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Ambrose Library: Part-Time Student Library Assistant

Thank you for your interest in joining the Library team!

We do not have any current openings.

If you'd like to send in your resume for future consideration, send it to the library ( We keep resumes on file, and may reach out if a future opportunity arises.

Refer to the job description below for an outline of the role and the qualities we're looking for in successful applicants!


Student Library Assistants typically:

  • Answer in person, email, and over-the-phone questions
  • Check out and return books, process hold requests
  • Help students learn and utilize the library’s resources (search for & find books, articles, etc.)
  • Maintain an atmosphere conducive to study for library patrons
  • Shelve books, process new books
  • Carry out opening/closing library procedures
  • Perform any other duties as determined by Library Staff

To succeed in the job, Student Library Assistants:

  • Act with integrity: We deal with personal data, so understanding and respect for confidentiality is a “must have”.
  • Pay attention to detail: This job is very detail-oriented, so consistency in the little things is important.
  • Communicate effectively: Working with patrons can be both challenging and rewarding – conveying information clearly is very important in this role.
  • Are time efficient & a self-starter: Student Library Assistants often complete tasks unsupervised, so efficient use of time and the ability to take initiative are expected.

Experience required:

  • No direct library experience is necessary as training will be provided.
  • Experience in a customer service environment will be considered an asset.
  • Working knowledge of the library’s catalogue and databases will be considered an asset.

Additional Information:

  • Employment is contingent upon satisfactory criminal background check.
  • Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada.

Ambrose University is committed to employment diversity and encourages applications from all qualified women and men, members of visible minorities, indigenous peoples, and persons with disabilities.