About College of the Holy Cross:
Founded in 1843 in Worcester, Massachusetts, the College of the Holy Cross is among the nation’s leading liberal arts institutions. A highly selective, four-year, exclusively undergraduate college of 2,800 students, Holy Cross is renowned for offering a rigorous, personalized education in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition.
Holy Cross highly values the unique skills, perspective, talents and passion that each employee contributes to its learning community. To work at The College is to accept an invitation to participate in the growth and development of all campus members–students, faculty and staff. The College’s commitment to diversity is an important feature of the Holy Cross education. Informed by the presence of diverse interpretations of the human experience, Holy Cross is building a community marked by freedom, mutual respect, and civility. We seek others who support our values of diversity and inclusiveness. Job candidates of all diverse backgrounds who embrace the open and inclusive culture of Holy Cross are welcome and encouraged to apply.
The Fenwick Music Library at College of the Holy Cross is a branch library dedicated to serving the college’s music community. Staffed by a Music Librarian, a Music Library Assistant, and a student staff of 25 student workers, the library supports the curriculum of the Music Department’s classes, students, and faculty by providing access to a sizeable and significant collection of music materials. Under the direction of the Music Librarian, the Music Library Assistant assists with daily library operations and provides public services for the Music Library by executing paraprofessional tasks, following established methods and protocols. Assists patrons with library requests (students, faculty, staff, and community members), answers basic and directional reference questions, trains and supervises student staff, oversees technical processing of music materials and bindery shipments, copy-catalogs music materials (primarily scores and sound recordings), oversees the circulation of music materials and contributes to updated circulation policies, coordinates both print and electronic course reserves, and provides clerical support. Oversees library opening and closing procedures, manages office supply inventory, maintains music practice room schedules, troubleshoots library problems including technological issues, and manages collection statistics. Other duties as assigned. This is a full-time, non-exempt position. The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action in the workplace.
Some knowledge of music (e.g. experience with an instrument, ability to read music) is required. Bachelor’s degree required; coursework or degree in Music is preferred. Prior customer service experience required; prior library experience preferred. Prior supervisory experience preferred. A working knowledge of both PCs and Macs required; must be competent with Microsoft Office. Must have the ability to troubleshoot problems with computers, printers, and AV equipment such as DVD players, projectors, CD players, and turntables. Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills required. Occasional light lifting.
Current work schedule:
Monday – Friday: 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. (while classes are in session)
Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (otherwise)
This is a full time, non-exempt level position.
The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action in the workplace.
A member of the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts (HECCMA).
To review our Employee Benefit Options, please go to: https://www.holycross.edu/human-resources/benefits