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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

https://jobs.brassring.com/1033/ASP/TG/cim_jobdetail.asp?partnerid=25240&siteid=5341&Areq=46831BR

 

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.
 

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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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Library & Education Program Assistant, Boston Psychoanalytic Society & Institute, Newton Centre, MA

Library & Education Program Assistant, Boston Psychoanalytic Society & Institute

 

Purpose / Role

The Evening Program Assistant will be responsible for management and support during Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute's (BPSI) evening programming. Responsibilities include providing programmatic, educational and library support, as well as monitoring/maintaining building security. An ideal candidate would have excellent customer service skills, good computer/data acumen, as well as some experience with A/V. Knowledge of library systems desirable.

 

This position is 10-12 hours, 2-3 nights/week, late afternoon/evenings and occasional Saturday shifts. 

 

Job Overview

The Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute is a post-graduate educational training institute and membership organization. Clinicians and academics who wish to pursue advanced training as psychoanalysts or psychoanalytic psychotherapists may apply for acceptance to attend seminars.

 

Throughout the year, BPSI conducts a variety of programs for the professional development of its members and trainees which include:  evening training seminars, academic lectures, conferences, and other professionally informative meetings. BPSI members and students include both mental health clinicians and academics. Some programs, classes and conferences are open to the public.

 

BPSI's programmatic endeavors are supported by a small administrative staff and professional development is accredited by national organizations. In order to maintain its eligibility with these organizations, BPSI must meet certain standards and among other responsibilities, the position incumbent will assist with processing accreditation materials.

 

The Library & Education Program Assistant will perform a wide variety of tasks to support many facets of the organization and its programs. The assistant will help organize and administer seminars. Typical activities include the following tasks:

  • Provide front-desk customer service during peak hours
  • Manage cloud-based tools to send out mass emails, collect membership information, register participants for public events, and deliver surveys requesting feedback on classes and events
  • Prepare information, resources and communications for seminars and programs - library syllabi and articles, course packets, sign-in materials, emails, and social media announcements
  • Assist conference speakers and attendees by welcoming guests and running A/V equipment
  • Process continuing education certificates for program attendees
  • Provide information and attend to issues concerning events, facilities, payments and food orders

 

How to Apply

Please send resume and letter of interest to: Drew Brydon, dbrydon@bpsi.org or by mail to Drew Brydon, BPSI, 141 Herrick Road, Newton Centre MA 02459. No phone calls please.

dbrydon@bpsi.org | http://www.bpsi.org

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Reference Librarian/Pre-MLS Reference Librarian, Emmanuel College, Boston, MA

Emmanuel College is a co-educational, residential institution with a 17-acre campus in the heart of Boston's educational, scientific, cultural and medical communities. Enrolling more than 2,200 undergraduate and graduate students, the College provides boundless opportunities for students to expand their worldview through rigorous coursework, significant internship and career opportunities throughout the Boston area and beyond, collaborations with distinguished and dedicated faculty, and participation in a dynamic campus community. Emmanuel's more than 50 programs in the sciences, liberal arts, business, nursing, and education foster spirited discourse and substantive learning experiences that honor the College's Catholic educational mission to cultivate the whole person and prepare students for effective and ethical leadership in the 21st century. For more information, visit www.emmanuel.edu.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Reporting to the Associate Librarian for Reference, Instruction and Outreach, the Reference Librarian will perform reference, public service, and some technical service duties, oversee all library operations on nights, weekends, and holidays, assist library patrons in the use of electronic resources, assist with scheduled information literacy classes and participate in special projects. 

Essential responsibilities will include:

  • As the senior staff member on duty, provide overall supervision of library operations and guidance as needed to student workers during any night, weekend, or holiday shifts.  (Student workers are assigned their specific tasks by their supervisors.) 
  • Provide reference and information services, including database searching instruction, and assistance with the use of print materials. 
  • Provide coverage in circulation, reserves, and media services, as needed. 
  • Assist in maintaining and troubleshooting reference computers and printers. 
  • Input reference transactions into the reference statistical database. 
  • Assist with reference projects to enhance library users' research skills.  
  • Provide written shift reports and other feedback to the Associate Librarian and to student worker supervisors as directed.


