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Student - Library Aide - Sierra Vista Campus

Cochise College Sierra Vista, AZ
  • Expired: May 30, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

The Student - Library Aide is responsible for providing support to the Library Department by performing a variety of computer, clerical, and library duties in a school library, and providing general information and assistance to students and staff.

Note: Cochise College requires a post offer, pre-employment background screening of all employees.

Position is open until filled with applications reviewed upon receipt and may close at any time.


Duties and Responsibilities: Within the scope of college policies and procedures, this position:

Operates all computers, printers and software applicable to the library/media center, including use of CD- ROM, Internet, electronic catalog circulation program, word processing, desktop publishing and spreadsheet applications

Assists students and staff in using online or CD-ROM reference databases

Assists staff and students to locate and check out books and materials

Assists in the instruction of staff and students in the use and operation of networked computers, software and related resources

Operates audiovisual equipment such as the laminating machine, printer, microfiche readers, and copy machine

Performs a variety of clerical duties, including processing and maintaining library media, entering records and files, maintaining schedules for use of computers, library media center, books and related reference materials, and assembling packets and materials for students

Helps conduct periodic inventories of book collection, materials, software and equipment as assigned, participates in ordering and maintaining supplies and equipment, store and discard materials according to standard procedures

Helps maintain the physical appearance and ease of use of the library

Evaluates and maintains orderliness of shelved materials, shelve books, periodicals and newspapers, pulls and routes materials in need of mending, binding, repairing, or discarding

Supervises the library and the computer lab

Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor

General Expectations: Employees are expected to accomplish assigned duties in an efficient, effective and competent manner and to strive for improvement and excellence in all work performed. Additionally, employees must understand the comprehensive role of the community college and cooperate and work harmoniously with students, faculty and staff, and the public. Employees will follow all college policies, rules, regulations and guidelines as they relate to this position.

Education and Experience Requirements:
Enrollment at Cochise College with a minimum of 6 credits per semester and 3 credits in the summer
Possess and maintain a 2.0 G.P.A or higher
Students attending Cochise College on an F-1 Visa require full-time enrollment with a minimum of 12 credits per semester and six credits in the summer

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of and ability to follow college policies and procedures
Knowledge of current technologies and word processing, database, presentation, and spreadsheet software, specifically Microsoft Office applications
Knowledge of the proper operation of and the ability to use personal computers and standard office equipment
Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, and to relate to others in a professional, helpful manner
Ability to relate to a diverse population and to maintain composure when faced with difficult situations
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, other department staff, students and the public

Work Environment: Work is primarily performed under general supervision.  Incumbent generally performs work in a typical office setting with appropriate climate controls. Evening and/or weekend work may be required.

Physical Requirements: Essential functions of this position require: lifting, manual dexterity, ability to communicate.

Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body; involves sitting majority of time; walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met

Mental Application:  Utilizes memory for details, verbal instructions, emotional stability, critical thinking, adaptability and creative problem solving skills are important Employment Type: Student

Cochise College


Sierra Vista, AZ