A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
The Information Resources Assistant Intermediate is a member of the Stacks Services Unit within Collection Services at the Law Library. The Information Resources Assistant Intermediate shelves, shifts, and provides stacks maintenance to the Library’s physical collection; processes library acquisitions; and supports Library public services. The Information Resources Assistant Intermediate works within the context of departmental and library-wide goals under the supervision of the Stacks Services Unit leader. The person in this position works a schedule of Tuesday – Saturday. During the academic year the schedule will be 1pm – 10pm Tuesday-Thursday and 11am – 8pm Friday-Saturday. During the Spring/Summer term and other interim periods, the schedule will adjust to account for building hours.
Back-up supervision of student hourlies
Shelving and shifting of the collection, including microforms
General stacks maintenance
Stacks Services documentation and statistics
Files pocket parts. Follows publishers’ instructions to identify and exchange superseded material for new material
Processes damaged books for preservation boxing and rebinding
Processes paging and recall requests
Carrel checking; check Library carrels for Library and outside materials
Faculty office deliveries and recalls
Performs printer checks
Resolves equipment check problems and issues
Monitors and replenishes copy paper and printer supplies
Retrieves and sorts mail as a member of the Mail Task Group.
Evening class recorder requests
Scanning to support Library document delivery and interlibrary loan services
Preservation binding, institutional repository, or project-based scanning/digitization
Special stacks projects, as assigned; including Reclassification project
Other duties as assigned
High school graduate with one to two years of Library experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Demonstrated attention to detail
Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively
Ability to work the scheduled evening/night and Saturday hours
Ability to push heavy book carts and repetitively carry and lift books weighing up to five pounds
Ability to work in a dusty environment
Experience using Innovative Interface’s Sierra LMS or other automated library system.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 185882
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