Employment Opportunities

Library Assistant
Harvey Library
Date Posted:
Closing Date:
Open Until filled


Perform all duties associated with the implementation and delivery of efficient and effective interlibrary loan services for the university libraries.

Duties and Responsibilities

The job duties of the Library Assistant for Interlibrary Loan are as follow: 

  • Submit requests from the Hampton University community of users to other libraries using the Illiad Interlibrary Loan software system.

  • Download and update interlibrary loan lending requests. 

  • Prepare items received from other libraries for patron pickup. 

  • Answer questions for member libraries concerning interlibrary loan requests and activities.

  • Maintain adequate supplies of materials needed for interlibrary loan processing.

  • Maintain statistical data on interlibrary loan activities.

  • Staff reference and other service desks as needed. 

  • Promote interlibrary loan services to the university community through various methods of outreach.

  • Preform other duties assigned by supervisor. 


  • Knowledge of computer applications, and ability to learn specialized library software, including OCLC, required.

  • Ability to pay attention to details required.

  • High level of accuracy required.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule.

  • Willingness to engage students in the learning process.


  • Associate’s degree strongly preferred.

  • Minimum one year previous experience working in a library environment preferred. 

  • Must be able to work some evenings and weekends.

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and a completed Application for Educational Support Staff Employment either in person, via email at HROffice@hamptonu.edu, or fax to (757) 727-5969: 

Office of Human Resources

Hampton University

Hampton, VA 23668

 **No phone calls

**Incomplete applications will not be considered

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