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Student Worker, Beatley Library - Simmons University, Boston, MA

This position provides reference, circulation, and Interlibrary Loan services to members of the Simmons community.

Work Schedule: This position is specifically intended to fill a Sunday opening shift (9:45 a.m.), ideally for the entire academic year (Fall/Spring 2019/2020). Additional shifts may be taken based on availability.

Pay Rate: $16/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.

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


  • 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

Job link is here: R06257 Interlibrary Loan Assistant - Student (General) (Open)

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