REQUIREMENTS:

Our ideal candidates will possess an MLS or be an MLS candidate who has completed the Reference course, and have 1-2 years of library reference experience or related customer service experience. Candidates should be able to supervise student workers on night, weekend and holiday shifts. Candidates should also have knowledge, skills, and facility with both print and electronic resources; facility with new technologies; ability to work successfully in a team environment and individually; willingness to provide library instruction under the supervision of the Associate Librarian for Reference, Instruction, and Outreach; ability to work closely and effectively with students and faculty; good interpersonal and communication skills; and ability to participate in and initiate special projects.   


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Emmanuel College seeks to create a working and learning environment that reflect the society and community in which we are located, and we actively encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply.
 


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

After submitting your resume with this application form, you will be prompted to complete an Applicant Profile where you will be able to upload your cover letter and list of references.

In order to be considered for this position, you need to submit all three documents: a resume, cover letter and a list of three references with phone numbers.

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Library Assistant, Fontbonne Academy, Milton, MA

Part-time: 25 hrs/wk, 11:00 - 4:00 p.m. during school year

Reports to: Library Director


Position Summary:

The Library Assistant staffs the reference/circulation desk; supervises students during free periods and after school; assists them in use of Library resources; and supports them in achieving competence in database, Web, and library research. The Assistant manages circulation; mounts exhibits and publishes their descriptions on the Library blog; works with the Librarian to develop research aids; catalogs new acquisitions; and provides related Library services to the Fontbonne Community.


Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree with coursework for Masters of Library Science and/or school library experience. Competence with on-line catalog and circulation system; competence in academic database and Web searching. Ability to assume responsibilities for the library in the absence of the Director. Understanding of an environment that espouses an ethic of service to the community. Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.


Please email resume and names of three references to: jobs@fontbonneacademy.org.

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Circulation Assistant, Dickinson Memorial Library, Northfield, MA

The Town of Northfield is seeking a qualified individual to serve as Circulation Assistant for the Dickinson Memorial Library. Duties include checking materials in and out; collecting overdue fees; satisfying requests for materials; re-shelving materials and emptying the book drop.

Minimum Qualifications include a High School diploma, or equivalent; computer skills; ability to provide quality customer service and an appreciation of the purposes and functions of the public library. 

The position is for up to 7 hours per week: Saturdays, 10:00 to 3:00; and occasionally covering for staff shortages during the week. Compensation begins at $13.14/hour. 

An application and job description may be obtained at the Dickinson Memorial Library; 115 Main Street, Northfield, MA 01360, or through our website 
www.northfieldpubliclibrary.org (413) 498-2455. Applications will be accepted until filled. EOE. 

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Library Clerk, Boston Architectural College, Boston, MA

LIBRARY CLERK

DEPARTMENT: 5200

Direct supervisor: ROBERT ADAMS 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Library Clerk is a part-time, pre-professional position of 13-19 hours per week that provides assistance in multiple areas of the Library including circulation, reference, acquisitions, book processing, and shelving. The Library Clerk reports to the Associate Library Director.

 

PRIMARY ESSENTIAL Functions:

  • Circulation, shelving, and retrieval of library materials.
  • Fills requests for items on reserve and at storage.
  • Is responsible for library's opening and closing procedures.
  • Provides research and reference assistance to students, faculty, and the public.
  • Provides instruction in the use of library materials, including indexes, reference materials and electronic resources.
  • Assists with maintenance of periodical collection.
  • Assists with the physical processing and maintenance of books.
  • Assists with the creation and maintenance of LibGuides.
  • Other projects as assigned.

 

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

B.A. or previous library experience required. Coursework towards M.L.S. degree is highly desirable. Must be able to work independently and as part of a team.  Experience with the literature of architecture or art history is desirable as is experience with information literacy instruction and/or ease with technology and social media.

