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Near Eastern Studies Library Assistant - Job #2061


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8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
(closed daily for lunch,
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Student Job Opening

Date Posted: 
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 1:53pm
Student supervisor: 
Mohamed Hamed
Research and Collections for International and Area Studies
STDT 2, ($15/hr)
How many students will be hired for this job?: 
Does this job require work study?: 
Work Study Preferred

Work Schedule

Minimum Hours/Week: 
Maximum Hours/Week: 
Minimum Hours/Shift: 
Specific Work Hours: 
M-F 9am - 5pm

Job Information

Job Duties: 

Assist in reviewing publications from Arab countries, Iran, and Turkey for potential inclusion in the Library’s collections. Perform pre-order bibliographic checking and verification using a variety of online catalogs and printed sources. Participate in projects to review the collections for missing volumes and journal issues, and to obtain replacements or fill gaps; and other duties as assigned.

Note:  Graduates OR Undergraduate students with language proficiency are encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications: 

Fluency in Arabic or Persian required.

Desired Qualifications: 

Experience with library research skills including familiarity with Oskicat and Melvyl. Ability to work independently and reliably, to organize and prioritize work. Intellectual curiosity and good communication skills are valuable qualities for the job.

Working knowledge of French, if available.

Special Notes: 

This position is posted for graduate students, but qualified undergraduates will be considered as well.