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Public Services Specialist, Trinity College, Hartford, CT

Public Services Specialist - Circulation and Help Desk

This is a part-time (15 hour/week) academic year position (September - May)

 

The Public Services Specialist works under the supervision of the Public Services Lead to ensure that members of the Trinity community receive seamless IT technical support and access to materials in the library's online and physical collection and receive fast and accurate answers to questions. Performs a variety of public services and technical tasks, with an emphasis on public services. Works collaboratively with staff throughout Information Services.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides excellent, friendly service both to college constituencies and IS staff.
  • Answers questions about policies and services.
  • Assists the public with technology help, the library catalog, databases, and equipment; troubleshoots problems; and reports issues.
  • Manages and coordinates urgent and complicated support issues.
  • Processes Information Services tickets, client and patron requests, interlibrary loan, and reserves.
  • Drives service analytics and develops strategies for improvement.
  • Oversees technology help documentation to ensure top quality solutions are available. Inventories materials and equipment and maintains proper order of stacks through periodic inspections.
  • Supervises and delivers training to student workers.
  • Models excellent customer service to student workers.
  • Develops and monitors strategies to provide excellent technology support for campus constituencies, and ensure that phone, email, and web requests are appropriately handled.
  • Opens and closes the building as assigned.
  • Monitors building activities and works with Campus Safety and maintenance staff when problems arise.
  • Other duties as assigned. 


Note: work schedule will consist of weekday hours between 8am-5pm.

 

Minimum Qualifications:
One year of college and one year of library, IT or customer service experience, or an equivalent combination of experience and education; customer service-oriented; can work both independently and collaboratively; flexible in dealing with change; excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills; strong interest in technology and comfortable learning to troubleshoot technical issues; ability to problem solve; positive and collaborative attitude.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Academic IT and/or library experience.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products.
  • Basic knowledge of various versions of Windows and Mac operating systems.

 

Physical Demands:
Able to bend, lift, reach, and push heavy book trucks; lift boxes and computing equipment up to 40 lbs.

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Library Assistant, George H. & Ella M. Rodgers Memorial Library, Hudson, NH

George H. & Ella M. Rodgers Memorial Library, Hudson NH

 

Rodgers Memorial Library is seeking a part-time, Library Assistant. This is a part-time (16-24 hours per week) year-round position required to work one or two evenings a week with at least one Saturday and potentially one Sunday each month. The position will be subject to a six-(6)-month probationary work period. 

Duties:

  • Performs normal circulation duties/tasks

  • Circulates and re-shelves library materials

  • Answers phone

  • Provides direct patron service

  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • Some post secondary coursework required. BA/BS preferred

  • Excellent customer service

  • Computer and organizational skills


Applicants must possess the willingness to learn new skills. Must have good judgment and show initiative. 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.

Closing Date: November 30, 2018 or until position is filled

Salary: $11.50 to start, 16-24 hours per week.

To Apply: Send resume with references and a letter of interest:

Linda Pilla, Library Director, director@rodgerslibrary.org

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Accounting Clerk, The Mayflower Society, Plymouth, MA

Performs a wide range of accounting and administrative tasks to support the Business Manager. Creates, updates and maintains Excel spreadsheets, ledgers and other records detailing financial business transactions. Inputs financial transactions into various software programs. Assists with special projects as needed.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

(Essential Functions):

  • Create, update, and maintain various Excel spreadsheets (i.e. sales, sales tax, prepaids, payroll, fixed assets, etc.),
  • Process invoices and assist with weekly check run process,
  • Enter financial transactions into various software programs,
  • Prepare bank deposits,
  • Assist with month-end reconciliations of sales and bank accounts, Investigate and resolve variances
  • Provide assistance with processing bi-weekly payroll (process time sheets and enter data into payroll software)
  • Compile reports/data for fiscal year-end audit, annual budget, and miscellaneous projects that arise, Other duties as needed or required.

Qualifications & Skills:

Bachelors degree required. Proficient in Excel. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Positive, professional attitude; an ability to work individually and as part of a team. Strong written and verbal communication skills. The ability to take & learn from direction. The ability to maintain the confidentiality of proprietary information. Experience with QuickBooks a plus.

To apply, please send your letter of interest and resume to jobs@themayflowersociety.org by November 30th, 2018.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $15 an hour

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Library Programming Assistant, Philbrick James Library, Deerfield, NH

Library Programming Assistant, Part-time (with potential to become full-time), Philbrick James Library, Deerfield, NH

The Philbrick-James Library in Deerfield, New Hampshire is seeking an outgoing, organized, and creative person to fill the position of Library Programming Assistant. We are looking for a friendly and imaginative individual to create and run programming events for adults, teens, and children. Additional duties will include staffing the circulation desk, shelving, creating displays, and helping our patrons with their reference needs.

Qualifications and Skills:

  •  Provide exceptional service to patrons
  • Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate programs for all age groups
  • Create displays to promote the library's collections and programs
  • Communicate effectively with a wide variety of people
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Proficiency using a variety of technology tools, including mobile devices
  • Windows-based computer skills and experience with office machines
  • Bachelor's degree and prior library experience are preferred


This is a part-time position with 18 scheduled hours per week. There is potential for this to become a full-time position (pending voter approval). As currently envisioned, this schedule will entail the hours below. However, flexibility is a must.

Mondays: 10am to 6pm

Tuesdays from 10pm to 5pm

Saturdays from 9am to noon.

Salary: $14.98 an hour

Closing Date: Open until filled

Please email the following to pjlibrary@metrocast.net:

  • resumé
  • cover letter
  • contact information for three references

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Administrative Assistant, Robert S. Peabody Institute of Archaeology, Andover, MA

Have you ever wanted to work in an archaeology museum? This might be the position for you! The job combines standard office administrative duties, work on marketing and promotion, and the opportunity to assist with our significant object, archival, and photographic collections. Reporting to the Director at the Robert S. Peabody Institute of Archaeology, the Administrative Assistant is a 30 hour/week position. This individual will help manage budgets, prepare expense reports, coordinate with vendors, format and distribute our monthly newsletter and other marketing materials, help plan events, and provide support to the collections program, including work with artifacts, archives, and historic photos.

The position requires a self-motivated, meticulous, and organized individual committed to assisting the museum reach its goals. The successful candidate will work with a dynamic group of individuals on the Phillips Academy campus where our museum is located.

The successful candidate will have a Bachelor's degree and at least some coursework in anthropology, archaeology, or an allied social science or museum studies program.

Two to three years of experience in an office administrative capacity is also required. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal are essential, as is an interest in working in a small team environment. Knowledge of and proficiency with Microsoft Office and Adobe products is necessary, along with the ability to learn specific software used by Phillips Academy in budgeting and marketing.

We are in search of an inquisitive, outgoing, and dedicated individual to join our busy team! Full background check required.

Please apply online at: http://www.andover.edu/employmentopportunities by November 21, 2018.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time

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Library Assistant II - Videographer, Pasco County, Hudson, FL

Salary: $13.67 - $22.31 Hourly

Salary Disclosure: 
Starting Salary: $13.67 
Pay Grade: N26 

Current Pasco County Employees: Please refer to the Personnel Policy & Procedure  Manual for starting salary information. 

General Description: Paraprofessional library work responsible for providing general video graphic and photographic work. Is responsible for developing, monitoring, and maintaining original and engaging photography and video content as well as developing creative ways to attract more customers and promote the Libraries, Public Services, and Pasco County brands in the community. 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE/RECOVERY ACTIVITIES: All employees will be required to work before, during, or after an Emergency. During an Emergency employees may temporarily be assigned to work and perform duties outside the normal scope of their position, location and work schedule to fit the needs of the County and its citizens.

Essential Job Functions:

Uses video and photo media for storytelling, branding, and interacting with and engaging our community and stakeholders. Works independently and as part of a larger creative team. Serves as video editing and social media consultant and troubleshooter. Takes media projects from initial concept through completion.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge and understanding of current video production equipment (both video and audio) including but not limited to computers, cameras, microphones, digital recording devices, and lights.
  • Ability to effectively use a wide variety of media production software.
  • Ability to effectively use a wide variety of Social Media resources.
  • Ability to grasp future trends in digital technologies and act proactively.
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent multitasking skills.
  • Ability to lift and carry necessary equipment related to photography/lighting and location shooting.
  • Ability to manage complex projects effectively.
  • Ability to work under the pressures of tight deadlines and changing customer demands in a fast­paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • Ability to effectively communicate ideas orally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other agencies, and the public.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and to adapt to changes in the library environment. Ability to learn and apply complex automated procedures and to utilize computer equipment, the Internet, and new technologies in performance of day-to-day work.
  • Ability to supervise and coordinate the work of assigned staff and volunteers.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely orally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of the services and operations of the libraries.
  • Knowledge of standard clerical methods and practices.
  • One (1) year of library experience preferred.
  • Must be able to work evenings and Saturdays.

Minimum Requirements:

PHYSICAL SKILLS: Ability to lift and/or move up to 35 pounds and also push or pull heavy objects. May use a handling device (dolly, cart, etc.) or work with another team member to lift and/or move excessively heavy objects. Job requires walking, standing, sitting, pushing, pulling, crawling, bending, stooping, and reaching. Also requires use of a video display terminal. Ability to communicate effectively using verbal, written, and visual communication.

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Marketing, New Media, English, Communications, or related field. One (1) year experience working directly with the public. One (1) year of relevant experience in marketing and/or social media. Proficiency with Hootsuite and basic graphic design experience.

In-House Employees: Associates plus DAP (Degree Alternative Program) may substitute for the Bachelor's degree requirement.

LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS: Must possess a valid driver's license.

ADA STATEMENT: A qualified employee or applicant with a disability may be afforded a reasonable accommodation to perform the essential job functions of a position in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

For more information, click here.

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Archives Assistant, Simmons School of Library and Information Science, Boston, MA

Assistant to the SLIS Archives Management Program

Dates:             Begins December 3, 2018

Hours:            10 hours per week;

Pay rate:         $12/hour

 

General Description:

This position will support the full-time Archives Management faculty on program areas within the Archives Management and Dual Degree programs, with a particular focus on archives internships. 

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintain and update archives internship database, in consultation with Tech Lab as necessary
  • Serve as primary point of contact for external internship contacts throughout all phases of internships
  • Serve as primary point of contact for students to resolve issues with internships
  • Provide additional administrative support for the archives management concentration and Archives Program Director

 

The successful candidate will be technically proficient (programming experience not necessary); possess strong communication and interpersonal skills; and possess the ability to work independently with limited supervision. An Archive Management Program student preferred; must have completed LIS 438 - Introduction to Archival Methods and Services

 

Please send resume and letter detailing interest for immediate consideration by November 15 to: Donna Webber (donna.webber@simmons.edu)

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Library Assistant, Millis Public Library, Millis, MA

On Call Library Assistant, Millis Public Library

The Town of Millis is seeking candidates for an "On Call" Library Assistant at the Millis Public Library to work hours as needed. Work may include daytime, evening, and/or weekend hours. 

Essential Functions:

  • Provides reference, readers' advisory, e-library, and technology assistance to all patrons.
  • Provides exceptional service to all patrons, in keeping with the Library's Public Service Statement.
  • Checks materials in and out, issues new and replacement library cards, processes room and museum pass reservations, collects fines, answers and directs telephone calls.
  • Participates in local, network, regional and state meetings and professional associations.
  • Participates in professional development and training opportunities.
  • Opens and securely closes the Library as required.
  • Performs similar or related work and work on special projects, as required, directed, or as the situation requires.

Qualifications

Candidates should possess a working knowledge of library methods and procedures, ability to work with the public, and computer skills. Public service experience working with adults, teens and children preferred. 

Physical Requirements:
Moderate physical effort required in carrying and moving boxes of books and other materials, which could weigh up to 30 pounds. Must be able to read, use a keyboard, and view a computer monitor.

Salary

14.79/hour

How to Apply

Applications are available on line at www.millis.net.

Completed applications should be sent to Karen Bouret, kbouret@millisma.net or Office of the Town Administrator/Board of Selectmen, Veterans Memorial Building Room 220, 900 Main Street, Millis, MA 02054

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Archives Assistant, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

Archives Assistant

(Part-time)

 

There is a vacancy for a part-time Archives Assistant in the Northeastern University Libraries' Archives and Special Collections Department. Archives Assistants will work in both reference and processing settings. This position is for someone comfortable and welcoming, who has the sensitivity to work with diverse community members and collections. This is an excellent opportunity for individuals interested in gaining experience in an archives and special collections setting while attending graduate school.

 

Duties:

  • Provide reference services to University Faculty, staff and students, and to outside researchers
  • Create processing plans
  • Arrange and rehouse manuscript and archival material
  • Create inventories and finding aids
  • Write blog posts
  • Conduct shelf-reads
  • Standardize legacy data
  • Digitization of select material and assist with digital exhibits
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • Enrollment in a graduate level archival or history degree program
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Interest in critical librarianship and inclusive and ethical archival practices
  • Familiarity with such as Alma, ArchivesSpace, Microsoft Office, and WordPress
  • Ability and willingness to lift boxes weighing up to 40 lbs.
  • Commitment to achieving and maintaining diversity in the workplace


Salary:

$14 per hour

Hours:

17 hours per week

To apply please send cover letter and resume via email to:

Daniel Lavoie, Collections Archivist, d.lavoie@northeastern.edu, 617.373.3317

Molly Brown, Reference and Outreach Archivist, mo.brown@northeastern.edu, 617.373.7656  

92 Snell Library, Northeastern University, 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA  02115

 

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action Title IX employer. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women, and persons with disabilities.

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Research Library Assistant, Perkins School for the Blind, Watertown, MA

Research Library Assistant

Department: Training and Educational Resources Program

Schedule: Part-time, 18 hours/week

 

Perkins School for the Blind, located near Boston, was the first school for the blind chartered in the United States in 1829. For over 180 years, Perkins School for the Blind has provided quality educational and residential services to students who are blind, visually impaired or deafblind, empowering them to reach their maximum potential. Perkins School for the Blind embraces diversity in ability, thought, culture and belief. We provide equal education and employment opportunities and value the unique talents and contributions of all of our students and staff. 

 

Summary

The primary responsibilities of this position involve ongoing tasks to support library functions including shelving, shelf-reading, and data entry in our catalog and online resources. This position also provides support for shipping for Perkins publications.

 

Depending on background and interests, other tasks will include some administrative work within the larger department, and/or projects within the Research Library collections.

