Department:  NMH Library System                                 Date: May, 1998

Reports to: Director of Library & Academic Resources      Revised: February, 2006

Classification:  Staff - PT         

Term of Employment:  Academic Year                                             


Summary of Position Purpose:

Responsible for acquiring materials selected by librarians, maintaining the library’s account records, and providing back up technical and public service support. Work with colleagues in the NMH library system to provide circulation services so that students, faculty and other members of the NMH community can make full use of scholarly resources and obtain immediate and direct access to all forms of information.


Major Duties and Responsibilities:

1.     Orders and receives books and other formats of library materials. Maintains order files and keep
     selectors apprised of status of their orders. Returns incorrect or damaged materials.

2.     Assists in the cataloging of library materials.

3.     Oversees office supply inventory. Orders library equipment.

4.     Receives, verifies, and examines all material acquisitions.

5.     Produces monthly reports for Collection Development Coordinator.

6.     Creates bi-monthly acquisition list to inform NMH Community.

7.     Oversees participation in the MARLS Material and Supply Cooperative

8.     Records money transactions and keep current balances for all library accounts.

9.     Processes invoice payments. Resolves billing errors and discrepancies.  Monitors departmental 

10.  Performs administrative assistant for the director.

11.  Assists in annual inventory and other end of school year projects.

12.  Engages as a team member in the continuing evolution of the NMH library System.

13.  Attends meetings, including those of the NMH library system.

14. Engages in special projects at the request of the director of library and academic resources.



--  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including a demonstrated ability to work effectively  with students, faculty, staff, and community members and flexibly with colleagues throughout the school

--  Accounting background preferred

--  Competence in word processing and spreadsheets

--  Ability to use and manipulate the library computer system

--  Understanding of library processes and procedures

--  Commitment to making a positive impact on the lives of adolescents and willingness to embrace the challenges of the boarding school environment

--  Ability to work independently