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Library Student Worker ll, Simmons University, Boston, MA

POSITION DESCRIPTION
This position provides reference, circulation, and interlibrary loan services to members of the Simmons community.

Work Schedule: Tuesdays and Thursdays 12PM - 4P
Pay Rate: $15/hour

**Please note, this position is open to current SLIS students who have completed LIS 407 and/or LIS 415.  See below for more details.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides reference service in person, by phone, via email and chat, to Simmons Community members, FLO Consortium members, alumnae/i,  and guest patrons (**pre-requisite: completion of LIS 407)
  • Provides check-in/out of reserves and circulating materials
  • Addresses issues with borrowers' records
  • Maintains  users' privacy
  • Performs Library opening and closing duties as scheduled
  • Assists patrons using and troubleshooting equipment such as computers, printers (multi-function devices), and closed-circuit television
  • Fills requests from other libraries for materials from Beatley (interlibrary loan - lending)
  • Fills requests from users for materials from other libraries (**interlibrary loan - borrowing; pre-requisite: completion of LIS 415)
  • Fills requests from users for materials from Beatley (document delivery)
  • Fills requests from faculty for materials to be placed on course reserve
  • Assists in the creation of physical and virtual displays of items from the Library's collections
  • Shelf-reads and shelves materials in addition to stacks and collections projects as assigned
  • Performs other duties or projects as assigned


QUALIFICATIONS
Required:

  • Current enrollment in the Simmons SLIS program
  • Completion of LIS 407: Information Sources and Services and/or LIS 415: Information Organization
  • A commitment to providing excellent customer service
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

Preferred:

  • Minimum of two full semesters remaining in the program
  • Previous employment experience
  • Experience working or volunteering in libraries
  • Familiarity with Atlas Systems' ILLiad (interlibrary loan software) and Innovative Interfaces, Inc.'s Millennium (integrated library system)
  • Available to work up to 20 hours per week


HOW TO APPLY
To apply, please complete an employment profile in Workday, and follow the instructions listed, including uploading a resume and cover letter in a single PDF document.

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