 

Schedule:

At least three days a week, for a total of 18 hours a week, on a regular schedule. Hours can be scheduled when the Research Library is open (7:30am to 4pm, Monday to Friday.) We are closed on weekends and Perkins holidays.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Shelving materials that have been returned to the library.
  • Fulfilling requests for scanned articles and book chapters.
  • Shelfreading the collection.
  • Maintaining online resources (reviewing dead links, adding new items) in the Scout Information Clearing House.
  • Data entry and editing tasks in our catalog (using InMagic/Presto)
  • Support shipping and other activities for Perkins publications as needed.
  • Assist other staff with handling book requests as needed.
  • Additional projects within the Research Library collection, depending on interests, skills, and library needs.

 

Additional projects may include review of specific sub-collections, creations of bibliographies or online collections (with contextual information), or developing other resources.

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Excellent attention to detail, including proofreading entered data.
  • Strong skills with data entry while following local standards and workflow.
  • Able to locate, scan, shelfread, and shelve print materials.
  • Able to navigate stairs to access three floors of Research Library stacks (do not need to carry materials on stairs.)

 

Preferred skills and experience:

  • Successful completion of a cataloging course and/or equivalent experience editing records in a library catalog.
  • Experience with administrative tasks such as processing invoices.
  • Background working with controlled vocabulary for cataloging and categorization.

 

Benefits: This position does not qualify for benefits. 

 

Perkins seeks to enhance its community of intellectually, culturally, and socially diverse individuals to enrich the educational experience of our students. Applicants from a multicultural background, are bilingual, and/or who have relevant life experience are encouraged to apply.

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End Processing Assistant, Harvard University/Harvard College Library, Cambridge, MA

End Processing Assistant, Harvard University / Harvard College Library (90 day temp role)

The Archival Assistant reports to the Houghton Library Head of the Manuscript Section. As part of a team, the position works to provide container and location information for Houghton's 40,000 linear feet of archival materials.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepares booktabs, spine labels, and ownership labels; selects and affixes donor bookplates, all according to Houghton security and preservation policies
  • Performs measurement and construction of protective CMI cases for Houghton printed materials
  • Responsible for the transfer of rare and other materials to the Harvard Depository (HD): modifies holdings/item records; packs and labels materials for transfer and storage; moves heavily-loaded cases to the mailroom.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications

  • BA and prior library experience required, preferably in an academic library
  • Familiarity working with library materials
  • Competence with Microsoft Office suite and Windows operating system
  • Position requires regular lifting and moving of materials from bookcases and storage areas including materials weighing up to 40 pounds and pushing heavily loaded book trucks
  • The employee must have a high tolerance to library-related allergens

Additional Requirements:

  • Able to perform repetitive work accurately with attention to details.
  • Experience with working in an ILS, preferably Alma
  • Good hand-eye skills for handing fragile and rare paper-based materials
  • Able to work productively with minimal supervision; to schedule and prioritize work to meet stated deadlines; and to work collegially and communicatively with others

Full/Part Time

Full Time

Education

BA/BS

Salary

$16.00 per hour

How to Apply

To apply, send cover letter and resume to pyzynski@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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Library Assistant/Technology Specialist, Waltham Public Library, Waltham, MA

Waltham Public Library -Part-time

Library Assistant II - Technology 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 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 technology and maker 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.

 

$26.10 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 November 23, 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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Digital Production Assistant, WGBH, Boston, MA

The WGBH Education Department designs, produces, distributes and promotes free digital media resources to support innovative teaching and learning for all ages. Our interactive lessons, award-winning videos, and hands-on activities are designed for classrooms, homes, and community settings and delivered via mobile devices, online, and in print. Through in-person workshops, multimedia presentations, professional development, outreach campaigns, and other community engagement models, we enable our audiences to expand their knowledge, improve their skills, and enrich their lives.  We are a partner with PBS in PBS LearningMedia (pbslearningmedia.org), a digital resources service/platform for K-12 education with 1.6 million registered users and thousands of free digital resources.

Under the supervision of the Senior Producer, the Digital Production Assistant (Content Management) is responsible for ingesting and cataloguing WGBH-produced PK-12 digital education content into the Content Management System for publication on the PBS LearningMedia website.  A secondary responsibility involves supporting the WGBH LearningMedia team's basic video production and/or graphic design activities for the website.

Bachelor's degree is required.

Candidates must have:

  • Experience working with content management processes/tools
  • Experience processing image and video files
  • Graphic design skills for software (e.g., Adobe graphic design software)
  • Working knowledge of FileMaker Pro, Word, and Excel
  • Experience with video editing software (Adobe Premiere or Avid)
  • Proven ability to work both independently and collaboratively and to cultivate productive working relationships with internal and external clients
  • Ability to multitask, set priorities, and manage deadlines in a fast-paced environment. strong organizational, written, and oral communication skills and a strict attention to detail
  • Two years' work experience
  • Experience working on a digital platform is preferred.
  • Interest in PK-12 Education a plus

Interested candidates must apply on the WGBH Career Website:

https://www.wgbh.org/foundation/careers

and then click on

P-04261 - Digital Production Assistant-Content Management (WGBH Education)

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

Library Assistant III, Evening/Weekend, Tisch Library

Tisch Library is a student-centered research library, dedicated to the support of teaching, learning, and scholarship in Tufts' School of Arts & Sciences and School of Engineering. We provide collections, subject expertise, and technology-rich research and learning environments, with a variety of services and programs to meet the information needs of our students, faculty, and staff. The Access Services Department ensures timely and effective access to library collections, facilities and services, managing circulation, reserves, basic reference, interlibrary loan, stack management, printing and scanning.

 

The Information Desk in Access Services is the frontline service point in Tisch Library. We provide a welcoming, inclusive environment for our patrons, with collaborative staff committed to teamwork. The Library Assistant will answer patron questions in person, and via e-mail, telephone, and chat, and will make timely and effective referrals to specialist librarians, other library departments, and services across campus. We seek candidates who are excited to work in a university library with a community of students and faculty who are diverse in every way.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide frontline services to students, faculty and staff, responding to inquiries, resolving problems or making appropriate referrals.
  • Provide guidance and support for student staff working the front desk. Oversee workflow and project assignments for student staff checking in materials, shelving reserves and holds, performing scheduled building counts, and assisting with closing routine.
  • Close and secure the library at the end of the evening shift; open the library at the start of the morning shift (as scheduled).
  • Monitor security issues; engage TUPD support as needed.
  • Process materials per established workflow (new books, holds, recalls, other).

 

Required qualifications:

  • Demonstrated commitment and success in a customer service environment
  • Strong written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Experience with and aptitude for using technology
  • High school diploma or equivalent

 

Preferred qualifications:

  • Familiarity with integrated library management systems and discovery tools, such as Alma and Primo
  • Experience in a higher education environment
  • Associate's degree or equivalent

 

This is a part-time, temporary position, 25 hours/week from November 1, 2018 through May 9, 2019. Hours include:

Tuesday          5:15 p.m. - 1:15 a.m.

Wednesday    5:15 p.m. - 1:15 a.m.

Thursday        5:15 p.m. - 1:15 a.m.

Sunday            9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

 

The wage is $23/hour. Please submit resume and cover letter via email to William Bloom, Head of Access Services, Tisch Library, william.bloom@tufts.edu.

http://tischlibrary.tufts.edu/

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Access Services Resource Sharing Specialist, Harvard Library, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Temporary Access Services Resource Sharing Specialist (90 days), Harvard University / Harvard Library

Title: Temporary Access Services Resource Sharing Specialist

Schedule/Hours: Monday - Friday 9 am to 5 pm (35 hrs/wk), 90 days from date of hire

Pay rate: $15/hr

  • Process resource sharing requests placed by Harvard patrons to be loaned or scanned from lending libraries.
  • Explains resource sharing policies to patrons.
  • Uses various electronic or manual methods to verify citations and locate difficult items.
  • Interprets resource sharing borrowing policies and procedures.
  • Backs-up lending workflows as needed.
  • Backs-up processing of materials for Harvard patrons as needed.
  • Serves as resource sharing borrowing customer service contact, including telephone communication and all other forms of correspondence.
  • Creates, updates, and maintains borrowing requests in resource sharing software (ILLiad).
  • Creates and updates library records in the circulation subsystem (currently Aleph). Charges and renews materials in Aleph.

 

Qualifications

  • High School degree required.
  • Understanding of resource sharing practices and procedures.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents and bibliographic data.
  • Ability to write routine correspondence.
  • Computer literacy and keyboarding proficiency required.
  • Working knowledge of Windows environment required.
  • Working knowledge of HOLLIS, OCLC, online catalogs, bibliographic databases and resource sharing software and associated tools.

 

Full/Part Time

Full Time

 

How to Apply

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

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

Job Opening

Waltham Public Library - Children's Department

Part-time Library Assistant II - 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 children and families, 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 children and families locate materials and information, providing story hours for pre-school children, answering telephones, checking items in and out, delivering materials to day care centers, registering patrons, account maintenance and other general Children's 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 one Saturday and one Sunday per month including July & August.

 

$26.10 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 November 16, 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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Open Educational Resources Coordinator, Salem State University Library, Salem, MA

Title: Open Educational Resources Coordinator, Salem State University Library, Salem, MA 

Schedule/Hours: 25 hrs per week; weekday schedule to be determined

Salary: $30-35 per hour

 

General Duties: The open educational resources coordinator is a 25 hour per week (part-time), benefited position that assists with implementation and supports the university's grant-funded program to increase textbook and course material affordability, plans events, advises faculty on course materials and open educational resources (OER), provides one-on-one consultations, and other duties as required.

Please Note: This is a grant-funded position through June 30, 2019 and continued employment is contingent upon on-going grant funding.

For more information and to apply: https://careers-salemstate.icims.com/jobs/2121/open-educational-resources-coordinator/job

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University Library Assistant, UConn Law Library, Hartford, CT

The University of Connecticut School Law Library seeks candidates for a full time, permanent University Library Assistant 2-Law (UCP 4). Responsibilities include staffing the main desk, collection maintenance, processing materials for the library, opening and closing the library, and other duties related to the provision of library services.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Assisting library patrons by performing circulation functions and locating library materials using the library's catalog; maintaining and processing patron and bibliographic records, including the processing of overdue and reserve materials; training and supervising student employees; creating and maintaining finding aids, service guides, usage instructions, and directional signage; monitoring the condition of the library building including study rooms, classrooms, stacks, and common areas; opening and closing the library building; participating in stacks management, including shelving and shifting materials; assisting with outreach to a variety of patron groups; maintaining and troubleshooting library equipment such as scanners, microform readers, printers, and copiers; and other duties as assigned. The work schedule is Sunday through Thursday, 2:45pm-10:45pm.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

A bachelor's degree and one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination; Ability to work independently with computer generated records and extract pertinent information following established library procedures; Ability to communicate effectively with library staff, University faculty and staff and the public regarding straightforward issues and to respond effectively to the needs of the public; Ability to work independently with minimum of supervision; Ability to perform moderately complex tasks that sometimes pose new problems, understanding of the operations of the department is required, keeping in mind the relationship of specific assignments to the goals of the department and the library; Demonstrated ability to keep up-to-date with standard practices, procedures or policies the incumbent must implement.

 

TO APPLY

Interested candidates please submit a letter of application, resume, and contact information for three professional references via UConn jobs, (www.jobs.uconn.edu), Staff Positions. Please reference search #2019142. Screening will begin immediately. 

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Curatorial Administrator & Assistant, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Downtown Hartford, CT

For 175 years, the Wadsworth has delighted audiences as Connecticut's flagship visual arts institution. We are known not only for our peerless collections but also as a place of engaging programming. Dynamic and varied special exhibitions have captured the public's interest for nearly a century, enriching the conversation about the art of the past and the art of today. Inspiring everyone to experience and appreciate excellence in art and culture requires a team effort and the talents of a diverse, highly motivated group of people.

So, we were wondering if the Wadsworth sounds like the place for you? We are currently seeking a Curatorial Administrator and Assistant. In this role you will be responsible for a variety of curatorial and administrative tasks including managing contacts and correspondence; providing trustee committee support; budget tracking; assisting with the coordination of didactic materials and exhibition documentation; writing and editing curatorial-related copy; and occasional collection research.

The successful candidate will have attained a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in art, art history or museum studies. 3 - 5 years administrative experience or 2 years of museum experience coupled with strong administrative skills is required. Candidates who have work experience (paid or intern) in an arts institution will move to the top of the list for consideration.

More detailed information regarding essential job requirements, responsibilities, skills and abilities and directions on how to apply can be found on our website www.thewadsworth.org by clicking the "Opportunities" link under "About."

The Wadsworth is a progressive, equal opportunity employer and all candidates are encouraged

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time

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Office and Finance Coordinator, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA

Fuller Craft Museum seeks a part time, 3-days per week Finance and Office Coordinator.

Responsibilities include: Processing bi-weekly payroll, Processing accounts payable, Receipts and deposits, Maintaining vendor files, Month end close and annual audit, Preparing monthly financials for Board Finance Committee and monthly departmental reports,Work in collaboration with development office and Board Treasurer, Benefits administration (403B, Health and Dental, W/C) Coordinate and order office supplies.

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business, Finance or equivalent experience, 3+ years bookeeping experience, preferably in a museum or non-profit setting, High competency in Quickbooks, Microsoft Office, Excel, Familiarity with ADP payroll system TAM Point of sale software a plus, Understanding of non-profit funding, Ability to meet deadlines and multitask, Excellent written and communication skills, Attention to detail and accuracy.

Please send resume to dlebica@fullercraft.org. No phone calls please.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time

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Assistant to the Directors of the Museum of Art/Membership & Programs Coordinator, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME

Provide administrative support to the Directors and the Museum staff with minimal direction; maintain accurate and up-to-date databases; coordinate and administratively support Museum events; coordinate Membership Program; schedule and keep track of Museum tours and group visits.

Required: High School diploma or GED; Bachelor's degree strongly preferred.

Also required: strong interpersonal skills including excellent customer service and the ability to work as a positive member of a team; excellent computer skills, including high level of proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, Outlook calendar and email, as well as a willingness to learn new software; ability to work independently within the scope of Museum policies; superior organizational skills with attention to detail and accuracy. Familiarity with Raiser's Plus software a plus. Prior administrative experience in a museum or academic environment preferred.

Click on this link to apply directly to the position - http://careers.bowdoin.edu/postings/5503

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time

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Archives Assistant, Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, Boston, MA

Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation - Seasonal Archives Assistant, Winter 2018-2019 - (Job Number 180006VG)

Apply on-line at: MassCareers Job Opportunities

Description

About the Department of Conservation and Recreation:

The Department of Conservation and Recreation manages one of the largest and most diverse state parks systems in the nation and protects and enhances natural resources and outdoor recreational opportunities throughout Massachusetts. DCR is a dynamic agency, and is one of the largest park systems in the nation. The DCR system includes over 450,000 acres of parks, forests, water supply protection lands, beaches, lakes, ponds, playgrounds, swimming pools, skating rinks, trails and parkways.

