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Category: Special Collections / Archiving

Department: Special Collections

Location: DML

Hourly Rate: 14.25

Number of Positions: 7

College Work Study (CWS): Required

Duties and Responsibilities:

Students will work directly with rare and fragile library materials.                                        

Duties include: sorting and shelf-reading rare and archival materials.  Shifting and merging collections in Special Collections book-stacks and rare book area.  Entering and updating collection data into MS Excel and appropriate databases.  Editing and updating location records in Workflows.  Creating and updating rare book tags.

Job Qualifications:

This position requires a commitment to attendance, an understanding of library work flow, adherence to high quality standards, and attention to detail. Excellent communication and teamwork are required.  Student Assistants must be reliable, arrive to work on time, and have the ability to accurately follow directions from supervisors, have the ability to handle rare and fragile materials with care. 


Job Skills & Experience

  • Answering Phones
  • Data Entry
  • Delivery/Courier
  • Email/Web Browsers
  • Filing
  • Help Desk
  • Mac
  • Spread Sheets
  • Windows
  • Word Processing

Days/Hours Needed For Coverage

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