Library Asst IV

Rochester, NY


Position Summary:

Performs multi-stepped clerical, technical, and/or public service library activities of limited complexity utilizing the library’s online total integrated system. Supports Miner Library’s access services.


  • Working with independence and with limited supervision, serves faculty, students, staff, researchers, vendors, patients and their families, and the general public via phone, email, chat, or in person at the library’s main public service point by offering library and technical resources and services to support the research, instruction, patient care, and service goals of the University of Rochester.

  • Performs library fulfillment activities. Searches and verifies bibliographic information, and/or locates materials utilizing a variety of specialized library tools. Handles circulation of library materials, processes customer registrations, hold and transit requests, assists with circulation record and print collection maintenance.

  • Provides informal, impromptu technical support of library computers, scanners, printers, and photocopiers.

  • Assists and advises faculty and staff on the use of the Course Reserve Collection. Receives and processes faculty requests to add or remove materials to/from the collection.

  • Collects library’s outgoing intramural and US postal mail and transports to Medical Center Post Office. Retrieves, sorts and distributes incoming library mail.

  • Provides backup for opening the Library on weekdays to allow patron access to library services.

  • Serves on appropriate committees or groups within IIE and the University of Rochester Libraries. Attends department, committee, and general staff meetings, and workshops and training sessions.


  • Associate’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience required

  • 3-4 years relevant experience required

  • 2 years' experience in an academic library preferred

  • Ability to understand specific library rules, procedures, and organization required Ability to perform detailed work with accuracy in a rapidly changing environment required

  • Ability to set and adjust priorities required

  • Working knowledge of Alma service platform preferred

The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion to advance the University’s mission to Learn, Discover, Heal, Create – and Make the World Ever Better. In support of our values and those of our society, the University is committed to not discriminating on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law. This commitment extends to the administration of our policies, admissions, employment, access, and recruitment of candidates from underrepresented populations, veterans, and persons with disabilities consistent with these values and government contractor Affirmative Action obligations.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Pay Range

Pay Range: $ 17.64 - $ 24.71 Hourly

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

Location: School of Medicine & Dentistry
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Opening: Part Time 20 hours Grade 008 Institute for Innovative Educ

Current Search Criteria