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Job CodeBIOM02
DepartmentBiomedical Library - NNLM, PSR
Start Date9/28/2020
Location of WorkRemote or Biomed
Number of Positions2
Hours Per WeekUp to 19 hrs/wk
Work Schedule

As agreed upon between the student and supervisor.

ClassificationSTDT 3
Working TitleLibrary Assistant I
Pay Rate$16.45/hr
Duties

A. Develop Resources for the NNLM

• Create resource guides specific to NNLM initiatives and priorities
• Develop communications materials (digital videos, marketing, social media, etc) for a community health organization audience
• Develop learning materials for webinars and/or other NNLM teaching initiatives

B. Coordinate activities related to the main project assigned

• Create, review, and monitor a project work plan
• Develop working relationships with relevant stakeholders
• Communicate about project with relevant stakeholders to ensure project success

C. Support NNLM outreach initiatives

• Coordinate logistics for outreach events such as the Wikipedia Edit-a-thon, webinars, or others.
• Update website per supervisor’s request

D. Other Duties

• Represent NNLM PSR at one local outreach event
• Attend at least 2 staff meetings and 2 working group meetings over the quarter
• Develop one project of their choosing, under the guidance of NNLM PSR librarians
• Write one or more Latitudes blog post

Required Skills
and Knowledge

• Ability to get to work reliably and on time.
• Ability to be present in the workplace during normal working hours.
• Ability to initiate and maintain cooperative working relationships with
co-workers, supervisors, and managers.
• Ability to work with co-workers, supervisors, and managers harmoniously and cooperatively and as a team player.
• Ability to follow directions from supervisors
• Skill in oral communication to convey information concisely and clearly using diplomacy and appropriate grammar and vocabulary, to a variety of people including public users and staff.
• Strong organizational abilities to ensure timely completion of projects and accurate record keeping.
• Skill in drafting grammatically correct correspondence, whether transmitted by mail, fax or on-line
• Ability to maintain calm and pleasant demeanor and reasoning under pressure
• Familiarity with Internet browsers and search engines as well as Web 2.0 tools (blogs, wikis, social networking, discussion forums).
• Skill in using MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Photoshop) and a variety of other computer applications (Snag It!)

Preferred Skills
and Knowledge

• Ability to work with Moodle, a course management system

Comments

We are hiring 1 student per quarter (2 total): Fall and Winter. Please indicate your interest in health sciences librarianship and your project interests.


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