Bain-Chicago Library Assistant/ Intern

Approximate Date of Posting  March 13, 2017

Position: Information Services/Library intern

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Company/Organization  Bain

 Schedule/Hours 20 hours per week

Time Frame Unspecified

Compensation: Unspecified

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Description:

The Information Services/Library intern will assist the Manager and IS team with their administrative tasks. The internship provides valuable experiential learning opportunities to build the many skills that are foundational for a career in library services. Interns are full members of the team for the duration of their internship and are invited to attend regular team meetings and social events. The intern will work 20 hours per week in Bain’s Chicago office.

Responsibilities

Administrative and Research Support

Under close supervision, supports the local IS department

Ensures invoices are paid on time for online services, books, journals, and stationery. Involves regular liaison with suppliers and the Finance Department

May manage subscription and journal acquisition for the department and consultants. Includes suggesting relevant material for purchase, placing orders, updating a subscriptions database and circulating journals

Catalogues books for Information Services, plus shelving book and magazine returns as quickly as possible to make them available for other users

Builds knowledge of basic business sources

Initiates and undertakes key project work when required such as organizing & updating the Information Services Portal

Proactively seeks opportunities to broaden and deepen skill set by participating in special projects

Provides ongoing support for basic asset-building activities including processing orders and new acquisitions, cataloging and serials check-in, end-user system updates, tracking circulation of materials from the collection and ongoing maintenance of print and other special collections

Qualifications

Currently working towards undergraduate or graduate degree, preferably in Library or Information Sciences

Previous work experience in administrative support, preferably in a professional environment

Attention to detail, effective time management and strong verbal skills required

Must possess an ability to learn quickly, multi-task and work independently

Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English required

The Information Services/Library intern will assist the Manager and IS team with their administrative tasks. The internship provides valuable experiential learning opportunities to build the many skills that are foundational for a career in library services. Interns are full members of the team for the duration of their internship and are invited to attend regular team meetings and social events. The intern will work 20 hours per week in Bain’s Chicago office.

Website: https://csscareers-bain.icims.com/jobs/2311/library-assistant–intern-/job?mobile=false&width=652&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-300&jun1offset=-240

Deadline: Unspecified

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