Wednesday, April 16, 2008

CalTech Has Library Assistant Position Open

Ken Lin, a librarian and former student in the program has provided this employment alert. California Institute of Technology (CalTech) Sherman Fairchild Library is looking to fill a library support position. Here are the details:

Library Support, Associate - CIT14491LF Requisition Number: CIT14491LF
Job Title: Librarian Technician Associate
Department Name: Caltech Library System
Job Category/Family: Library
Job Discipline & Career Level: Library Support/Associate
Salary Grade: 38
Anticipated Hiring Range:$13.50-14.50 per hour
Date Posted: 4/7/08

This is from the Job Resource page at CalTech:
The Library Assistant functions as a member of the Sherman Fairchild Library staff, part of the Caltech Library System, providing assistance and support for circulation and collection maintenance, in addition to assisting users of the Sherman Fairchild Library Information Commons, photocopiers and printers. Additional responsibilities include occasional support in other units for circulation and collection maintenance. The incumbent will work a 40 hour week, and will report to the Supervisor of Library Service, Sherman Fairchild Library

The mission of the Caltech Library System (CLS) is to provide library resources and forward-looking information services of the highest quality in a timely, cost-effective manner to support and facilitate the research and educational programs of the Institute.

In support of this mission the incumbent performs the following activities: A. Assist in the provision of customer services in accordance with established policies and procedures; B. Maintain collections and designated equipment; C. Participate in ongoing database and digital archive maintenance activities; and D. Perform other responsibilities as assigned. Once trained, the incumbent is expected to be able to prioritize and coordinate tasks based on the current activity within the Library.

For more information visit the CalTech Human Resources employment page. You can search for positions and post your resume directly to the CalTech employment database.

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