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Access Services Specialist, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Access Services actively supports the mission of the Harvard Library by delivering a high standard of service; cultivating a welcoming environment that is supportive to academic research and inquiry; stewarding the University collection; and connecting the academic community to the vast array of library resources. We support the teaching and scholarly mission of the University through collaborative partnerships with the community of students, scholars, and professionals at Harvard and beyond.

Under general supervision, this full-time position performs duties within the Access Services Department to provide access to the Harvard Library collection.  Reporting to the Access Services Librarian for the Law and Divinity libraries, this position has on-site responsibility for assuring the smooth functioning of Circulation and Access Services at the Harvard Law School Library and Andover Harvard Theological Library, and assists with the oversight of the physical facilities during assigned hours.

Assigned hours are: Sunday - Thursday 2:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.  Library hours may vary from the formal University calendar. The regular schedule for this position may include work on holidays, inclement weather and official University closings. Assigned hours may change throughout the year based on the Academic Calendar. Approval for requests for time off during these periods is at the discretion of the supervisor based on business need.

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