 

Must be able to work at least one weekday evening until 10:30 and one weekend day with additional hours possible.

 

STANDARD EXPECTATIONS:

Team and Interpersonal Skills:  Success in this position requires proven ability to develop professional positive rapport with other team members including support staff and senior staff. 

 

Service Orientation: Success in this position requires a service-oriented perspective in which, to the greatest extent possible, students and other employees are treated in such a way as to feel valued and well served in their contacts with the facilities team as a professional representative of the BAC.

 

Confidentiality and Discretion: Success in this position requires the ability not only to maintain the confidentiality of student and employee records, but also the ability to discern when it is appropriate to divulge privileged, if not necessarily confidential, information.

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Open Access Assistant, 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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Senior Library Assistant, Circulation Services, G.A.R. Memorial Library, West Newbury, MA

The Senior Library Assistant is responsible for clerical and direct service work in connection with circulation, reference, and related activities.

The G.A.R. Memorial Library seeks a creative, enthusiastic individual for the position of Senior Library Assistant - Circulation Services.  

Other duties may include:

  • Assist patrons in using computers, copiers, etc.
  • Perform library opening and closing tasks
  • Manage and track patron bills and overdues
  • Perform any other tasks as requested

Schedule: 27 hours per week. Monday - Wednesday evenings, Fridays, and Saturday rotation. Other hours as fill in for vacations, etc. as needed. Flexibility appreciated.

Qualifications: College strongly preferred. The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, be detail oriented, work well with the public and other library staff, and be able to solve problems and work independently. Previous library experience strongly preferred, especially working with SirsiDynix. Must be able to kneel, bend, use step stools and carry heavy loads.

Salary: $15.10 - 18.50 per hour, depending upon experience.

Benefits. (A/A EOE)

To apply:            Send or email resume and letter of application to:

                           Susan C. Babb, Director

                           G.A.R. Memorial Library

                           490 Main Street

                           West Newbury, MA  01985

                           Email: sbabb@westnewburylibrary.org

Applications due September 12.

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

Bibliographic Researcher and Document Delivery Assistant

 

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

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

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

Times and days are generally flexible although our preference is for hours in the afternoon. 

 

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

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Substitute Library Clerk, Wayland Free Public Library, Wayland, MA

Position Title: Library Clerk/Substitute - Circulation Desk

 

Part-Time: Current open shifts at this time: Thurs 1pm-6pm + one Saturday per month; and an availability to pick up substitute shifts.

 

Grade: Non-union hourly library clerk 

Wages: $16.01-20.90 per hour, no benefits

 

Description of Position

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

Minimum Entrance Requirements: 

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

 

Physical Requirements:

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

 

Apply Via Email or US Post Office To:

Sarah Hogan

Head of Circulation, Wayland Public Library

5 Concord Road

Wayland, MA  01778

shogan@minlib.net

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Archival Processing Assistant, The Mary Baker Eddy Library, Boston, MA

SUMMARY

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

The Archival Processing Assistant is a full-time, short-term, project-based position to reprocess the papers of Erwin D. Canham, a longtime editor of The Christian Science Monitor.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • You will perform folder-level archival processing and data entry into M-Files database for a collection of personal and business papers.
  • You will create a finding aid using the information found in the newly processed/reprocessed database records.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Education/Experience

Required:

  • Master's degree in Library and Information Science, or one to two years of experience working in archives
  • Knowledge of archival standards such as Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS).

Knowledge/Skills

Ability to follow directions and work with minimal supervision. Experience with archival processing.

Technology Skills

Required:

  • Ability to learn unfamiliar computer systems quickly
  • Experience using database software
  • Familiarity with office Microsoft Office suite and Google Drive

Work Environment

Must be able to lift 40 pounds.

Christian Science Information

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

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Assistants, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

Position #1

Processing Assistant

(Part-time)

 

There are two vacancies for a part-time assistant in Northeastern University Libraries' Archives and Special Collections Department. This is an excellent opportunity for individuals interested in gaining experience in an archives and special collections setting while attending graduate school.

