Summer Interlibrary Loan Assistant

Saratoga Springs, NY
Feb 25, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Number: 0001591

Job Title: Summer Interlibrary Loan Assistant

Department: Scribner Library

Position Status: Full-Time

Position Type: Temporary

Months per Year: Other

Work Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm
35 hours per week.

Start Date (For temporary positions only): May 28, 2017

End Date (For temporary positions only): August 18, 2017

Position band/level: Summer

Tenure Track Status: Non-Tenure Track

Job Summary: The Interlibrary Loan Assistant will participate in the lending, borrowing and document delivery of library materials. These processes involve locating books and articles we own, preparing them for deilivery via courier, UPS and electronic.

Processing incoming materials that we borrow from libraries and notifying our patrons of their arrival. This office uses multiple databases and equipment for delivery. The Assistant will assist in various data entry tasks.

Although some processes are repetitive, attention to detail must be maintained throughout. The applicant should be prepared to work in a very busy office with a customer service atmosphere.

A limited number of on-campus housing subsidies are available for positions in Special Programs for Skidmore Students based on financial need. For information on how to apply for a housing subsidy visit:

Minimum Qualifications: Must be able to commit to the full term of employment
Have significant comfort using computers and systems
Ability to recognize and use Call Numbers (LC and Dewey)
Ability to use online Library Catalog to locate books and journal articles
Comfort with intense detail and good memory skills
Willingness to be trained in multiple tasks over course of job
Good communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

Physical Demands:

Required Applicant Documents: Resume
Cover Letter
List of Three References

Optional Applicant Documents:

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Pay Range: $10.25/hr

Posting Date: 02-24-2017

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

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Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result


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