Evening and Weekend Circulation Assistant

Job Type

Part Time




60 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York
New York
United States


This position for management and oversight of library circulation activities on evenings and weekend; supervise student workers, handle reading room maintenance and related tasks.  

Please note, this is a 32 hour/week, 42 week/year position.


  • Train, supervise, and schedule student workers who staff the library circulation desk.
  • Perform circulation activities on library Innovative Interfaces Sierra system.
  • Handle reading room maintenance, shelving, and shelf-reading.
  • In conjunction with other members of the circulation team, professional librarians, and student workers, handle annual library collection inventory.
  • Perform monetary transactions on library cash register.
  • Assist patrons with all circulation matters, including disputes about missing items, fines, and overdue materials.
  • Handle problems with library photocopying machines.
  • Manage library new books shelf.
  • Assist with management of library reserves.
  • Prepare and revise procedure manuals and related documentation, as required.
  • May perform reference transactions when a Librarian is unavailable.
  • During the nine months of the academic year, work Saturday, Sunday, and selected evening hours. 
  • Perform related duties as assigned to support the School and department operations.


  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in music.
  • Previous library experience.
  • Knowledge of classical music, including the ability to read music.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as the ability to function efficiently within a busy and demanding work environment.
  • Ability to deal calmly and effectively with patron issues.
  • Strong commitment to library service.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply


The Juilliard School has an ongoing commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusiveness throughout the community and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of the School's administration.