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Library Assistants (Casual On-Call) Wanted by Flemming College Canada


Casual Part-time; scheduled for short-term durations on an as needed basis.

Locations Include: Peterborough (Sutherland) and/or Lindsay (Frost) Campus. Please specify in your application which location(s) you are able to work.
We are building a casual pool of Library Assistants to fill short-term contracts during our peak times. Fleming College Libraries are open evenings and weekends throughout the academic year.


Due to the short-term nature and relative immediacy of these vacancies we would like to assemble a pool of individuals who could be contacted on short notice for these casual assignments.

Typical duties of a Library Assistant may include but are not limited to some of the following:

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  • Providing customer service to Fleming College students which includes answering research and reference questions, fielding service and directional questions and basic IT troubleshooting;
  • Technical services (cataloguing and processing Library material);
  • Running reports from the Integrated Library System (Sirsi);
  • Managing the Reserve shelves; and
  • Other projects as assigned.


What We Are Looking For:


We are looking for individuals that have:

A relevant combination of experience and education which should include a 2-year diploma for Library Technician

A minimum of 2 years’ experience in an automated library environment using technology and web-based research and reference and library tools. 

Ideal candidates should have experience working in a customer service front-line environment and using database, spreadsheet, word processing and email applications as well as be comfortable and able to work independently or in a team environment; whilst staying organized and prioritizing their own work.