Interviews will be conducted at the ending of the posting period. Successful candidates may be required to start immediately.

Duties:

Under supervision of the Plans Archivist, the seasonal employee will assist help arrange, describe, and scan engineering and architectural plans of Massachusetts parks buildings and landscapes, parkways, bridges, recreational facilities, and water resources date from the 1890s to the present. 

Specific duties include:

  • Locate, organize into sets, and folder large-format architectural and engineering drawings.
  • Catalog the drawings by inputting data into a spreadsheet.
  • Identify drawings that are ready for scanning by an outside vendor and separate out drawings that will need conservation work before scanning.
  • Prepare the drawings to be sent out for scanning, conservation treatment, or off-site storage.
  • Work with Plans Archivist to create an efficient organizational arrangement of plans cabinets, cabinet drawers, and plan sets.
  • Provide assistance to the Plans Archivist on responding to requests for plans from DCR staff, consultants, researchers and the general public.
  • Perform quality control check on cataloging data and digital files.
  • Other duties as requested.

Start Date: November 19, 2018

End Date: March 29, 2019

 

Qualifications:

MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: 

Applicants must have (A) at least two years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, technical or professional experience in research or statistical work, or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below. 

Substitutions: 
I. A Bachelor's or higher degree may be substituted for the required experience.* 

*Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed. 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Requires bending, lifting, standing on ladders, and the ability to lift and carry up to 40 pounds.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree or coursework in library science, archive management or architectural/engineering studies.
  • Experience working with historic plans and documents.
  • Excellent typing skills and experience with word processing, spreadsheet, and database programs.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to handle oversized documents with care.
  • Requires bending, lifting, standing on ladders, and the ability to lift and carry up to 40 pounds.

 

Qualifications

First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.

 

MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Applicants must have (A) at least two (2) years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, administrative, professional or technical experience in work involving research, data analysis, compliance, records management or program administration, or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below.

 

Incumbents may be required to have a current and valid motor vehicle driver's license at a class level specific to assignment.

 

Substitutions: 

I. A Bachelor's degree or higher in a related field may be substituted for the required experience.

 

An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.  Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

Official Title: Research Analyst I

Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Boston - 251 Causeway Street

Job: Planning

Agency: Department of Conservation & Recreation

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Posting Date: Oct 17, 2018

Number of Openings: 1

Salary: 47,859.50 - 67,712.32 Yearly

If you have Diversity, Affirmative Action or Equal Employment Opportunity questions or need a Reasonable Accommodation, please contact Diversity Officer / ADA Coordinator: John Viola - 617-626-1161

Bargaining Unit: 06-NAGE - Professional Admin.

Confidential: No

 

Apply on-line at: MassCareers Job Opportunities

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Temporary Cataloging Assistant, Fine Arts Library, Harvard College Library, Cambridge, MA

Temporary Cataloging Assistant, Harvard College Library - Fine Arts Library

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.

This is a 10 hour a week, 18-month temporary appointment.

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.

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

Qualifications

BA in art or architectural history, classics, Asian studies or related humanities field preferred. 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.

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

Full/Part Time

Part Time

Salary

commensurate with experience

How to Apply

In order to apply, please send resume and cover letter to William Conner: wsconnor@fas.harvard.edu

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Archives Assistant, Archives & Research Center, Sharon, MA

FINAL JOB OPENING - PART TIME

Archives Assistant - Sharon (temporary, part-time) 

Archives & Research Center (ARC) and the Collections

The Archives & Research Center (ARC) is the hub of The Trustees of Reservations' curatorial stewardship. Located in Sharon, Massachusetts, the ARC provides outside researchers, Trustees staff, and volunteers access to thousands of historical documents, objects, and artifacts related to The Trustees' properties. The ARC, an energy-efficient, climate-controlled building, opened in 2008 and houses 1,500 linear feet of archival materials which document The Trustees' founding role in the land trust movement, the stories of Trustees properties across the Commonwealth, and the lives of American families from the 1600s to the present.

 

The Trustees' collections represent domestic furnishings, outdoor sculptures, fine and decorative arts from pre-contact to the 20th century. They include more than 30 private collections featuring exceptional pieces from indigenous Massachusetts peoples to mid-century Modern. Archival collections include works of art on paper, photographs, maps, architectural plans, garden designs, botanical specimens, manuscripts, letters, diaries, books, business ledgers, legal documents and deeds linked to specific properties and to the organization's history.

 

Position Summary:

The Archives & Research Center of The Trustees seeks an Archives Assistant to help prepare the historical and institutional records collections of the Fruitlands Museum for processing. The Archives Assistant will perform the preliminary steps of surveying, sorting, and creating a rough inventory for approximately 50 boxes of material. Many of the boxes are already semi-organized.

The Fruitlands Museum was the 116th property acquired by The Trustees, joining the organization in 2016. Its archival collections cover a wide range of historic subjects, including Bronson Alcott's experimental Transcendentalist community, and the Shaker communities of the northeastern United States. Other collections relate to the life and work of the museum's founder, Clara Endicott Sears, as well as the development, governance, and operations of the museum itself. The collections contain correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, records, publications, and many other types of primary and secondary source materials.

 

Essential Functions:

  • The ability to survey, sort and create a rough inventory for approximate 50 boxes of Fruitlands materials.
  • The ability to help prepare these historical and institutional materials for processing.

Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in or a recent graduate of a history, archives, or other cultural heritage program.
  • Willingness to adhere to best practices regarding the care and handling of archival collections.
  • Strong organizational skills. Familiarity with archival arrangement preferred.
  • Ability to lift or carry objects weighing between 25-50 pounds.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office programs: Word, Excel, etc.
  • Interest in Massachusetts history strongly preferred.

 

Benefits and Salary

This is a temporary, non-exempt, hourly paid position, with an optimal start date in October. This position is based in Sharon.

 

About The Organization:

The Trustees is an organization with a fascinating past and an exciting future. Our places are open to all and we thrive by involving as many people as possible in what we do. Founded in 1891, by a group of visionary volunteers, we preserve, for public use and enjoyment, properties of exceptional scenic, historic, and ecological value in Massachusetts and work to protect special places across the state. We have helped protect more than 50,000 acres, including 26,000+ acres on 117 reservations that are all open to the public. We are a nonprofit conservation organization funded and supported entirely by our visitors, supporters, volunteers, and more than 60,000 member households.

The Trustees' curatorial resources include archives, buildings, landscapes, ruins and artifacts covering hundreds of years of human history. In the historic houses, at the Archives & Research Center, and in the land itself, The Trustees preserves the landscapes and material culture of Massachusetts people. Objects and archives enrich a wide range of programs and activities.

In addition to being an Equal Opportunity Employer, the Trustees of Reservations aims to create a thriving, inclusive workplace that values each member of our team. We aspire to reflect and effectively serve the residents and communities of Massachusetts, who are at the core of our mission.

We kindly request that you do not call to inquire about the status of your application. Those candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted.

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Children's Services Specialist, Framingham Public Library, Framingham, MA

POSITION: Children's Services Specialist/Makers and Crafts: L-7

DEPARTMENT: Library

SALARY: $20.21 - $27.60/hour 

HOURS: 20 hours per week, two evenings and Friday/Saturday rotation required

Organizational Scope: Works under the direction of the Supervisor of Children's Services or Assistant Supervisor of Children's Services. Frequent contact with the public requires the exercise of tact, diplomacy and flexibility. Good rapport with children is essential.

 

Major Responsibilities: Provides positive public service. Promotes increased use of library materials by children and adults through library displays, story times, department tours and orientations, school visits and other outreach activities in consultation with the Supervisor of Children's Services. Prepares and conducts story hours and other programs especially crafts and makers projects. Contacts, schedules, and facilitates processing of outside performers and presenters. Develops weekly crafts projects for storytimes. Develops "makers" programs to encourage creative and innovative thinking in line with STEAM educational initiatives. Provides guidance, using print and automated sources, to children and adults requesting information in the children's room. Performs a variety of circulation duties, including patron registration, checking in and checking out library materials, collecting overdue fines, and placing reserves. Maintains confidentiality of patron records per Mass. General Laws. Works with the Supervisor of Children's Services to develop specific sections of the children's materials collection. Performs other collection maintenance and development duties as assigned. Provides direction and training to other personnel as required. Updates, retrieves and interprets data in the library's automated systems. Prepares resource lists for children preschool through grade 6. May generate custom reports to facilitate maintenance of library collections. Reads and straightens shelves. Performs other tasks as required.

 

Job Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Two year's work experience that demonstrates ability to work effectively with children.
  • In addition to required work experience, years of library experience may be substituted for up to four years required college credit, on a one-to-one basis.
  • Coursework in Children's Literature or children's services.
  • Strong public service, organizational, computer, and public speaking skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Tact, diplomacy, flexibility. Experience and comfort with computers.
  • Familiarity with Spanish or Portuguese desirable.

 

Physical Requirements: Employee must be capable of operating miscellaneous tools and office equipment relative to this position which shall include, but may not be limited to: computers, copiers, fax machines, and calculators. Time spent standing, walking, and sitting. (extended periods)

Lifting, pushing/pulling, or carrying of objects weighing up to 10 pounds with occasionally a maximum of 40 pounds. Climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, twisting, bending, and squatting.

Repetitive movements of the hands. Communicate effectively with others, orally and in writing.

 

Work Environment: Work is performed primarily in an office environment with normal office noise and traffic.

 

 

Please visit our website: 

https://ess.framinghamma.gov/MSS/employmentopportunities/default.aspx

 

The Town of Framingham is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Resource Sharing Specialist, Access Services, Harvard Library, Cambridge, MA

Title: Temporary Access Services Resource Sharing Specialist (90 days)

Schedule/Hours: Monday - Friday 1 pm to 5 pm (20 hrs/wk)

Pay rate: $15/hr

  • Process resource sharing requests placed by Harvard patrons to be loaned or scanned from lending libraries.
  • Explains resource sharing policies to patrons.
  • Uses various electronic or manual methods to verify citations and locate difficult items.
  • Interprets resource sharing borrowing policies and procedures.
  • Backs-up lending workflows as needed.
  • Backs-up processing of materials for Harvard patrons as needed.
  • Serves as resource sharing borrowing customer service contact, including telephone communication and all other forms of correspondence.
  • Creates, updates, and maintains borrowing requests in resource sharing software (ILLiad).
  • Creates and updates library records in the circulation subsystem (currently Aleph). Charges and renews materials in Aleph .

 

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School degree required.
  • Understanding of resource sharing practices and procedures.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents and bibliographic data.
  • Ability to write routine correspondence.
  • Computer literacy and keyboarding proficiency required .
  • Working knowledge of Windows environment required.
  • Working knowledge of HOLLIS, OCLC, online catalogs, bibliographic databases and resource sharing software and associated tools.

How to Apply

To apply, send your cover letter and resume to jclarke@fas.harvard.edu

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Digitization Associate, MIT, Cambridge, MA

Digitization Associate (Library Assistant III)

 

The MIT Libraries seek a production- and service-oriented person to contribute to digital imaging activities for project scanning. This position provides the opportunity for using and developing technical and library skill sets related to imaging services and digital libraries, and is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in a dynamic academic library setting. This is an exciting opportunity to work as part of a new program, Metadata and Digital Collection Services (MDCS).

 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Under the direction of the Digital Imaging Manager, the Associate works collaboratively with staff within MDCS and across the Libraries, shares knowledge of digital imaging operations and applications, serves as a resource to staff, and, may coordinate the work of other staff. The Associate follows best practices for imaging based on the condition of the material and the desired output, while performing digitization of historical or rare, which require a high level of care, accuracy, and security. The Associate utilizes multiple types of imaging software such as Capture One Pro, Quickscan and Silverfast, along with various types of equipment to digitize materials; ex. automatic document feeder, slide/flatbed or digital camera systems; as well as applications such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat or PrimeOCR to perform advanced image processing. The Associate performs post processing tasks such as cropping, embedding metadata and other tasks to prepare files for digital preservation in addition to Quality Control of both inhouse and outsourced projects, verifying that all requirements are met. The Associate works with staff within and outside of MDCS to resolve complex problems, works with vendors to facilitate repairs, writes and maintains procedural documentation, and troubleshoots problems with software and hardware used within the unit. The Associate works closely with their supervisor and other staff members to meet customer deadlines and production goals, while maintaining MIT Libraries' quality standards for all scanning activities.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Required -Two years direct/related experience; post high school education can count toward experience, which provides understanding of scanning, image correction. Technical experience with digital imaging equipment (especially digital cameras) and related Windows-based and Mac OS software applications such as Adobe Acrobat Professional, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Excel and Filemaker Pro. Interest and affinity for learning, understanding and effectively using new software and technology. Aptitude for accurate, detailed and quantitative work. Strong organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills, including ability to identify problems and carry out solutions independently or in collaboration with others. Demonstrated ability to manage competing priorities and work with minimal supervision. Strong communication skills, both verbal and written. Positive service attitude and excellent interpersonal skills with proven ability to work as an integral part of a service team and to interact effectively with a variety of people. Demonstrated initiative and flexibility for successfully adapting and working creatively in a dynamic environment. 

Preferred - Familiarity with digital imaging technologies and standards, including scanner technology, digitization workflow, imaging system troubleshooting, digital photography or image analysis and processing software. Experience in library, higher education and/or a customer service environment. Experience with Capture One Pro imaging software.

 

 

HOURS: 35 hours per week, M-F, between 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Some flexibility in scheduling is possible.

 

HOURLY RATE AND BENEFITS: $21/hour minimum; actual based on qualifications and experience. MIT offers excellent benefits including a choice of health plans, a dental plan, tuition assistance and fully subsidized MBTA passes for local bus and subway service. The MIT Libraries affords a flexible and collegial working environment and provides opportunities for training and skill development.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS: Apply online at: http://careers.mit.edu/; applications must include cover letter and resume. Priority will be given to applications received by October 29, 2018; position open until filled. MIT is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community and particularly encourages applications from qualified women and minority candidates. Professionals who enthusiastically embrace the empathy, courage, self-reflection and respect of a multi-cultural, diverse and inclusive workplace, and who strive to incorporate those values in their work and interactions are encouraged to apply.

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Library Clerk/Substitute, Children's Room, Wayland Public Library, Wayland, MA

Part-Time: At least one Saturday per month and possibly one Sunday per month; and an undetermined number of substitute hours

Grade: Non-union hourly library clerk

Wages: $16.37 - $21.37 per hour, no benefits

 

Description of Position

Part-time position working in the Children's 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 children's 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. Experience working with children and working knowledge of children's literature. Experience in a circulation department and/or a children's room of a public library preferred. Familiarity with Sierra software strongly preferred. The successful candidate will possess a demonstrated ability to interact with children and adults 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:

Pam McCuen, Head of Youth Services

Wayland Public Library

5 Concord Road

Wayland, MA  01778

pmccuen@minlib.net.

