Library Materials Handling Assistant (6 Months; Onsite)

The Claremont Colleges Services

Library Materials Handling Assistant (6 Months; Onsite)

  • Institution: The Claremont Colleges Services
  • Location: Claremont, CA US

Library Materials Handling Assistant (6 Months; Onsite)

  • The Claremont Colleges Services | Claremont, CA US
  • Hourglass IconJob Post Expiration: January 30, 2023
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Job TitleLibrary Materials Handling Assistant (6 Months; Onsite)

Position TypeFull Time

Job Category Staff

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Location Claremont, CA US

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Library Materials Handling Assistant (6 Months; Onsite)


The Claremont Colleges Services (TCCS) is the central coordinating and support organization for a highly regarded cluster of seven independent colleges known as The Claremont Colleges. TCCS with a staff of 300, provides exceptional shared services to 9,000 students, and almost 3,600 faculty and staff. TCCS staff work in both student-facing services as well as administrative and operational services. Our numerous departments are located throughout The Claremont Colleges campus in the beautiful city of Claremont, California.




The Claremont Colleges Services seeks a dependable and eager-to-learn individual for a six-month position as Materials Handling Assistant for The Claremont Colleges Library.


The Materials Handling Assistant focuses on tasks related to the physical collections including handling of physical materials, shelving, shelf-reading, general stacks maintenance, and inventory related tasks in all library locations. Specific duties include:


• Shelving


• General stacks maintenance tasks such as shelf-reading, shifting, monitoring, and labeling ranges, adjusting shelves, etc.


• Assisting with ongoing inventory, weeding, course readings, and other projects involving the physical collections


• Pulling and reshelving items as needed to assist Resource Sharing and User Services


Work Schedule: This position will work 40 hours per week from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday for 6 months from hiring date. You may be required to work some holiday, weekend, and/or evening hours. The work hours may vary due to the needs of the organization or business unit.


Vaccination: TCCS requires the COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment. New employees are required to present evidence of complete COVID-19 vaccination within 30 calendar days of hire, unless a medical or religious accommodation or exemption is requested and granted.




Pay: $18.00 per hour.


Benefits: Due to the temporary nature of this position, it is only eligible for the following benefits: medical insurance (after 60 days of employment working at least 30 hours per week) California Sick Leave, workers’ compensation, disability, Medicare, and social security. Benefits are subject to the terms and conditions in the plan documents/policies.




You are dependable, have a positive attitude, and arrive at work punctually as scheduled. You are a quick learner, work well with diverse individuals, and enjoy the library environment.


Education and Experience: This is an entry-level position requiring a high school diploma or the equivalent. No experience is required.


In addition, you have:


• Knowledge and understanding of the Library of Congress classification system or a desire and ability to learn quickly.


• Read, write, and understand English.


• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.


• Ability to do detail-oriented work.


• Ability to work effectively in a team environment.


• Must be reliable and punctual.


Physically you can:


• Frequently lift up to 30 pounds without assistance.


• Frequently push a fully loaded book cart.




Applications received by Monday, January 9, 2023 will receive first consideration. Review of applications will commence immediately. Applications are only accepted through our applicant portal at


• Resume: Please have a Resume as a Word or PDF file ready to upload to complete your application.


About The Claremont Colleges Library


We partner with faculty, students, and staff to provide a vital physical and digital center for research, teaching, learning, and other forms of intellectual engagement at The Claremont Colleges. Our Core Values explain why we take such pride in our work. They are the source of our passion, energy, professionalism, and productivity. These commonly shared values guide everything we do: User-centeredness, inclusivity, innovation, collaboration, education, community, discovery, stewardship. Learn more about us at




This job description defines the essential job duties of this position. The Claremont Colleges Services expects that employees hired for this position can perform the essential functions of this job without imposing risk of substantial harm to the health or safety of themselves or others. It may also include marginal functions, generally defined within Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).




This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position. When duties and responsibilities change and develop, The Claremont Colleges Services will review this job description and make changes of business necessity.


Equal Opportunity Employer:


TCCS is an equal opportunity employer. TCCS managers make employment decisions on the basis of merit, with the aim to have the best available person in every job. TCCS prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), gender (including gender identity and gender expression), national origin or ancestry, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, sexual orientation, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), military or veteran status, and status with regard to public assistance, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law or ordinance or regulation. TCCS also prohibits discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of these characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of these characteristics. All such discrimination is unlawful.


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