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Library Assistant, Wellesley Free Library, Wellesley, MA

LIBRARY ASSISTANT

(PART-TIME) 

TOWN OF WELLESLEY 

The Wellesley Free Library (WFL) is seeking a fearless, flexible and fun part-time (16 hours/week) Library Assistant in the Circulation Department. Duties include providing excellent customer service at the Main and Branch Libraries, checking in and checking out of library materials; assisting patrons in the use of self-check terminals; shelving materials; shelf-reading; assisting customers at public service desks; filling items on daily paging list; dispensing general information to customers; performing network transfer functions; and other assigned duties. The work schedule may include one evening per week, frequent Saturdays, and one Sunday per month. The requirements are a High School diploma or equivalent; working knowledge of automated systems; excellent interpersonal, oral communication and customer service skills; and six months of clerical work experience. The hourly rate is $18.32 and the position is not benefit eligible. 

 

To apply, submit a Town of Wellesley job application or a cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Department, Town Hall, 525 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA 02482 or e-mail as a Word document or PDF to hr@wellesleyma.gov by August 2, 2018.  AA/EOE

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Library Reference Assistant, MCPHS University, Boston, MA

Library Reference Assistant (part-time)

MCPHS University

Boston, MA Campus

 

For nearly 200 years, MCPHS University, formerly known as Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, has been at the forefront of innovation in the healthcare world.  We take pride in our history, yet are motivated by a curiosity about the future.  That's why we are constantly updating our state-of-the-art labs, innovating our curriculums, and adding programs to coincide with the needs of an ever-changing healthcare landscape. 

 

Faculty and staff continue to bring their talents and skills to MCPHS University to contribute to our mission of guiding and supporting students toward successful and sustainable careers in healthcare.  Whatever position an employee holds, their efforts make an important impact on the overall quality of campus life. Employees are an integral part of a community that is proud of its heritage and the accomplishments that make MCPHS University a first-class educational institution.

 

Responsibilities: 

The Library Reference Assistant provides support to staff the reference desk and assists patrons in locating and using print and electronic library resources. 

  • Troubleshoot basic computer problems and communicate with the Information Services Help Desk as needed
  • Communicate with patrons in-person and via chat, email, and telephone
  • Collect statistics relating to reference transactions and other library operations
  • Handle other special projects as assigned.
  • Work hours are typically scheduled between 10am-7pm, Monday-Friday, although some evenings and weekends may be required.

This is a temporary, part-time (up to 17 hours per week) position, and is not eligible for benefits.

 

Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the supervisor.

 

Qualifications:

Required: 

  • A bachelor's degree
  • Current enrollment in a library science program or an earned  library assistant degree or certificate
  • Strong commitment to excellent customer service
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and public relations skills
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment
  • Ability to manage time effectively
  • General office experience and comfort with computers, MS Office and basic Internet skills
  • Interest in acquiring new skills in a rapidly changing environment

Desired: 

  • Experience working in a library or office environment
  • Knowledge of electronic and print library resources, library circulation systems and online library catalogs
  • Knowledge of health information, including medical terminology and medical reference sources

To apply, please visit https://careers-mcphs.icims.com/jobs/3090/library-reference-assistant-%28part-time%29/job

Attach a cover letter and a resume. No phone calls, please. Principals only. No relocation available. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. MCPHS University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the University's diversity are welcome to apply.

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Library Assistant, Wareham Free Library, Wareham, MA

The Town of Wareham's Human Resources Office, on behalf of the Wareham Free Library, is accepting applications for the position of Library Assistant I. Saturdays and some evenings required.

The successful applicant will perform the duties of a Library Assistant I: charges and discharges books and materials at the circulation desk, answers telephones, assists patrons in locating and retrieving books and materials, shelves, repairs and restores books, and performs other relevant duties as requested by the Library Director.

Qualifications

High School Graduate or the equivalent, experience dealing with the public desirable or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Full/Part Time

Part Time

Salary

15.25 hour

How to Apply

Please submit a letter of interest and resume or Employment Application to the Human Resources Director:

Dorene M. Allen-England, Esq.

Memorial Town Hall

54 Marion Road, Wareham, MA 02571

Dallen-england@wareham.ma.us

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Library Reference Assistant, Dana Hall School, Wellesley, MA

Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of Library Reference Assistant. The individual in this position will be accountable for:
  • Assisting the library staff to support the smooth operation of the library and its programs
  • Supervising students using the library and offering support and guidance, as needed
  • Supervising on-duty student employees
  • Overseeing and processing library overdue notices
  • Managing periodical and video collection (processing, ordering, weeding)
  • Managing course reserves, recent acquisitions, and holds
  • Conducting formal and informal reference interviews with students
  • Coordinating interior displays with library staff and faculty 
Candidates should have excellent interpersonal skills, an ability to work collaboratively and independently, research and reference skills or coursework, enjoy reading and working with adolescent girls, and have comfort supervising teens. Work experience in a school or library environment, experience with library management and citation software, and proficiency utilizing databases are preferred. Other requirements include a Bachelor's degree, proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google Apps, as well as experience using Apple products and social media applications. Candidates must be able to remain seated for extended periods of time, as well as lift and move product up to 60 lbs.
 
Successful candidates will be creative, curious and detail-oriented with strong organizational, communication and accurate record-keeping skills as well as have a strong work ethic and an ability to work effectively and multi-task in an active school environment. Candidates should be comfortable with rapidly changing technologies and have experience providing library services to young people.
 
This a part-time position during the academic year from late August through June. The Library Reference Assistant will work 14 hours per week on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 2:15 to 9:45 p.m. and alternating Sunday evenings from noon to 8:00 p.m. Several additional shifts for professional development, training, school events and holidays are anticipated. The Library Reference Assistant reports to the Library Director.
 
Dana Hall seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to diversity and multicultural educational practices.

​Candidates should submit an application with cover letter and resume through the school website: https://www.danahall.org/page/about-us/job-opportunities

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Archives Assistant, MIT, Cambridge, MA

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Institute Archives and Special Collections

Building 14N-118

77 Massachusetts Ave.

Cambridge, MA  02139

 

 

Temporary Position Available

Archives Assistant (MITemp)

 

Through December 31, 2018 (available immediately)

20-30 hours per week, Monday-Friday between 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM (mornings preferred)

$15.00 per hour.

 

The MIT Institute Archives and Special Collections houses one of the premier collections on the history of science and technology in the United States. The Archives Assistant will work under the direction of the Archivist for Researcher Services to support reference, access and outreach activities.

 

Tasks may vary, but will include: 

  • Managing receipt and return of collections stored off-site (ongoing, daily; ca. 1-2 hrs/day) 
  • Compiling reference statistics (ongoing, monthly) 
  • Supporting reference, access, and outreach activities (ongoing) 
  • Supporting collections activities (occasional)

 

Required: Ability to work independently and with a team important. Accuracy and an eye for detail very important. Must be able to lift record carton size boxes (up to 40 lbs.). Customer service experience. Tolerance for a high degree of ambiguity.

 

Preferred: Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, Notepad, Aleph, Adobe applications, and ArchivesSpace. An appreciation for history. Reference experience in archives or special collections. 

 

Walking distance from MIT/Kendall MBTA stop (Red Line)

 

Email resume to:

Nora Murphy

nmurphy@mit.edu

http://libraries.mit.edu/archives/

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Digitization Assistant, Harvard Law School Library, Cambridge, MA

DIGITIZATION ASSISTANT

Harvard Law School Library Digital Lab

 

The Harvard Law School Library has an immediate opening for a 15-hour per week position to assist in digitizing rare books from our Historical & Special Collections. The Digitization Assistant will report to the Manger, Digital Strategy for Collections and work in close collaboration with the Digital Projects Archivist primarily to grow our collection of digitized legal manuscripts. (See, e.g., Collection of manuscript Magna Cartas and Early English Statutes, ca. 1300-1577.)

 

Core duties include: inventory tracking, preparation of cover sheets for scanning, digital photography with a Zeutschel Omniscan bookscanner and cradle supports for rare books, quality control of images, file renaming, and deposit of digital objects to the Harvard Library Digital Repository Service. The Assistant will occasionally help transport materials to and from Widener Library, for digitization there, and, post-scanning, potentially contribute to enriching metadata of volumes in the Library's repository.

 

The Harvard Law School Library promotes collaboration, innovation of processes and procedures, and high accountability in all phases of digital stewardship. Digitization helps serve our mission to provide open access to the Library's world-class collections.

 

Preference will be given to applicants with experience in handling rare books and special collections, and/or knowledge of hardware and software associated with digital imaging. Careful attention to detail, clear communications, and proficiency and enjoyment working independently and in teams are the essential skills required for the job.

 

Salary: $18.00 per hour

Term: through December 2018, with additional hours dependent upon operational need and funding

 

Please email statements of interest to Stephen Chapman, Manager, Digital Strategy for Collections, Harvard Law School Library, schapman@law.harvard.edu

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Library Assistant, Circulation, Waltham Public Library, Waltham, MA

Enthusiastic individual wanted to work in a busy, team-oriented MLN member library serving a diverse, urban community with an excellent collection of print, audio-visual and online resources.

 

Qualifications include: Associates Degree or 2 years of post-high school education, 6 months of computer experience, 1 year experience working with the public, or any equivalent combination. Strong interest in working with the general public, ability to perform under pressure, ability to work with library staff and a diverse general public in a tactful and courteous manner, good problem solving and computer skills. Superior customer service abilities. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Must pass a pre-employment physical with drug and alcohol screening, a Criminal Offenders Record Information (CORI) and a background check. Full description available at Human Resources Department.

 

Duties may include: Answering telephones, checking materials in and out, registering patrons, account maintenance, processing daily deliveries and other general circulation desk duties as assigned.

 

Preferred qualifications: Fluency in Spanish, Chinese, Haitian Creole or Portuguese; familiarity with III Sierra software.

 

19 hours per week

Weekly schedule to include a morning and afternoon and a minimum of one evening/week, plus a minimum of two Saturdays and one Sunday per month year-round.

$23.31 per hour, pro-rated paid time off

no health or retirement benefits

 

Deadline to apply: Open until filled with preference given to applications received in full by August 10, 2018

 

Qualified candidates should submit, preferably in one complete pdf file:

  • Completed City of Waltham employment application

              ( https://www.city.waltham.ma.us/human-resources-department )

  • Three letters of professional reference

(Must be less than 2 yrs old. Also must be signed or sent directly from source)

  • Resume
  • Letter of interest to:

Mary Gullotti

Human Resources Department, 119 School Street, Waltham, MA 02451

MGullotti@city.waltham.ma.us  /  781-314-3356

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Children's Library Assistant, Waltham Public Library, Waltham, MA

Work in a busy, team-oriented MLN member library serving a diverse community with a collection of over 200,000 items.

 

Qualifications include: Bachelor's degree and at least one year experience working with staff and public in a tactful and courteous manner.  Excellent computer and problem solving skills along with an active interest in new technologies and social media. Superior customer service skills. Strong interest in working with children and their caregivers. Ability to perform detailed work accurately and efficiently with a minimum of supervision. Strong oral and written communication skills. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Must pass a pre-employment physical with drug and alcohol screening, a Criminal Offenders Record Information (CORI) and a background check. Full description available at Human Resources Department.

 

Duties include: Children's desk services including check-in, check-out and renewing materials on the telephone or in person. Working with children, families, educators and day cares to provide access to resources and activities. Other duties include museum pass reservation, outreach to area schools, performing storytime, preparing displays & programming, some collection development and other similar or related work as required.

 

Preferred: Fluency in Spanish, Chinese, Haitian Creole or Portuguese; experience in marketing; outreach and/or social media, familiarity with III Sierra software.

