Library Collections Assistant – Dartmouth College Library (Hanover, NH)

By IS Lab June 21, 2022

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Title: Library Collections Assistant
Department:  Library, Access Services
Reports to:  Library Collections Supervisor
Position #: New
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Date: 4/12/2021

Position Purpose

Performs a variety of duties associated with the day-to-day collection maintenance at the Dartmouth Libraries; to prepare material for transfer to and from the Library Collections and Services Facility; and to assist with collection management projects and tasks.Key Accountabilities

  • Performs the daily work of Baker-Berry stacks including: shelving, scanning, collection moves and performing inventories of the collections (70%)
  • Assigned to the Library Collections and Services Facility as needed to support daily work and large scale collection moves (10%)
  • Staffs public service desks at Baker Berry Library performing various patron related duties. Monitors building security and contacts Safety and Security as needed. (10%)
  • Responds to a variety of in person, telephone, and email information requests and refers questions to reference librarians as appropriate. (5%)
  • Attends staff meetings and participates in the development and evaluation of departmental policies, goal setting, procedures, and workflow. Stays current on best practices. (5%)

Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others. Performs other responsibilities as required.

Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma
  • Two to three years relevant library experience preferred and/or customer service experience with a diverse clientele.
  • Strong verbal, written, analytical and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to move or lift up to 50 lbs. regularly during the workday.
  • Must be able to operate a variety of warehouse machinery, including manual and powered lifts.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize work efficiently; set and modify work priorities; while under pressure and despite interruptions.
  • Ability to work collegially in a team environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience with OnBase, ILLiad, Alma and other library or records management software.

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– Posted 6/21/22