Part time position in USM's Special Collections

04 May 2022 12:04 PM | Anonymous member

Position Title:        Library Specialist CL3: Special Collections

Campus:        Portland

City, State:        Portland ME

Department:        University Libraries

Bargaining Unit:    ACSUM/COLT

Wage Band:        B23/$18.56 per hour

Work Schedule:    Weekdays, 20-hours per week, occasional nights or weekends

Do you enjoy variety in your work and assisting students in reaching their academic goals? Do you like to conduct research and engage with Maine history? Are you interested in the diverse populations of Maine? 

 The University of Southern Maine is seeking enthusiastic and collaborative applicants for the part-time (20 hours per week) hourly position of Library Specialist CL3 located in USM Libraries Special Collections on the Portland Campus. The position would require a set schedule, within 8am-5pm on weekdays, but actual times and days are flexible. 

 The Library Specialist assists with the following services: staffing the reading room and managing reader services (reproduction requests, etc.); accessioning manuscript collections (creating initial physical and intellectual control); creating online PR for department events and updating the appropriate web pages; and administrative support. 

 Some of this position’s time is public facing and as such excellent customer service skills are required. Frequent in-person, online, and telephone interactions with our students, faculty, staff, researchers and the public are core to the work.  Judgment and initiative are exercised in providing public services and interpreting policy. The Library Specialist will have the needed computer skills to assist with event promotion and our online presence. This position is part of a small team which works collaboratively to accomplish the Special Collections department mission to support classes and make primary resources available to the University and Maine community.

This position pays $18.56 per hour. This position is located on the Portland Campus. 

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