 

Duties:

  • Create processing plans
  • Arrange and rehouse manuscript and archival material
  • Create inventories and finding aids
  • Conduct shelf-reads
  • Standardize legacy data
  • Write blog posts
  • Digitization of select material
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • Enrollment in a graduate level archival or public history degree program
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office and ArchivesSpace
  • Ability and willingness to lift boxes weighing up to 40 lbs.
  • Commitment to achieving and maintaining diversity in the workplace

Salary:

$14.00 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

92 Snell Library, Northeastern University, 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA  02115 617.373.3317.

  

 Position #2

Archives Reference Assistant

(Part-time)

 

There are two vacancies for a part-time reference assistant in the Northeastern University Libraries' Archives and Special Collections Department. The Archives Reference Assistant is responsible for assisting the Reference and Outreach Archivist with front facing and reference tasks. This position is for someone who is comfortable and welcoming who has the sensitivity to work with diverse community members.

 

Duties:

  • Provide reference service to University Faculty, staff and students, and to outside researchers
  • Refer reference questions to Reference and Outreach Archivist as necessary
  • Retrieve and re-shelve materials in Reading Room
  • Write blog posts promoting Archives materials or events.
  • Assist with digital exhibits
  • Manage reading room and assist patrons as needed while using materials
  • 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 or comfort with applications and interfaces such as Alma, ArchivesSpace, and Wordpress

Salary:

$14 per hour

 

Hours:

17 hours per week

 

To Apply:

Please send cover letter and resume via email to:

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

92 Snell Library, Northeastern University, 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA  02115 617.373.7656

 

 

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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University Archivist, Cooper Library, Clemson University, Clemson, SC

University Archivist

Clemson University Libraries seeks an innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented University Archivist. The archivist will provide leadership and expertise in archives and records administration, access to university records and archives in all formats, and instructional activities and research support. The University Archives serves as the official "institutional memory" of the university, providing long-term preservation and access to the collection documenting its development and history.  The University Archives is part of the Special Collections and Archives Unit that is distinguished for its strong collections in agriculture, textile history, and South Carolina politics.

 

Library faculty are members of the academic community, with responsibilities in the areas of librarianship, scholarship, and service. This is a 12-month tenure-track position accountable to the Head of Special Collections and Archives. 

For more information about the position, including how to apply, please see https://apply.interfolio.com/52684.

Applications received by August 24, 2018 will be guaranteed consideration.

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Archival Processing Assistant, Mary Baker Eddy Library, The First Church of Christ, Scientist, Boston, MA

Archival Processing Assistant for the Mary Baker Eddy Library, The First Church of Christ, Scientist, Boston, MA

 

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

 

The Archival Processing Assistant is a full-time, short-term, project-based position to reprocess the papers of Erwin D. Canham, a longtime editor of The Christian Science Monitor.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs folder-level archival processing and data entry into M-Files database for a collection of personal and business papers.
  • Creates a finding aid using the information found in the newly processed/reprocessed database records.

JOB REQUIREMENTS 

Education/Experience

Required:

  • Master's degree in Library and Information Science, or one to two years of experience working in archives
  • Knowledge of archival standards such as Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS).

 

Knowledge/Skills

Ability to follow directions and work with minimal supervision. Experience with archival processing.

 

Technology Skills

Required:

  • Ability to learn unfamiliar computer systems quickly
  • Experience using database software
  • Familiarity with office Microsoft Office suite  and Google Drive

 

Work Environment

Must be able to lift 40 pounds.

 

 

Please go to www.christianscience.com/careers to submit your cover letter and resume.

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Graduate Assistants, Simmons Community Engagement, Boston, MA

Position #1-

Simmons Community Engagement                                                  

Graduate Assistant - Special Projects Coordinator

AY 2018 - 2019

 

About the Simmons Community Engagement

Simmons Community Engagement (SCE) facilitates and promotes community-based learning and develops strategic partnerships to advance learning, promote civic engagement, and enhance community involvement in order to create a more just society.  Contact us for questions and support related to community-based learning, co-curricular engagement and service opportunities, and involvement in the Boston community.

