Technical Services Student Assistant

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Job Title Technical Services Student Assistant Federal Work Study Yes Emerson Employment No Department Number 830310 Job Description

The Library’s Technology & Systems department houses the Cataloging and Acquisitions units in addition to other functions. We are responsible for ordering, cataloging and processing all library materials. The goal of these units is to provide appropriate resources for the college community by maintaining and enhancing the library collection and the FLO catalog.

The Technical Services Student Assistant is a valued member of our team, and performs the following duties:

•Receive new shipments and compare box contents with inventory sheets
•Process new library materials
•Search databases
•Enter metadata
•Barcode, stamp, sticker, and cover books, DVDs, etc.
•Deliver books to library
•Ensure quality control of the online catalog and physical collection
•Other duties as assigned

The Technical Services Student Assistant performs most job duties in an office setting and not the main library space. S/he is asked to develop a regular work schedule during office hours, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Required Qualifications

The qualified candidate demonstrates her/his attention to detail, ability to focus, prioritize tasks and work independently. Knowledge of the following software: Microsoft Word and Excel; Windows operating system.

Preferred Qualifications

Previous library experience and knowledge of library systems or databases are preferred, but not required.

Physical Demands

Occasional lifting of boxes, pushing book carts, and shelving videos in high capacity media cabinets.

Salary $12 per hour Posting Detail Information

Desired Start Date 01/07/2019 Position End Date 05/12/2019 Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * I understand that I must be a current student to apply to this job.
    • Yes, I am a student.
    • No, I am not a student
Documents Needed to Apply Required Documents
    Optional Documents
    1. Resume or CV
    2. Cover Letter




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    Posted: 12/29/2018
    Application Due: 1/22/2019
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