Library Intern, America's Test Kitchen, Brookline MA

This 4-5 hour/week position is a wonderful opportunity to gain experience in all facets of small special library management. (Please note it is 5 hours spread over the week between the hours of 9-5 Monday-Friday. No weekends.)

 

This is an unpaid (but rewarding) opportunity to work as a librarian in a special library. You will gain hands-on experience with the organization and management of a library, work with a wonderful (and growing) culinary collection (about 4,000 books, plus magazines), and make a positive contribution to a fascinating organization.

 

 

ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS OF POSITION:

 

  • Process (catalog, enter into database, shelve) new items

  • Help ATK staff find books

  • Answer reference questions

  • Maintain catalogs
  • Weed as necessary

  • Keep circulation statistics

  • Reshelf returned materials

 

 

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

 

  • Flexibility in schedule

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 20 pounds and to climb on step stool to reach top shelves
  • Ability to carry books up and down a spiral staircase.

 

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

 

  • BA/BS or equivalent
  • Currently enrolled in a Library Science program
  • Understanding of Cataloging and Reference work

 

 

CONTACT:

 

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, availability and resume via email to library.intern@americastestkitchen.com with ATK Library Volunteer in the subject line.

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