 

About the Special Projects Coordinator Graduate Assistant Position

This position offers a unique opportunity for a graduate student to hone skills in program development, recruitment, project management and communication.  The graduate assistant will be responsible for coordinating and supporting the following projects:

 

Program Coordinator - Promising Pals:

The graduate student assistant will collaborate with the Alumnae/i Relations office and (SCE as a liaison with the Timilty Middle School for their school wide pen pal program. Activities will include outreach, recruitment of 150 Simmons community members, database management, and facilitating program logistics as well as creating communication pieces, updating the pal handbook, designing and implementing program evaluation.  The Coordinator will also be responsible for convening, attending and note taking at monthly meetings, working with Timilty staff to create the agenda and distribute meeting minutes to the program planning committee.  (approximately 7 hours/week)

 

SCE Communications:

The graduate student assistant will be responsible for developing and overseeing the AY 18 - 19 SCE communications plan in order to promote our work both within the college and externally to our community partners. Activities include managing our social media accounts and submitting regularly to newsletters and other communications tools,

 

Service-Learning Evaluation:

The graduate student assistant will provide support to the Assistant Director for Service-Learning to collect, input, and analyze data related to service-learning courses offered at Simmons. (approximately 5 hours/week)

 

The graduate assistant will also be responsible for attending bi-weekly meetings of SCE and any other Simmons Community Events as necessary, as well as performing any other duties as may be needed for the overall success of Simmons Community Engagement.

 

Compensation:

This is an hourly position. The Graduate Student Assistant will be paid $15/hour

 

Requirements:

  • Must be a current enrolled student in any graduate school at Simmons College;
  • Ability to work 15-20 hours per week;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher and/or Adobe InDesign;
  • Strong writing and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to multi-task and work independently
  • Be available from August until July

 

To apply:

Please submit a resume and cover letter describing your interest in the position to Meghan.doran2@simmons.edu. Position will be open until filled.

Position #2

Simmons Community Engagement                                                  

Graduate Assistant for Student-Led Community Service Programs and Partnerships

AY 2018 - 2019

About Simmons Community Engagement

Simmons Community Engagement facilitates and promotes community-based learning and develops strategic partnerships to advance learning, promote civic engagement, and enhance community involvement in order to create a more just society.  Contact us for questions and support related to community-based learning, co-curricular engagement and service opportunities, and involvement in the Boston community.

About the Graduate Assistant for Student-Led Community Service Programs and Partnerships

This position offers a unique opportunity for a graduate student to delve into community engagement, service, and college/community partnerships, developing and strengthening skills in program management, student leadership development, and community partnership support.  The graduate assistant will be responsible for coordinating and supporting the student-led community service programs in the following ways:

  • Support student leaders through bi-weekly team meetings, monthly leadership retreats, and consistent communication, as they work to implement afterschool enrichment programs at Boston Public Schools and Community Centers;
  • Manage assessment activities to measure impact of programs on community youth as well as on college student service providers;
  • Connect and collaborate with community partner sites (schools, community centers, nonprofit orgs, etc) to ensure programming is meeting student and partner needs in line with site expectations;
  • Contribute to recruitment of student volunteers through Connections Carnival and on-campus recruitment efforts;
  • Support training and reflection activities to build skills and provide professional development opportunities for students;
  • Collecting and archiving materials throughout the year to support sustainability of programs and partnerships; and
  • Plan and oversee end of year celebration with Simmons Community Engagement staff support.

 

The graduate assistant will also be responsible for attending Simmons community events as necessary, as well as performing any other duties as may be needed for the overall success of the Simmons Community Engagement.

 

Supervision:

This position will work closely with Assistant Director for Student-Led Community Service.

