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Library Assistants, Harvard College Library, Cambridge, MA

The Judaica Department with the Harvard College Library is currently hiring two less than half time employees.

1. Temporary Library Assistant (Hebrew)

Supervised by the Lee M. Friedman Judaica Technical Services Librarian, assists in a variety of activities to help prepare Judaica Division data for migration to a new online system in July 2018. This is a less than half time appointment, working less than 17.5 hours per week. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Updates bibliographic, holding, and item records and may assist in the processing of invoices. Performs related duties as required.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Fluent knowledge of Hebrew. Facility in learning new computer programs. Ability to work independently, with judgment as to when  to consult  a supervisor.

EEO Statement:

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

To apply, send your cover letter and resume to juddiv@fas.harvard.edu

2. Temporary Library Assistant (Western European Languages)

Supervised by the Lee M. Friedman Judaica Technical Services Librarian, assists in a variety of activities to help prepare Judaica Division data for migration to a new online system in July 2018. This is a less than half time appointment, working less than 17.5 hours per week. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Updates bibliographic, holding, and item records and may assist in the processing of invoices. Performs related duties as required.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Very strong knowledge of German or French. Familiarity with other Western European languages highly desirable. Facility in learning new computer programs. Ability to work independently, with judgement as to when to consult a supervisor.

EEO Statement:
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color. religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

To apply, send your cover letter and resume to juddiv@fas.harvard.edu.

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