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Library Marketing Assistant

DESCRIPTION: The library seeks to increase student traffic by providing both academic and non-academic events, and promoting them accordingly. The Library Marketing assistant assists in this promotion and this position offers varied hours. Hours spent on preparation and promotion may be very flexible while event set-up and monitoring hours will be very fixed. The average number of hours per week required by this position will be 4-6. Specific hours are decided by mutual agreement between the supervisor and the student when hired.
This position is ideal for someone who is interested in a career in marketing or advertising and reports to the Library Administration staff.  The duties of the position include but are not necessarily limited to the following:

Duties are as follows:

  • Assist in posting flyers and distributing handouts promoting library services and events
  • Assist in setting up and monitoring key library events: Banned Books Week – open house, Murder Mystery, City Lights, other events as scheduled
  • Taking snapshots during events
  • Compile event feedback information from surveys or evaluations gathered about the event
  • Assist in setting up library display areas

QUALIFICATIONS:  The ideal Library Marketing Assistant candidate is required to possess all of the following:

  • Ability to work independently
  • Willingness to approach fellow students
  • Excellent listening and speaking skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Professional and courteous manner
  • Ability to complete mandatory circulation training

Highly desirable qualities:

  • Willingness to be flexible, creative and to try new things
  • Outgoing personality
  • Basic artistic ability (sign and banner making)
  • Ability to relate the needs of the “average” Albright student

WAGES: The library currently pays minimum wage $7.25/hour for this position after a students passes their probationary/trainee period. Students advance by demonstrating their mastery of the duties they perform, as enumerated on the skill list for their position and their attitude as evaluated by their supervisors. Formal evaluations occur annually.


Approved: May 1, 2006

Updated: August 11, 2011