 

35 hours per week including staffing a public service desk a minimum of one evening per week and a minimum of one Saturday and one Sunday per month year-round. Excellent benefits.

 

Starting salary: $50,454.

 

Deadline to apply:  August 10, 2018

 

Qualified candidates should submit, preferably in one complete pdf file:

  • Completed City of Waltham employment application

              ( https://www.city.waltham.ma.us/human-resources-department )

  • Three letters of professional reference

(Must be less than 2 yrs old. Also must be signed or sent directly from source)

  • Resume
  • Letter of interest to:

Mary Gullotti

Human Resources Department, 119 School Street, Waltham, MA 02451

MGullotti@city.waltham.ma.us  /  781-314-3356

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Library Assistant, North Shore Community College, Lynn, MA

Job Description:

Part Time Library Assistant I, Lynn Campus

Two Evenings per week, 4:00pm - 8:00pm and some Saturday mornings during the academic year, 9:00am - 12pm.  Possible extra hours to fill in as needed.

 

General Summary:

North Shore Community College seeks an enthusiastic and service-oriented Library Assistant reporting to the Coordinator of Library Services on the Lynn campus. The Library Assistant will work collaboratively with a team of staff in the public services area to ensure that our students, faculty, and staff have access to all the print and digital resources available to them through the NSCC library.  The successful candidate must enjoy working with our diverse community of users.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Provides a welcoming and helpful first contact to students, faculty, and staff entering the library
  • Assists with circulation and reserves functions for the library
  • Offers assistance in directing those needing information to the proper staff person in the library or elsewhere on campus
  • Assists with collection maintenance projects
  • Runs daily request list and retrieves items to fill interlibrary loan requests
  • Assists in maintaining copiers, printers, and other library equipment
  • Shelves materials in the correct location upon being returned to the library
  • Assists with the collection and record keeping of funds collected in the library in accordance with college policy
  • Serves as a backup for other library staff in their absence
  • Assists with clerical functions including data entry, photocopying, and other tasks as assigned
  • Assists in the opening and/or  closing of the Lynn campus library for evenings and Saturdays
  • Helps to maintain the library in good order
  • Performs other duties, as required

 

Requirements:

  1. High school diploma or equivalent.
  2. Attention to detail and solid organizational skills.
  3. Strong interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to interact with people.
  4. Reliability and dependability are extremely important.
  5. Comfort learning and teaching others how to use new technology and applications.
  6. Experience maintaining and troubleshooting computers and printers.Prior customer service experience.

 

Preferred:

Ability to work independently and collaboratively to achieve common goals;

Interest in learning about and gaining experience working in a library.

 

Additional Information:

Salary: $15.23 per hour

STARTING DATE:  September 5th, 2018

 

North Shore Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on basis of race, creed, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, maternity leave, and national origin in its education programs or employment pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 151B and 151C, Title VI, Civil Rights Act of 1964; Title IX, Education Amendments of 1972; Section 504, Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Americans with Disabilities Act, and regulations promulgated there under, 34 C.F.R. Part 100 (Title VI), Part 106 (Title IX) and Part 104 (Section 504). All inquiries concerning application of the above should be directed to Thanh Giddarie, Director of Human Resources, Affirmative Action Officer, and Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504, at 978 739-5470, 1 Ferncroft Rd. Danvers, MA 01923.

 

Application Instructions:

Please submit resume and cover letter indicating how your experience matches the qualifications of the position.  Resumes will begin to be reviewed starting September 5th and the deadline for applications is August 3rd, 2018.

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Senior Library Assistant, Sargent Memorial Library, Boxborough, MA

Part-Time Senior Library Assistant, Sargent Memorial Library

The Sargent Memorial Library in Boxborough is looking for a part-time Senior Library Assistant to repair and process materials, perform circulation desk duties, provide patron assistance in person and over the phone, and offer basic computer help in the library. The position requires customer service experience and an enjoyment of working with library patrons of all ages. 

15 hours a week, including Tuesday evenings, Thursday mornings, and once a month Saturday rotations from Fall to Spring. Occasional weekday substitute hours will be available.

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree preferred; minimum Associates degree; works well with others; excellent customer service skills; ability to multi-task; has basic knowledge of popular computer software, such as MS Office suites, and the Web. Experience in a public library with Evergreen library system a plus.

Salary

$20.36 to $24.96 in 9 steps (no benefits)

Please submit cover letter, current resume, and three references to:

Peishan Bartley, Director

Sargent Memorial Library

427 Mass Ave, Boxborough, MA 01719

pbartley@cwmars.org

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Library Clerk, The Pawling Library, Pawling, NY

The Pawling Library is looking for a part-time clerk to join our team by working at the circulation desk. This position will work every Sunday 11:30 AM - 4 PM, every Wednesday 6 PM - 8 PM, and alternating Tuesdays 5 PM - 8 PM. This job requires attention to detail, ability to work independently and with others, multi-tasking, and most importantly strong customer service skills.

The library clerk performs the following functions:

  • All circulation duties: included but not limited to checking items in and out, pulling holds, processing materials, registering patrons, collecting fines, shelving and shelf maintenance.
  • Provides information to the public on library policies and procedures.
  • Performs routine searches and updates of computer records.
  • Contacts patrons to deliver messages or information on library materials.
  • Provides reference and readers advisory when needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the library director.

We are looking for a candidate with the following skills:

  • Interest in library materials (such as books, movies, and video games) and library events.
  • A large degree of comfort with technology.
  • Ability to answer questions about the library.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others.

 

Position: Part-Time: 16 hours per biweekly pay period

 

Pay: $9 - 13/hr, depending on experience

 

Benefits: After six months of employment, part-time employees accrue paid time off in proportion to their hours worked.

 

Instructions to Applicants

Interested individuals should apply online. Visit pawlingfreelibrary.org/jobs to apply.

 

Deadline to apply: Sunday, August 5th, 2018

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Cataloging Assistant, Harvard College Library, Cambridge, MA

Cataloging Assistant for Welch Collection (less than half time position)

Note: this is a less than half time position, working fewer than 17.5 hours per week.

Works with the Visual Resources Librarian for Islamic Art & Architecture to catalog digitized slides from the Stuart Cary Welch Islamic and South Asian photograph collection. May also assist in preparing slides for digitization.

The Stuart Cary Welch Collection consists of over 60,000 35mm slides of the Islamic and South Asian artworks that were the subjects of Welch's research, taken over the course of his long career. As slides are not always individually identified, this position will research the subjects of the photographs and enter metadata about the images into our digital catalog. If needed, the position will also accession slides, orient slides for scanning, re-shelve slides, and return books.

Basic Qualifications:

Strong research skills with both digital and print resources. Experience with image research and/or image cataloging, preferably in Shared Shelf/JSTOR Forum or similar image cataloging tools. Knowledge of or experience with Islamic and/or South Asian art.

Additional Qualifications:

Strong interest or background in visual materials and art history, specifically in an Islamic and/or South Asian context, is preferred. Accuracy and attention to detail is a must. Reading knowledge of English and at least basic working knowledge of one of more of the following languages would be helpful: Persian, Arabic or Indic languages (Sanskrit, Hindi, Urdu). Hours available are Monday through Friday 9am-5pm.

To apply, send cover letter and resume directly to asteinberg@fas.harvard.edu.

EEO Statement:

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Book Moving Assistant, Harvard Library, Cambridge, MA

Book Moving Assistant (90 day temporary appointment)

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

Shifting collections from one location to another, on the same library floor or from floor to floor. Shifts will cover 3 to 5 hours each day, Monday through Friday. We're hiring for shifts that will be 20 hours per week. Available shifts cover the same times each day, either 9am-1pm or 1pm-5pm.

Basic Qualifications

  • Ability to lift up to 10 pounds of books from a book shelf and place them onto a book truck and vice versa.
  • Ability to stoop, bend, twist, reach, lift, and stretch.
  • Ability to push a mobile book cart filled with three shelves of books, packed double-sided (effectively, six shelves of books) over carpeted surfaces.

 

Additional Requirements:

Ability to follow directions carefully. Excellent attendance for agreed-upon shift. Continuous availability from start date through August 17th or until end of 90 days, if available. Previous demonstrable library experience a big plus.

 

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to weyand@fas.harvard.edu

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Library Assistant, Access Services, Ely Library, Westfield State University, Westfield, MA

Job Title: Part-time Library Assistant, Access Services

Schedule: 15 hours/week,Sunday-Monday from 4 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. during regular semester; flexible as needed during finals period. During breaks and summer, daytime hours as negotiated.

Hourly Pay Rate: $15.00 per hour, paid biweekly (no benefits)

 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

This position will assist the Library Assistant III with:

Evening/weekend supervision of operations at the circulation desk, including processing reserve items; supervising student workers; managing the service desk; charging and renewing items for patrons; circulating laptops; circulating inter-library loans; maintaining and reporting statistics; and following Ely Library policies and procedures.

 

Monitoring the library:

Library Assistants will work with student assistants and campus security to clear and secure the library building at closing; reporting safety, security, or emergency situations to the Campus Police and/or the Westfield Police Department; and monitoring use of library spaces and group study rooms.

 

Other duties may be assigned by the Library Assistant III.

 

Requirements:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • The ability to work diligently and independently without direct supervision
  • Help foster a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere respectful of diversity
  • Work in a team environment
  • Responsibly supervise university student employees enjoy interacting with patrons and adapt to serve their needs in a calm, respectful, and courteous manner
  • Produce detail-oriented work to meet deadlines
  • Exercise judgment and leadership if/when responding to emergency situations
  • Sit or stand for extended periods of time
  • Lift up to 40 lbs., and push/pull library carts full of books

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Preferred applicants for these positions will have any combination of the following:  A bachelor's degree or coursework in library science; experience in the public service area of a library, preferably at a college or university; experience using automated library systems, preferably OCLC WorldShare Management; knowledge of LC call number system; experience supervising student and/or part-time employees; experience in a busy office environment or customer service setting.

 

 

Additional Information:

Disability Accommodations:

Westfield State University understands that persons with disabilities may need assistance with the job application process and/or with the interview process. For confidential assistance regarding disability accommodations, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 413-572-8106.

 

 

Application Instructions:

An on-line application is required. The successful candidate must submit an official transcript at the time of hire. Interested candidates should electronically attach the following documents:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter

Contact information for three references*

*Please provide the contact information for reference providers in the references section of the online application.

 

Apply Online: https://westfield.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=99038

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Graduate Assistant, Simmons College, Boston, MA

The Office of Residence Life has a NEW open position for the 2018-2019 academic year specifically for Simmons College graduate students and Dix Scholars. This is the second opening for the 2018-2019 academic year. If you have already applied for the position you do not need to reapply, your application will be reviewed again in this process.

 

This live-in Graduate Assistant (GA) position will be the primary support for our full-time Residence Life Coordinator staff. GAs will help to oversee multiple buildings on the Simmons Residence Campus, housing about 350 students and between 8-10 RAs.

 

Graduate Assistants serve in the professional staff on-call rotation and serve on committees for the Office of Residence Life. GAs will work approximately 20 hours a week (not including duty), including 12 hours designated office hours per week. Compensation includes $15 a hour for office hours (up to $7,200 per year) plus a furnished apartment and an on campus meal plan during the academic year valued at $16,400.

 

Simmons College graduates should wait at least 2 years after undergraduate graduation before applying for a GA position.

Minimum Qualifications: Ability to interact effectively with students from diverse backgrounds.  A commitment to a multicultural education and an understanding of the value of a women-centered college experience. Enrollment in a graduate program at Simmons College or enrollment as an undergraduate Dix Scholar. Course load and other outside commitments must be appropriate to the time demands of the position. GAs must also meet their academic obligations successfully, maintaining good standing in their graduate program. Students must be in good standing with the college. Graduate Assistants may not have more than 20 hours per week combined internship/ practicum and/or part-time employment on or off campus (outside of the Simmons GA position).

