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Library Specialist: Institute of American Indian Arts Library - Santa Fe, NM

Wednesday, July 27, 2022 12:31 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Position Title: Library Specialist

Reports to: Library Director

Employment Type: Part time position - 8 hours on Sundays

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POSITION SUMMARY

Responsible for Sunday circulation functions, evening supervision of student workers, as well as assisting users with the collection, audiovisual equipment and computers, and reference.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversees circulation during Sundays
  • Checks in and out items
  • Gathers statistical information and prepares reports as needed
  • Maintains a well-organized area so other staff can work the desk
  • Makes sure materials are re-shelved and accessible
  • Supervises student workers on Sundays
  • Assists student, faculty, and staff in using the library, including location of library material, on-site reference and electronic databases.
  • Determines information need
  • Searches IAIA collections
  • Refers users to other sources when appropriate
  • Monitors our virtual chat during shifts
  • Other duties as assigned, including but not limited to: Scanning documents, Processing collections, Working on online supplemental instruction.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Library automated systems, office applications, and interpersonal skills coupled with strong oral and written skills. This job description does not list all the duties of the job. You may be asked by supervisors or managers to perform other instructions and duties. Your evaluation will include assessment of your performance of your job as described in this job description.

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of Bachelor of Arts degree or equivalent degree with at least one year experience with libraries.
PREFERRED EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
  • MLIS or equivalent degree

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

All applications must be submitted on the IAIA careers website.


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