Resource Sharing Assistant, MIT Libraries, Cambridge, MA

MIT Libraries - Resource Sharing Assistant

Resource Sharing Unit

(Part-time Temporary Position) 

The MIT Libraries Resource Sharing department seeks a part-time temporary Resource Sharing Assistant.

MIT's Resource Sharing service allows reciprocal borrowers, academic and public libraries, and private institutions access to materials held in the MIT Libraries' collections in print or digital format. The service allows members of the MIT community to access materials not held in the MIT Libraries' collections in print or digital format. It also supports the unmediated borrowing services for BorrowDirect.


Key Duties: Under the supervision of the Resource Sharing Associate, the assistant will process incoming/outgoing mail, prep books for circulation in ILLiad, BorrowDirect/Relais, and Aleph, and perform other tasks as needed.


Position Requirements: Good communication skills, punctuality, attendance, and attention to details are required as is the capacity to perform repetitive tasks. Ability to lift boxes weighing as much as 40 lbs. Previous library experience a plus.


Schedule: Begin early January 2018 (preferably by the week of January 8th) and continue through May 2018, with the potential for position extension.


20 hours per week between the hours of 11:00am - 3:30pm.

Individuals must be available every day.

Hourly Rate: $13/hour. [This position is temporary and ineligible for MIT benefits.]

Contact: Georgina Lewis, Please also include information about potential start dates.

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