Preferred Qualifications: Prior Residence Life and/or Student Life experience.

 

For more information about the position, and to apply, please visit our online job description and application. The priority application deadline is Sunday, July 8, 2018. Selected applicants will proceed to a phone screening and then an on campus interview. Applications accepted on a rolling basis. 

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Library Assistant, Reuben Hoar Library, Littleton, MA

Library Assistant, Reuben Hoar Library

The Town of Littleton seeks qualified applicants for a part-time (an average of 6 hours per week) non-benefit eligible position as a Library Assistant at the Reuben Hoar Library.  Working under direct supervision of a Senior Librarian, responsibilities include providing direct service to patrons at the circulation desk including data entry, patron assistance, and circulation delivery via integrated library system. Additionally, the Library Assistant is responsible for shelving library materials and provides initial directional and informational assistance to patrons.

Qualifications

The successful applicant will have a high school diploma or equivalent and be computer proficient. Excellent customer service and communication skills a must. Ability to file alphabetically and numerically. Physical ability to regularly lift library materials weighing up to 50 pounds and push fully loaded carts of library materials. Working knowledge of public library operations and functions and reading helpful.  

Full/Part Time

Part Time

Education

NA

Salary

$18.31/hour

Closing Date

July 5, 2018

How to Apply

To apply, please submit resume or application and cover letter by July 5, 2018 to hr@littletonma.org or mail to Ann Essman, Human Resources Administrator, Town of Littleton, 37 Shattuck Street, Littleton MA 01460. The Town of Littleton is an EOE. 

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Student Research Assistant, School of Library and Information Science, Simmons College, Boston, MA

Have you been looking for an internship or other opportunities to gain experience conducting research?  
Professor Naresh Agarwal from School of Library and Information Science is inviting students to apply to work on a research project entitled, "Investigating the response to non-response behavior of smartphone users", for which he has a President's Fund for Faculty Excellence research grant from Simmons College. The objective of this research is to investigate the stress and anxiety that people using smartphones experience on a daily basis when their messages or calls are not responded to, or not done so in a timely manner, and its adverse effect on understanding and communication. The work entails different aspects of the research project, including working with me on survey design, data collection and analysis. Prior research experience would be valuable. 
The selected student would need to work as a Research Assistant for 10 hours a week, including attending a weekly online meeting with the professor. The duration of work is July 2018 - June 2019. The student will be paid from the research grant. 
You can learn more about Professor Agarwal and his work at http://web.simmons.edu/~agarwal/. If you are interested, please email him at (agarwal@simmons.eduby Thursday, July 5 with the following information: list of courses taken; date of graduation; why you are interested in this opportunity; and why you think you would be a good match for this position.

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Library Assistant, Pelham Public Library, Pelham, NH

Part-Time Weekend Library Assistant  

The Pelham Town Library seeks a cheerful, organized and energetic person  to join our staff as a part-time Library Assistant to work weekends. 


Title: Weekend Library Assistant II

Description: This position primarily works at the circulation desk charging out and checking in materials, taking reserves and requests from patrons, issuing borrower cards, shelving books, helping patrons locate materials, as well as reserving and handling museum passes.  

Qualifications: A college degree or equivalent combination of education and experience demonstrating the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities in library operations is required. Library experience preferred. Excellent customer service attitude towards patrons of all ages is essential and proficiency using a computer is necessary. Must be able to push or pull carts, do a moderate amount of bending, squatting, lifting (up to 40 lbs.), stretching and standing for extended periods of time.

The part-time position will require approximately 8 to 12 hours per week. Must be available to work Saturdays and some Sundays.

Compensation:  $14.00 to $16/ hour depending on qualifications.

Applications accepted until position filled.


To apply, email resumé and letter of interest to:
Director Rita Gavelis, rgavelis@pelhamweb.com

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Manuscript End Processing Assistant, Schlesinger Library, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Manuscript End Processing Assistant

Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

The Schlesinger Library has an immediate opening for an assistant to end process collections processed by the 11 members of the manuscript division.

Duties include:

  • Reboxing collections
  • Numbering folders and entering those numbers into EAD finding aid
  • Quality assurance of preservation photocopying
  • Separating and filing fragile (photocopied) materials, restricted materials, and photographs
  • Labeling and barcoding boxes
  • Shelving collections or preparing them for transfer to the Harvard Depository

Requirements:

  • Completion of graduate-level introductory archives course (Simmons LIS 438 or equivalent)
  • Proven attention to detail
  • Ability to lift boxes up to 40 pounds on a regular basis
  • Ability to effectively communicate and work with many members of a large department

Hours:

  • Up to 35 hours/week (Summer 2018) and then 15 hours/week: September and forward
  • Monday-Friday, between 9am and 5pm

Salary: $14.00/hour

About the Schlesinger: The Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, located just outside of Harvard Square, is one of the world's premier repositories of materials documenting the lives and work of American women. For more information, go to: http://radcliffe.harvard.edu/schlesinger-library. 

To apply: Please submit resume, cover letter, and 3 references to Johanna Carll at jcarll@radcliffe.harvard.edu by July 3, 2018.

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Access Services Assistant, Emmanuel d'Alzon Library, Assumption College, Worcester, MA

POSITION TITLE:  Access Services Assistant (part-time)

 

DEPARTMENT:  Emmanuel d'Alzon Library, Assumption College, Worcester, MA

 

REPORTS DIRECTLY TO: Head of Access Services

 

SUMMARY: Supports the work of the Access Services Department by supervising student employees and assisting library users, maintaining a positive public service environment. This position is 20 hours per week, Tuesday through Saturday, during the academic year, including some holidays. Summer schedule may vary.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Supervises student assistants including providing initial and ongoing training, and assigning and monitoring work. Assists with student hiring and scheduling. Models and encourages a strong public service approach to the work.
  2. Responsibilities include closing the building on Fridays and opening on Saturdays. Works to cover extended hours during final exams and holiday hours.
  3. Supervises routine collection maintenance activities such as shelving books, shelf-reading, procedures for missing and lost books, and identifying items that need repair.
  4. Participates with Research Services projects and activities as assigned.

 

PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS: 

  1. Must be willing to contribute actively to the mission of the College as well as show respect for the Catholic and Assumptionist identity of Assumption College.
  2. Completion of some college level coursework or 1-3 years library experience preferred.
  3. Supervisory experience preferred.

 

For the complete listing and to apply, please see our website. Applications submitted by July 15th will be given preference.

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Library Technology Operations Assistant, Watertown Free Public Library, Watertown, MA

The Watertown Free Public Library is seeking a Library Technology Operations Assistant to help maintain technology for our busy library which sees over 32,000 visitors each month. The LTOA, under the supervision of the Library Director, is responsible for basic troubleshooting, administrative, and preventative maintenance tasks to ensure that library users and staff have reliable access to technology. Tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Troubleshooting basic issues using a ticketing system 
  • Performing routine tasks such as swapping out peripherals, changing toner, organizing and monitoring supply inventory 
  • Resetting wireless modem 
  • Basic updates to computers and other devices 
  • Training and assisting users with AV equipment 
  • Creating user guides and documentation
  • Assisting with 1:1 tech help for library patrons

In addition to possessing the minimum qualifications (see job description), this job is for you if: 

  • You are a creative problem solver and get satisfaction from the process of figuring things out 
  • You like technology 
  • You have a developed personal organization system 
  • You have high standards for customer service 
  • You like what public libraries do and want to be a part of a mission based organization 
  • You have interest in understanding the operations of a public library

The ideal candidate is a student or technologically-minded person that can work 15-19 hours a week. A typical shift will be 4-6 hours, scheduling is flexible. This temporary, non-benefited position may include occasional evening or weekend shifts. The hourly wage is $20.00.

Interested candidates should email cover letter, resume, and list of 3 references to Caitlin Browne, Assistant Director, at cbrowne@watertown-ma.gov. Position is open until filled. We are in search of two candidates: one to start ASAP and another to start in early fall.

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Library Assistant, Tisch Library, Tufts University, Medford, MA

Tisch Library supports Tufts University School of Arts & Sciences and the School of Engineering, providing services and resources to assist members of the Tufts community in their teaching, learning and research. Tisch Library provides collections, expertise, and technology-rich environments to support the creation and dissemination of scholarship. The Resource Management and Repository Services Department provides support for the creation, management, and preservation of scholarship. The department cultivates teamwork and collaborative relationships within and outside Tisch Library to provide high-quality resources and services for our users.

Reporting to the Digital Initiatives Librarian, the LAIII for cataloging and metadata services will be responsible for metadata creation and maintenance of digital content added to the institutional repository. He/She will also be responsible for original and complex copy cataloging of materials in multiple formats received in the library. The position is part of a collaborative team that implements policies and procedures to provide cataloging and metadata services at the University.
 

Qualifications

 Basic Requirements:

  • Associates degree and 3+ years of library experience.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office suite and library computer systems.
  • Knowledge of basic cataloging rules, concepts and ability to apply them to specific materials.
  • Familiarity with cataloging standards, OCLC input standards, LCSH, LC call numbers and MARC encoding.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, accuracy and attention to detail.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree strongly preferred.
  • Experience in library cataloging department.
  • Experience digitizing print material.
  • Experience with Ex Libris Alma integrated LMS, Dublin Core metadata element set, RDA cataloging standards and XML markup language.
  • Advanced organizational, planning and follow-through skills.
  • Ability to work on collaborative projects and initiatives.


An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.

Equal Opportunity Employer - minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.
 
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Special Collections Assistant, Jones Library, Amherst, MA

The Jones Library in Amherst seeks a detail-oriented, reliable, and enthusiastic Assistant for their Special Collections department. This is a partially benefitted, part-time position with a starting salary of $12.81 per hour to work between 8-11 hours per week. Hours include Tuesday and Friday afternoons and occasional Saturday afternoons.

 

Job Summary - Library Technician, Special Collections

Provides friendly, courteous public service and assists the public in the use of Special Collections resources. Assists with the preparation of dynamic exhibits and programs. Collaborates with other staff on special projects that further departmental goals.

 

Major Duties

  • Provides customer service, giving basic information and directions.  Answers questions on the use of Special Collections and available services as well as basic inquiries related to local history, genealogy, and Amherst authors.
  • Monitors use of collections by the public to ensure security and preservation. Ensures researchers comply with the department's policies and procedures.
  • Pages requested materials and sorts materials after use.
  • Assists with maintaining the department's social media initiatives.
  • Scans photographs and documents and creates the metadata associated with the digital images.
  • Assists with processing of collections for archival storage and use.

 

This position works under the supervision of the Head of Special Collections.

 

Desired Minimum Qualifications

Must be able to deliver friendly, attentive and courteous customer service and interact with people of all ages and backgrounds; Must have fluency in PC desktop computing and working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel; General knowledge or interest in American history; Ability to pay close attention to detail; Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; Reliable work habits; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors and staff. Prior experience in a Special Collections or archives preferred. We provide full training for our tasks.

 

Closing date: June 28, 2018

 

To apply, please send a cover letter, résumé, completed Town of Amherst employment application (download and print: http://amherstma.gov/jobs.aspx) and a list of three professional references to Cynthia Harbeson, Head of Special Collections, The Jones Library, 43 Amity Street, Amherst, MA, 01002.

