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Job Summary

William L. Clements Library

University of Michigan

Hours: M,T,W,F 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Thursday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. or 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Full-time 40 hours/week

THIS IS A FULL-TIME TWO-YEAR TERM APPOINTMENT

 

A COVER LETTER IS REQUIRED FOR CONSIDERATION FOR THIS POSITION AND SHOULD BE ATTACHED AS THE FIRST PAGE OF YOUR RESUME.  THE COVER LETTER SHOULD ADDRESS YOUR SPECIFIC INTEREST IN THIS POSITION.    

Responsibilities*

Under direct supervision of the Head of Reader Services, this position serves as reading room supervisor by overseeing and assisting patrons in the proper use and handling of Library materials.  Performs a variety of routine clerical, technical, or public service duties utilizing automated library systems and requiring a basic understanding of standard library practices and procedures.  Responds to and resolves common inquiries and problems.  May assist in supervising student employees.  Assists in retrieving printed, cartographic, graphics and/or manuscript materials and making them available for reference in the reading room.  Up to 50% of the position duties may be assisting curators in preparing collections for processing and cataloging.  Back-up reception duties to include telephone answering and greeting visitors to the Library.  Performs other duties as required.

Required Qualifications*

Bachelor’s Degree preferred or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Library experience helpful, but not necessary.  Ability to work with Library patrons and members of the public. Demonstrated ability to complete detail-oriented procedures accurately and efficiently.  Attention to detail.  Strong sense of responsibility.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.