Williams College

100 Spring StreetSuite 201
Williamstown, MA 01267

Date Posted:
July 22, 2019

Western Massachusetts



Access Services Late Night/Weekend Assistant


Access Services Late Night/Weekend Assistant
Williams College Libraries

The Williams Libraries are searching for an energetic, detail, and customer service-oriented person to join our Access Services team. The Access Service Late Night and Weekend Assistant provides the best possible service to all library patrons by following and administering policies and procedures as they relate to the circulation of Sawyer Library collections. The successful candidate will provide late evening and early morning supervision of the Circulation Desk and monitoring of the building. This is a benefited part-time (25 hrs./wk.), 9-month appointment reporting to the Head of Access Services.

Williams continues to transform its student body in terms of socioeconomic status, ethnicity, and nationality. We seek candidates who are excited to work in an academic library where students are broadly diverse with regard to gender and gender identity, race, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive community and strongly encourages candidates from underrepresented groups or who have experience working with a broadly diverse population to apply.

The regular weekly schedule is Sunday 6:30p.m. - 2:30a.m., and Monday - Thursday 10p.m. - 2:30a.m. This position does not work summers nor Januarys. The Late Night/Weekend Assistant is responsible for supervising the Circulation Desk and the students hired to help staff the desk during the late-night and weekend hours. This position is responsible for ensuring the highest standards of customer service and helping to maintain and manage the lending of resources for the Sawyer Library. The successful candidate must be detail-oriented and possess a strong dedication to customer service. The ability to apply and administer policies with diplomacy is fundamental to this position. The applicant will need to possess the ability to work as a team and individually. The ability to lift, bend, push, stand, and sit are necessary for this position.


Qualified candidates should have an Associate's degree or a minimum of two years of college. This position requires excellent attention to detail. Strong oral and written communication skills are essential, as are organizational and computer skills.

For optimal consideration, please submit resume materials by Aug 18, 2019. Review of resumes will continue until the position is filled.

Candidates selected for interview should be prepared to discuss how they intend to support and promote a diverse, inclusive, and equitable campus community.

How To Apply:

Employment at Williams is contingent on the verification of background information submitted by the applicant, including the completion of a criminal record check, and education when applicable.

To apply for this position, please visitstaff-careers.williams.edu. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us via phone at (413) 597-4247 or email athr@williams.edu.

Beyond fully meeting its legal obligations for non-discrimination, the college is committed to building and supporting a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and thrive.


Apply by:
August 18, 2019
About this Organization:
Williams is a coeducational liberal arts institution located in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts with access to the culturally rich cities of Albany, Boston, and New York City. The College is committed to building and supporting a diverse population of approximately 2,000 students, and to fostering an inclusive faculty, staff and curriculum. Williams has built its reputation on outstanding teaching and scholarship and on the academic excellence of its students.