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Veterinary Medicine Library Graduate Desk Assistantt: Veterinary Medicine Library (NCSU Libraries)

Working Title: Veterinary Medicine Library Graduate Desk Assistant

Hiring Department: Veterinary Medicine Library (NCSU Libraries)

Work Schedule: 15 hours a week for employment in July – August 2017, required availability M-F, 7:00 am – 12:00 pm. Weekly schedule may vary within those times.

Pay rate: $15.00/hour


Primary Purpose of Position:              

Provide reference and circulation service at the Veterinary Medicine Library Service Desk. Will be responsible for opening or closing the library occasionally. Duties include independently handling library operating functions while providing excellent customer service and meeting the needs of our patrons, including but not limited to performing circulation procedures, providing technical troubleshooting and support, responding to reference questions and referring them as needed, receiving and processing shipments, sending and receiving materials among NCSU Libraries locations, data entry and analysis, and communicating carefully with other staff.  Other duties as needed.


Minimum Experience/Education:

Enrollment in a graduate level library science program with completion of or enrollment in a basic reference services course. Experience working at a public service point in a library setting.


Department Required Skills:               

Punctuality and reliability. Demonstrated excellence in customer service. Ability to work independently, occasionally with little on-site supervision. Basic reference and library science knowledge and skills.


Preferred Years Experience, Skills:

Experience working in, demonstrated interest in, or educational background in life sciences and/or health, with undergraduate degree or coursework in a related field preferred.  Familiarity with PC and Mac operating systems and comfort with demonstrating technologies or devices to users.


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