Access Services Associate, Dewey Library

MIT - Cambridge, MA 02139

Job details Salary $21.72 - $37.15 an hour Job Type Full-time Full Job Description

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ACCESS SERVICES ASSOCIATE, MIT Libraries-Dewey Library, to contribute to the work of the Information Delivery and Library Access (ID&LA) team. Will act as a documentation and training coordinator and as an assistant for circulation technology maintenance; serve as a member of the team responsible for all daily circulation and service desk operations; and be responsible for physical space management and assisting patrons with the use of the Libraries’ resources. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a dynamic library environment and to gain experience in access services and information delivery.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: a high school diploma or its equivalent; at least two years of relevant experience that provides an understanding of library or service functions; ability to lift 40 lbs., push/pull loaded carts weighing up to 150 lbs, move boxes, and maneuver to shelve library materials; tolerance for exposure to dust; experience with Microsoft Office, e-mail, and calendar software and ability to become proficient with new software/systems/technology; demonstrated organizational, interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills; initiative; flexibility; and ability to tolerate ambiguity and work in a rapidly changing environment, manage competing priorities and work under pressure, work effectively with a diverse group of people, and identify problems and carry out solutions independently and/or collaboratively. PREFERRED: post-secondary education; experience in academic and/or research libraries; experience leading a project or service; experience working with ALMA, Adobe Suite, SpringShare Suite, and/or Confluence wikis; and experience managing data and working with databases or customer relationship management systems. Job #20727-5

Salary range: 21.72-37.15/hour (pay grade 5), with actual salary dependent upon qualifications and experience

This is a full-time, 35 hour-a-week position. The schedule is Monday through Friday 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., but the hours may change based upon business needs and MIT's academic calendar.

Application material must include a cover letter and resume. Priority will be given to applications received by February 14, 2022. Position will remain open until filled.

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