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Student Worker, SLIS Student Services Center, Simmons College, Boston, MA

The job entails duties such as, but not limited to:

  • staffing the SSC desk
  • answering student/faculty questions in person or by telephone
  • filing and organizing paperwork
  • working on multiple projects simultaneously that include spreadsheets and our database
  • helping with event planning for student association activities throughout the year
  • organizing and helping with Welcome (orientation) Day
  • clerical/ administrative work with the Assistant Dean  

 

We are looking for a student with:

  • excellent oral and written communication skills
  • the ability to work collaboratively with a wide range of individuals
  • highly developed organization skills and the ability to multitask
  • desire to assist your classmates navigate their academic careers and be part of a fun and active office!

 

One can work 15 - 20 hours per week. The job pays $13 per hour. If you are interested or have any questions, please inquire at SSCslis@simmons.edu or by telephone 617.521.2814.

 

How to Apply: Please email a copy of your resume and statement of interest to the Student Services Center at SSCslis@simmons.edu and put "Student Services Center Worker" in the subject line. 

The deadline to apply is Tuesday, June 26, 2018. We look forward to your application!

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Evening Library Desk Clerk, Greenfield Community College, Greenfield, MA

About Greenfield Community College:

Greenfield Community College is located in the beautiful and historic Pioneer Valley of western Massachusetts, between the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains and the fertile farmland of the Connecticut River watershed. GCC is a public community college serving over 4,800 people annually in credit courses and credit-free workshops. Known for the caring and supportive attitude of the faculty and staff, and for the broad support it enjoys from the surrounding community, the college is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. In addition to a strong Liberal Arts focus, the College offers a wide variety of innovative and successful programs including Gender and Women's Studies, Fine Arts, Nursing, Renewable Energy, and Outdoor Leadership, as well as varied learning environments, from traditional classrooms, to distance learning, peer tutoring, one-on-one faculty-student advising, workforce development, and learning communities that cater to specific needs and interests. Close to fifty percent of Greenfield Community College students transfer to four-year colleges, and it is Smith College's largest source of community college transfer students. Much of the College has undergone a multi-million dollar renovation that incorporates universal design principles to meet the needs of all our students. Greenfield Community College actively encourages and provides opportunities for leadership and professional development.


Job Description:
PAY RATE: $15.00 per hour; 18 hours per week from September 4, 2018 through May 17, 2019*

START DATE: September 2018

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:

The Nahman-Watson Library at Greenfield Community College seeks an engaged and service-oriented individual who enjoys working with students and collaborating with others on varied projects. This part-time position involves providing customer of service for the library including resolving student technology issues as well as providing circulation and basic reference functions.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

  • Staff the library desk and interact with patrons in a friendly and professional manner
  • Provide circulation, reserves, and basic information services.
  • Assist students with technical issues, including occasional in-depth consultations.
  • Log all technical interactions for record keeping.
  • Troubleshoot problems with library technology, including printers.
  • Assist in the development of instructional materials and library publications.
  • Assist library staff with special projects.
  • Help keep the library clean, organized and stocked with supplies.
  • Close and secure the library per established procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associate's degree (A.A. or A.S.) from an accredited institution.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Windows, Mac OS and Learning Management System (Moodle) and other current technologies.
  • Experience with computer hardware, including printers and scanners.
  • Ability to interact with students, faculty and staff in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Ability to work independently and with others in a collaborative environment.
  • Previous experience in customer service.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Previous library work experience.
  • Experience in a community college setting.
  • Experience with Evergreen ILS.
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, and basic web design.
  • Experience in desktop publishing.

Additional Information:
EQUIVALENCY STATEMENT:
Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as stated above are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them with the equivalent combination of education, training and experience required for the responsibilities of this position.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

  • This position will NOT work during the Winter Break (December 23, 2018-January 23, 2019) NOR during Spring Break Week (March 17-23, 2019). Normal hours are M-Th: 3:30-8:00 p.m.
  • Applications accepted up to and including June 20, 2018.
  • Applications received after June 20, 2018 MAY be considered until the position is filled.


Application Instructions:
In order to be considered for this position, you must submit your credentials online. Create a Greenfield Community College account by clicking on the APPLY NOW tab below. You will be able to upload the following documents, which are required for consideration:

Resume

  • Cover letter
  • Contact information for 3 professional references
  • Successful completion of a CORI check may be required.

See the FAQs for using our online system. Please contact us if you need assistance applying through this website.

Already have a Greenfield Community College Employment Account? Login to your account to add documents or update your account.

Greenfield Community College is proud to value diversity in our community of faculty, staff and students and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

ACCREDITED BY THE NEW ENGLAND ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES

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Cataloging Assistant, Harvard College Library, Cambridge, MA

To apply: Please send your cover letter and resume to Bill Connor, wsconnor@fas.harvard.edu (no phone calls, please)

 

Title: Cataloging Assistant

 

Under the supervision of the Visual Resources Librarian, completes basic cataloging records for digital images of architectural or architectural subjects. Images and text records will appear in ARTstor and HOLLIS Images.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

Using existing shelf list records for the 35 mm slide collection, completes data entry for a special project to digitize rarer and unique slides, primarily of architecture. Training in correct data entry as well as correct fielding of titles, locations, architects' or artists' names and additional access points will be provided. As directed, executes additional related cataloging projects under close supervision. May also participate in inventory and related tasks for the slide collection relocation project. Position located in the temporary location of the Fine Arts Library Digital Images and Slides Collection in Lamont Library.

 

Basic Qualifications 

  • BA in art or architectural history, classics, Asian studies or related humanities field. Interest in visual materials. Ability to adapt to changing priorities in a production-oriented workplace. Experience in a library, archive or museum required.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail a must.

 

Additional Requirements:

  • Familiarity with use of foreign languages in a library setting preferred.
  • Course work in library science or museum studies an asset.
  • Experience with digitization or cultural heritage metadata projects in a library, archive, or museum setting preferred.

 

Diversity Statement
At the Harvard Library, our work is enriched by our diverse campus community. Our unique and wide-ranging abilities, experiences, and perspectives are integral to achieving Harvard University's mission of excellence in research, teaching, and learning for our patrons, our collections, and our workplace. We believe that an inclusive environment that cultivates and promotes understanding, respect, and collaboration across our diverse workforce enables our success.

We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and abilities to apply to be a part of our community of over 700 staff members.  Our work with faculty, students and researchers to explore answers to intellectual questions, enduring and new, and to seek solutions to the world's most consequential problems, requires that we not only reflect, but also champion our diverse society.

In the course of 375 years, Harvard's Library has grown from a single collection of 400 volumes to a 73-unit library system whose holdings include nearly 17 million volumes, more than 21 million digital files, 10 million microforms, 8 million photographs, and an estimated 400 million manuscript items.

Learn more about our contributions to the academic enterprise by visiting us at http://library.harvard.edu/objectives-priorities and about the Harvard University community at https://hr.harvard.edu/why-harvard

The Harvard Library is a proud member of the ACRL Diversity Alliance.

 

EEO Statement:

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Archival Assistant, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, AR

The Archival Assistant is responsible for the processing and maintaining of archival itemsand collections. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.

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Typical Functions:

Receives archival items and determines physical condition and historical significance. Categorizes items and arranges into chronological, alphabetical, or numerical order. Places items in folders or boxes and stores on shelves by classification. Prepares and maintains inventory listing on each item processed. Researches various sources to obtain needed information about items or collections, suchas the identity of person or persons contained in collection. Writes bibliographic sketches to include in collection index. Assists patrons by pulling materials, giving tours, and providing reference service. Responds to specific inquires or requests by conducting searches, making referrals, and/orcompiling needed materials. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

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Archives Assistant, Framingham State University, Framingham, MA

About Framingham State University:

Framingham State University is a vibrant comprehensive liberal arts institution located just 20 miles west of Boston, which integrates an academically challenging liberal arts education with workforce preparation programs.

Framingham State University is committed to Inclusive Excellence through collaborative and sustainable partnerships with faculty, staff, students and the greater community. At FSU, we encourage a supportive, diverse and collaborative environment in which we learn from each other through informed and open communication, institutional practices and community engagement. FSU provides a culturally relevant education that includes a beautiful campus with 35 bachelor's degrees with 80 concentrations and 70 minors, 24 master degree programs, a highly personalized teaching environment, and unparalleled commitment to excellence in diversity and inclusion.

Framingham State University is honored to be a three-time recipient of the INSIGHT into Diversity prestigious Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award. The HEED award is the only national recognition honoring colleges and universities that exhibit outstanding efforts and success in the area of diversity and inclusion throughout their campuses.

Visit http://www.framingham.edu/careers to learn more about employment opportunities at Framingham State University.

Job Description:

The Archives Assistant works under the direction of the Archivist/Special Collections Librarian to provide support to the Framingham State University Archives, by assessing, accessioning, organizing and processing existing and incoming collections. The Archives Assistant will assist with the re-housing and reorganization of the University Special and Archival Collections.

EXAMPLES OF SPECIFIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists with arrangement and description of unprocessed archival collections
  • Prepares and updates current and new finding aids utilizing DACS and EAD
  • Creates preliminary inventory and container lists of new and existing collections.
  • Performs processing and basic preservation assessments for University Archival Collections
  • Performs tasks such as data entry, filing, scanning as it relates to the Archives.
  • Assist with creation and installation of future exhibits within the University Library.
  • Ability to analyze and identify archival materials having sensitive content that may require restrictions or transfers to proper departments.
  • Works on other projects under the direction of the Archivist/Special Collections Librarian.

The Archives Assistant works under the direction of the Archivist/Special Collections Librarian to provide support to the Framingham State University Archives, by assessing, accessioning, organizing and processing existing and incoming collections., MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: MLS/MLIS or candidate from an ALA-accredited institution, with a concentration in Archives, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Demonstrated knowledge of archival theory and practice, including experience,

Requirements:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • MLS/MLIS or candidate from an ALA-accredited institution, with a concentration in Archives, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of archival theory and practice, including experience processing archival records.
  • Knowledge of relevant standards such as DACS and EAD
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Experience using word processing, spreadsheet and database software
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to plan, coordinate and implement complex projects

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Advanced degree
  • Up to two years of professional level experience in a special collections or archives environment
  • Ability to make logical decisions and to identify hierarchical relationships among elements of a collection.
  • Experience handling fragile archival and photographic materials and in selecting proper preservation housing and treatment
  • Ability to lift 40lb boxes and work in sometimes dusty environment
  • Experience with social media
  • Experience with Archival scanning and proficiency with Photo Shop
  • Website development and cataloguing of rare books a plus

Additional Information:

This is a part-time (15 hours/ week), non-benefited, contract position. The hourly rate is $14.00.

Framingham State University conducts criminal history and sexual offender record checks on recommended finalists prior to final employment for all positions.

Framingham State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Members of underrepresented groups, minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and all persons committed to diversity and inclusive excellence are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions:

Candidates must apply online by submitting a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references.

For full consideration, application materials must be received by June 15, 2018.

Framingham State University only accepts application materials through our online application system. We are unable to accept application materials through mail, email, fax, or hand delivery. If you experience technical issues with the online application process, please submit a helpdesk ticket.

Framingham State University understands that persons with specific disabilities may need assistance with the job application process and/or with the interview process. For confidential assistance, please contact the Human Resources Office at 508-626-4530 or humanresources@framingham.edu.

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Library Reference Assistant, Tufts University Hirsh Health Sciences Library, Boston, MA

Tufts University Hirsh Health Sciences Library

Library Reference Assistant

 

The Tufts University Hirsh Health Sciences Library (http://www.library.tufts.edu/hhsl/) is seeking a full time permanent reference assistant. The Hirsh Health Sciences Library serves the Tufts University schools of Medicine; Dental Medicine; Nutrition; Public Health and Graduate Biomedical Sciences; and affiliate hospitals. The Hirsh Health Sciences Library is located in downtown Boston in the Chinatown/Theater district.