No phone calls, please.

Position open until filled 

The Town of Wayland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Resource Sharing Specialist, Access Services, Harvard Library, Cambridge, MA

Title: Temporary Access Services Resource Sharing Specialist (90 days)

Schedule/Hours: Monday - Friday 1 pm to 5 pm (20 hrs/wk)

Pay rate: $15/hr

  • Process resource sharing requests placed by Harvard patrons to be loaned or scanned from lending libraries.
  • Explains resource sharing policies to patrons.
  • Uses various electronic or manual methods to verify citations and locate difficult items.
  • Interprets resource sharing borrowing policies and procedures.
  • Backs-up lending workflows as needed.
  • Backs-up processing of materials for Harvard patrons as needed.
  • Serves as resource sharing borrowing customer service contact, including telephone communication and all other forms of correspondence.
  • Creates, updates, and maintains borrowing requests in resource sharing software (ILLiad) .
  • Creates and updates library records in the circulation subsystem (currently Aleph). Charges and renews materials in Aleph.

 

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School degree required.
  • Understanding of resource sharing practices and procedures.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents and bibliographic data.
  • Ability to write routine correspondence.
  • Computer literacy and keyboarding proficiency required.
  • Working knowledge of Windows environment required.
  • Working knowledge of HOLLIS, OCLC, online catalogs, bibliographic databases and resource sharing software and associated tools.

 

How to Apply

To apply, send your cover letter and resume to jclarke@fas.harvard.edu

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X-files Assistant, Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology

Harvard University

Job Description

 

X-files Assistant

Part-Time, Limited Term Employee

 

Summary: Assist with the Harvard Peabody Museum's review of its extensive accession files (X-Files) and modification of digital copies.

 

Typical duties:

  • Review museum accession files (X-files), dating from 1867-present, to identify and potentially restrict or remove materials in specific categories.
  • Under the guidance of Registration and Museum Stewards, edit existing digitized X-Files, and create edited versions as needed. 
  • Scan paper accession records (X-files) to digital formats and process the files into the museum's collections database.
  • Become familiar with Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and flag potential areas of concern.
  • Update availability status of digital copies in TMS. 
  • Work closely with Associate Registrar for Acquisitions and Collections Stewards. 
  • Perform other duties as required.

 

Requirements:

Basic Requirements: Minimum B.A. required. Archival experience and/or training and experience working within a museum setting beneficial.

Attention to detail and interest in working with museum records.

Ability to work independently.

Skills & Experience: Proficiency in Adobe Acrobat. Experience working in museum databases, TMS preferred.

 

Supervisor: Amy Wolff Cay, Associate Registrar for Acquisitions

 

Details:                        Part-time: 14-16 hours per week

                                    Two days a week, chosen in advance by supervisor and candidate

                                    Hours must be between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm, Monday-Friday

 

Application: Please email cover letter and resume to Amy Wolff Cay at awcay@fas.harvard.edu by October 27, 2018.

 

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Campaign and Program Assistant, Amesbury Carriage Museum, Amesbury, MA

The Amesbury Carriage Museum seeks a museum professional to fill a part-time position assisting with a capital campaign, program planning, and general museum operations.

The Campaign and Program Assistant supports two areas of museum operations - the capital campaign and program and event planning. The assistant will be responsible for maintaining records and confidential information, coordinating communications and events, and assisting in all areas of museum operations.

The Campaign and Program Assistant will work eight hours a week (schedule to be determined - ideally 2, four-hour mornings) - with some additional paid hours for meetings and events.

Salary is $18 per hour. There are no benefits for this position.

The complete job description is available at this link - https://www.amesburycarriagemuseum.com/job-openings 

To apply - please send a letter describing your interest and experience with history museum, your resume, and three references to jmayer@amesburycarriagemuseum.com.

Review of applications will begin 10/11 and continue until position is filled. No phone calls please.

The Amesbury Carriage Museum is a small start-up organization building a new museum facility focused on the history of industry and worklife in the Amesbury millyard. This is a great opportunity to contribute to the development of a community history project. For more information visit www.amesburycarriagemuseum.com

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $18 per hour

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Multiple Positions, Sno-Isle Libraries, Camano Island, WA

Please see below for current employment opportunities at Sno-Isle Libraries.

ABOUT US
Sno-Isle Libraries is a large, two-county district in the beautiful North Puget Sound region of Washington State. It encompasses rugged timberlands and suburban centers, rolling farmlands and ocean vistas. Set in the fastest-growing corner of the state, Sno-Isle Libraries serves 728,745 residents in Washington's Snohomish and Island counties through 23 community libraries, online services, and Library on Wheels. Learn more at sno-isle.org.

THE APPLICATION PROCESS

** Sno-Isle employees MUST apply through Paycom to be considered as an Internal candidate **

Use your PayCom Username to create your profile. Apply through the Job Opportunities option located on the PayCom homepage. Online applications must be submitted by 9:59 p.m. on the closing date. Incomplete applications may disqualify you. Resumes and letters of interest are encouraged and should be attached during the application process and will not be accepted as a substitute for a completed Sno-Isle application. Questions may be directed to Human Resources at:

Sno-Isle Human Resources
Marysville Service Center
7312 35th Avenue NE
Marysville, WA 98271-7417

Phone:  360-651-7000 
Fax:  360-651-7151
TTY:  800-647-3753

Applications will be screened and applicants who best match the needs of posted positions will be contacted by phone if selected for an interview. The hiring process can take a minimum of 4 to 8 weeks. Applicants who need accommodations during the application or interview process should contact the Human Resources Department (360) 651-7000.

Positions located at a community library location may include morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend hours including Sundays. A successful candidate may be required to adapt to future schedule and location changes depending on library needs.

All offers of employment are conditioned on the provision of satisfactory proof of applicant's identity and legal authority to work in the U.S. Offers of employment are also conditioned on Sno-Isle's receipt of satisfactory responses to reference requests and a criminal background check, when required.

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Library Assistant, Teen Services, Goffstown Public Library, Goffstown, NH

LIBRARY ASSISTANT--Teen Services

Goffstown Public Library seeking dynamic, fun-loving individual for 25 hour per week position. Responsible for assisting the Head of Youth Services with planning and implementing innovative programming for youth through high school age. Provides reader's advisory and reference services to youth and their parents and participates in community, local youth-oriented groups.  Significant interaction with the public. Provide outreach programming and after-school programming outside the library building. Position includes evenings, every Saturday; must be prepared to work 40 hours per week effective 7/1/2019 pending approval of 2019 town budget. 
Qualifications: Bachelor or Associate degree required or equivalent college courses. Good communication skills, public service attitude, flexible thinking & computer literacy required. Prior experience with teens required; public library experience preferred. If interviewed, be prepared to present your vision of teen services and an outline of a program, tapping into teen interests and trends.

Applications reviewed as received; position open until filled. $18.17 per hour to start.
Send resume, cover letter & 3 professional references to: Dianne Hathaway, Director, Goffstown Public Library, 2 High Street, Goffstown, NH 03045. 
Job description at www.goffstownlibrary.com.  EOE/AA

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General Services Assistant, Needham Free Public Library, Needham, MA

Town of Needham
Free Public Library

Job Vacancy

Title:                                  General Services Assistant (Library Page)

Position:                            Part-time

Hours:                               Daytime, evening, and weekend hours included

Number of Vacancies:      One (1)

Salary Range:                   $11.00


The Town of Needham is seeking qualified individuals to fill the part-time position of General Services Assistant (Library Page) at the Needham Free Public Library.

 

Description Duties and Responsibilities (general summary, not all inclusive):

  • Shelve library materials (books, CDs, DVDs, videos and other AV materials)
  • Empty the book drop - materials returned to the library from the outside
  • Empty and sort library materials delivered daily
  • Pack bins with library materials to go in delivery
  • Retrieve items from shelves to fulfill holds

Requirements:

To be considered for the position, applicants must have at least:

  • Ability to shelve materials alphabetically and by the Dewey decimal number
  • Capacity  to work independently
  • Physical and environmental standards:
  • Pushing book carts loaded with 150 lbs. - 200 lbs. of books
  • Lifting and stacking bins of approximately 30 lbs.
  • Standing, walking, lifting of books and other library materials

How to Apply:

Please send your cover letter, resume, and Town of Needham Employment Application (http://www.needhamma.gov/DocumentCenter/Home/View/766 ) in the following ways:

Email: hr@needham.gov;

Fax: 781-455-0165;

Mail: Human Resources Department, 1471 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA  02492

 

Applications will be accepted until 5 PM on Tuesday, October 9, 2018.


The Town of Needham is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Program Support Assistant, Needham Free Public Library, Needham, MA

Town of Needham
Free Public Library

Job Posting

Title:                                         Program Support Assistant I

                                                 (Library Assistant - Technical Services Department)

Position:                                   Part-time

Hours:                                      Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 11am to 3pm

Number of Vacancies:              One (1)

Hourly Salary:                          $17.00 an hour

The Town of Needham is seeking highly skilled individuals to fill the part-time position of Support Program Assistant I (Library Assistant-Technical Services Department) at the Needham Free Public Library.

 

Duties and Responsibilities (general summary, not all inclusive):

Under the supervision of the Technical Services Supervisor, the successful candidate will:

  • Open packages and check in items against purchase orders
  • Process all formats of library materials in order to have them ready for circulation to the public (Covers, spine labels, etc.)
  • Affix barcodes to materials and type labels for all formats of library materials
  • Assist in preparation of books for the bindery
  • Withdraw items from Minuteman Library Network database
  • Ability to lift heavy boxes and push heavy book trucks
  • Other duties as required

 

Education and other Requirements:

To be considered for the position, applicants must have at least:

  • A High School Diploma; some college preferred
  • One year of work in a library setting
  • Possess a working knowledge of library cataloging and procedures
  • Ability to perform detailed work accurately and efficiently
  • Willingness to be a team player within a small department
  • Capability to adapt to new technologies as required

 

How to Apply:

Please send your cover letter, resume and Town of Needham Employment Application (http://www.needhamma.gov/DocumentCenter/Home/View/766) in the following ways:

Email: hr@needhamma.gov;

Fax: 781-455-0165;

Mail: Human Resources Department, 1471 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA  02492.

Applications will be accepted until 5pm on Tuesday, October 9, 2019.

The Town of Needham is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.     

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Archives Student Assistant, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

The Center for the History of Medicine, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine, is seeking a part time, temporary student assistant for Fall 2018.

 

ARCHIVES STUDENT ASSISTANT (TEMPORARY)

Location: Center for the History of Medicine, Countway Library, Harvard Medical School, 10 Shattuck St. Boston, MA 02115.


Pay: $11/hour 
Hours: 10 hours/week

Start date: 10/14/2018; End date: 1/14/2019

 

Duties: The Countway Library's Center for the History of Medicine is looking for a responsible and detail-oriented historical research assistant to provide support for the ongoing effort to examine and highlight the history of historically underrepresented minorities (URM) in our historical collections.

Working closely with the Center's reference archivist and Archivist for Diversity and Inclusion, the assistant will perform tasks such as, but not limited to:

  • Researching and analyzing archival and manuscript sources to document the matriculation of URM students and the hiring and promotion of URM faculty at Harvard Medical School and the Harvard School of Dental Medicine
  • Compiling, inputting, and formatting data on related collection material
  • Other duties as required

Qualifications: BA/BS or equivalent required. The ideal candidate will have historical research and archival or library experience; demonstrated proficiency with computer applications; and sensitivity to proper care and handling of historical material. In addition, the candidate will be detail-oriented, have excellent written and verbal skills, and neat handwriting.

Application instructions:

Please send resume and cover letter to Emily_Gustainis@hms.harvard.edu.  Please reference "Archives Student Assistant" in your email.

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Visual Resources Assistant, Boston Architectural College Library, Boston, MA

The position of Visual Resources Assistant is a part-time, non-exempt position of up to 11 hours per week providing support to the Visual Resources Librarian in the Visual Resources Library. This position reports to the Visual Resources Librarian.

 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Scanning images using flat-bed scanners
  • Manipulating scanned digital images (adjusting, cropping, and repairing) in Photoshop
  • Participating in researching images using databases in our main library
  • Assist with cataloging images using FileMaker
  • Managing images in Artstor
  • Assist with creating or adding information to library research guides for the Visual Resources Library
  • Detailed repetitive work checking records, data entry, and organizing image files and paper work

 

II. Standards of Professionalism

A.Team and Interpersonal skills: Success in this position requires positive relationships with other team members which is inclusive of all staff. 

 

B.Service orientation: Success in this position requires a service-oriented perspective in which, to the greatest extent possible, students and faculty are treated in such a way as to feel valued and well served in their contacts with the school through you.

 

III.Qualifications

  • Interest and/or background in art and/or architectural history preferred
  • Basic to intermediate skills using Adobe Photoshop
  • Basic to intermediate writing skills
  • Basic research skills
  • Enjoy working as a part of a small team
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Attention to detail and highly organized
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities
  • Interest and/or background in photography is helpful but not a necessity
  • Visual resources and/or library experience is helpful but not a necessity
  • Interest in cataloging images



IV Requirements
 

  1. Able to overlap work schedule with the Visual Resources Librarian's schedule.
  2. Able to commit to a consistent schedule.
  3. Speak clearly and understand spoken communication. 

For more information, please contact Robert Adams, associate director of the library, at Robert.Adams@the-bac.edu.

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Information Services Assistant, The Farmington Libraries, Farmington, CT

Part-time Information Services Assistant

25 hours/week

The Farmington Libraries are seeking a creative and enthusiastic individual to work closely with the Information Services team to deliver service beyond expectations to our active and vibrant community.

The information services assistant will be responsible for assisting customers with reference inquiries and reader's advisory; delivering new and original hands-on programs for adults and teens in our Maker Space and Studio environments; conducting one-on-one and small group computer classes on a variety of subjects; and working on other projects as assigned.

Qualified applicants must possess exemplary oral and written communication skills, be self-motivated, adept at using and teaching various types of technology, and work well in a team environment.  

A bachelor's degree and two years of customer service experience are required. A master's degree or coursework towards a master's degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program preferred. Public library experience preferred. 

This is a part-time 25-hour per week position that includes evening and weekend hours. This position includes paid holiday, sick and vacation time only. This position is not eligible to receive retirement or medical benefits.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Laura A. Horn, Assistant Director/Head of Information Services via email at lhorn@farmingtonlibraries.org 

No phone calls please. Position open until filled. The Farmington Libraries are an EOE/AA employer.  

