Staff Positions

Available Staff Positions


Night Time Library Assistant

Department: Library                          

Status: Part-Time, Non-Exempt (9 Months)                                             

Reports To: Library Director  


Application Deadline:

Open until filled.  Please submit application and resume to


Effective Date:

Effective immediately.  A six-month probationary period is in effect for all non-exempt employees.


Position Summary:

To maintain general library operations three-four nights per week between Sunday – Thursday evenings, when a librarian is not on duty. This is a Fall & Spring semester position only (i.e., does not include Summer session).  Approximately 28 hours per week during Fall & Spring.  Typically includes Sunday & Wednesday evening shifts.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Staff the circulation & reference areas of the library.
  2. Perform assigned tasks while maintaining the circulation desk.
  3. Supervise the student workers on duty.
  4. Make ad hoc decisions regarding library procedures and operations when a librarian is not on duty.
  5. Responsible for maintaining a library atmosphere.
  6. Close and secure the library each evening.
  7. Assist with cataloging duties and other special projects.
  8. Maintain and troubleshoot the printers and computers in the library.
  9. Be responsible for students and the building in case of emergency.



Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Applicant should be responsible and self-motivated with good interpersonal skills. Reliability is crucial. Must be able to handle multiple tasks.



$8.30 per hour



No benefits offered for part-time positions.


Freed-Hardeman University is an academic community, associated with churches of Christ, which is dedicated to providing excellent undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs. The mission of Freed-Hardeman University is to help students develop their God-given talents for His glory by empowering them with an education that integrates Christian faith, scholarship, and service.

Pursuant to this mission and Section 703(e)(2) of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Freed-Hardeman University exercises a preference for applicants active within the churches of Christ. Freed-Hardeman University complies with all applicable federal and state non-discrimination laws and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or prior military service in the administration of its employment practices.



Step 1: 

Complete the online staff application for employment.

Step 2:

Submit your cover letter and resume to

A PDF version of the application is also available. For accessibility or ADA accommodation questions, please email

Your Right to Know

As provided by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998, prospective employees of Freed-Hardeman University are entitled to request and receive a copy of the FHU Security Report. The FHU Security Report can be accessed here. This report includes crime statistics on certain reportable crimes.

Anyone desiring a paper copy of this report may contact the Campus Safety and Security office at 731-989-6911.