Reference Specialist, Dartmouth College, Hanover NH

Rauner Special Collections Library at Dartmouth College seeks an outgoing, service-focused, and efficient Reference Specialist who will provide both on-site and off-site reference service, monitor the Reading Room, and assist users with the handling of special collections materials. In addition to these primary areas of responsibility, the Reference Specialist will oversee aspects of Rauner's copy services, maintain statistical information related to both materials usage and copy services, and perform other duties as assigned. The ideal candidate will have some experience working in a library and with rare or fragile materials.

 

This position is part-time (20 hrs/wk) and requires a bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Qualified candidates must have a strong commitment to helping researchers and a demonstrated ability to work effectively in a public services environment, excellent oral and written communication skills, the ability to work discreetly with sensitive or confidential materials, the ability to work independently and collaboratively, and a commitment to diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse community. They must also be able to lift and carry boxes weighing up to 50 lbs.

 

For more information and to apply online, go to http://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu. Please refer to position #1011591. Review of applications will begin on July 8, 2013. Dartmouth College conducts background checks. 

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