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This position involves work in the Resource Sharing Office, and processing item requests through various workflows in different systems including, but not limited to, ILLiad and PALShare. This may include packing/unpacking items to be sent to/received from other libraries, locating physical materials (books, media, etc.) in the library to be sent to other libraries, and checking items in/out of the local ILS (Integrated Library System). Employees may also be expected to perform other tasks around the Library, and assist with special projects as needed.
Please print out the application and submit it, completed, to the Check Out Desk or Jan King (Circulation Coordinator). Alternatively, you can email a completed application to the Resource Sharing Coordinator at email@example.com.
Choose the position you'd most like to apply for and complete that application; then indicate on the application if you are open to other available positions in the Library. There is no need to fill out more than one application.
Research Assistants (RA) work at the Ask Desk—checking out, checking in, and shelving Library resources and also working with Reserve circulation. Employees are expected to carry out assigned hours for shelving, shelf maintenance, inventory, and other duties and special projects as assigned. RAs also are trained to assist library patrons in finding journal articles, books, eBooks, and other materials needed for completing research projects. Providing quality information and research assistance is the highest priority for this position. RAs report to the Assistant Director and also work closely with the Circulation Coordinator in duties relevant to patron services. A considerable amount of on-the-job training is required to master the duties involving basic research functions which include finding journal articles, books, eBooks, and other materials needed for completing research projects, as well as using other Library services. We seek dependable and motivated students to provide first point-of-contact in a friendly and proactive way and who will take responsibility and initiative for assisting Library users. Candidates must be willing to work evenings and weekends as assigned.
A good candidate for the RA position will possess the following qualities: responsibility and dependability, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, ability to work independently, ability to manage time effectively, attention to detail, willingness to learn and follow Library circulation policies and procedures, strong problem-solving skills, and basic web search skills.
On the form above, choose the position you'd most like to apply for and then indicate on the application if you are open to other available positions in the Library. There is no need to fill out more than one application form.
We will contact you when we begin reviewing applications if we wish to set up an interview.