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Summer Interlibrary Loan Assistant

Position Details

Position Information

Posting Number Sum00061P
Position Title Summer Interlibrary Loan Assistant
Department Scribner Library
Position Status Full-Time
Position Type Summer
Months per Year Other
Work hours

Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
35 hours per week

Start Date (For temporary positions only) 05/29/2018
End Date (For temporary positions only) 08/17/2018
Position Band/Level Summer
Pay Range $11.00 per hour

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Job Summary

The Interlibrary Loan Assistant will assist in processing the day to day lending, borrowing and document delivery of library materials. These processes involve locating books and articles we own in Scribner Library as well as materials held in Hoge remote storage facility. Preparing requests for delivery via courier, UPS, or electronic for libraries in the United States and internationally.

Processing incoming materials that we borrow from libraries and notifying our patrons of their arrival. This office uses multiple databases and equipment for delivery. The Assistant will assist in various data entry tasks.

Although some processes are repetitive, attention to detail must be maintained throughout. The applicant should be prepared to effectively communicate with patrons and constituencies via phone or in person. Ability to work in a very busy office with a customer service atmosphere.

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Minimum Qualifications

Must be able to commit to the full term of employment
Have significant comfort using computers and systems
Ability to recognize and use Call Numbers (LC and Dewey)
Ability to use online Library Catalog to locate books and journal articles
Comfort with intense detail and good memory skills
Willingness to be trained in multiple tasks over course of job
Good communication skills

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands (For Union Positions Only)
EEO Statement

Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, dating violence, or stalking, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result.


Special Instructions to Applicant

Posting Information

Posting Date 02/19/2018
Open Until Filled Yes
Closing Date
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Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of Three References
Optional Documents