Staff Positions

Available Staff Positions


Weekend Library Assistant

Department: Library                        

Status:  Part-Time, Non-Exempt                                              

Reports To: Library Director 


Application Deadline:

June 30, 2021.  Please submit application and resume to


Effective Date:

Effective August 2021.  A six-month probationary period is in effect for all non-exempt employees.


Position Summary:

Assists patrons on weekends in the use of library services and assists librarians by performing the duties described below. This is a Fall & Spring semester position only (i.e., does not include Summer session). Approximately 15 hours per week during Fall & Spring.

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 on weekends.

  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 (A. A.) 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.



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.