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Saturday Library and Archives Assistant, New England College of Optometry (Boston)

The New England College of Optometry (NECO), a small, focused, independent graduate school in Boston's Back Bay, is seeking a part-time Library and Archives Assistant to cover Saturdays.  This position performs a variety of duties related to the provision of library and information services on Saturdays, including service desk assistance and maintenance of library materials and premises, and also assists in the development and management of the College archives.   


* Assist in activities and maintenance of the service desk, including supervision of the student assistant on duty
* Provide reserve and other materials to patrons, and assist patrons in finding and using library resources
* Collaborate with the Research Support Librarian and Library Assistant to receive, transmit and fulfill article and book requests from the collection or from interlibrary loan/document delivery sources
* Assist in the processing, arranging and describing of backlog of archival materials, including but not limited to: College records; student, faculty, and staff publications; prints and photographs; event memorabilia; oral histories; correspondence; and personal papers


* Saturday: 9am-4pm, year-round
* Hours may be subject to minor changes, with advance notice  
* Some training during week before first scheduled Saturday will also need to be completed, and occasionally throughout the year


* Previous academic library experience desired
* Experience in archives processing required; LIS students/graduates with a concentration in archives management are encouraged to apply
* Strong customer service experience and a positive attitude
* Proficiency with using library software and systems
* The ideal candidate is mature, dependable, and someone who can be relied upon to work every Saturday, year-round

Full/Part Time

Part Time





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2019-04-22 |  Quick link to this job