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Acquisitions & Technical Services Assistant/Library Assistant II, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, North Adams, MA

Acquisitions and Technical Services Assistant/Library Assistant II, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (North Adams, MA)

Job Description:

Freel Library is seeking an innovative, self-directed Acquisitions and Technical Services Assistant to work with library staff and use various technology applications to help create a welcoming and responsive library environment centered on student learning. Primary responsibilities include assisting with acquisitions, cataloging, and library administration. The Acquisitions and Technical Services Assistant also serves as a backup member of circulation services and supervises part-time student employees, as necessary. Responsibilities may change in response to library priorities, as established by regular library-wide planning. The position of Acquisitions and Technical Services Assistant is identified as an "essential employee" and is required to staff the library during snow emergency days and other campus closings. The regular semester schedule is Monday through Friday from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm.  Scheduled hours change during breaks in the semester, for finals, and during the summer months.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participates in acquisition activities and assists with purchasing/subscribing, receiving, tracking, and documenting all materials in all formats.
  • Participates in cataloging activities and assists with technical processing and cataloging of materials and resources in all formats.
  • Provides administrative support and coordination.
  • Provides backup to circulation department.


Requirements:

  • Applicants must have at least one year of full-time or equivalent part-time, paraprofessional experience as a library assistant - two plus years preferred.
  • BA or BS degree from accredited institution of higher learning preferred.
  • Knowledge of the methods used in performing library research and bibliographic searches; knowledge of OCLC Connexion preferred.
  • Flexibility appropriate for a dynamic work setting, including schedule changes that are seasonal and/or respond to institutional needs, and the desire to participate in collaborative problem solving.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Strong commitment to excellent customer service.
  • Ability to work with a diverse population and help create a welcoming, inclusive library environment.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment.
  • General office experience and comfort with computers, MS Office, and Internet skills.
  • Interest in acquiring new skills in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

For more information and to apply, please go to http://mcla.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=102923

Deadline for applications is October 12, 2018.

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Library Clerk, 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, plus one two-hour shift on alternating weeks. The day of the alternating shift will be fixed in accordance with the availability of the successful candidate.

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: 11 hours per biweekly pay period

Pay: $10.40 - $13.50/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 at https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/jobs/

Deadline to apply: Thursday, November 1st, 2018

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Multiple Positions, Sno-Isle Libraries, Marysville, WA

ABOUT US

Sno-Isle Libraries is a large, two-county district in the beautiful North Puget Sound region of Washington State. It encompasses rugged timberlands and suburban centers, rolling farmlands and ocean vistas. Set in the fastest-growing corner of the state, Sno-Isle Libraries serves 728,745 residents in Washington's Snohomish and Island counties through 23 community libraries, online services, and Library on Wheels. Learn more at sno-isle.org.

THE APPLICATION PROCESS

**Sno-Isle employees MUST apply through Paycom to be considered as an Internal candidate**

Use your PayCom Username to create your profile. Apply through the Job Opportunities option located on the PayCom homepage. Online applications must be submitted by 9:59 p.m. on the closing date. Incomplete applications may disqualify you. Resumes and letters of interest are encouraged and should be attached during the application process and will not be accepted as a substitute for a completed Sno-Isle application. Questions may be directed to Human Resources at:

Sno-Isle Human Resources
Marysville Service Center
7312 35th Avenue NE
Marysville, WA 98271-7417

Phone: 360-651-7000
Fax: 360-651-7151
TTY: 800-647-3753

Applications will be screened and applicants who best match the needs of posted positions will be contacted by phone if selected for an interview. The hiring process can take a minimum of 4 to 8 weeks. Applicants who need accommodations during the application or interview process should contact the Human Resources Department (360) 651-7000.

Positions located at a community library location may include morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend hours including Sundays. A successful candidate may be required to adapt to future schedule and location changes depending on library needs.

All offers of employment are conditioned on the provision of satisfactory proof of applicant's identity and legal authority to work in the U.S. Offers of employment are also conditioned on Sno-Isle's receipt of satisfactory responses to reference requests and a criminal background check, when required.

Library Assistant II

Location: Service Center (Marysville)
Pay Range: $17.02 - $23.39 Hourly
Hours per week: 40
Job Requisition: 13968

Closing Date: 10/04/2018, 9:59 PM

Job Summary
Incumbents in this position contribute to a high standard of customer service by efficiently processing customer requests for materials under appropriate guidelines. Perform general library support tasks to contribute to the Library District's efficient operation. Assist with collection maintenance and general clerical support for Collection Services librarians.

Essential Functions
Perform bibliographic searches using online resources, vendors' databases, and the Library's integrated library system (ILS). Verify information necessary for librarians to make purchase decisions and route requests to appropriate selector.

Perform maintenance of the customer and bibliographic databases in the Library's ILS.

Support interlibrary loan services for Sno-Isle customers, including accessing customer requests, placing holds, and returning materials to proper locations for processing.

Respond to requests for loan of Sno-Isle materials through the interlibrary loan database; respond online with status and supply materials requested.

Create and process reports from the Library's ILS.

Page II *Continuous* Job 12201

Starting Pay: $13.55 - $18.61 (15 hrs/wk)

Sno-Isle Libraries is accepting applications for Page II positions on a continuous basis. Based on the need for positions or the functionality of this posting, we may suspend or discontinue it at any time.

This position may include morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend hours including Sundays. Successful candidate may be required to adapt to future schedule and location changes depending on library needs.

About the Process:
Please indicate your interest in specific community libraries by selecting them in the application's supplemental questionnaire. Those who are invited to an interview will be contacted by phone. Successful incumbents will then be placed in a retained pool and remain there until a position becomes available.

Job Summary
The Page II position will perform sorting, shelving, locating, materials movement and library support tasks at a community library to contribute to its effective operation.

Essential Functions
Provide effective and efficient library support services to include collecting and sorting by classification returned materials from book drops and circulation areas as well as shelving and retrieving materials.

Perform basic circulation support duties, other than direct customer service.

Assist in maintaining the library's shelved materials areas and reading rooms in neat, clean and orderly condition.

Assist with shelf readings as assigned.

Assist with general clerical support to include assisting with the operation and maintenance of equipment as well as photocopying and distributing materials.

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Library Assistant, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

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Business Title: Library Assistant V

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

Under general supervision, the candidate is involved in independently maintaining the smooth workflow of technical-service tasks and, in the absence of the librarian, assisting patrons with simple reference requests and prompt access to the resources in the Fairbank Center Collection.

 

TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Logs in and maintains subscription records, checking for accuracy and missing items, initiates corrective actions and maintains files;

Processes incoming new English- and Chinese-language monographs;

Manages library shelving, including re-shelving after patron use;

Engages in routine copy-cataloguing, using prepared copy and/or existing data.  Enters and maintains authority records in library database;

End-processing of all incoming materials; maintains liaison with Harvard Library Cataloguing Services;

Preparation of materials for bindery, and processing of materials upon receipt from bindery;

Substantial copying and scanning of materials as required;

Locating and retrieving materials from other Harvard Libraries;

Completing other tasks and special projects as needed.

 

Basic Qualifications:

Reading and speaking knowledge of Chinese (Mandarin). Pinyin transliteration skills. Experience with Microsoft Office applications.

PLEASE NOTE: RESUME MUST LIST EXPERIENCE WITH ALL OF THE BASIC QUALIFICATIONS OR IT WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

 

Additional Qualifications:

BA preferred. Experience with HOLLIS. Previous library experience and/or library degree preferred. Priority to internal candidate who has a familiarity with the Harvard library system and ALMA. Knowledge and interest in contemporary China. Strong organizational skills and very careful attention to detail.

 

Ability to work well with patrons and other library and Fairbank Center staff. Flexibility in adjusting work flow based on the needs of the librarian.

Additional Information:

All formal offers will be made by FAS Human Resources

 

We invite individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and abilities to be a part of our community.

 

Start date of November 1st, 2018 preferred.

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Archnet Content Assistant, Aga Khan Documentation Center, MIT Libraries, Cambridge, MA

The Aga Khan Documentation Center, MIT Libraries (AKDC@MIT), is seeking an employee to assist the AKDC@MIT Professional Staff with Archnet Workflow Processing.  

 

The work will consist of various projects under the supervision of AKDC Interim Program Head, Michael Toler, including the following:

 

The temporary employee will work with AKDC Program Head, Michael Toler and Visual Resources Librarian, Matt Saba, to prepare bulk uploads for our online resource, Archnet. This would include data transfer from the form in which it is submitted to our data upload spreadsheets, and the processing of digital files to Archnet specifications.

 

The employee will assist in discrete tasks related to the preparation and cleanup of Archnet data. These tasks include but are not limited to corrections of spelling and punctuation, removal of HTML code markings inadvertently pasted into records, and reformatting the display data in fields that are inconsistent with our style guides.

 

The employee will also assist in the sorting and transfer of digital files held either in remote storage or on local drives. 

 

Located on the first floor of Rotch Library, AKDC@MIT is a research center supporting documentation, scholarship, and teaching on the history and theory of architecture, urbanism, environmental and landscape design, visual culture, and conservation, as well as the practice of architecture, in Muslim societies, with particular focus on the research and teaching activities of the faculty, students, and post-doctoral fellows of the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at MIT and Harvard. 

 

Archnet.org is an open access, intellectual resource focused on architecture, urbanism, environmental and landscape design, visual culture, and conservation issues related to the Muslim world. Its mission is to provide ready access to unique visual and textual material to facilitate teaching, scholarship, and professional work of high quality.

 

Qualifications:

  • Proficiency with MS office applications, particularly Excel.
  • Familiarity with HTML and XML coding would be helpful, but is not required.
  • Diligence and attention to detail
  • Flexibility with Windows and MacOS operating systems

Hours: 10 hours a week to start, but ultimately increasing to as many as 30.  

 

Wage: $13-15/Hour to start

 

To apply, please send a statement of interest and brief resume or cv to AKDC@mit.edu

Be sure to include the phrase "Application for Archnet Content Assistant" in the Subject Line.

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Access Services Assistant, Harvard Library, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Access Services Assistant (Temporary), Harvard University / Harvard Library

Please note, this is a 90 day temporary opportunity.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Access Services Assistant: Temporary assistant needed for Fine Arts Library. Responsible for opening/closing the library, supervising student workers, general circulation, monitoring space usage, special projects.

Monday and Wednesday (9am - 5pm), Tuesday and Thursday (2pm - 10pm) and Friday (10-6pm).

$18 an hour

How to Apply

Please send cover letter and resume to: anna_vansomeren@harvard.edu

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Archival Assistant, Aga Khan Documentation Center, MIT Libraries, Cambridge, MA

Job: Archival Assistant (Temporary)

Aga Khan Documentation Center, MIT Libraries (AKDC@MIT)

 

The Aga Khan Documentation Center, MIT Libraries (AKDC@MIT), is seeking an employee to assist the AKDC@MIT Collections Archivist with ingest, digitization, and preparation for off-site storage of material. The temporary employee will work with AKDC@MIT Collections Archivist Betsy Baldwin to process, prepare, and document materials to be sent off-site. Tasks will include boxing and bar coding of materials, and completing necessary lists and documentation, etc. 

 

The employee will assist the archivist in inventorying recently arrived material, rehousing it in appropriate storage containers, and moving it to appropriate locations either within the center or preparing it for off-site storage.

 

The temporary employee will assist in the preparation of material for digitization, and in post digitization processes. 

 

Located on the first floor of Rotch Library, AKDC@MIT is a research center supporting documentation, scholarship, and teaching on the history and theory of architecture, urbanism, environmental and landscape design, visual culture, and conservation, as well as the practice of architecture, in Muslim societies, with particular focus on the research and teaching activities of the faculty, students, and post-doctoral fellows of the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at MIT and Harvard. 

 

Qualifications:

  • Attention to detail, conscientious
  • Familiarity with MS Office, especially EXCEL
  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs and carry across the room
  • Familiarity with archival management software is desired, but not required

 

Hours: Variable. 10-30 hours a week through December 2018.   

 

Wage: $13-15/hour 

 

To apply, please send a statement of interest and brief resume or cv to AKDC@mit.edu. Be sure to include the phrase "Application for Archival Assistant" in the Subject Line.

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Borrower Services Staff, Framingham Public Library, Framingham, MA

POSITION: Borrower Services Staff, L-4

DEPARTMENT: Library 

SALARY: $17.21/hour - $23.50/hour 

HOURS: 20 hrs/week, 1 night per week, alternating Fridays and Saturdays

Organizational Scope:

  • May perform duties at the Main Library or Branch Library as necessary.
  • Nights and weekend hours may be required at the discretion of the Director.
  • Works under the direction of the Supervisor of Borrower Services, the Branch Librarian, and the Assistant Director and Director.
  • Greets patrons warmly and maintains a positive, flexible attitude and enthusiasm for service in all aspects of work.

 

Major Responsibilities:

Provides positive public service. Resolves patron circulation problems; refers complex problems to supervisor. Performs a variety of circulation duties, including patron registration, checking in and checking out library materials, collecting overdue fines, and placing reserves. Maintains confidentiality of patron records per Mass. General Laws. Does reader's advisory, performs secondary reference at the Information Desk and Periodicals Department, and answers location questions. Updates, retrieves and interprets data in the library's automated systems. Generates custom reports to facilitate management of library collections or the patron database. Facilitates interchange of materials between the Main Library and branch. Participates in planning, setting up, and maintaining display of library materials. Performs various functions associated with maintenance of and access to the library collections. May process foreign language deposit collections for circulation. Participates in meetings, making recommendations for improvements in service. Reads and straightens shelves. May prepare and lead book discussions. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred.
  • 2 years' public service experience and one year library experience, or 4 years public service experience.
  • Ability to deal well with people, exercise good judgment, work well under pressure
  • Tact, diplomacy, flexibility
  • Organizational skills
  • Experience and comfort with computers
  • Familiarity with Spanish or Portuguese desirable

 

Knowledge, Ability & Physical Requirements:

Must be capable of operating miscellaneous tools and office equipment relative to this position which shall include, but may not be limited to: computers, copiers, fax machines and calculators. Ability to move around the facility, walking, sitting, bending, climbing, kneeling, carrying and stooping; Ability to use hand and finger motion with enough manual dexterity to use computers and handle library items; Lift up to 40 pounds, or greater with assistance; and perform other efforts as identified with normal library work. Communicate effectively with others, orally and in writing.

 

Work Environment:

Work is performed primarily in an office environment with normal office noise and traffic. 

Interested persons should apply to: Human Resources Department

                                                          150 Concord Street, Room B-7

                                                          Framingham, MA  01702

                                                          via fax:   (508) 532-5497

                                (or) e-mail:   human.resources@framinghamma.gov

 

Open till filled

Please visit our website: www.framinghamma.gov and click on Job Opportunities. 

