Job Details

Job Title:Assistant Librarian
Employer:A.R. Dykes Library of the Health Sciences, Univers
Address:2100 W. 39th Avenue
City:Kansas City
Description:The Content and Access Specialist provides assistance to patrons in the use of library resources. This is a half time, entry-level position in the Department of Content and Access in the A.R. Dykes Health Sciences Library and reports to the User Services Manager. This is a weekend position (Fri, Sat & Sun) to equal approximately 20 hours per week, with varying hours based on shift coverage as needed and during semester breaks, holidays, and inclement weather.
Responsibilities:•Provide outstanding customer service to faculty, clinicians, administrative staff, and students, in use of print and electronic resources in person, via phone, e-mail, and virtual reference. •Work independently with minimal supervision •Responsible for library facility on the weekends and occasionally weekdays, as needed; deal with any problems that may arise, communication with after-hours Facilities/Housekeeping/IT regarding issues, monitoring activity in the building, hand-off to/with Security personnel when coming on or leaving a shift •Basic troubleshooting of library computers and printers •Participate in departmental tasks such as ordering supplies, statistics reporting, etc. •Based on interest, strengths, and need, participate or lead short-term projects identified by supervisor •Other projects as assigned by unit supervisor
Minimum Qualifications:Undergraduate degree (one year of relevant experience may be substituted for each year of required education); Solid customer service experience and a positive approach to customer service and interaction; Strong communication skills: oral, written/typed, as well as listening skills; Evidence of general technical ability with computers: printers, scanners, basic software/hardware troubleshooting and intermediate MS Office products; Skilled problem solver: ability to raise vital questions, gather and assess relevant information, come to well-reasoned conclusions and solutions (demonstrated in cover letter, resume, application and, if applicable, in interview)
Preferred Qualifications:Undergraduate degree in health sciences or other discipline emphasizing critical thinking, service and communication skills; Experience working in a library; Proficiency in searching academic databases such as PubMed, CINAHL, EBSCOhost products, ProQuest products or others; Excel and/or database statistics and analysis experience
Type:Part Time
Salary & Benefits:@ $17/hour + benefits
Instructions:**Application, cover letter and resume are required** Go to: Type the following into the center search bar: S00905P
Deadlines:Open until filled
Date Added:2018-01-12 16:44:58
Return to Job Listings