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Veterinary Medicine Library Graduate Desk Assistant

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Position Details

Position Information

Vacancy Type Temporary
Is Internal Transfer Only No
Working Title Veterinary Medicine Library Graduate Desk Assistant
Salary Range
Anticipated Hiring Range $15.00/hour
Position Number 25nym101
Work Schedule Required availability M-F, 7:00 am - 12:00 pm. Weekly schedule may vary within those times.
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) .375
Department 250101 - NCSU Libraries
Job City & State Raleigh, NC
Essential Job Duties

*Please note that this position is a short term job for July – August.

Provide reference and circulation service at the Veterinary Medicine Library Service Desk. Will be responsible for opening or closing the library occasionally. Duties include independently handling library operating functions while providing excellent customer service and meeting the needs of our patrons, including but not limited to performing circulation procedures, providing technical troubleshooting and support, responding to reference questions and referring them as needed, receiving and processing shipments, sending and receiving materials among NCSU Libraries locations, data entry and analysis , and communicating carefully with other staff. Other duties as needed.

Other Work/Responsibilities
Minimum Experience/Education

Enrollment in a graduate level library science program with completion of or enrollment in a basic reference services course. Experience working at a public service point in a library setting.

Departmental Required Skills

Punctuality and reliability. Demonstrated excellence in customer service. Ability to work independently, occasionally with little on-site supervision. Basic reference and library science knowledge and skills.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

Experience working in, demonstrated interest in, or educational background in life sciences and/or health, with undergraduate degree or coursework in a related field preferred. Familiarity with PC and Mac operating systems and comfort with demonstrating technologies or devices to users.

Required License or Certification


Special Instructions

Please attach cover letter and resume.

Job Open Date 06/13/2017
Must Be Open Until

Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.
Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No
Proposed Hire Date 07/01/2017

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you learn of this opportunity?
    • NCSU Website
    • NCSU Executive Search Services
    • Other Online Job Board
    • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
    • Job / Career Fair
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Professional Journal
    • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
    • Professional Organization
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
    • NCSU Employee Referral
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
    • Other
  2. If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.

    (Open Ended Question)

Application Materials Required

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents