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Job CodeIS0001
DepartmentInternational & Area Studies
Start Date

Location of WorkYoung Research Library (YRL)
Number of Positions1
Hours Per Week10-12 hrs/wk
Work Schedule

Flexible. Can work around student's schedule.

ClassificationSTDT 3
Working TitleSenior Clerk
Pay Rate$17.51/hr

Assist the Librarian for Jewish and Israel Studies in various collection development and collection management tasks as needed.

Perform pre-order bibliographic searching and searching with book-in-hand in online library catalogs, in OCLC and in other electronic or print sources. Open mail, make photocopies, and provides other routine clerical assistance.

Required Skills
and Knowledge

Reading knowledge of Hebrew.
Familiarity with Jewish history and classical Jewish texts.
Accuracy with detailed work and data entry on computers.

Ability to work on computers using automated library systems.

Ability to be flexible. Ability to work independently.

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 lift 20 pounds and to maneuver and push loaded book trucks. Ability to communicate clearly in written and spoken English.

Preferred Skills
and Knowledge

Reading knowledge of Yiddish and/or additional languages (Ladino, German, French, Persian).
Ability to read Rashi script.
Familiarity with libraries, with automated library catalogs, word processing and spreadsheets.


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