The Town of Framingham is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Library Assistant II, Pasco County, Dade City, FL

Salary Disclosure/General Description

Salary: $13.40 - $21.87 Hourly
 
Salary Disclosure:
Starting Salary: $13.40
Pay Grade: N26

Current Pasco County Employees: Please refer to the Career Service Manual for starting salary information.

Department: Libraries Public Services

Location: Dade City & Hudson

General Description: Paraprofessional library work responsible for providing reference, programming, and public service work under the direction of a professional librarian. Is responsible for supervision of staff and day-to-day library operations, and supervision of branch activities in absence of branch manager.

EMERGENCY RESPONSE/RECOVERY ACTIVITIES: All employees will be required to work before, during, or after an Emergency. During an Emergency employees may temporarily be assigned to work and perform duties outside the normal scope of their position, location and work schedule to fit the needs of the County and its citizens.

Essential Job Functions

Directs the operation of the branch automated circulation, reserve, discharge, and shelving functions. Provides reference and readers library advisory services under the direction of a professional librarian. Assists with bibliographic instruction, including the automated library system and all other technologies, to patrons, volunteers, and visiting groups. Schedules staff for efficient operation of branch. Consults and works with branch manager on hiring, training, directing, and evaluating work of branch staff. Provides or supports library programming. Assists the branch manager with collection development. Maintains records and statistics. Participates in training and continuing education.

Performs related work as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other agencies, and the public.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and to adapt to changes in the library environment.
  • Ability to learn and apply complex automated procedures and to utilize computer equipment, the Internet, and new technologies in performance of day-to-day work.
  • Ability to supervise and coordinate the work of assigned staff and volunteers.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely orally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of the services and operations of the libraries.
  • Knowledge of standard clerical methods and practices.
  • Must be able to work evenings and Saturdays. Library experience preferred.
  • Supervisory experience preferred.
  • Experience working with computers and software preferred.

Minimum Requirements

PHYSICAL SKILLS: Ability to lift and/or move up to 35 pounds and also push or pull heavy objects. May use a handling device (dolly, cart, etc.) or work with another team member to lift and/or move excessively heavy objects. Job requires walking, standing, sitting, pushing, pulling, crawling, bending, stooping, and reaching. Also requires use of a video display terminal. Ability to communicate effectively using verbal, written and visual communication.

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree. One year experience working directly with the public.

In-House Employees: Associates plus DAP (Degree Alternative Program) is substituting for the Bachelor's degree requirement.

LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS: Must possess a valid driver's license.

ADA STATEMENT:  A qualified employee or applicant with a disability may be afforded a reasonable accommodation to perform the essential job functions of a position in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE: Pasco County BOCC is a drug-free workplace in accordance with Federal and Florida law.

VETERANS' PREFERENCE: Under Section 295.07, F.S., Chapter SSA-7, Pasco County BCC provides to Veterans, that preference in appointment will be given to preference-eligible applicants.

Website

http://www.pascocountyfl.net

Address: 7536 State Street

New Port Richey, Florida, 34654

Phone: (727) 847-8030

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Executive Assistant, Office of Organizational Culture, Inclusion & Equity, Simmons University, Boston, MA

Simmons University is committed to building a community that is equitable and inclusive of all its students, staff, and faculty members. The Office of Organizational Culture, Inclusion and Equity (OCIE) is dedicated to upholding Simmons' mission of providing a transformative and supportive learning environment.

We recognize that a robust intellectual community for all requires moving beyond representation and toward authentic engagement, thoughtful participation, and inclusive membership.

At the Office of Organizational Culture, Inclusion & Equity, we seek to effect the fundamental cultural and institutional changes necessary to establish and maintain a fully inclusive campus, and to promote ongoing, meaningful, and engaged diversity. In doing this work, we center a broad range of social identities and perspectives including, but not limited to, race, socio-economic status, gender identity and expression, ethnicity, religious/spiritual affiliations, physical abilities, sexual orientation, citizenship status, and national origin.

Reporting to the Senior Vice President, the Executive Assistant will provide organizational and administrative support to the Office of Organizational Culture, Inclusion & Equity. The Executive Assistant will act as liaison with internal colleagues and external partners while promoting a culture of inclusion and responsiveness. This position requires keen interpersonal skills, exceptional judgment to facilitate collaboration and communication among diverse groups, and the ability to proactively solve problems and/or independently handle issues.

This highly visible role is critical to the function and success of the Office of Organizational Culture, Inclusion & Equity. The Executive Assistant will serve as the first point of contact for OCIE and will support both programmatic and individual calendar coordination, event and meeting preparation, data maintenance, and routine day-to-day operations.

The ideal candidate will: support Simmons College's commitment to diversity, practice and promote teamwork, perform well independently, maintain confidentiality, adhere to high standards of personal conduct and maintain and enhance professional/job competency.
 

Responsibilities:

Administrative Operations & Projects

  • Organize and maintain the workings of the Office of Organizational Culture, Inclusion & Equity, including but not limited to processing of invoices, expense reports and credit card statements; ordering supplies, record and database maintenance requests and basic bookkeeping;
  • Prepare purchase orders as needed for orders, programs, projects and other College commitments, including faculty, visitor, and speaker reimbursements and honorarium payments and trainings;
  • Coordinate the Senior Vice President's Office events and related programs;
  • Provide administrative support for staff searches;
  • Support other programmatic operational activities, which may include support of analysis and/or reporting of faculty, staff, and student data; assisting in reporting to external entities, including accreditation, licensure, and certification; and others;
  • Work on discrete projects, providing project coordination, documentation, and support and other duties as assigned;
  • Assist with other duties as assigned by the Senior Vice President of OCIE.

 Calendar Coordination & Meeting Coordination

  • Coordinate both programmatic and individual calendars for the Executive Vice President of OCIE, using judgment to prioritize and commit leadership time for meetings, appointments and travel based on an in-depth understanding of the Office's priorities and needs;
  • Schedule meetings and arrange conference calls for the Office as well as College wide faculty, staff, student meetings;
  • Coordinate meeting logistics including location reservations, catering and equipment;
  • Prepare meeting materials and presentations;
  • Draft and distribute meeting agendas;
  • Attend meetings and manage meeting minutes as requested by the Executive Vice President.

Communication

  • Serve as the primary point of contact for the Office of Organizational Culture, Inclusion & Equity for internal and external constituencies;
  • Coordinate communications the Office of Organizational Culture, Inclusion & Equity to internal and external constituents;
  • Respond to phone, email, and in-person inquiries in a timely and professional manner. Make autonomous, accurate, and swift judgements, including forwarding questions and requests to other senior staff;
  • Open, sort, and distribute incoming correspondence, including mail, faxes, and email;
  • May draft and/or proofread emails, letters, reports, or other documents.


Education

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience required.

Required Technical Skills

  • Advanced proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint);
  • Intermediate proficiency with Adobe Suites.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Three to five years of professional experience, administrative or executive assistant experience preferred;
  • Minimum three to five years of professional experience working with culturally diverse populations, such as people of color and the LGBTQ community.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including editing and proofreading;
  • Exceptional planning and organizational skills;
  • Ability to take initiative and ownership of projects;
  • Demonstrated ability to handle sensitive issues and maintain confidentiality;
  • Proven ability to perform duties with a high level of professionalism, flexibility; discretion, judgment, diplomacy and tact;
  • Ability to multi-task, adapt to changing priorities, and meet deadlines;
  • Experience with accounting practices for budgetary responsibilities;
  • Prior experience in higher education administration a plus.


Desired Competencies

  • Communication
  • Time Management
  • Collaboration
  • Personal Effectiveness/Credibility
  • Flexibility/Adaptability


Work Schedule
This is a 40 hour position with a schedule of Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 5:00pm.

Instructions to Applicants: Please submit a resume and cover letter in the Resume/CV section of your application.

As a University committed to diversity, Simmons encourages applications broadly. Simmons is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to continuing to develop a more diverse faculty, staff, student body and curriculum.

To apply, click here.

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Graduate Assistant, Office of Organizational, Culture, Inclusion and Equity, Simmons University, Boston, MA

Title: Graduate Assistant (part time, 8 months)

Hours Per Week: 10-15 hours (occasionally additional hours may be required)

Reports To: National Urban Fellow & Senior Vice President of OCIE

Start/End Date: September 24, 2018--May 31, 2019

Compensation: $20/hour

Simmons University is committed to building a community that is equitable and inclusive of all its students, staff, and faculty members. The Office of Organizational Culture, Inclusion and Equity (OCIE) is dedicated to upholding Simmons' mission of providing a transformative and supportive learning environment.

At OCIE, we seek to effect the fundamental cultural and institutional changes necessary to establish and maintain a fully inclusive campus, and to promote ongoing, meaningful, and engaged diversity. In doing this work, we center a broad range of social identities and perspectives including, but not limited to, race, socio-economic status, gender identity and expression, ethnicity, religious/spiritual affiliations, physical abilities, sexual orientation, citizenship status, and national origin.

We are seeking a graduate student to work with our office as an administrative and research assistant. The administrative responsibilities of this role will be reduced after 1-2 months. As OCIE is a new unit at Simmons University, the graduate assistant will also have the opportunity to contribute to the design and execution of our programming.

This graduate assistant will serve several roles within the program:

Research Responsibilities

  • Conduct research and provide support for the completion of research projects within the Office of Organizational Culture, Inclusion & Equity;
  • Assist staff members with literature review, data entry, and data compilation as required;
  • Assist staff with the preparation of presentations at conferences as needed;
  • Assist with research and conference proposal development.

Administrative Operations & Projects

  • Organize and maintain the workings of the Office of Organizational Culture, Inclusion & Equity, including but not limited to processing of invoices, expense reports and credit card statements; ordering supplies, record and database maintenance requests and basic bookkeeping;
  • Work on discrete projects, providing project coordination, documentation, and support and other duties as assigned;
  • Coordinate the Senior Vice President's Office events and related programs.

Calendar Coordination & Meeting Planning and Coordination

  • Develop, plan and execute OCIE activities and events including working collaboratively with partners across Simmons College
  • Coordinate both programmatic and individual calendars for the Executive Vice President of OCIE, using judgment to prioritize and commit leadership time for meetings, appointments and travel based on an in-depth understanding of the Office's priorities and needs;
  • Schedule meetings and arrange conference calls for the Office as well as College wide faculty, staff, student meetings;
  • Coordinate meeting logistics including location reservations, catering and equipment;
  • Prepare meeting materials and presentations;
  • Draft and distribute meeting agendas;
  • Attend meetings and manage meeting minutes as requested by the Executive Vice President.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Minimum two years of research experience
  • Minimum three to five years of professional experience working with culturally diverse populations, such as people of color and the LGBTQ community.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including editing and proofreading;
  • Exceptional planning and organizational skills;
  • Ability to take initiative and ownership of projects;
  • Demonstrated ability to handle sensitive issues and maintain confidentiality;
  • Proven ability to perform duties with a high level of professionalism, flexibility; discretion, judgment, diplomacy and tact;
  • Ability to multi-task, adapt to changing priorities, and meet deadlines;
  • Prior experience in higher education administration a plus.

To apply, click here.

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Registrar-Database Assistant, The Preservation Society of Newport County, Newport, RI

The Registrar-Database assistant reports to the Collections Manager and the focus of their work will be on collection data management. The Registrar-Database Assistant will update, maintain and amend the collection records in the collections database Museums Plus. The Preservation Society of Newport County undertook a database migration in 2014 and now records need to be checked for accuracy, provenance, collection history, and exhibition history.

This position will also be responsible for assigning accession numbers and checking locations. Additionally this position will organize photo shoots of the permanent collection for the ongoing digitization process of the collections to the website Newportalri.org. S/he will assist with new acquisition accessioning including assigning numbers, documenting, moving, and marking objects. S/he will assist with object moves throughout the properties as needed. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

The ideal candidate will have at least two years experience in a museum registration setting, together with a B.A/B.S. degree in Museum Studies, Art History, or related field. Experience using collection management systems, Museums Plus preferred, along with the ability to handle works of art, to handle multiple assignments simultaneously and to work to strict deadlines, plus excellent organizational and communication skills. Ability to lift up to 30 lbs.

Qualified candidates should submit cover letter and resume to humanresources@newportmansions.org.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time

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Digital Projects Assistant, CfA Library, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

The CfA Library will have an opening for a Digital Projects Assistant starting October 1st. The position will involve a mixture of assisting with day-to-day tasks (e.g. shelving, circulation) and supporting digital projects. 
Having some technical skills (e.g. Python, HTML/CSS, SQL) ahead of time is helpful, but not a requirement as students will learn these and other technologies as part of their work.  Many of the students who have worked with us have started at a basic level and are now using these and similar technologies in their work.
Applications must be submitted by September 21st. The goal is for the student to start as soon as possible.
    17 hrs/wk @ $15/hr
    Flexible schedule
To apply send a cover letter and resume to: daina.bouquin@cfa.harvard.edu

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Circulation Assistant, Seabrook Library, Seabrook, NH

Seabrook Library - Immediate opening 

 

JOB TITLE:  Circulation Assistant

 

GENERAL SUMMARY: This is a part-time paraprofessional position which, under a minimum of supervision, entails working at the circulation desk in a busy public library.  Reports to the Director.

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:  Bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline from an accredited institution, and some relevant library experience preferred.

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Knowledge of library automation systems, and proficiency with computers. A pleasant and friendly demeanor is also required in this highly visible position. Ability to push heavy carts, lift, bend, stoop and stand for long periods of time, as well as ability to pass a criminal background check. Good work ethic a must.

 

SPECIFIC DUTIES:   

Circulation Desk: Carry out all duties of the main circulation desk, including telephone and in-person interaction; register new patrons; charge and discharge library materials; provide reader's advisory services; maintain reserves; shelve returned materials; keep circulation statistics; and other duties associated with library circulation or required by the Director.

 

28 hours per week, Monday & Wednesday 12-8 pm, Friday 10-6 pm, and Saturday 9-1 (except July and August)

$15.00 per hour

Possibility of FT after Jan. 1, 2019.

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Records Management Assistant, Massachusetts Port Authority, Boston, MA

Description

The Records Management Assistant at the Massachusetts Port Authority reviews agency documents for accuracy before filming and prepares documents for filming to ensure Massport's compliance with policies and procedures and provides light maintenance to copier equipment.

