Job Description: ACCESS SERVICES ASSOCIATE, MIT Libraries-Hayden (evenings), to contribute to the work of the access services team. Will participate in circulation, reserves, stacking, and service desk operations as part of the evening staff; deliver high quality information service to the MIT community across physical and virtual service points; hire and direct the work of student assistants, possibly coordinating student project work; serve as a resource to other staff by sharing in-depth knowledge of library operations, procedures, and technical applications; and interpret library policies and procedures for users and provide information about access to collections and spaces. Will also share responsibility for opening/closing the library and for reporting facilities and safety incidents/issues. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a dynamic library environment and to gain experience in access services and information delivery.
Job Requirements: REQUIRED: two years of direct/related experience; in-depth experience with automated library systems and standard software and ability to generate reports and to work with data; excellent customer service skills and a strong commitment to public service; excellent interpersonal skills; and the ability to work and contribute both independently and as an integral part of a service team and to work collaboratively and interact effectively with a diverse group of people. Job #15556-5
Schedule: Monday - Thursday, 4:00 P.M. to midnight; Friday, 12:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. (subject to change)
Applications must include cover letter and resume. Priority consideration will be given to complete applications received by January 26, 2018.
Professionals who enthusiastically embrace the empathy, courage, self-reflection and respect of a multicultural, diverse and inclusive workplace and who strive to incorporate those values in their work and interactions are encouraged to apply.
The mission of MIT is to advance knowledge and educate students in science, technology and other areas of scholarship that will best serve the nation and the world in the 21st century whether the focus is cancer, energy, economics or literature