Learning Commons Library Associate
Learning Commons Library Associate

Job Purpose
Towson University’s Albert S. Cook Library seeks an energetic, customer-centered Library Associate to provide traditional and online research services in a high demand environment, to a diverse community of students, faculty, staff, and the general public. The normal schedule for this position will be Sunday 2 p.m. – 10 p.m. and Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. with some variation in work hours between academic sessions.

Provide research assistance utilizing print and electronic resources to the Towson University community; provide support to Research and Instruction Librarians in instruction and in other reference services; assist patrons using library technology; and troubleshoot equipment problems in the library’s Learning Commons and classrooms.

Bachelor’s degree and two years of related experience to include using electronic resources, providing reference assistance to patrons, and troubleshooting problems with computers and printers. Excellent customer service, interpersonal and communications skills required. Proficiency in web navigating and using common software programs, and flexibility in a changing technological environment required.

Except for qualifications established by law, additional related experience and formal education in which one has gained the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the work of the job class may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience.

A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.

Salary and Benefits
Competitive salary and full University benefits that include 22 days of annual leave, up to 14 holidays, personal and sick days; excellent health, life, and retirement plans; and tuition remission. To learn more about our benefits, click here.

This position will be open for a minimum of 14 days. Cover letter and resume are requested, but not required.

To view and apply to current job openings please visit www.towson.edu/jobs.

Office of Human Resources
8000 York Road
Towson, Maryland

Towson University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to: adarequest@towson.edu.

Towson University is a smoke-free campus.

Additional Information
Position Type: Employee
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Contact Information
Bonnie Yourik
Towson University
8000 York Road
Towson, 21252