 

The Library Reference Assistant is responsible for carrying out all the daily activities of the  Library Service Desk in an effective, customer-oriented and professional manner. Primary duties include providing service to library patrons at the Library Service Desk including but not limited to providing basic reference service and point-of-need consultation and instruction to users for their information access questions; assisting users with access to the physical library and accessing resources on the website; and assisting users with printing and scanning. Interactions with patrons occur in person and electronically.

 

The person in this position will also use the circulation module of the University Library's integrated library system to circulate material, create and maintain patron records, and create and maintain reserve lists. They will also create and maintain the reserves collection by contacting faculty on a regular basis, and coordinating with library staff as needed for ordering new materials and processing existing materials. Responsibilities also include interpreting and applying library policies as appropriate, accurately referring users to appropriate staff members when needed for additional information, reference or technical questions. This position uses Qualtrics to create and run surveys for the library, some on a daily basis. This person will also be responsible for processing the requests made by HHSL users for materials from other University libraries.

 

Additionally, this position will be on library and university committees as assigned, including the Library PR Team, and back up on the University Library's Circulation and Reserves Team. This position is the sole full time staff member on Saturdays.

 

Basic requirements: 1 - 3 years related experience; college degree; experience with library circulation systems; MS Office products and current communication platforms (wikis, blogs etc).The working hours are Monday, Tuesday (or Wednesday), Thursday, Friday 7:30 - 3:30 and Saturday 10 - 6.

 

Preferred Qualifications: Experience in an academic or special library environment with knowledge of Ex Libris (Alma/ Primo/Leganto) preferred. Very strong verbal and written communication skills and a demonstrated high level of good judgment, analytical and problem-solving skills. Familiarity with emerging technologies and related skills. Ability to be helpful, approachable and flexible. Ability to work collaboratively in a team and independently. Enthusiasm and initiative, and the ability to prioritize diverse responsibilities and meet deadlines. Good organizational skills. Ability to meet and exceed customer needs and expectations.

 

Please apply online at:http:// jobs.hr.tufts.edu Search by job title: Library Reference Assistant - Hirsh Health Sciences Library or Job Requisition number: 18001294. Tufts University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Please include cover letter and resume with application.  Reviews will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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Library Assistant, Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston, MA

Part-time Library Assistant (Temporary)

The Massachusetts Historical Society (MHS) seeks a part-time library assistant (up to 21 hours per week) to greet visitors and provide services to researchers who make use of the Society's collections in the MHS library. This position is available June 18th through September 1st with the possibility of extension.

The MHS is an independent research library that collects, preserves, and makes accessible manuscripts and other materials that promote the study of the history of our nation--a mission that has remained constant since 1791. The MHS holds more than 3,600 manuscript collections, as well as extensive collections of early American imprints, newspapers, maps, printed ephemera, photographs, engravings, and other research materials.

The library is staffed Monday through Friday 8:45 AM to 4:45 PM and Saturday 8:45 AM to 4:00 PM. The ideal candidate would have a flexible schedule including Saturday availability. 

Duties: The library assistant works as part of the reference team and reports to the Reference Librarian. Duties include staffing the library reception area, answering telephone and email reference queries, monitoring the reading room, paging materials, and assisting the reference staff with various library tasks. The library assistant greets, authorizes, and directs all researchers entering the library; explains MHS library policies and procedures; and directs incoming telephone calls for the MHS as a whole. The majority of the library assistant's time is spent interacting directly with the public. This position is essential in promoting the Society's public image and in maintaining the security of the collections.

All library assistants are cross-trained on visitor services functions and may be called on to cover the Society's reception desk.

Requirements: The successful candidate will possess a demonstrated interest in American history, with strong interest in Early American or Massachusetts/New England history; be proficient with Microsoft Office applications; have strong research skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and strong planning and organization skills; possess the ability to work well in a team environment; and have experience working with a diverse public in a customer service or similar position.

Completion of some coursework in Library and Information Science, American history, American studies, public history, or an archives program strongly preferred; familiarity with user-end functions of an integrated library system (Voyager and/or Aeon) and providing reference assistance, as well as previous experience working with archival materials in a library, museum, or other historical organization are preferred. 

This position requires the ability to lift boxes weighing up to fifty pounds and to transport materials loaded onto wheeled carts. 

Salary: $14.00/hour.

Application procedure: Please send an application by email (preferred) or postal mail, including a cover letter, brief resume, and list of three references to Dan Hinchen, at dhinchen@masshist.org or Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215

Applications must be received by 5PM on Friday, 8 June 2018, to be considered. 

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Library Assistant, Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston, MA

The Massachusetts Historical Society (MHS) seeks a part-time library assistant (up to 21 hours per week) to greet visitors and provide services to researchers who make use of the Society's collections in the MHS library. This position is available June 18th through September 1st with the possibility of extension

The MHS is an independent research library that collects, preserves, and makes accessible manuscripts and other materials that promote the study of the history of our nation--a mission that has remained constant since 1791. The MHS holds more than 3,600 manuscript collections, as well as extensive collections of early American imprints, newspapers, maps, printed ephemera, photographs, engravings, and other research materials.

The library is staffed Monday through Friday 8:45 AM to 4:45 PM and Saturday 8:45 AM to 4:00 PM. The ideal candidate would have a flexible schedule including Saturday availability. 

Duties: The library assistant works as part of the reference team and reports to the Reference Librarian. Duties include staffing the library reception area, answering telephone and email reference queries, monitoring the reading room, paging materials, and assisting the reference staff with various library tasks. The library assistant greets, authorizes, and directs all researchers entering the library; explains MHS library policies and procedures; and directs incoming telephone calls for the MHS as a whole. The majority of the library assistant's time is spent interacting directly with the public. This position is essential in promoting the Society's public image and in maintaining the security of the collections.

All library assistants are cross-trained on visitor services functions and may be called on to cover the Society's reception desk.

Requirements: The successful candidate will possess a demonstrated interest in American history, with strong interest in Early American or Massachusetts/New England history; be proficient with Microsoft Office applications; have strong research skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and strong planning and organization skills; possess the ability to work well in a team environment; and have experience working with a diverse public in a customer service or similar position.

Completion of some coursework in Library and Information Science, American history, American studies, public history, or an archives program strongly preferred; familiarity with user-end functions of an integrated library system (Voyager and/or Aeon) and providing reference assistance, as well as previous experience working with archival materials in a library, museum, or other historical organization are preferred. 

This position requires the ability to lift boxes weighing up to fifty pounds and to transport materials loaded onto wheeled carts. 

Salary: $14.00/hour.

Application procedure: Please send an application by email (preferred) or postal mail, including a cover letter, brief resume, and list of three references to Dan Hinchen, at dhinchen@masshist.org or Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215

Applications must be received by 5PM on Friday, 8 June 2017, to be considered. 

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Library Assistant, Watertown Free Public Library, Watertown, MA

The Watertown Free Public Library is looking for a part time Library Assistant. Our busy mid-sized library serves a diverse population with a broad catalog of needs. As a member of access services staff you will be the first point of contact for many of the over 32,000 patrons who use the library every month.

This job might be for you if:

  • You like people and you get satisfaction from helping them.
  • You have a firm grasp of what excellent customer service is and you know how to deliver it.
  • You take pride in doing a job well whether it is solving a complicated problem or performing a routine task.
  • You are confident and friendly with interpersonal interactions.
  • You are resilient and understand that when working with the general public you can't take things personally.
  • You are willing to learn and can adapt to change.
  • You believe in the mission of libraries. You want a job in public service.

To land this job you need to have a high school diploma or GED. You do not need to have worked in a library before, but you do need strong customer service experience. This is a great opportunity for someone in library school who is looking for experience in a public library setting. In fact, the outgoing employee just graduated and is moving onto her first professional position!

 

To see a more detailed job description and instructions to apply, please visit: http://watertownlib.org/444/Part-Time-Library-Assistant

 

This is a part time (23 hours) union position. Benefits include healthcare, retirement, paid holidays, and generous sick and vacation time. The work schedule includes evening hours and a weekend rotation. The hourly rate is $20.61 per hour.

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Visual Collections Assistant, Historical & Special Collections, Harvard Law School Library, Cambridge, MA

Temporary Visual Collections Assistant - Historical & Special Collections, Harvard Law School Library

 

The Historical & Special Collections ("HSC") team in the Harvard Law School Library seeks a flexible and engaged person who seeks experience in a busy and multifaceted special collections department. The Harvard Law School Library is preparing for a renovation project that will require HSC to manage the movement of artwork under its purview. The Temporary Visual Collections Assistant will assist HSC by managing reproductions and imaging requests, assisting with art-related projects, and other renovation-related tasks.

This is a part-time, temporary position, 10 hours per week for approximately 13 months from June 2018 through June 2019. The position reports to Lesley Schoenfeld, Public Services & Visual Collections Administrator, Historical & Special Collections.

 

Typical Duties

  • Respond to researchers' requests for reproductions of HSC's large and varied collection including modern manuscripts, rare books, and visual materials: Locate materials in the collection and consult with curators on requests; reproduce them in-house or liaise with Harvard Library's Imaging Services team; and retrieve image files from Harvard's Digital Repository Service.
  • Track and monitor reproduction requests and communicate with researchers.
  • Assist Public Services & Visuals Collections Administrator with renovation-related physical plant projects, mainly involving the movement and transportation of artwork throughout the building and campus.
  • Support research, imaging, and conservation projects by requesting, delivering, and retrieving HSC's materials from various campus locations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Schedule

Monday - Friday, 10 hours per week; 2-4 days per week, 3-5 hours per day between the hours of 9:30 am and 5 pm.

The term of the position runs approximately from June 2018 through June 2019.

 

Experience and Education

Required

  • BA degree
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Familiar with MS Office environment
  • Ability to lift 40 pounds; load, transport, and unload library materials on a cart; use a stepladder to shelve and retrieve books; operate hand-cranked compact shelving, and move artwork

 

Strongly Preferred

  • Experience working in a library special collections environment
  • Experience handling special collections or art materials
  • Experience with Photoshop and archival scanning

 

Salary and Benefits

$15 per hour, no benefits

 

All applications should be sent to lschoenf@law.harvard.edu.

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Administrative Assistant, Public Health Museum, Tewksbury, MA

The Public Health Museum is currently seeking a part-time Administrative assistant position to help oversee the day to day operations of the Museum and to coordinate special events.

Responsibilities include monitoring and responding to emails and telephone requests, organizing museum events, preparing documents for board meetings, helping to coordinate volunteer schedules, and overseeing social media posts.

Depending on the Administrator's strengths, opportunities may also be available in exhibit design, collections care, and other special projects.

The candidate must be comfortable with Microsoft Office Suites products (Word, Excel, etc.), and have experience in social media. A background in museum and website administration is helpful. A bachelor's degree or equivalent is required.

The position is for 15 hrs/week, preferably three 5 hour days, however the schedule is flexible, with some hours of work from home acceptable- some evenings will be required.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to phmuseum@gmail.com.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time

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Bibliographic Researcher & Document Delivery Assistant, Harvard Law School Library, Cambridge, MA

Bibliographic Researcher and Document Delivery Assistant

 

Harvard Law School Library is looking for a Bibliographic Researcher and Document Delivery Assistant to help the Faculty Research and Information Delivery Assistance (FRIDA) team. 

Duties include processing materials, books, and articles for faculty members; walking to libraries across campus to get books; delivering books to faculty offices; picking up books from faculty offices; scanning articles and chapters; processing routing materials; searching materials in Harvard's online catalog, and other duties.

Up to 15 hours a week at $11 an hour. 

Times and days are generally flexible.

 

Send Resume to George Taoultsides: gtaoultsides@law.harvard.edu

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Administrative Assistant, Armenian Museum of America, Watertown, MA

The Armenian Museum of America is looking for a part-time administrative assistant to provide administrative support across the organization.

