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Monday, October 22, 2012

F/T (temp) - Special Collections Assistant - Marquand Library/Princeton (NJ)

Temporary Special Collections Assistant
Position Posting Temporary Casual  (5-month position)

Temporary Special Collections Assistant – Requisition # 1200747  (can search for and apply at Jobs at Princeton site: )

Marquand Library of Art & Archaeology

Work hours are 8:15am-4:15pm Monday through Friday
November 1, 2012 – March 31, 2013
Marquand Library seeks an energetic, production and service-oriented person to assist with technical processing including reserves materials, off-site and in-process retrievals, and monograph receipts. For approximately three to four hours daily, this person will provide assistance at the reference desk, answering general queries, enforcing library policies, and providing basic technological assistance to patrons. S/he is responsible for opening the library five days a week.

Self-starter with the ability to prioritize, be highly productive, and do sustained and accurate detail work.
Affinity for teamwork, and the ability to be flexible and resourceful in a fast-paced environment.
Public service experience and service orientation, and effective verbal and written communication skills.
Intermediate computer skills including desktop productivity software.
Aptitude for working with bibliographic citations in several languages.
Ability to bend, kneel and squat; reach and lift overhead; and lift or carry up to 20 pounds frequently.
Associate’s or other two-year degree.
Minimum one-year experience in an academic or research library.

Facility with Voyager cataloging and circulation modules, ORRS and Blackboard, or equivalent.
Knowledge of bibliographic conventions, and experience searching online catalogs, indexes and journal databases.

Bachelor’s degree.