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FOX Library Services Assistant LTE

Position Overview

The University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley invites applications for a Library Services Assistant position. This is a high-profile public service position which provides services to library patrons at the circulation/reserve desk and performs additional responsibilities while on duty there.

Term of Appointment/Hours

Starts April 1, 2014 or as soon as possible. This is a 50%, 12-month limited term employment (LTE) position (limited to 1,043 hours per year). Typical hours during the semester are 7:45 a.m. to 12 noon, Monday through Friday; hours may vary during the summer months.


Typical duties include the following:

  1. Responsible for opening the library daily.
  2. Charge and discharge library materials using computerized circulation system, including processing universal borrowing and call slip requests.
  3. Receive and direct telephone calls.
  4. Assist patrons with basic questions asked at the circulation desk.
  5. Receive payment for lost materials and fines; reconcile cash receipts from photocopier and cash drawer.
  6. Proctor exams: receive them from faculty, store securely, schedule, proctor, and return completed exams to faculty.
  7. Upload recorded faculty lectures to Course Casting web page.
  8. Schedule use of seminar and conference rooms by campus groups.
  9. Keep statistics on library usage and provide reports to the Library Director.
  10. Produce overdue fine notices on computer; request holds on student academic records.
  11. Manage reserve collection, adding and deleting items as needed, maintaining records for copyright protection.
  12. Monitor circulation system; produce circulation reports; troubleshoot problems at the staff operator level.
  13. Assist in training student assistants.
  14. Occasional supervision of student staff.
  15. Other duties as assigned.


Excellent people skills; computer proficiency (Internet searching, working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Excel); ability to organize and maintain detailed records; ability to bend and reach to retrieve or shelve library materials on book shelves. Bachelor's degree and prior library experience preferred.


$10.15/hr base rate.

How to Apply

To apply, submit a current resume describing your education, training and experience relevant to the job duties provided above, and three work references, electronically, to juli.mcguire@uwc.edu.

Materials included in one document or PDF file email attachment under 10 MB requested. You may address communications to Attn: Juli McGuire. Questions can be directed to Library Director Ane Carriveau, ane.carriveau@uwc.edu or (920) 832-2675.

Application Deadline

Review of applications will begin March 17, and continue until the position is filled.

Other Information

In accordance with Wisconsin’s open records law we are required to provide, upon request, a list of all nominees and applicants who have not requested in writing that their identities remain confidential. The names and titles of all finalists for the position must be disclosed upon request. The form to request confidentiality is available at http://www.uwc.edu/jobs

The University of Wisconsin Colleges is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to diversity and inclusiveness among its employees and in its programs, and actively seeks and encourages applications from women, minorities and persons with disabilities. It is our policy to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment.

A criminal records review will be conducted for final candidates. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record. Convictions and pending charges will be considered only if they are substantially related to the circumstances of this position.

Employment is contingent on establishment of identity and verification of employment eligibility as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.