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Under the direction of the Supervisor of the Commercial Binding, Preparations and Physical Processing Unit, this individual performs a broad variety of tasks working in and outside the primary unit assignment. These tasks require a need to understand different procedures and numerous details for processing materials and recording information. This includes, in accordance with conservation standards, pamphlet binding of monographs and some serials, maintaining and operating a power stitcher, relevant records and stock of materials. Working independently and sharing the functioning of the Unit, including workflow and training other staff and student assistants. Assists in other activities, including commercial binding and bookmarking. Works with other staff and/or supervisors as assigned on projects for record work for our current LMS. All the above activities require attention to varied details, care in handling materials for the collection and accuracy in record-keeping and information gathering.
20 hours/week on-going position. Scheduled hours will be Monday to Friday between the hours of 7:30 AM and 4:30 PM. Mornings Preferred.
High school degree or equivalent education or experience.Considerable dexterity and machine skills. Excellent workflow management skills.Strong communications and interpersonal skills.Ability to train and monitor the work of others.Ability to deal with numerous details from a variety of sources while maintaining a very high degree of accuracy.
No visa sponsorship is available for this position.
No relocation assistance is available for this position.
Essential Physical Requirements: Typically lifts 20 to 50 lbs
Visual: Close concentration / manual dexterity
Application details and deadline:
Please attach in one document your cover letter and resume. Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM Eastern Time on 01/31/2020.
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Technical Svcs Asst III
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