Special Collections Staff Assistant (2-year Term)

The Office Associate organizes and coordinates operations, procedures, and resources that facilitate collaboration, streamlining, and efficient customer service in Thompson Library Special Collections.  Provides operational support services for the Thompson Library Special Collections Head, curators, staff, research fellows, and other patrons.  

This position is the first contact for incoming calls, invoices, e-requests, supply ordering, acquisition order submission, event support, equipment inventory and maintenance, and facilities needs.  

Required Qualifications: Six months experience (600 hours training) using computers to generate a variety of materials ranging from basic to complex; six months experience in office practices and procedures; six months experience in customer service.

Desired Qualifications: Associates Degree or two years’ general office practices, procedures, software, and equipment experience; experience in an academic library or large institution setting; experience with MS Word and Excel; detail-oriented; excellent planning and organizing skills; excellent written and verbal communication skills; experience with special collections practices and procedures and/or acquisitions; 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. 

Please apply online at from October 18, 2016 through October 25, 2016.

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