IHP Library Assistant (STAFF)
MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston is an innovative and interprofessional graduate school with post-baccalaureate, direct entry-level master’s and doctorate, and post-professional programs in Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies, Speech-Language Pathology, Health Professions Education, and a PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences. The only degree-granting affiliate of Partners HealthCare System, the MGH Institute offers its more than 1,400 students unparalleled opportunities to learn and work alongside expert practitioners in a variety of hospital, clinical, community, and educational settings. The school, which has graduated more than 5,400 students since its 1977 founding by Massachusetts General Hospital, is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). Several programs are highly ranked by U.S. News & World Report and the school has been named for the past six years as a Great College to Work for by The Chronicle of Higher Education.
The successful Library Assistant is energetic, friendly, and service-oriented staff member who welcomes the opportunity to engage in a broad range of activities in an evolving library environment. The Library Assistant is a core member of the Library and Instructional Design team who performs many support activities involved in operating a library and will have primary responsibility for:
There will be many opportunities for growth within these responsibilities according to the employee's interests and abilities. Desired qualities include flexibility, problem solving, and openness to new challenges.
Education and Experience Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree required
• Event/program planning, library, office experience is a plus
a) Administrative Skills- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; customer-oriented; professional phone manner. Ability to effectively handle multiple tasks and frequent interruptions. Good organizational skills, attention to detail, accuracy and high quality presentation standards. Must be able to function as a team player and be willing to take on additional duties as requested.
b) Technical Skills- Facility with personal computers and related software applications including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and internet based programs to create visuals
c) Physical Capabilities – The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be mobile; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and communicate orally. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. Some travel is necessary in this position.
The MGH Institute of Health Professions is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We welcome nominations and applications from individuals who would bring diversity of experience, thought and practice to the Institute's research, teaching and clinical missions. Applications from protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged.
Primary Location: MA-Charlestown-MGH IHP
Work Locations: MGH IHP 36 First Avenue Charlestown 02129
Job: Administrative Support
Organization: Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)
Standard Hours: 40
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular
Recruiting Department: IHP Provost
Job Posting: May 16, 2017