Compensation:

This is an hourly position. The Graduate Student Assistant will be paid $15/hour

Requirements:

  • Must be a current enrolled student in any graduate school at Simmons College;
  • Ability to work 12-15 hours per week;
  • Experience and/or interest in community engagement, emphasis on co-curricular service and leadership programs;
  • Education background preferred;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills;
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse body of students and staff;
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task a variety of responsibilities;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher and/or Adobe InDesign;
  • Be available from August/September through mid-May.

To apply:

Please submit a resume and cover letter describing your interest in the position via the Workday job posting. Priority application deadline is August 15. Position will be open until filled.

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Library Assistant, Whitinsville Social Library, Northbridge, MA

PART TIME POSITION OPENING

TOWN OF NORTHBRIDGE

LIBRARY ASSISTANT

 

The Town of Northbridge seeks candidates to fill part-time Library Assistant position at Whitinsville Social Library for the following shifts (not to exceed 19.5 hours a week):

  • Tuesdays 10-3
  • Wednesdays 10-3
  • Thursdays 3-8

 

Primary responsibilities:

  • promoting Whitinsville Social Library services
  • providing direct customer service
  • demonstrating to patrons how to use self-service options including using their online library account, library apps, registering for events and museum passes and downloading e-books & e-audiobooks

 

The work is detailed and fast-paced. Must be able to prioritize tasks and increase output without losing accuracy. Must be able to work with people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds from the community. Job involves standing, walking or using stairs for the entire shift. Performs Library Page tasks (shelving books, pulling books, shelf-reading) in the absence of a Library Page.

 

Starting pay is $12.77 per hour.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma
  • Six months experience in customer-facing position
  • Outgoing and energetic
  • Two years of computer experience
  • Experience with downloadable media and devices
  • Experience with personal computers, Internet/browsers, Google and printers/copy machines
  • Detail oriented with an ability to use alpha-numeric organizational schemes
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds, stand for up to 8 hours, repeatedly bend and stoop to reach shelves, and work under very noisy conditions for up to 1 hour
  • Ability to pass a criminal records (CORI) check

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Frequent public library patron
  • Previous library experience and/or MLIS student
  • Uses apps on a mobile device
  • Reads for enjoyment
  • Experienced with arts & crafts, marketing, or social media management

 

Interested applicants must submit Town of Northbridge employment application and resume to:  

Rebecca Sasseville             rsasseville@cwmars.org

Library Director

Whitinsville Social Library,

17 Church St, Whitinsville, MA  01588. 

Applications can be picked up at the library or downloaded at http://tinyurl.com/WSLEMPAPP0717

 

Deadline is Monday August 13, 2018 (by midnight if emailed).

Interviews may be held before deadline.

The Town of Northbridge is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Law Library Assistant, Boston College Law Library, Newton Centre, MA

Position Description:

The Law Library Assistant handles a wide range of library activities in a highly automated and computerized environment.  The responsibilities for this position include: providing assistance to patrons at the Library's Information Desk, including answering basic reference questions; managing the University's print management system, Pharos; participating in Law Library marketing and social media; computer lab management; shelving and stack maintenance; loose-leaf and microfiche filing; assisting users with microform, photocopy and audiovisual equipment; opening, sorting and distributing library mail.  Other duties include night and/or weekend supervisory responsibilities (one evening per week; two to three Saturdays per semester) which include opening and/or closing the Library building. The position also entails utilizing the Library's integrated online system for technical processing duties including cataloging, invoicing, serials check-in and other processing operations. Additional responsibilities assigned to law library assistants typically include one or more of the following: bindery operations, course reserves processing, microform processing, government documents processing, interlibrary loan/document delivery, processing of added volumes, support activities relating to collection development and acquisitions, editing and updating Library web pages, assistance in managing faculty publications initiatives, supporting the Digital Initiatives and Scholarly Communication Librarian in various projects, editing and producing the Law Library's electronic newsletter.

 

This is a full-time 35 hour per week position. During the academic year hours are 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. four days per week, with a weekly evening shift from 1:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., and two to three Saturday shifts per semester. During the summer hours are 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

 

Requirements:

College degree strongly preferred; strong organizational skills and attention to detail; ability to work with complex library materials; high degree of flexibility to handle changing priorities and schedules; ability to work both independently and as a team member; strong customer service orientation; willingness to take initiative; well-developed computer skills and familiarity with integrated library systems, preferably Alma; web publishing experience preferred; library experience preferred.

