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Job description: Library Assistant in the Lerner School Library

Hours: Flexible! Potentially an independent study project or internship,. You may tailor this to meet your needs and the requirements of your program. 
Start Date: ASAP ( partial or full reimbursement for transportation)
Responsibilities may include all or some of the following: 


  • Projects a positive and pleasant attitude
  • Shelves library materials.
  • Locates requested items.
  • Puts books in order on shelves
  • Assists staff with checking materials for damage and removing them from the shelves.
  • Catalogues new materials for circulation using Destiny follet (places barcode in book, stamps book, and adheres spine label)
  • Check in/out books
  • Adheres to library policies and procedures.
  • Performs any other tasks as requested including dusting the shelves and books
  • Prepares a library policies and procedures manual for faculty and Grades 3 – 5
  • Develops programs to educate students about the library and the wonderful things that happen here! 


Please contact Mary McGinnis at maryg@lernerschool.org

Position Announcement – Rutgers University (NJ) Libraries

LIBRARIAN III – Information & Education Librarian



Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Librarian III – Information and Education Librarian for the Rutgers University Libraries at Robert Wood Johnson Library of the Health Sciences.


Reporting to the Associate Director and Medical Education Coordinator, works as member of a team of librarians in support of the academic, clinical and research needs of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences faculty, staff and students. The primary focus of the position is providing high level reference, instruction, outreach and consultation services. Develops instruction, teaches classes and workshops, provides one-to-one consultations with faculty, residents and students, both on-site and virtually, using appropriate technologies.


The Robert Wood Johnson Library of the Health Sciences, located in the heart of Robert Wood Johnson Medical School’s clinical campus in New Brunswick, serves the students across all four years, those in graduate medical education programs, and a broad range of faculty in the basic and clinical sciences. In addition, the library serves the academic and clinical programs of the other RBHS schools in New Brunswick / Piscataway including the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, School of Public Health, School of Nursing and School of Pharmacy. 

For more infromation and to apply, please visit: 


UIUC Research Data Services Specialist Position

University of Illinois Library — Research Data Service Specialist

Here is a link to the job posting: https://tinyurl.com/y9e9cv7d

Job Posting: Graduate Assistant-Design Library, NCSU Libraries

Job Title: Graduate Assistant-Design

Hiring Department: Design Library (NCSU Libraries)

Work Schedule: Daytime, Evenings, Weekend – 10-15 hours a week

Pay rate: $15.00/hour


Essential Job Duties: Provide reference and circulation service at the desk in the Design Library. May be responsible for closing or opening the library on weekends or evenings. Assist on Design Library Image Database project. Duties may include image cataloging, data enhancement, image digitization, digital image management, and digital copywork.


Qualifications: Enrollment in a graduate level library science program. Completion of or enrollment in a basic reference services course. Excellent customer service skills. Demonstrated ability to work independently and to work effectively with a team. Familiarity with searching library catalogs, databases, and the Internet.


Apply here

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.


Apply here

Summer Graduation Application Deadlines

June 16, 2017 is the extended deadline for students who will be completing all of their degree requirements in summer school to apply for graduation.
Diplomas for students who complete all degree requirements in summer school will be issued at the December 2017 Commencement.
Following are hyperlinks for the summer graduation forms
  • Forms for Graduate, Professional, and Doctoral Candidates Only:
 If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Iris Hicks directly at X-6257 or by e-mail ihicks@nccu.edu .

Thanks to Dr. Abdullahi

The School of Library and Information Sciences announces the resignation of Dr. Ismail Abdullahi as the Interim Associate Dean effective June 1, 2017.  We are grateful to Dr. Abdullahi for his assistance to develop with a team of faculty members three new joint programs that were approved earlier this month. The new programs include joint degrees in information science with the School of Law, School of Education’s Department of Educational Technology and Instructional Design and the Public Administration Department.  Dr. Abdullahi will return to his faculty position and focus on global LIS education.