Summer Interlibrary Loan Assistant

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Position Information

Posting Number Sum00151P Position Title Summer Interlibrary Loan Assistant Department Scribner Library Position Status Full-Time Position Type Summer Months per Year Other Work hours

Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
35 hours per week

Start Date (For temporary positions only) 05/28/2019 End Date (For temporary positions only) 08/16/2019 Position Band/Level Summer Pay Range Will Letters of Recommendation be required from references? No Ad Text

Job Summary

The Interlibrary Loan Assistant will assist in processing the day to day lending, borrowing and document delivery of library materials. These processes involve locating books and articles we own in Scribner Library as well as materials held in Hoge remote storage facility. Preparing requests for delivery via courier, UPS, or electronic for libraries in the United States and internationally.

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 effectively communicate with patrons and constituencies via phone or in person. Ability to work in a very busy office with a customer service atmosphere.

Skidmore UG students have the option to choose an hourly rate of $11.75/hr. or $11.10/hr. which includes a 70% on campus housing subsidy. The housing subsidy is ONLY available if the following criteria is met and will coincide with employment dates:

•Must be a Skidmore UG student (graduates are not eligible for housing subsidy).
•Work a minimum of 20 hours/wk.
•Housing application must be submitted online: Please note: employment will be verified with the hiring supervisor.

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 (For Union Positions Only) EEO Statement

Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, dating violence, or stalking, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

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


Special Instructions to Applicant

To be considered for this position, please fill out an online application and attach the following documents: cover letter, resume and list of three references. The list must include name, title, company, email address and telephone number of three professional references.

All documents must be attached through the application system. If you encounter difficulty, please contact Human Resources at: [email protected] or 518 580.5800.

Posting Information

Posting Date 02/13/2019 Open Until Filled Closing Date Quicklink for Posting Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of Three References
Optional Documents




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    Posted: 2/14/2019
    Application Due: 2/28/2019
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