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Public Services Assistant, Special Collections, Harvard Business School | Baker Library (Boston)

Public Services Assistant
Baker Library Special Collections
14 hours per week
Available immediately

Salary $18.00/hour

Specific Duties:

Excellent opportunity to contribute toward the daily public services operations and generally support a special collections department. Staffs the Reading Room for two hours per week, serving as the public face of Baker Library Special Collections, assisting users, answering questions, and ensuring the safety and security of collections. Provides reference services for remote researchers by answering basic questions as assigned by Public Services staff and conducting research in holdings. Locates, retrieves and re-shelves collection materials from secure stacks. Processes collection duplication requests. Supports public services team projects. Performs routine clerical tasks and other duties as assigned.

May assist with stacks management projects, including barcoding, shelf reads, and inventories on a limited basis.

Available immediately, this is a 14 hour per week, year round position. Hours must be completed between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Preference will be given to graduate students.


Library experience and/or customer service experience. Excellent communication and organizational skills. Strong attention to detail. Ability to multi-task and to complete work in a timely manner. Sensitivity to proper care and handling of special collections materials.

Full/Part Time






Closing Date

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume to apply to:

Melissa Murphy
Baker Library Special Collections
Baker Library | Bloomberg Center
Harvard Business School
Soldiers Field
Boston, MA 02163

No phone calls please


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