Library Collections Assistant

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Classification Number901073Classification TitleLibrary Collections AssistantDepartmentLibrary (Middlebury)LevelLevel B (Skilled)Job Description

Great resume building job! Get to know the workings of the library in a low pressure, independent and supportive setting.
Our upcoming projects will focus on manual tasks such as:
-receiving & shelving new materials
-affixing spine labels, bookplates & stamps
-packing boxes of materials in preparation for shipment.
Process new materials for addition to the collection : apply item labels, bookplates, ownership stamps, security strips, etc. Process existing materials : assist with preparation and receiving of bindery shipments; perform preservation treatments (pamphlet binding, re-packaging, etc.); remark & re-label owned items. Work on various projects which may include scanning, processing, packing, or sorting materials. Work with the Collections Management staff to create, edit, and/or delete bibliographic and related records in local and national databases. Search, update, and correct the local catalog records under guidance; use experience and judgment to identify problems. Instruct and supervise other student workers on projects as necessary.
High degree of attention to detail, accuracy, and efficiency. Maturity and competence in working independently after training. Ability use sound judgment in identifying patterns and exceptions (errors) after training. Knowledge of a foreign language & ability to work with unfamiliar languages desirable. Library and information services experience desirable.

Posting NumberSTU00807LocationMiddlebury, VT Campus Posting Information

Is this an academic year or summer position?Academic YearOpen DateClose DateOpen Until FilledNoSpecial Instructions to Applicants

Work 7-8 hours per week.
Work during office hours (9-5) Mon-Fri.
Daily preferable, 4 days ok.

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    Job No:
    Posted: 9/14/2019
    Application Due: 10/1/2019
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