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Temporary Library Assistants (Eight Available Positions)

Haverford College seeks to hire eight (8), full-time, non-exempt Temporary Library Assistants. Assistants, as part of a team, will be integrating returned materials, deaccessioning materials that are being removed from the collection, tagging materials for a new check-out and inventory system, re-boxing and measuring the collection.
Majority Primary Function:
Assistants will learn and execute work processes that comprise the work of a team. Work processes include:?
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??? ?Grabbing boxes from the staging area; returning completed boxes to staging area?
??? ?Using lists to pull books from boxes and book carts
??? ?Carrying boxes?
??? ?Scanning book barcodes into a database and verifying inputs
??? ?Physically de-accession the book
??? ?Moving deaccessioned books to bins for resale/recycle?
??? ?Applying tags to books and linking the tag to the barcode through software?
??? ?Repacking books in boxes?
??? ?Measuring the length of the books and entering that information into a database.?
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Other Essential Responsibilities:
Must be able to start on May 21, 2018.?The work associated with this position will continue into mid-October,?2018.
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Qualifications:
Highly reliable & punctual?
Must have reliable transportation to the site located in West Conshohocken (no convenient public transportation available)?
Ability to learn and apply procedures consistently and accurately?
Attention to detail (especially in following routine processes)?
Ability to work well with a supervisor, individually, and as a team player?
Effective oral communication skills?
Ability to lift/carry up to 20 pounds?
Basic computer literacy?
Other duties as assigned
Line of Report:?
Reports to the Circulation Services & Building Coordinator
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Education, Training, & Experience:
High school diploma required
Basic math skills; understand whole numbers vs. decimals and measurement required
Must have experience following routine processes
Some knowledge of working with databases and computer applications
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Physical Demands and Environmental Conditions Required of this Position
Lifting (to exert strength to move objects from one place to another):
Sedentary Lifting: (0-10 pounds) three to six hours
Light Lifting (10-20 pounds): three to six hours
Moderate Lifting (20-50 pounds): Up to three hours
Heavy Lifting (50 to 100 pounds): Never
Pulling (to exert force upon an abject to move or change its direction: three to six hours
Pushing (to draw an object toward oneself to move or change its direction): three to six hours
Carrying (to hold objects while moving entire body): three to six hours
Reaching or working above shoulder (to extend arms upward or outward away from body): three to six hours
Walking (to move entire body in erect position): Up to three hours
Standing (to maintain body in erect posture in stationary position): three to six hours
Sitting (to rest weight on buttocks and back of thighs with legs bent at knees): three to six hours
Crouching/Stooping (to bend upper body forward while fully flexing knees): Up to three hours
Kneeling (to maintain upper body in erect position while resting knees on ground): Never
Climbing (to ascend or descent heights using ladders, scaffolding, stairs, poles, inclined surfaces): Never
Twisting (to rotate upper body while feet remain stationary): Up to three hours
Driving (operating a motor vehicle, crane, tractor, forklift, etc.): Never
Exposure Limitation (i.e., cold water, dust, gas, fumes, extreme temperatures): six to eight hours
To Apply; Please visit https://haverford.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External/job/Haverford-Campus/Temporary-Library-Assistant-1_R109 to complete an online application, to include a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three (3) references. Please note that failure to provide the required documentation may result in failure for consideration. The application deadline is Friday, May 4, 2018.
Haverford College has a longstanding commitment to diversity rooted in values of inclusion and social justice, a commitment reflected in the academic program, lived experience, and composition of the College community. Haverford welcomes applications from candidates who share these values and who will contribute to the College?s educational mission.
Haverford College is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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