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Job Posting April 25, 2007

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Library Assistant for Engineering, Washington Univ. in St. Louis Chemistry Library

Requisition # – 071632

Apply at http://hr.wustl.edu/ (click on Job Opportunities, Washington Univ. Career Opportunities under “Applicants,” Search Postings/Apply, search by requisition # above).  More info about job here also.

Regular, full-time,  37.5 hours per week

Minimum qualifications:

-Bachelor’s degree and/or experience in science/technology discipline.

-Library experience or library science courses desirable.-Experience with basic PC office operations.

-Knowledge of basic web page design and maintenance necessary.

-Ability to work effectively with faculty, students, staff, and the public. A strong service orientation is necessary.

-Ability to work accurately under pressure and with details, to work independently with a minimum of supervision, and to use judgment and organize workflow.

-Flexibility and adaptability to various work schedules and changing environments

Preferred qualifications: Windows and Microsoft Office experience. Experience with automated library systems and knowledge of electronic information sources in the internet environment.  

Job description:

Under the supervision of the chemistry librarian, the library assistant for engineering is involved in all of the day-to-day operations related to the engineering collections. The primary responsibilities of this position include assisting patrons in the use of both print and online engineering collections, assisting the librarian with faculty liaison responsibilities, creating web pages to facilitate the migration of the library’s engineering collections from a print to an online environment, working as needed with other library staff to maintain online collections, and assisting in creating and maintaining online/digital library training materials for engineering faculty and students. In the absence of the chemistry librarian, assumes responsibility for and serves as the primary contact for School of Engineering faculty, students, and staff on library collection-related issues.

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