Responsibilities include: accepting new memberships and compiling new member packets; creating an efficient system for membership renewal reminders and processing; drafting donor acknowledgment letters and updating the donor database; organization and filing of internal office records, including confidential materials; general office administration and support.

Qualifications: Strong written and verbal communication skills; strong working knowledge of the Microsoft suites; experience managing membership and donor information; organizational and interpersonal skills; confidence working as an individual contributor and within a team environment; working knowledge of PastPerfect a plus.

Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to info@armenianmuseum.org.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time

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Library Assistant II/Technology Specialist, Waltham Public Library, Waltham, MA

Enthusiastic individual wanted to work in a busy, team-oriented MLN member library serving a diverse, urban community with an excellent collection of print, audio-visual and online resources.

 

Qualifications include: Associates Degree or 2 years of post-high school education; 6 months of computer experience; 1 year experience working with the public or any equivalent combination. Strong interest in working with computers, networks, hardware & software. Ability to perform under pressure, ability to work with library staff and a diverse general public in a tactful and courteous manner; excellent problem solving and computer skills. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Must pass a pre-employment physical with drug and alcohol screening, a Criminal Offenders Record Information (CORI) and a background check. Full description available at Human Resources Department.

 

 

Duties include: Assisting the Head of Technology with software updates and hardware maintenance; Participating in educational programming for the community; Helping library patrons research and locate materials and information, providing assistance with digital materials, answering telephones, checking items in and out, registering patrons, account maintenance and other general desk duties as assigned.

 

Preferred qualifications: Fluency in Spanish, Chinese, Haitian Creole or Portuguese; facility with social media, familiarity with III Sierra software; facility with basic print or web design; knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud, WordPress and app creation.

 

19 hours per week

Weekly schedule to include a morning and afternoon and a minimum of one evening/week, plus a minimum of one Saturday and one Sunday per month including July & August.

 

$24.59 per hour, pro-rated paid time off

no health or retirement benefits

 

 

Deadline to apply:  June 8, 2018

 

Qualified candidates should submit, preferably in ONE complete pdf:

  • Completed City of Waltham employment application

https://www.city.waltham.ma.us/human-resources-department )

  • Resume
  • Letter of interest and
  • Three letters of professional reference to:

 

Mary Gullotti

Human Resources Department, 119 School Street, Waltham, MA 02451

MGullotti@city.waltham.ma.us  /  781-314-3356

 

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Library Assistant, Audio-Visual, Waltham Public Library, Waltham, MA

Waltham Public Library -Part-time

Library Assistant II - Audio-Visual Specialist

 

Enthusiastic individual wanted to work in a busy, team-oriented MLN member library serving a diverse, urban community with an excellent collection of print, audio-visual and online resources.

 

Qualifications include: Associates Degree or 2 years of post-high school education; 6 months of computer experience; 1 year experience working with the public or any equivalent combination. Strong interest in working with film, music, digital media and audiobooks. Ability to perform under pressure, ability to work with library staff and a diverse general public in a tactful and courteous manner; good problem solving and computer skills. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Must pass a pre-employment physical with drug and alcohol screening, a Criminal Offenders Record Information (CORI) and a background check. Full description available at Human Resources Department.

 

 

Duties include: Helping library patrons research and locate materials and information, providing assistance with digital materials, answering telephones, checking items in and out, registering patrons, account maintenance and other general desk duties as assigned.

 

 

Preferred qualifications: Fluency in Spanish, Chinese, Haitian Creole or Portuguese; facility with social media, familiarity with III Sierra software; facility with basic print or web design; experience with marketing and outreach.

 

19 hours per week

Weekly schedule to include a morning and afternoon and a minimum of one evening/week, plus a minimum of one Saturday and one Sunday per month including July & August.

 

$24.59 per hour, pro-rated paid time off

no health or retirement benefits

 

 

Deadline to apply:  June 8, 2018

 

Qualified candidates should submit, preferably in ONE complete pdf:

Completed City of Waltham employment application

https://www.city.waltham.ma.us/human-resources-department )

  • Resume
  • Letter of interest and
  • Three letters of professional reference to:

 

Mary Gullotti

Human Resources Department, 119 School Street, Waltham, MA 02451

MGullotti@city.waltham.ma.us  /  781-314-3356

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Library Assistant, Document Delivery, Tisch Library, Tufts University, Medford, MA

Library Assistant, Document Delivery - Tisch Library - (18001267)

Tisch Library supports Tufts' School of Arts & Sciences and the School of Engineering, providing the services and resources to assist members of the Tufts community in their teaching, learning and research. Tisch Library provides collections, expertise, and technology-rich environments to support the creation and dissemination of scholarship. The Access Services Department ensures timely and effective access to library facilities and collections through its circulation, reserves, interlibrary loan and stack management services; in addition, it provides basic reference services and supports the printing/copying/scanning needs of library patrons.

The Library Assistant, Document Delivery will:

  • process borrowing and lending Interlibrary loan requests using ILLiad;
  • hire, train and supervise student assistants;
  • manage streaming media for faculty use on the learning management system.
  • Copy, upload and distribute streamed films to faculty; maintain and organize streaming media server;
  • serve on the circulation desk as needed: circulate library materials; identify and troubleshoot problems; accept payment for library fines;
  • and maintain daily operations in absence of the department coordinator.

To apply, click here.

Qualifications
Basic Requirements:

  • BA/BS or established success in a customer service environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
  • Experience with MS-Office products.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with fair use, copyright and best practices in resource sharing.

Special Work Schedule Requirements:

  • May be required to modify work schedule to ensure consistent service coverage.

An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.


Equal Opportunity Employer - minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.

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Digital Asset & Processing Assistant, The Mary Baker Eddy Library, Boston, MA

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Department: The Mary Baker Eddy Library

The Mary Baker Eddy Library is a trusted and authoritative resource on Eddy and the history of the Christian Science movement, providing public access to original materials and educational experiences about her, the ideas she advanced, her writings, and the institutions she founded and their healing mission.

The Digital Asset and Processing Assistant is a part-time, short-term, project-based position that works closely with the Photo Archivist on projects related to the management of photos and other digital assets. This position requires signing a Confidentiality and Nondisclosure Agreement.

The ideal candidate values Mary Baker Eddy's life and work, and recognizes the Library's role in furthering the mission of her church. Members of The Mother Church, as well as non-members, may make application.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Reviews digital files, evaluating and flagging them for retention or deletion.
  2. Performs folder-level archival processing and data entry into M-Files for a collection of printed photographs.
  3. Creates backup copies of digital photos for storage.
  4. Performs other duties as assigned

Knowledge/Skills

Ability to follow directions and work with minimal supervision.

Technology Skills

Required:

  • Experience with Adobe Create Cloud software, particularly Bridge
  • Knowledge of file naming conventions required

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of best practices for digital asset management systems, collection management systems, and/or archive collection management or cataloging systems
  • Knowledge of metadata standards and controlled vocabularies for archives, museums, and news organizations
  • Familiarity with M-Files

Work Environment

Must be able to lift 40 pounds.

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Research Services Assistant, Mintz Levin, Boston, MA

Job Title: Research Services Assistant

Law Firm: Mintz Levin

Location: Boston, MA

Please Apply Online: https://careers.mintz.com/viRecruitSelfApply/ReDefault.aspx?FilterREID=3

Under the direction of the Director of Research Services, the Research Services Assistant works to provide quality support to the Director and the Research Services team. The Assistant will provide daily administrative support to the Director and work on regularly scheduled and ad hoc projects for the team.

 
Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the maintenance of the department intranet pages.
  • Coordinate the logistics of vendor training for the department and for attorneys.
  • Maintain the organization of departmental documents.
  • Track regularly scheduled activities. Assist with and monitor status of team tasks, completion of regular department activities, as well as special assignments.
  • Maintain department contacts list.
  • Maintain and oversee department contacts, calendars, activities and vacation schedules.
  • Organize and set up internal and external department meetings.
  • Assist with creation of department research guides and practice support materials.
  • Assist with development and maintenance of tracking software applications.
  • Assist with a variety of data collection projects.
  • Provide back up support for basic document retrieval functions.
  • Provide back up support for invoice management.
  • Assume additional responsibilities as requested.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • 1+ year of administrative assistant experience within a law firm or professional services environment is strongly preferred.
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to execute through to completion.
  • Creative problem solving skills, reasoning ability, and logical thought process.
  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritize competing demands, and meet various deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to professionally interact and collaborate with colleagues at all levels.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Outstanding sense of customer service.
  • Enthusiastic, proactive, and positive attitude.
  • Ability to handle confidential matters with discretion.
  • Must be self-motivated to produce quality work.
  • High level of integrity and honesty.
  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in using Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint. Ability to quickly get up to speed and master new applications and software is critical.
  • Flexibility to work overtime when necessary.

 

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Research Assistance, Weiss Asset Management, Boston, MA

Research Assistant

Application Deadline: June 1st

Part-time role; seeking current students

Weiss Asset Management is seeking Research Assistants to work directly with senior investment professionals on various projects including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Reading and summarizing financial news and documents
  • Highlighting economically significant portions of documents
  • Searching for primary source documents to be used for investment analysis.
  • Conducting cost benefit analysis of research vendors
  • Investigating trends and investments of competitors in the hedge fund space.
  • Facilitating the record-keeping of investment processes.

 

 

Successful candidates are creative problem-solvers and self-starters who have the proven ability to produce results. Candidates from all academic backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Attention to detail, strong interpersonal and writing skills, quantitative reasoning ability, and a rigorous work ethic are prerequisites. Finance experience is not required.

 

To apply, please send an e-mail to careers@weissasset.com with the subject, "[Your Name], Research Assistant" in the subject line. Include your transcript and resume with GPA's and standardized test scores (SAT, ACT, GRE, etc.), broken down by subject area. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

 

 

About the company:

Weiss Asset Management develops proprietary value-based and quantitative strategies to manage approximately $2 billion globally. Members of our team have advanced training in economics, computer science, physics, law, and mathematics, but we welcome truly exceptional candidates from all backgrounds. Our approach to problems is cerebral and analytically rigorous as we continually review our results in light of new data and insights. Collegial in nature, the culture at Weiss fosters cutting-edge academic and industry research. Finance experience is not a prerequisite, but candidates should have the drive and ability to acquire the skills necessary to perform at the highest level. All employees must adhere to the highest ethical standards. WAM does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, color, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other characteristic protected by law.

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Conservation Technician, Harvard Library, Cambridge, MA

This is a 90 day temporary opportunity.

Under the supervision of the Collections Conservator and according to established treatment procedures and production standards, contributes to the conservation of general/circulating collections by performing the following duties:

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Constructs or modifies appropriate protective enclosures for fragile and/or vulnerable library materials. Uses established techniques that promote quality and productivity. Keeps accurate statistics on all treatments performed.
  2. Uses labeling program to create accurate labels for protective enclosures or books.
  3. Handles all materials in a manner consistent with preservation policies and established library practices.
  4. Performs routine laboratory maintenance procedures.
  5. Demonstrates open and honest communication, an attitude of respect and inclusion, and a positive approach in carrying out duties and responsibilities. Participates in the resolution of problems.

Basic Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Excellent communication skills required, both oral and written.

