The Special Collections Program Assistant organizes and coordinates operations, procedures, and resources that facilitate collaboration, streamlining, and efficient customer service in Thompson Library Special Collections (THO SC). Provides operational support services for the Thompson Library Special Collections Head, curators, staff, visiting scholars, and other patrons. This position is responsible for program support, correspondence, database entry and management, invoice creation and completion, purchase requests, supply ordering, acquisition order submission, event coordination support, donor and stewardship support, equipment inventory and maintenance, and is the first contact for visitors and incoming calls. Evening and weekend hours required. Consistently demonstrates commitment to our values and promotes an organizational culture of Discovery, Connection, Equity, Integrity, and Stewardship (https://library.osu.edu/strategic-directions) as well as dedication to advance the work of the Special Collections and Area Studies unit. All other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Humanities, or Arts or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience; experience with Microsoft Word and Excel; detail-oriented; excellent planning and organizing skills; excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Experience in an academic library or large institution setting; experience working in non-profit organizations and customer service; knowledge of university policies, rules, regulations, and fiscal procedures; knowledge of TAS (The Advancement Systems) or other customer relation management database.
Target Salary: $15.50 - $17.50 Hourly
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
Job Appointment (FTE%):
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