equipment of a library is preferred; preference will be given to applicants with prior library work experience that includes assisting library users at a public service desk. Knowledge of community college mission and programs, and the mission of an academic library is preferred.

Operation of a State Vehicle

Supervises Employees

Required Travel

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General Public – G

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Open Until Filled

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Special Instructions to Applicants
In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link:

Additional Information

Background Check Statement Disclaimer

The selected candidate’s offer is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of education, credit checks (relevant to employment). Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth’s Statement of Economic Interest. For more information, please follow this link: http://ethics.dls.virginia.gov/

EEO Statement

The Virginia Community College System, an EEO employer, welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and recognizes the benefits of a diverse workforce. Therefore, the VCCS is committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. We prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, mental or physical disabilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors.

ADA Statement

The VCCS is an EOE and Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Acts (ADA and ADAAA), VCCS will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of access to the application, interviewing and selection processes.

E-Verify Statement

VCCS uses E-Verify to check employee eligibility to work in the United States. You will be required to complete an I-9 form and provide documentation of your identity for employment purposes.