Additional Qualifications

  • College degree preferred
  • Formal or on-the-job training in bookbinding or book conservation preferred
  • Capacity to read and interpret documents such as bibliographic data
  • Solid analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a high degree of accuracy and precision in a production setting
  • Ability to work collaboratively, initiate and adapt to change, and be flexible
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and work productively in a team environment with minimal supervision
  • Ability to perform repetitive work tasks with overall accuracy, effectiveness and attention to detail
  • Experience with MS Windows-based software preferred

Physical Demands

  • Regularly lifting and moving loads weighing in excess of 40 pounds.
  • Ability to handle sharp tools and small instruments, work in a fume hood, climb step stools and small ladders, and operate heavy equipment (board shears, book presses, power cutters, etc.)
  • Use of appropriate safety measures, as tasks may involve exposure to dust and mold or the use of light solvents
  • Standing for extended periods and/or bending, walking, and sitting
  • Ability in close vision and color vision
  • Routine use of photocopiers, scanners, and computers

Work Environment

  • Work is typically performed in one of multiple conservation spaces
  • The noise level is usually moderate
  • Exposure to dust and mold possible

TO APPLY: Send your cover letter and resume to Amanda Wininger, wininger@fas.harvard.edu.

EEO Statement: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Project Assistant, Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest, Campton, NH

CARY INSTITUTE OF ECOSYSTEM STUDIES WEBSITE   

http://www.caryinstitute.org/who-we-are/jobs/current-jobs?bzid=9f412c992494

 

Job title: Project Assistant: Curator of Ecological Archive

The objective of this position is to determine the most efficient way to house a sample collection for ecological studies at the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest in the White Mountains of New Hampshire.

Duration: June 4, 2018-July 27, 2018 (some flexibility in start date and duration)          

Site background: Hubbard Brook is the oldest long-term ecological research site in the US and has a large collection of archived samples housed in a dedicated archive building (https://hubbardbrook.org/d/sample-archive-overview). The ultimate goal is to barcode and link all samples to a database that contains meta-data and analytical data (mostly chemical) which would facilitate identification of the most useful samples for a given study. The water samples in the collection (from streams, lakes and rain) are well organized and are in the process of being bar-coded and linked to the meta-data. The main challenge of our project is in dealing with the solid samples, which range from soils in large containers to small vials of ground plant material to tree branches to rocks.

Duties: The project assistant would develop a plan for how best to organize and catalog this collection. This project provides an unusual opportunity for creative input and design of an archive.

The project assistant would

  • assess the current and projected collection,
  • develop a plan of how best to group and organize the samples (based on size, sample type etc.),
  • work with the Data Manager to improve the meta-data form for sample submission,
  • and possibly help supervise the moving of the collection.

 

The project assistant will work with US Forest Service scientist Linda Pardo.

 

Compensation: commensurate with experience

 

Location: Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest, Campton, NH

(located in the heart of the White Mountains)

Housing provided

 

Qualifications: The candidate should:

  • have advanced archival skills (including work/internship experience)
  • have excellent organizational skills
  • have strong spatial organization skills
  • be able to work independently and communicate clearly

Background in environmental science or familiarity with databases would be useful.

 

Please contact Dr. Linda Pardo, US Forest Service, if you have any questions: 802-656-1712.

 

CLOSING DATE: 

May 11, 2018 or until filled.

 

TO APPLY:

Please complete an online application at http://www.caryinstitute.org/who-we-are/jobs and include a single PDF file consisting of a cover letter which includes Job Code 18008-I a resume, and the names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three professional references. 

The Cary Institute is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action (AA) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, familial status, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Please Note: Linda Pardo will be in Boston next week and could interview applicants.  Please contact her directly if you are interested at lpardo@fs.fed.us

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Library Assistant, Cataloging/Technical Services, M.G. Parker Memorial Library, Dracut, MA

Library Assistant
Cataloging/Technical Services
(Part-Time - 18 hours)

The Town of Dracut seeks qualified applicants to serve as a part-time Library Assistant to the Cataloger/Head of Technical Services Librarian. The position is 18 hours per week and is covered under the SEIU Union for salary purposes only. Starting salary is $12.37 p/hr. A complete job description and employment application can be obtained at www.dracutma.gov/human-resources

Qualified individuals should send a completed application and cover letter to Christine Lindberg, Director of Human Resources, 62 Arlington St., Dracut, MA 01826 clindberg@dracutma.gov   

EOE/AA

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Library Clerk/Substitute, Circulation, Wayland Public Library, Wayland, MA

Position Title: Library Clerk/Substitute - Circulation Desk

 

Part-Time: Currently at least one weekly shift AND one Saturday per month; and an undetermined number of substitute hours.

Open shifts at this time: Mon 1pm-6pm, Tue 9am-1pm, Thur 1pm-6pm

 

Grade:                        Non-union hourly library clerk

 

Wages:                       $16.01-20.90 per hour, no benefits

 

Description of Position

Part-time position working in the Circulation Department of a busy, medium-sized public library which prides itself on superior customer service. Additional hours substituting for day, evening, and weekend shifts as needed by the library. Performs various tasks relating to the circulation of materials, including but not limited to checking books in and out, collecting fines, answering patron queries, assigning new library cards to patrons, and other duties as necessary. May be assigned responsibilities related to the opening and closing of the library facility.

Minimum Entrance Requirements: 

Bachelor's degree required. Strong computer skills and ability to use office production software is essential. Experience in a circulation department of a public library preferred. Familiarity with Sierra software desirable, particularly with Innovative Interfaces Incorporated Sierra software. The successful candidate will possess a demonstrated ability to interact with adults and children with patience and discretion, as well as excellent organizational talents and attention to detail.  Good written and oral communication skills are essential, as is the capacity to work efficiently and energetically. Familiarity with Microsoft Office a plus. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors, associates and the general public. Ability to work both independently and as a team member. Willingness to learn new skills. Tact, diplomacy, and flexibility in schedule.

 

Physical Requirements:

Must be physically capable of shelving books: ability to lift, bend, kneel, stoop, and be able to push a book cart weighing up to 50 pounds. Ability to operate a keyboard at efficient speed and sit at a computer for long periods of time. Specific vision requirements include close vision and the ability to adjust focus

 

Apply Via Email or US Post Office To:

Sarah Hogan

Head of Circulation, Wayland Public Library

5 Concord Road

Wayland, MA  01778

shogan@minlib.net

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Paraprofessional Position, Dora L. Small Elementary Schools, South Portland, ME

Paraprofessional position for a K-5 Library/Learning Commons support

Dora L. Small Elementary Schools, South Portland Maine. 

Apply here: https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=2929907 ... 

FMI about our district InfoTech team & philosophy, please visit: https://www.spsd.org/district/infotech ... 

Salary & benefits: https://www.spsd.org/district/job-opportunties#fs-panel-8123 ... 

Work with the Learning Commons team to deliver information literacy, research, and technology skills instruction to students in Grades K-5. Responsibilities include assisting with curriculum integration using quality literature and technology for learning, overseeing daily operations of the library/makerspace (aka Learning Commons), and clerical support.

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Assistant to the Deputy Executive Director for Finance, The Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence, RI

The Rhode Island Historical Society (RIHS) seeks a highly organized Part-Time Bookkeeper to fulfil the role of the Assistant to the Deputy Executive Director for Finance. The Assistant to the Deputy Executive Director for Finance will be responsible for some of the day-to-day activities of the Business Office of the RIHS. The work of the Business Office includes, but is not limited to, all accounting, financial reporting and human resource of the organization.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Bank deposits - coordinate and produce reports for recording entries of both cash, checks and credit cards;
  • Reconcile various general ledger accounts as required;
  • Perform partial checks and verifications prior to posting process;
  • Process any accounts receivable transactions;
  • Process Sales Tax including payments reconciling and reporting;
  • Review Accounts Payable activity and fill in for Accounts Payable staff when needed;
  • Process bi-weekly online payroll and do journal entry for posting;
  • Maintain employee benefit time;
  • Audit preparation for annual audit;
  • Financial Reports as required;
  • Process Annual 1099's and associated returns and reports;
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Position Requirements

  • Minimum of 8 years' experience in accounting or business office;
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field recommended;
  • Skilled reconciliation experience;
  • Extensive experience with data entry, record keeping and computer operation;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Excel;
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail;
  • Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles;
  • Thorough knowledge of online payroll input and maintenance

Email cover letter, resume/CV and the names of three references to jobs@rihs.org, attention Charmyne Goodfellow, Deputy Executive Director for Finance, with "Assistant to Deputy Director" in the subject line.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time

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Library Clerk/Assistant Youth Services Librarian, Brooks Memorial Library, Brattleboro, VT

Library Clerk III- Assistant Youth Services Librarian

$14.60/hour

Brooks Memorial Library seeking full-time Library Clerk III in the Youth Services Department. Will assist the Youth Services Librarian in daily operation of Children's Room and Teen Room. Duties include all aspects of library circulation functions, conducting variety of programs for children and teens, and supervision and training of clerical staff and volunteers. Candidate should possess excellent organizational skills and be self-motivated. Knowledge of current trends in library services and literature for young adults preferred, as well as previous experience in automated library environments and social media applications. Bachelor's degree and experience working with children required.

Send applications to Brattleboro Town Manager, Attn: Library HR, 230 Main St. #208 Brattleboro VT 05301, or by e-mail to: tmsecretary@brattleboro.org, and must be received by 5:00pm on WEDNESDAY APRIL 25, 2018. Interviews to be held in early May with a start date in mid-May. Applications may be found on the Town website at www.brattleboro.org.

The Town of Brattleboro is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and we strongly encourage people of color, people with disabilities, LGBTQ applicants, and people from other underrepresented groups to apply, recognizing and respecting that diverse perspectives and experiences are valuable to our team and essential to our public service.

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Performs para-professional work involving assistance to professional librarians in providing a full range of library services. Duties typically involve all aspects of library circulation functions, overdues' recovery, and the supervision and training of assigned clerical staff and volunteers. Responsible for creation, coordination, promotion, and collaboration with outside agencies of library literacy programs for children and teens.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Receives supervision from Youth Services Librarian.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Exercises supervision over volunteers and assigned clerical staff.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:
Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Work with Youth Services Librarian to create, implement, and promote library literacy programs for children ages birth to 12 such as storytimes, craft tables, and workshops. This will include ordering supplies, contracting with performers and collaborating with outside agencies.
  • Initiate, plan, and conduct a variety of programs and activities to encourage the use of the library by young adults between the ages of 13 and 18, including but not limited to films, special events, reading clubs, and school and community outreach.
  • Create, plan and maintain window and book displays for the Children's Room and Teen Room after consultation with Youth Services Librarian.
  • Assist the Youth Services Librarian with the Summer Reading Programs for the Children's Room and the Teen Room.
  • Responsible for handling all aspects of questions and problems related to overdue, damaged, and lost juvenile and YA items.
  • Responsible for coordinating Children's Room volunteers. This includes recruitment, retention, training, acknowledgement, and scheduling.
  • Responsible for operation of Children's Room in the absence of Youth Services Librarian.
  • May be responsible for collection development and collection maintenance of Young Adult collection.
  • Maintain and update the Teen portion of the library's website and feature Youth events on the main page of the library's website.
  • Responsible for coordinating and supervising volunteers for the Summer Food Service Program.
  • Create posts for and monitor the Children's Room Facebook page.
  • Collaborate with adult staff to compile the library's weekly e-newsletter.
  • Liaison with Fine Arts Committee to set up displays for illustrators featured in hallway cases.
  • Provide orientation on multimedia equipment to individuals and groups using the Meeting Room.
  • Enter Meeting Room events on Library's on-line calendar
  • Assist library users at the circulation desk, on the phone, and at the public access computers.
  • Charge and discharge library materials using an automated library system. Handle overdue fines, reserves, renewals, and other library patron matters.
  • Register new borrowers and update records.
  • Shelve library materials as needed and as assigned.
  • Operate cash register, computer, microforms equipment, and other technology.
  • May troubleshoot computer problems, contact tech support, and suggest new electronic resources.
  • Responsible for closing and security of second floor area, including Meeting Room.
  • Maintain a safe and clean Library environment.