 

Salary Range:

$37,200 - $46,500

 

About Boston College

Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,150 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 31 among national universities, Boston College has 758 full-time and 1,096 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $956 million, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.

 

Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.

 

Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.

 

How to Apply:

To apply online please visit the Boston College Human Resources Job Opportunities website at: https://www.bc.edu/bcjobs and follow the link for Regular Staff Position Openings. Interested applicants must submit a cover letter and resume electronically (as a PDF or MS Word document). Boston College also accepts resumes and cover letters through US Mail at Boston College, Department of Human Resources, 129 Lake Street. Room 110, 140 Commonwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill, MA  02467. Please be sure to reference Job Requisition 2116 in your correspondence.

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Administrative Assistant, New England Museum Association, Arlington, MA

The NEMA staff is seeking a one-day a week (7 hours) administrative assistant to help in our Arlington, MA, office. This position provides support for 4 full-time staff members and reports to the Director of Administration. You will be joining us in time to help with our upcoming 100th anniversary conference in Stamford, CT. We are anticipating over 850 attendees. We may be a small staff but we are able to accomplish a lot.

Duties include but not limited to: conference and workshop logistics; membership mailings and data input; research for upcoming issues of New England Museums Now; outreach to NEMA members for program updates; and helping with NEMA's social media. We are looking for someone that is familiar with Microsoft Office, data entry, and social media. Museum experience is a plus but not required. NEMA is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from candidates of diverse backgrounds.

Submit resume and cover letter by August 10, 2018 to resumes@nemanet.org.

For information about the New England Museum Association, visit www.nemanet.org.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $15 hr

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Digitization & Relocation Project Assistant, Harvard College Library, Cambridge, MA

Reporting to the Visual Resources Librarian, and working closely with the Digital Imaging Coordinator and the Access Services Supervisor, this position will provide support in all aspects of this large-scale digitization and relocation project. For the digitization project, tasks include pulling and preparing selected slides for digitization, creating sets of corresponding records within the JSTOR Forum cataloging tool, delivering of slides to/from the vendor, and performing related de-accessioning tasks, as necessary. For the relocation project, tasks will include packing boxes, labeling boxes, and assisting with record keeping. The Fine Arts Library seeks an enthusiastic, detail- and production-oriented associate who can assist with this multi-phase project.
 
This position will be located at the Digital Images and Slides Collection temporary location in Lamont Library.
 
*This is a term-limited position for 18 months. 

 

To view the complete position description and to apply, see here: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWEbHost/jobdetails.aspx?partnerID=25240&siteID=5341&AReq=46246BR

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Library Assistant, Pine Manor College, Chestnut Hill, MA

Library Assistant, Pine Manor College

Salary Range: $16/hr.          

Start date: Mid-late August

Position Summary

The Library Assistant aids in student success and growing the graduation rate of the college by supporting the provision of information services to the Pine Manor College community. The Annenberg Library is seeking an innovative, collaborative individual to join our team. We are a small, creative team looking for an applicant who shares our user-oriented and mission-driven philosophy. This is an excellent position for a beginning MLIS student. Previous library work experience is a plus but is notrequired. This part-time position is for the 2018-2019 academic year, and can be extended each school year.  (Shifts may be available during school breaks and Summer 2019). The start date for this position is mid-August.

Position Scope

  • Provides circulation services:
    • Shelves and shelf-reads materials
    • Processes holds
    • Supervises work-study students in performing circulation/reserves and stack maintenance functions
  • Provides basic reference services:
    • Provides research assistance
    • Creates and updates online research guides
    • Assists the reference librarians during instruction sessions
    • Participates in collection development for assigned subjects
  • Troubleshoots basic computer, printer and other technical issues

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required, MLIS candidate preferred
  • Basic knowledge of library operations and searching electronic databases
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Previous customer service experience a plus

Special Requirements

Selected candidate will be subject to a Personal and Criminal background check prior to employment.

