Temporary Interlibrary Loan Assistant

Boulder, Colorado
Apr 28, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Requisition Number:


Boulder, Colorado Employment Type:

Temporary StaffSchedule:

Part-TimePosting Close Date:

09-May-2021Date Posted:

27-Apr-2021 Close All Job SummaryThe Temporary Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Assistant assists the Resource Sharing Section with a variety of daily tasks related to resource sharing and interlibrary loan. These tasks include, but are not limited to: processing interlibrary loan requests, searching for and retrieving physical materials that have been requested, checking physical materials in and out, preparing materials for shipment to other libraries and institutions or for delivery to local patrons, reshelving returned items, and various other tasks such as scanning articles for delivery to patrons. This position is onsite in Norlin Library on the main CU Boulder campus.
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Who We AreMission
We are a knowledge catalyst. We spark inquiry, discovery, collaboration, creation, and the dissemination of knowledge. We welcome everyone, wherever they are on their educational journey.
An information-empowered world.What Your Key Responsibilities Will BeILL Request Processing:
  • Process and fulfill various ILL requests in a timely manner with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Process may include various types of requests, depending on current need and staffing levels.
  • Monitor incoming request queues, fulfill requests accurately and quickly, route requests that cannot be resolved to the work leader.
  • Perform searching, scanning, and downloading of requests on various ILL systems, such as RAPID.
  • Communicate problems or issues with in-process requests to the work leader for resolution.
Onsite Processing of Physical Materials:
  • Perform physical processing and materials handling of materials requested on ILL.
  • May assist other groups with similar tasks.
Scanning and Delivery Services:
  • Assist the section and the Libraries with other services, depending on current needs and staffing levels.
  • Services could be but are not limited to: scanning portions of physical items for delivery to patrons requesting them, assisting with course reserves items, or assisting the contactless pickup group with non-ILL materials handling.
What You Should Know
  • This is a temporary position which we anticipate will last at least until the beginning of the fall semester.
  • This position is likely to be 30-40 hours per week. We anticipate the schedule to include Mondays, plus three other weekdays, and most likely at least one weekend day.
What We Can Offer
  • The salary rate for this position is $17.00/hour.
BenefitsTemporary positions at the University of Colorado are not benefits-eligible, however, all positions are eligible for paid sick leave. Be StatementsBe Challenged. Be Impactful. Be Boulder.What We Require
  • One year of experience in an occupational field related to the work assigned to the position.
  • Appropriate education will substitute for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.
What You Will Need
  • Accuracy, strong attention to detail and communication skills are essential.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
What We Would Like You To Have
  • Experience working in an academic library.
  • Experience with interlibrary loans.
Special InstructionsTo apply, please submit the following materials:
1. A current resume.
2. A cover letter that specifically tells us how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications, and responsibilities of the position.
We may request references at a later time.
Please apply by May 9, 2021 for consideration.
Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, please apply through CU Boulder Jobs.Posting Contact InformationPosting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

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