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Resource Sharing Assistant, MIT Libraries, Cambridge, MA

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, scan articles and book chapters, 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 asap and continue through December 2019, with the potential for position extension.
Monday-Friday: 20 - 25 hours per week between the hours of 10:00am - 3:30pm daily
Individuals must be available every day.

Hourly Rate: $13.50/hour. [This position is temporary and ineligible for MIT benefits.]

Contact: Georgina Lewis at Please include a resume/cover letter as well as information about potential start dates.

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