 

Hours

This position is part time with shifts available for afternoon, evening, weekend and occasional holiday hours during the fall and spring semesters. Between 15 and 20 hours per week depending on availability and library need.  

Regular Library semester hours:
M-Th: 8 am-10 pm

F: 8 am-5 pm

Su: 2 pm-10 pm 

Pine Manor College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to being the place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, to stay, and do their best work.

 

Send resume and cover letter to:

Mackenzie Davison

Director of Library Services: Access Services & Programming

mdavison@pmc.edu


Annenberg Library, Pine Manor College

400 Heath Street

Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

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Library Assistant, Wellesley Free Library, Wellesley, MA

LIBRARY ASSISTANT

(PART-TIME) 

TOWN OF WELLESLEY 

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

 

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

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Library Reference Assistant, MCPHS University, Boston, MA

Library Reference Assistant (part-time)

MCPHS University

Boston, MA Campus

 

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

 

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

 

Responsibilities: 

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

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

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

 

Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the supervisor.

 

Qualifications:

Required: 

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

Desired: 

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

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

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

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Library Assistant, Wareham Free Library, Wareham, MA

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

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

Qualifications

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

Full/Part Time

Part Time

Salary

15.25 hour

How to Apply

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

Dorene M. Allen-England, Esq.

Memorial Town Hall

54 Marion Road, Wareham, MA 02571

Dallen-england@wareham.ma.us

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Library Reference Assistant, Dana Hall School, Wellesley, MA

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

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

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

19 hours per week

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

$23.31 per hour, pro-rated paid time off

no health or retirement benefits

 

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

 

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

  • Completed City of Waltham employment application

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

  • Three letters of professional reference

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

  • Resume
  • Letter of interest to:

Mary Gullotti

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

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

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Starting salary: $50,454.

 

Deadline to apply:  August 10, 2018

 

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

  • Completed City of Waltham employment application

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

  • Three letters of professional reference

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

  • Resume
  • Letter of interest to:

Mary Gullotti

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

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

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Library Assistant, North Shore Community College, Lynn, MA

Job Description:

Part Time Library Assistant I, Lynn Campus

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

 

General Summary:

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

Specific Responsibilities

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

 

Requirements:

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

 

Preferred:

Ability to work independently and collaboratively to achieve common goals;

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

 

Additional Information:

Salary: $15.23 per hour

STARTING DATE:  September 5th, 2018

 

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

 

Application Instructions:

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

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Senior Library Assistant, Sargent Memorial Library, Boxborough, MA

Part-Time Senior Library Assistant, Sargent Memorial Library

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

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

Qualifications

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

Salary

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

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

Peishan Bartley, Director

Sargent Memorial Library

427 Mass Ave, Boxborough, MA 01719

pbartley@cwmars.org

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Library Clerk, The Pawling Library, Pawling, NY

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

The library clerk performs the following functions:

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

We are looking for a candidate with the following skills:

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Instructions to Applicants

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

 

Deadline to apply: Sunday, August 5th, 2018

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Cataloging Assistant, Harvard College Library, Cambridge, MA

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

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

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

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

Basic Qualifications:

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

Additional Qualifications:

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

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

EEO Statement:

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

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Book Moving Assistant, Harvard Library, Cambridge, MA

Book Moving Assistant (90 day temporary appointment)

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

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

Basic Qualifications

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

 

Additional Requirements:

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

 

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

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

Job Title: Part-time Library Assistant, Access Services

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

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

 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

This position will assist the Library Assistant III with:

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

 

Monitoring the library:

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

 

Other duties may be assigned by the Library Assistant III.

 

Requirements:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

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

 

 

Additional Information:

Disability Accommodations:

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

 

 

Application Instructions:

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

  • Resume
  • Cover letter

Contact information for three references*

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

 

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

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Graduate Assistant, Simmons College, Boston, MA

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

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

 

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

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