Essential Tasks of the Job

  • Assists departments with inquiries regarding Records Management policies based on the Massachusetts Statewide Records Retention Schedule. 
  • Review and conduct internal and external requests for current records management system and future enterprise content management system. Including responding to, obtaining further information, as required, collating responses, and escalating where applicable.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with individuals throughout the Authority on data and records management matters. Input and ensure the accuracy of information entered into current system, on a department level.
  • Assist supervisor with developing specific power point presentations for Records Management meetings with departments.
  • Ability to research the Statewide Records Retention Schedule as needed for internal department support regarding state regulations.
  • Revises forms and internal records management system to accommodate changes related to storage of records either in paper or in electronic format.
  • Communicate and work with each units Records Liaisons throughout the Authority.
  • Maintain off-site storage database.
  • Accesses database for box inquires for all departments.
  • Inputs all data from transmittal form to database and ensures that the accuracy of all information. 
  • Facilitates the transfer of all paper files to off-site storage, ensuring internal department follows all procedures. Provide support for department training on forms.
  • Processes and ensures delivery for all empty boxes/supplies using the Statewide Records Retention Schedule.
  • Maintain copier equipment.
  • Responds to department requests for service calls, which may require troubleshooting with equipment and department staff.
  • Clears copier jams and perform minor maintenance.
  • Contacts service companies for major maintenance and provides information relative to service needs, including follow-up in copier database.
  • Responsible for input and accuracy of copier service logs.
  • Orders all toner / supplies for copiers and maintains inventory.
  • Perform administrative functions.
  • Provides administrative support to Records Management Supervisor. Assist with special projects that require research or other responsibilities as needed.
  • Gathers and prepares report for toner supplies, off-site storage and various other monthly reports as directed by Records Supervisor.
  • Operates the microfilm reader-printer, assist departments as required.
  • Provides coverage/back-up when required for Central Services / A & F administrator, which includes pool vehicle assistance and catering requests. 


SECONDARY JOB TASKS:
Performs other duties and special projects as assigned.

Job Requirements and Qualifications

EDUCATION LEVEL: Associate's degree preferred; ability to read and demonstrate basic oral, written and mathematical skills.

EXPERIENCE IN FIELD: 2 - 4 years of relevant experience in information governance / records management (ideally in areas such as, data / records management or enterprise document content management).

UNIQUE EXPERTISE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATIONS:

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office; especially Excel and Power Point application.
  • Ability to pass a Massport controlled substances test and security background checks.
  • Ability to work effectively, both independently and within a team.

Supplemental Information

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Environmental Parameters: Ability to work in an office environment and at all Massport locations as needed.

Physical Demands:

Strength: Must be able to exert 10 pounds.

Type: Ability to perform administrative duties, typing, filing, bending over to low files, reaching high files. 
 
WORK SCHEDULE:  Ability to work a 37.5 hour work week. Ability to work additional hours as workload demands.
 

For more information, click here.

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Program Assistant, Library Teaching & Learning Program, Hanover, NH

The Library Teaching & Learning program cultivates and advances the Library staff's role in teaching and learning at Dartmouth. Teaching & Learning partners with faculty, staff, and students to foster critical information literacy and lifelong learning.

The Teaching & Learning Assistant supports the program by providing communications support, coordinating Library exhibits featuring intellectual work of the Dartmouth community, supporting the Institute for Writing & Rhetoric program, and providing administrative planning and support for workshops and events.

This is an 18-month term position.

For more information, click here.

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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/3150/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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Graduate Assistant, Master of Public Health Program, Simmons University, Boston, MA

Graduate Assistant: Simmons 

The Simmons Master of Public Health Program is seeking a Graduate Assistant to support the ongoing growth and operations of this new online graduate program focused on advancing health equity.  The student will work 15-20 hours per week, and will report to Dr. Shelley White, MPH Program Director.

The position will involve, but will not be limited to: project management, communications and program support (i.e. compiling and design of reports and accreditation materials, preparation of marketing materials); program research (i.e. gathering data on curricula, accreditation requirements, learning frameworks, etc.); and administrative supports and meeting management (i.e. scheduling, notetaking, hospitality, etc.).  This position offers the exciting opportunity to learn about and support the operations of new educational programming, and to support the advancement of public health, health equity, and social justice.

The position will begin in September of 2018, and will last through the spring 2019 semester, with potential for a future or continuing appointment contingent upon performance as a Graduate Assistant and in the student's graduate program. Students must be enrolled in at least two courses (8 credits) and must maintain a grade of "B" or better in each course to be eligible.

 

Requirements:

  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Strong analytical, problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with technology and research methods
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Working knowledge of MS office and Google Drive (working knowledge of Publisher or similar software would be a plus)
  • Ability to provide support to multiple faculty members
  • Professionalism in working with faculty and staff and in managing confidential matters

To apply:

Please send a resume and a cover letter to Shelley White at shelley.white@simmons.edu.  Applications will be reviewed beginning immediately and on a rolling basis until the position is filled. 

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Assistant Teacher, Library Support, Tobin Montessori School, Cambridge, MA

Hourly Instructional Aide, Library Support (10 hours/week), Tobin Montessori School, Cambridge Public Schools

The Tobin Library Assistant Teacher works with the librarian to support the multi-graded classrooms during their library classes. Under the supervision of the Library Media Specialist, the Library Assistant Teacher will:

  • Supervise students working independently while librarian is teaching smaller groups of students
  • Assist students and staff in locating resources and using the library 
  • Shelve books and other library materials
  • Do special tasks as assigned by Library Media Specialist to support student projects 

This is a great opportunity for a current School Library Program student to gain on-the-job experience in a part-time paid position.

Applications will be accepted beginning Tuesday, September 4, 2018 12:00 AM (Eastern Standard Time).

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Library Assistant, NHTI Concord's Community College, Concord, NH

Library Assistant I

Department:

Library

Location:

NHTI - Concord's Community College

Position Number:

C2R00094

Pay Range:

$12.85 - $14.18 Per Hour

Appointment Type:

Covered Part-Time - Non-Exempt

Labor Grade:

04

Work Schedule:

up to 25 hours/week; nights and weekend hours; 2nd shift differential

 

This position is part-time, nights and weekend hours; 2nd shift differential.

SCOPE OF WORK: Performs semi-routine duties for College Library, such as checking library materials in and out, shelving library materials, and processing library materials. This position shall report to the Circulation Supervisor at NHTI, Concord's Community College.

ACCOUNTABILITIES: 

  • Checks library materials in and out using automated circulation system.
  • Processes newly acquired library materials (jacketing, labeling, etc.).
  • Accessions and shelves periodicals.
  • Shelves books and DVDs.
  • Performs input of records into online catalogue and statewide union catalogue.
  • Helps students and general public find information and materials.
  • Assists student and the general public in the use of the internet, Microsoft Office products, etc.
  • Opens and/or closes the Library, enabling all machines, lights, etc.
  • Supervises work study students and library clerks.
  • Light housekeeping cleaning of furniture and equipment.
  • Complies with all college, system, state and federal rules and regulations.  
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Graduation from high school or G.E.D. equivalent.

Experience: Six (6) months' clerical experience including computer knowledge, preferably in connection with library operations.

License/Certification: None required.

RECOMMENDED WORK TRAITS: Knowledge of correct English usage, punctuation, spelling, grammar and vocabulary. Working knowledge of modern library techniques, procedures and working tools used in accessioning, cataloging, circulating and maintaining library materials. Skills in the performance of clerical and manipulative tasks. Ability to type and maintain a filing system and to adjust to a considerable amount of routine work. Ability to letter legibly and skillfully. Ability to apply library methods and principles in acquiring, circulation and providing limited patron services. Ability to understand and carry out moderately complex oral and written instructions. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other library personnel and the general public. Must be willing to maintain appearance appropriate to assigned duties and responsibilities as determined by the college appointing authority.

DISCLAIMER STATEMENT: This class specification is descriptive of general duties and is not intended to list every specific function of this class title.

To apply, please complete a CCSNH application at www.nhti.edu/careers

Please note, we cannot accept applications submitted through Indeed.

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Music Library Assistant, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA

Music Library Assistant

Department: Library

Locations: Worcester, MA

Posted: Aug 24, '18

Type: Hourly

Ref. No.: 3072

ABOUT COLLEGE OF THE HOLY CROSS:
Founded in 1843 in Worcester, Massachusetts, the College of the Holy Cross is among the nation's leading liberal arts institutions. A highly selective, four-year, exclusively undergraduate college of 2,800 students, Holy Cross is renowned for offering a rigorous, personalized education in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition.
Holy Cross highly values the unique skills, perspective, talents and passion that each employee contributes to its learning community. To work at The College is to accept an invitation to participate in the growth and development of all campus members--students, faculty and staff. The College's commitment to diversity is an important feature of the Holy Cross education. Informed by the presence of diverse interpretations of the human experience, Holy Cross is building a community marked by freedom, mutual respect, and civility. We seek others who support our values of diversity and inclusiveness. Job candidates of all diverse backgrounds who embrace the open and inclusive culture of Holy Cross are welcome and encouraged to apply.
JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Fenwick Music Library at College of the Holy Cross is a branch library dedicated to serving the college's music community. Staffed by a Music Librarian, a Music Library Assistant, and a student staff of 25 student workers, the library supports the curriculum of the Music Department's classes, students, and faculty by providing access to a sizeable and significant collection of music materials. Under the direction of the Music Librarian, the Music Library Assistant assists with daily library operations and provides public services for the Music Library by executing paraprofessional tasks, following established methods and protocols. Assists patrons with library requests (students, faculty, staff, and community members), answers basic and directional reference questions, trains and supervises student staff, oversees technical processing of music materials and bindery shipments, copy-catalogs music materials (primarily scores and sound recordings), oversees the circulation of music materials and contributes to updated circulation policies, coordinates both print and electronic course reserves, and provides clerical support. Oversees library opening and closing procedures, manages office supply inventory, maintains music practice room schedules, troubleshoots library problems including technological issues, and manages collection statistics. Other duties as assigned. This is a full-time, non-exempt position. The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action in the workplace.
 
REQUIREMENTS:
Some knowledge of music (e.g. experience with an instrument, ability to read music) is required. Bachelor's degree required; coursework or degree in Music is preferred. Prior customer service experience required; prior library experience preferred. Prior supervisory experience preferred. A working knowledge of both PCs and Macs required; must be competent with Microsoft Office. Must have the ability to troubleshoot problems with computers, printers, and AV equipment such as DVD players, projectors, CD players, and turntables. Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills required. Occasional light lifting.
 
CURRENT WORK SCHEDULE:
Monday - Friday: 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. (while classes are in session)
Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (otherwise)
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
This is a full time, non-exempt level position.
The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action in the workplace.
A member of the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts (HECCMA).
To review our Employee Benefit Options, please go to: https://www.holycross.edu/human-resources/benefits
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:
Please attach resume and cover letter.
In your cover letter, please reflect on how you might contribute to the College's commitment to diversity and inclusion, and to its mission as a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college (see http://holycross.edu/diversity).
Should you be a candidate for further consideration after hiring manager review, you will be contacted by a human resources representative.

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Circulation Assistant, Simsbury Public Library, Simsbury, CT

Part-time Circulation Assistant - Simsbury Public Library.  

Simsbury Library is seeking an energetic, detail-oriented, self-motivated person who enjoys interacting with people and sharing their passion for community engagement and libraries. Excellent customer service and technology skills, ability to multi-task, enthusiasm for learning and a sense of humor are essential, as well as the ability to work a regular evening and weekend rotation.

This is an 8-16 hours a week, T-3 position in the CSEA SC&L union with an hourly pay rate of $21.43-$25.64/hour.

Apply online before September 10 at www.simsbury-ct.gov/jobs  

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Gallery Attendant, Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center, Boston Public Library, Boston, MA

Gallery Attendant, part time, Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center at the Boston Public Library, Boston, MA

 

Description:

The Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center at the Boston Public Library is seeking applicants for the position of Gallery Attendant. As the first face seen by patrons, Gallery Attendants greet and welcome visitors to the Center, offer gallery tours, perform light reference work, provide information about map exhibitions and the Center's collection, and take on other projects.

 

The individual will work on special projects which will be determined by the Map Center's needs but assigned with an eye towards the individual's skill sets, areas of study, and interests. Potential projects may involve exhibition support, public programming, educational outreach, reference projects, georeferencing, social media and/or web content creation, light cataloging, administrative tasks such as mailings and filing, or other tasks as needed. Much of this work will be done at the gallery attendant desk during times gallery traffic is light; some of it may be in addition to the desk hours. 

 

This is a part-time position. Compensation: $11/hour. Shift hours will be assigned among the group of Gallery Attendants, with some flexibility to try to accommodate student class schedules.

 

Qualifications:

An ideal candidate will possess excellent interpersonal, communication, writing, and customer service skills; they should be accurate and detail-oriented, and be familiar with the internet and social media. 

 

Graduate or undergraduate students currently enrolled in a museum studies program are especially encouraged to apply, as well as those in programs for library, information science, history or education. Previous library or museum work experience is beneficial but not required. Coursework or experience with exhibition planning is preferred. Special interests in geography, history, maps, and mapping technologies are favorable.

 

About the Map Center:

The Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center at the Boston Public Library develops programs  which inspire curiosity and learning among people of all ages by using cartographic materials to illuminate history, geography, world cultures, science, and contemporary issues.

  • We are an independent nonprofit organization in a long-term strategic partnership with the Boston Public Library to advance a shared mission of education and engagement, and to steward the Library's cartographic collection in concert with its policies. 
  • We make resources freely accessible and engaging to the public through our exhibitions, publications, lectures, workshops, classes, family programs, and website.
  • We teach students of all levels, develop and disseminate K-12 lesson plans, and train teachers to use maps effectively and creatively in the classroom.
  • We build, preserve, and digitize the cartographic collections of the Boston Public Library, Norman B. Leventhal, and the Map & Education Center, which date from the 15th century to the present.
  • We supplement the collections with digital material of historical and educational importance from partner institutions and private collections.
  • We promote the use of the collections for academic and public research.

 

Applicants interested in the position should send a resume, cover letter, and three professional and/or academic references by September 12, 2018, by email to: employment@leventhalmap.org. No phone inquiries please.

 

The Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center is an equal opportunity employer.  There is no residency requirement.  A CORI check will be required. 

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Law Library Assistant, Barnstable District Court, Barnstable, MA

The Trial Court is committed to:

  •  the fair and impartial administration of justice;
  • protection of constitutional and statutory rights and liberties;
  • equal access to justice for all in a safe and dignified environment;
  • efficient, effective and accountable resolution of disputes;
  • prompt and courteous service to the public by committed and dedicated professionals utilizing best practices in a manner that inspires public trust and confidence.

DEPARTMENTAL MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of the Support Services Department is to provide support for the administration of justice and public access to court services through the operation of the Judicial Response System, the Trial Court Law Libraries, the Record Management operation, the Office of Court Interpreters Services, and the Office of Transcription Services.