QUALIFICATIONS: Must work well with the public. Experience working with children required. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Must possess clerical, computer, and related technological skills and be detail oriented. Previous experience in an automated library 4/11/18 environment and experience with social media required. Must possess Bachelor's degree in any field and minimum of six months of library experience. Knowledge of current trends in library services for young adults and young adult literature preferred. 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to stand/walk for up to four hours continuously; must be able to lift and carry material (books, a.v. equipment, etc.) up to 40 pounds; must be able to shelve books and other material (involves bending as low as the floor and reaching arms over the shoulder).

HOURS OF WORK: 37.5 hours per week. Current schedule includes every third Saturday. May include evenings.

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Library Assistant, Maine Maritime Academy, Castine, ME

Title: Library Assistant

Location: Maine Maritime Academy's Nutting Memorial Library

Posting: https://mainemaritime.edu/employment-at-mma/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2018/04/Library-Assistant-10700.pdf

Application Information & Instructions: https://mainemaritime.edu/employment-at-mma/

Position Overview:

Reporting to the Head Librarian and working under the direction of the Public Services and Technical Services librarians as needed, this position provides support for the library's professional staff as well as customer service for library patrons. The Library Assistant is the primary point of contact for the library's billing and subscription workflows, and is in frequent contact with student and faculty patrons and Academy employees. Tasks are typically accomplished within well-defined parameters, but the ability to prioritize competing responsibilities and accommodate special projects is also required. Outstanding internal and external customer service skills and strong verbal and written communication skills are required, as is the ability to learn and apply basic library procedures, terminology, and principles. Intermediate to advanced computer skills, including the ability to learn to operate library system software and various databases, are essential. This is a 12-month, bargaining unit, hourly position with benefits.

DUTIES

  • Process and track requisitions, orders, invoices and renewals and maintain accurate records of library acquisitions, subscriptions and standing orders
  • File and maintain accurate records of library acquisitions, subscriptions and standing orders
  • Process, label, repair, and organize library materials and complete basic copy cataloging tasks
  • Assist with circulation, including patron billing, interlibrary loan, and course reserve processing
  • Perform scheduled and as-needed shifts at the service desk, including limited reference services
  • Retrieve and shelve library items as needed
  • Create donor acknowledgement letters and assist with evaluating and processing gift items
  • Open and route all incoming mail
  • Handle basic phone and email inquiries and refer calls and emails to other staff as needed
  • Maintain continuing resources, including nautical charts and government documents
  • Maintain and provide regular, accurate statistics and reports on areas of responsibility
  • May work with or provide limited training for student workers

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Executive Assistant, John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, Boston, MA

The Executive Assistant reports directly to the Executive Director and is responsible for a high level of clerical, administrative, and general office assistance and support, to ensure an efficient, and positive work environment in a growing organization. The successful candidate will have outstanding organizational skills, experience in a fast-paced environment, possess a meticulous attention to detail, have the ability to successfully prioritize and manage multiple duties, and have excellent independent judgment to act on behalf of the Executive Director when appropriate.

This position requires the ability to provide strong support to the Executive Director in a one-on-one working relationship and excellent interpersonal skills, as well as sound judgment and maturity. The Executive Assistant serves as a liaison to senior management and the Library and Foundation staffs, as well as to the Foundation's Board of Directors. Must be calm and efficient under pressure, and able to handle a wide variety of activities and confidential matters with discretion. Will require a time commitment and flexibility commensurate with the needs of the Executive Director and Foundation. The Executive Assistant will also manage key meetings, events, and special projects during the year.

See full description here: https://www.jfklibrary.org/About-Us/Job-Volunteer-Internships/Vacancies/Executive-Assistant-to-the-Executive-Director.aspx 

Interested and qualified candidates are asked to send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to: Lindsey Havansek Executive Assistant John F. Kennedy Library Foundation

E-mail: HR@JFKLFoundation.org 

No phone calls please.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time

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Library Assistant, Circulation, Waltham Public Library, Waltham, MA

Waltham Public Library

Part-time Library Assistant II - Circulation Department

Enthusiastic individual wanted to work in a busy, team-oriented MLN member library serving a diverse, urban community with an excellent collection of print, audio-visual and online resources.

Qualifications include: Associates Degree or 2 years of post-high school education, 6 months of computer experience, 1 year experience working with the public, or any equivalent combination. Strong interest in working with the general public, ability to perform under pressure, ability to work with library staff and a diverse general public in a tactful and courteous manner, good problem solving and computer skills. Superior customer service abilities. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Must pass a pre-employment physical with drug and alcohol screening, a Criminal Offenders Record Information (CORI) and a background check. Full description available at Human Resources Department.

Duties may include: Answering telephones, checking materials in and out, registering patrons, account maintenance, processing daily deliveries and other general circulation desk duties as assigned.

Preferred qualifications: Fluency in Spanish, Chinese, Haitian Creole or Portuguese; facility with social media, familiarity with III Sierra software.

19 hours per week

Weekly schedule to include a morning and afternoon and a minimum of two evenings/week, plus a minimum of two Saturdays and one Sunday per month including July & August.

$23.31 per hour, pro-rated paid time off, no health or retirement benefits.

Deadline to apply: Open until filled with preference given to applications received in full by May 25, 2018.

Qualified candidates should submit, preferably in ONE complete pdf:

  • Completed City of Waltham employment application (https://www.city.waltham.ma.us/human-resources-department )
  • Resume
  • Letter of interest and
  • Three letters of professional reference to:

Mary Gullotti

Human Resources Department, 119 School Street, Waltham, MA 02451

MGullotti@city.waltham.ma.us / 781-314-3356

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Reading Room Student Assistant, Schlesinger Library, Cambridge, MA

Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America.

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

Reading Room Student Assistant

Hours: The Library is open Monday through Saturday, 9 to 5. Up to 35 hours/week (Summer 2018) and then 17 hours/week: September and forward Weekly schedule to be determined, will include some Saturdays each month.

Eligibility: This is a pre-professional position open to currently enrolled Simmons GLIS students.

Library: The Schlesinger Library draws thousands of researchers each year to study the history of women in America. The collection consists of manuscript collections of individuals, families, and organizations, with particular strengths in women's rights, suffrage, feminism, health and sexuality, social reform, and education. Some collections of note include Betty Friedan, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, June Jordan, Julia Child, Pauli Murray, and Judy Chicago, the National Organization for Women, and the recently acquired Angela Davis papers. In addition, the library's book and periodical collections cover the full range of research on women as well as writings by women. The library has a particularly strong culinary collection dating from the late 18th century to the present.

Location: In Radcliffe Yard, 2 blocks from Harvard Square. The Yard is between Brattle and Garden Streets in Cambridge. [Map]

Description: Under the supervision of the Research Services Department, the Reading Room Assistant works in the Reading Room; helps monitor Reading Room security; retrieves and reshelves requested materials; scans materials for researchers; assists with checking in and returning off-site material; and other light processing projects that may arise. In addition, this person may periodically work at the Registration Desk on the first floor. 

Qualifications:

Required: Strong written and verbal communication skills. Friendly and courteous approach to working with students, faculty, researchers, and staff. Excellent attention to detail. Able to commit to a set weekly schedule. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and balance priorities. Ability to lift boxes weighing up to 40 pounds.

Preferred: Interest in women's studies; Reading Room, Reference Desk, or other Special Collections experience. 

Salary: $14.00/hour

Start date: End of May/beginning of June 2018

To apply:

Application deadline: May 05, 2018

Submit cover letter, resume, and three references to: Jennifer Fauxsmith, Research Librarian jennifer_fauxsmith@radcliffe.harvard.edu

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Library Technology Operations Assistant, Watertown Free Public Library, Watertown, MA

The Watertown Free Public Library is seeking a Library Technology Operations Assistant to help maintain technology for our busy library which sees over 32,000 visitors each month. The LTOA, under the supervision of the Library Director, is responsible for basic troubleshooting, administrative, and preventative maintenance tasks to ensure that library users and staff have reliable access to technology. Tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Troubleshooting basic issues using a ticketing system 
  • Performing routine tasks such as swapping out peripherals, changing toner, organizing and monitoring supply inventory 
  • Resetting wireless modem 
  • Basic updates to computers and other devices 
  • Training and assisting users with AV equipment 
  • Creating user guides and documentation
  • Assisting with 1:1 tech help for library patrons

In addition to possessing the minimum qualifications (see job description), this job is for you if: 

  • You are a creative problem solver and get satisfaction from the process of figuring things out 
  • You like technology 
  • You have a developed personal organization system 
  • You have high standards for customer service 
  • You like what public libraries do and want to be a part of a mission based organization 
  • You have interest in understanding the operations of a public library

The ideal candidate is a student or technologically-minded person that can work 15-19 hours a week. A typical shift will be 4-6 hours, scheduling is flexible. This temporary, non-benefited position may include occasional evening or weekend shifts. The hourly wage is $20.00.

Interested candidates should email cover letter, resume, and list of 3 references to Caitlin Browne, Assistant Director, at cbrowne@watertown-ma.gov. Position is open until filled.

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Media Resources Assistant, LAC Group, Washington DC

LAC Group seeks candidates for a freelance/part-time Media Resources Assistant position in Washington DC with one of the top national television network news organizations. The position will be 16 hours per week for the Saturday/Sunday shift (initial training will be during the week).



RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Use various media software and editing tools as well as a proprietary (DAM) digital asset management system, to enter data, and create new and updated existing asset records
  • Manage daily order processing, content and research requests and other tasks in the support of the daily ebb and flow of physical and digital assets into and out of the media production, broadcast and archive environments.
  • Screen various video formats for content and to identify persons, places and other relevant information to the news archive
  • Create and affix labels, process orders for footage and transcripts as well as physical and digital media assets
  • Fulfill as-needed search requests, including finding and sourcing footage and content, often of an urgent, time-sensitive nature.
  • Organize tapes and boxes of assets coming from other locations, and generally assist producers and their assistants in locating library materials
  • Process requests for assets to be pulled from storage locations on and off site.


QUALIFICATIONS

  • 1-3 years of related experience in research/records/database management or similar experience.
  • Experience with digital media asset tools and technologies is a plus.
  • Experience with non-linear editing systems (ie. Avid NewsCutter, Final Cut Pro, etc.) is also a plus
  • Must have a good knowledge of historical and current events


SKILLSET

  • Able to work autonomously
  • Computer proficient and be willing and able to learn and use a proprietary digital asset management system quickly and efficiently
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills and the ability to quickly react to requests for information
  • Demonstrated organizational skills, with the ability to follow instructions, maintain work and productivity schedules and benchmarks
  • Punctual, reliable and committed to adhering to the work schedule provided
  • Follow instructions and work within a team but also capable of working independently
  • Work well under pressure
  • Able to read, write and speak English fluently and accurately and must have excellent spelling skills
  • Strong attention to detail


This position will be primarily scheduled to work Saturday and Sunday but may also require other shifts as coverage and events require.

To apply, visit: https://goo.gl/nY2wvY

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Archives Assistant, Ghost Army Legacy Project, Salem, MA

The Ghost Army Legacy Project (ghostarmylegacproject.org) is a small non-profit in Salem, MA, dedicated to preserving and honoring the legacy of the WWII deception unit known as the Ghost Army.

We are currently looking for a part-time archives assistant (8 hours/week)  to help with several ongoing projects.

Work includes accessing new donations to our archive, cataloging current donations, and otherwise helping to manage the archive. The archivist will work with Rick Beyer, President of GALP. The archivist must have training in basic archive practices be familiar with the Past Perfect computer program.

The schedule is flexible.

Undergraduate and graduate students looking for archive work experience are encouraged to apply.

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