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Paid Internship Opportunity in Local Special Library

Library Assistant

North Carolina Biotechnology Center

Parttime temporary position

Pay rate:  $14.00 /hour

The NC Biotechnology Center Library seeks a current library school student to work 15-20 hours per week. Hours are to be worked at NCBiotech between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. The specific time of the shift is flexible. The position will begin in October 2015.

The NCBiotech Library is a special library located in Research Triangle Park. While some traditional library tasks are still performed, most tasks are not traditional. This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of a vibrant, well-supported library team.

The Library Assistant will have the opportunity to gain experience in a number of different areas.

A sample of specific ongoing tasks includes:

  • Processing new materials
  • Maintaining data in an intricate client relationship management system
  • Performing article delivery using DOCLINE

Additional potential projects may include:

  • Teaching a short class to staff on areas of expertise in information management, software, or social media
  • Cataloging physical and virtual items in our online system
  • Assisting with basic research projects
  • Enhancing metadata associated with biotechnology-related assets in North Carolina

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Ability to give full attention to details
  • Is customer-oriented, friendly and approachable
  • Has strong verbal and oral communication skills
  • Understands data integrity and how to achieve it


  • Extremely comfortable with Microsoft Office suite, particularly Outlook
  • Experience with relational databases, and/or contact management software

One part-time position is available starting in October, submit your application by September 23 for consideration. Please send your resume and cover letter to Karin Shank, Research Librariankarin_shank@ncbiotech.org

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