The Cornell University Library Annex is seeking a Circulation/Collection Management Assistant.
In a storage facility environment, the Circulation/Collection Management Assistant will provide public service duties to support requests and physical inventory of library materials within the Library Annex collection. Responsibilities include but are not limited to charging and discharging circulating materials; filling requests for collection materials and providing the appropriate document delivery (ship, fax, or digital); monitoring the use of Reading Room material; and maintaining records (electronic and manual), inventory, and statistics. Maintain and manage collection material in the facility by preparing newly received materials (sizing, accessioning/verifying and shelving) and physically handling materials to be shelved and retrieved by using book trucks, ladders, and forklift.
This is a part-time, two year, benefits-eligible term appointment from date of hire. Work schedule is 30 hours/week (Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 3:00 p.m.) during the academic year; 25 hours/week (hours to be determined) during the summer.
Formal training beyond high school of 1-2 years, 2 years of college coursework, or Associates degree with 6 months to 1 year experience or equivalent combination.
Must be able to pass test for a forklift license, which requires a valid Drivers License. Training provided on-site.
Ability to lift and move up to 70 lbs.
Experience with computers and electronic systems.
Strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
Ability to work well with a variety of people in a public services setting.
Experience with academic libraries preferred.
Knowledge of Voyager online circulation system, the Annex inventory control system and library catalogs (both online and in print) preferred.
Please submit cover letter and resume with your application materials, expressing your interest and relevant experience. Application instructions can be found below.
Visa Sponsorship is not provided for this position.
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Public Svcs Asst III
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