Student Library Assistant

WCMQ Department: Health Sciences Library 

Work Days: Sunday-Thursday 

Position ID: LIB-SU23-001

Hours per week: 20

Position Timeframe: June 1st, 2023 to August 17th, 2023

Number of Openings: 1

Deadline to apply: May 24th, 2023

Position Responsibilities:

  • Assist staff with day-to-day operations of the Library Reading Room and the provision of library services.
  • Required to perform basic library searches, data entry, maintain statistics and keep good order of the space.
  • Assist users in a timely and courteous manner while maintaining confidentiality.
  • Work effectively in teams and independently with minimal supervision within a culturally diverse environment.
  • Provide supervisor with feedback for continuous improvement and liaise and provide outreach with students and student groups.
  • Special projects may be assigned depending on skills and capabilities

Position Expectations

  • Knowledge of online searching
  • Knowledge of library resources, including books and databases
  • Knowledge of alpha-numeric classification systems, Library of Congress preferred
  • Knowledge of biomedical research trends and terminology preferred
  • Exceptional customer service skills required
  • Responsible and conscientious with attention to detail
  • Physical demands associated with this position include lifting, shelving, and pushing
  • Experience in customer service or library setting preferred


  • Starting rate of 40 QAR per hour