Employment Opportunities

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


The William R. and Norma B. Harvey is seeking applicants for the position of Library Clerk.

This position assists with the implementation and delivery of efficient and customer-oriented programs and services for the George Foster Peabody Special Collection. This is a grant- paid position.

Duties and Responsibilities

The job duties of the Library Clerk are as follows:

  1. Provide patrons with assistance by answering questions related to the collection.

  2. Assist with supervision of student workers.

  3. Maintain collections by shelving materials and shelf-reading.

  4. Compile and maintain statistics relative to collection usage and provide assistance with the preparation of departmental reports.

  5. Assist in collection digitization projects.

  6. Serve on committees and initiatives.

  7. Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule.

  • Willingness to engage students in the learning process.


  • Minimum one year previous experience working in an environment preferred.
  • Knowledge of computer applications.

  • 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 eitherin person, via email at HROffice@hamptonu.edu, orfaxto (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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