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Library Specialist, Evening Lead-Part Time

  • Columbus College of Art & Design
  • Columbus, Oh

About this Job

The Library Specialist-Evening Lead reports to the Director of Library Services and is responsible for overseeing the library in the evenings and assisting with administrative tasks. This position works part-time in the late afternoon/evenings during the academic semester with an adjusted day shift schedule during breaks and summer months. Daily operations will include closing the library, monitoring student employees during shifts, providing service to patrons at the desk, basic troubleshooting library equipment and technology (e.g. printers, copiers, computers, scanners), basic reference and directional guidance in-person and over the phone, communicating library policies and procedures, collecting data, general administrative clerical assistance, and other related functions.


include but are not limited to the following:

•Oversees student workers during evening desk shifts, ensuring they handle tasks such as shelving, shelf-reading, searching for missing items, and other related responsibilities

•Generates and processes Ohio Private Academic Libraries (OPAL) and OhioLINK INN-REACH requests and shipments

•Assists Library & Information Technology department with invoices and general clerical paperwork

•Guides patrons in finding and using library resources and answers basic reference questions

•Provides basic technical troubleshooting for computers, printers, and equipment

•Assists library staff with collection maintenance including deaccessioning and inventory

•Performs other duties as needed


Directly oversees student employees in the Library during evening shifts or works independently. Carries out lead responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include assisting in training students; assigning and directing their work; and working with the Director of Library Services to address complaints and resolving problems. Does not formally evaluate performance.


About CCAD:
Columbus College of Art & Design, founded in 1879, is one of the oldest and largest private art and design colleges in the United States with more than 1,100 undergraduate and graduate students. Undergraduate students choose from 12 majors: With strong exhibition and visiting artists programs and a commitment to the integration of business and art, CCAD is a leader in art and design education.
About Columbus
Columbus is among the Top 10 best U.S. cities for new college grads and one of the top 10 creative scenes in the country as well as one of the 15 most affordable cities in the U.S. As one of the nation's largest college towns Columbus is the type of city where creative activities flourish. There are eight distinct cultural districts that surround CCAD and there are more than 165 restaurants, pubs, and clubs in downtown alone. CCAD is a campus community located in the heart of this vibrant city.


EEO Statement: As an educational and cultural institution, a culture of equity and inclusion is not an add- on at CCAD, rather it is central to how we define creative excellence and the health of our institution. CCAD believes that a culturally diverse campus is integral to academic excellence, and our student, faculty, staff, and trustee bodies should reflect the diverse world in which we live, with attention to race, ethnicity, religious creed, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and ability. CCAD sees Art & Design as universally inclusive and inherently unbiased. CCAD is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from individuals who will contribute to its diversity.



Required Qualifications


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

•Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks

•Interact in an effective and professional manner with diverse populations, the college community, and the public

•Knowledge of MS Office Suite (Word, Excel)

•Ability to function effectively and independently in a flexible environment

•Ability to retain and follow circulation policies while resolving patron issues equitably

•Ability to exercise appropriate judgment with minimal supervision


•High school diploma or GED.

•Minimum of 1 year work experience in a library or a customer service environment required.

•Minimum of 1 year supervisory or lead experience required.


•The employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.

•The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, and climb or balance.

•The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

•Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus


•The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

Employer Statement

CCAD Vaccination Requirement Notice:

Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD) is committed to protecting our students, employees, and our communities from COVID-19. Toward that goal, and in consideration of guidance released by the state of Ohio, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and a variety of public health authorities and professional organizations, CCAD is implementing a vaccination requirement policy for its students and employees. All employees, including on campus, hybrid, or fully remote status, are required to receive the Covid-19 vaccination as determined by CCAD and provide proof of their fully vaccinated status upon hire.


Reasonable Accommodation:

Employees in need of an exemption from this policy requirement due to a medical reason, or because of a sincerely held religious belief must request a Request for Exemption form to Human Resources to begin the interactive accommodation process after an official offer of employment is accepted. Accommodations will be considered and/or granted where they do not cause CCAD undue hardship or pose a direct threat to the health and safety of others.Please direct any questions regarding this notice to Human Resources at [email protected]

*CCAD reserves the right to modify, supplement, revise, or rescind any part of this notice as it deems necessary or appropriate with notification

How to Apply

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Additional Instructions:

When asked to upload application materials, please submit a resume/CV, cover letter, and three references. If you are applying from any website other than CCAD or Indeed, you will receive a follow up email 3 hours after your initial submission directing you to follow the link and complete your application. You must complete this two- step process, or your application will be considered INCOMPLETE.

Posted On: Oct 20, 2021 / This posting expires: Nov 20, 2021