POSITION SUMMARY

Major duties are performed under the direction of the Head Law Librarian and include processing incoming library materials, preparing fiscal documents, providing reference service, and implementing circulation and interlibrary loan policies.  The Law Library Assistant assists the Head Law Librarian in system-wide activities such as long range planning, electronic library services, and special projects, and may be assigned by the Law Library Department to perform Law Library Assistant duties in other libraries as needed.  In the absence of the Head Law Librarian and other law library staff, maintains the day-to- day operation of the law library.

 

ORGANIZATIONAL LEVELS:

Employees are hired at the entry level position titles and are eligible for reclassification to the higher level position titles within this series consistent with the specifications for the higher level positions.  The position title reverts to the entry level when there is a vacancy. 

Law Library Assistant I B This is the entry level position title within the series.  Employees are expected to perform the full range of entry level duties and to train for the higher level (Law Library Assistant II)

Law Library Assistant II - This is the second level position title within this series.  Employees at this second level are expected to perform more advanced duties which require more knowledge of policies and procedures and the exercise of more independent judgment.

MAJOR DUTIES

Law Library Assistant I Duties: 

  • Processes incoming library materials for supplementation, maintains circulation records including the database of borrowers, and processes overdue notices using an integrated library system;
  • Files loose-leaf services, advance sheets, periodicals, and supplements; removes appropriate material and arranges disposition according to library policy; shelves materials;
  • Processes invoices, communicates with vendors about account problems, and maintains accounting records including budgetary spreadsheet
  • Provides reference and information services to those seeking legal information by responding to questions in person, by telephone or through e-reference; locating and retrieving materials; performing simple bibliographic searches; and filling interlibrary loan requests;
  • Participates in basic e-reference services;
  • Maintains and operates library equipment including computer networks, microform machines, copiers, scanners and fax machines;
  • Prepares current and historical material for binding;
  • In the absence of the Head Law Librarian or a Law Librarian, maintains the day-to-day operation of the law library;
  • Performs related duties as required.

 

Law Library Assistant II Duties:

  • Performs advanced legal reference duties including participating in document delivery and filling common e-reference requests;
  • Trains staff in aspects of library operations;
  • Performs routine cataloging functions;
  • Makes recommendations to the Head Law Librarian on the development of the library, collection and operational procedures;
  • Develops and maintains databases and troubleshoots the computer network and Internet access; updates and installs new software on computers;
  • Works with other librarians and staff on system-wide projects and committees;
  • Maintains the ability to perform Law Library Assistant I duties in at least one other Trial Court Law Library;
  • Performs related duties as required.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Reports to and receives work assignments and supervision from the Head Law Librarian.  In the absence of a Head Law Librarian, the Law Library Assistant may receive direction from a Law Librarian in keeping with the library=s local policies and procedures.

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Library Assistant, Botany Libraries, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Library Assistant

Digital Projects & Public Service

Botany Libraries

Harvard University

The Harvard University Herbaria house five comprehensive, non-circulating research libraries which are managed collectively as the Botany Libraries. The combined collections, totaling more than 250,000 volumes, are rich repositories of rare books, manuscripts, field notes, and historical correspondence, as well as current monographs, journals, and electronic media. The Libraries support the academic and research interests of the faculty and researchers of the Harvard University Herbaria and are open to an international community of scholars.

The Botany Libraries seek a graduate student to work part time starting fall 2018. The library assistant will report directly to the Reference Librarian and work closely with the Digital Projects Librarian and the Archivist.

 

The library assistant will assist with digitization and scanning project tasks, including item retrieval and preparation, metadata preparation, portal editing, and quality control. The library assistant will also arrange and describe archival collections, prepare materials for digitization, and enter descriptive information into spreadsheets or ArchivesSpace. 

 

Public service duties will include regular circulation/reference desk shifts during which the library assistant will be responsible for answering phones and directing calls, checking bags, registering (in Aeon) and orienting visitors, referring users to appropriate staff, paging and shelving books, data entry, and clerical support.     

 

Other duties may be required, including (but not limited to) shelf reading projects, basic book processing, updating web pages, and creating exhibits.

 

 

Requirements: A service oriented nature; excellent communications skills; the ability to work with a diverse group of library users; familiarity with Microsoft Office programs; ability to lift up to 40 lbs; attention to detail a must; ability to function cooperatively in a work team with flexibility and versatility in an evolving work situation; knowledge of archival practices a plus. 

 

Salary: Library Assistants are paid $13.00 per hour.

 

Hours: The Botany Libraries are open from 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM from Monday through Friday.

Desk shifts are scheduled for mornings (9:00 to 1:00) or afternoons (1:00-5:00). Hours should total 12-16 hours per week, not exceeding 17 hours per week.

 

 

Contact: Gretchen Wade, Reference & Collection Development Librarian

Phone: 496-1025  

Email: gwade@oeb.harvard.edu

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Floater/Monitor, Eastham Public Library, Eastham, MA

Sunday Floater/Monitor

The Town of Eastham seeks qualified individuals for the part-time temporary position of LIBRARY FLOATER/MONITOR (5 hours/week each Sunday from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm). This position performs customer service and reference duties relating to the circulation of library patrons in using the library, shelving and other related work, as required.

Bachelor's Degree preferred, one year of library experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of library policies and procedures, including automated circulation systems and information technology is preferred. This position has an hourly rate of $15.00 per hour.

Town employment application and job description are available at www.easthamma.gov. Send cover letter, application and resume by Friday, September 07, 2018 Vicki Reis, Town of Eastham, 2500 State Highway, Eastham, MA 02642.

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Resource Sharing Specialist, Access Services, Harvard Library, Cambridge, MA

Temporary Access Services Resource Sharing Specialist 

Title: Temporary Access Services Resource Sharing Specialist

Schedule/Hours: Monday - Friday 9 am to 5 pm 

Pay rate: $15/hr

  • Process resource sharing requests placed by Harvard patrons to be loaned or scanned from lending libraries.
  • Explains resource sharing policies to patrons.
  • Uses various electronic or manual methods to verify citations and locate difficult items.
  • Interprets resource sharing borrowing policies and procedures.
  • Backs-up lending-  workflows as needed.
  • Backs-up processing of materials for Harvard patrons as needed.
  • Serves as resource sharing borrowing customer service contact, including telephone communication and all other forms of correspondence.
  • Creates, updates, and maintains borrowing requests in resource sharing software (ILLiad).
  • Creates and updates library records in the circulation subsystem (currently Aleph). Charges and renews materials in Aleph.

Qualifications

  • High School degree required.
  • Understanding of resource sharing practices and procedures.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents and bibliographic data.
  • Ability to write routine correspondence.
  • Computer literacy and keyboarding proficiency required.
  • Working knowledge of Windows environment required.
  • Working knowledge of HOLLIS, OCLC, online catalogs, bibliographic databases and resource sharing software and associated tools.

How to Apply

To apply, submit cover letter and resume to jclarke@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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Digital Projects Assistant, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, MA

The CfA Library will have an opening for a Digital Projects Assistant starting September 3rd. The position will involve a mixture of assisting with day-to-day tasks (e.g. shelving, circulation) and supporting digital projects. 
 
Having some technical skills (e.g. Python, HTML/CSS, SQL) ahead of time is helpful, but not a requirement as students will learn these and other technologies as part of their work.  Many of the students who have worked with us have started at a basic level and are now using these and similar technologies in their work.
 
Applications must be submitted by August 31st. The goal is for the student to start as soon as possible. 
    17 hrs/wk @ $15/hr
    Flexible schedule
 
To apply send a cover letter and resume to: daina.bouquin@cfa.harvard.edu.

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Facilitator, Makerspace, University of Rhode Island Libraries, Kingston, RI

This position assists with the day-to-day operation of the URI (University of Rhode Island) Libraries' makerspace (https://web.uri.edu/makerspace/), which serves URI students, faculty, and staff. The makerspace is located at the Carothers Library building in the URI main campus in Kingston, RI. The salary for this position is $25 hourly; 20-35 hours per week. The position is available immediately and may require some evening hours. 

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Bohyun Kim bohyunkim@uri.edu.

 

DUTIES:

  • Staff and maintain spaces. Keep equipment and materials in good working order and ensure that they are used appropriately and stored at proper locations.
  • Perform routine maintenance, repair, and troubleshooting of the equipment such as a 3D printer, a 3D scanner, a laser cutter, and VR systems.
  • Assist users with software, equipment, and designing a project.
  • Conduct training sessions for software and equipment following proper protocol.
  • Contribute to and manage instructional resources.
  • Supervise and train student workers as they assist users with equipment and materials.
  • Ensure department is properly staffed; Assist with preparing the staffing schedule of the makerspace.
  • Provide tours and represent the library in interactions with visitors in all space use.
  • Assist with tours/events/program scheduling and planning and social media outreach.
  • Other tasks assigned as needed.

 

QUALIFICATIONS 

REQUIRED:

  • Interests in, willingness, and ability to quickly learn and apply new technology tools.
  • Ability to effectively assist others in learning new technologies.
  • Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Be able to reliably staff spaces during schedules shifts.
  • Be able to participate on team communication platforms (Slack, Email, SMS).
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups/populations.

PREFERRED:

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Work experience in a makerspace or a lab setting.
  • Experience working with undergraduate and/or graduate students.
  • Experience with fabrication and/or virtual reality equipment/software.
  • Experience with 2D and 3D design software and technologies.
  • Experience with coding.
  • Strong interests and/or experience in making-related activities, machine learning, and/or artificial intelligence.

 

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Library Assistant, Fenway High School, Boston, MA

Library Assistant, Fenway High School Library, Boston, MA

 

This is a bustling library in a recently renovated high school in Mission Hill, serving a diverse population of students and staff. We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic about working with teens in an urban school environment - you do not have to be in the SLTP program.

 

Role: The Library Assistant manages the busy school library during the after school period, which means everything from helping with homework, to managing the volume of the room, to troubleshooting computer issues.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Staffing the library when the teacher-librarian is not present

  • Assisting students/staff with readers advisory and finding materials

  • Assisting students with database/technology questions

  • Managing the circulation of books and other materials

  • Shelving books

  • Keeping the library clean and orderly

  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • Desire to work with teens

  • Passion for reading/talking about books

  • Ability to work as part of a team

  • Experience working in an urban environment is preferred but not necessary

 

Pay: $14 per hour

 

Hours: 5 hours per week, consisting of Tuesday afternoons from 2-5pm and Thursday afternoons from 3-5pm. Additional hours may be available to cover for librarian absences, along with an opportunity for more hours in January.

 

Start Date: Sept. 11

 

Please email your resume and letter of interest by August 29 to:

Bonnie McBride

Librarian

Fenway High School

bmcbride@fenwayhs.org

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Open Access Assistant, Office for Scholarly Communication, Harvard Library, Cambridge, MA

The Harvard Library is currently seeking candidates for the position of Open Access Assistant with the Office for Scholarly Communication (OSC).

The Open Access Assistant will assist the OSC in facilitating the deposit of digital scholarly works into Harvard's open-access repository, DASH (Digital Access to Scholarship at Harvard).

This DASH work will involve evaluating more than 100k works to determine eligibility for deposit. This requires judgment of various factors, including reading licenses, finding and determining article versions, determining author affiliations, finding signed authorization forms, and some potential outreach to both publishers and authors.

To view the complete position description and to apply, see here.

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Reference & User Services Assistant, Saint Anselm College, Manchester, NH

Part-Time Reference and User Services Assistant

Geisel Library at Saint Anselm College is looking for a part-time Reference and User Services Assistant. This is a 32 week academic year position, working Thursday 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m., and Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (approximately 8 hours per week), when classes are in session. Applicants should be enrolled in a Master's degree program in Library Science from an ALA Accredited Institution and have one year of relevant experience. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three references.

 

Job Duties

This position is responsible for providing general references at the Reference Desk during the Thursday evening shift and all Periodical Desk operations during the Saturday morning shift. This position performs a variety of duties that include: 

  • Providing general reference services by helping patrons with their informational and research needs at the reference desk in-person, and via chat, text, email, and phone
  • Conducting database searches for faculty and students as well as a wide range of general reference research including instruction and assistance in the use of books, journals, indexes and web sources
  • Assisting with the management of electronic journal and database subscriptions including, helping to monitor the connection integrity of electronic resources and aiding in statistics gathering and reporting
  • Supporting collection analysis and management projects by performing a variety tasks including overlap analysis research and print collection evaluation and relocation.
  • Managing all Periodicals Desk operations during assigned hours, including checking out library materials using an automated library circulation and security system, supervising student assistants, aiding patrons with photocopying and printing, assisting with maintenance and security of users and collections, opening the library, and other projects as assigned.

 

Required

Enrollment in a Master's degree program in Library Science from an ALA Accredited Institution plus one year of relevant experience, preferably with library reference experience, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired.

  • Exceptional customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to solve patron concerns and difficulties with tact, courtesy, and sound judgment
  • Must be reliable and hard-working
  • Demonstrated capacity for embracing change and new initiatives, programs, and services
  • Proven history of working in a collegial environment while maintaining a positive attitude
  • Strong office and computer skills

 

 

Desired Experience

  • Supervisory experience
  • Library Circulation Desk experience
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel highly desirable
  • Experience working with automated library computer systems, preferably Innovative Interfaces

Job Location
Manchester, NH, US

 

Position Type
Part-time

 

Salary
US Dollar (USD)

 

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Library Assistants, Shrewsbury Public Library, Shrewsbury, MA

The Shrewsbury Public Library seeks two enthusiastic and customer service oriented Library Assistants to serve at our busy children's and reference desks on Sunday afternoons.

SUNDAY LIBRARY ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANTS II (A3)

Qualifications: 

  • Excellent customer service skills, ability to interact tactfully and appropriately with library patrons of all ages
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Dependability, adherence to scheduled hours
  • High school diploma; Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Two years of work experience, one year of library experience preferred
  • Experience working in an online environment or other computer experience
  • Experience with automated library system preferred, specifically Evergreen ILS (C/W MARS)
  • Children's position requires experience working with children and families.
  • Reference position requires experience with technology based library services, including downloading online content, managing public computers and printing services, etc.

 

Duties:

  • Provide direct circulation services
  • Provide basic reference services
  • Assist patrons with use of technology and digital services
  • Assists patrons in the use of library facilities and resources
  • Oversee the work of library pages, as needed.

Compensation and Schedule:

  • Position one: Reference Desk 12:30 to 5:00 p.m. every Sunday from approximately October through May.  (Length of season may vary with funding resources.)
  • Position two: Children's service desk 12:30 to 5:00 p.m. every other Sunday from approximately October through May.  (Length of season may vary with funding resources.)

Hourly Rate: $20.53 to $24.48 via annual steps on Grade A-3 of the Town of Shrewsbury Salary Schedule.  

Please respond via email with interest/resume to Library Director Ellen M. Dolan, at edolan@shrewsburyma.gov. Applications due Monday September 10, 2018

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