Approximate date of posting July 14, 2018
Position: Music Library Student Assistant
Eligibility High school diploma or its equivalent Some knowledge of various genres of music and experience with social media Familiarity with the Library of Congress call number system, and some experience troubleshooting Mac and PCs. Students in the Department of Performing Arts are desirable..
Location: Washington, DC
Company/Organization American University
Schedule/Hours 8-10 hours/week
Time Frame Unspecified
Compensation: $13.25 an hour
Description: The Music Library Student Assistant supports the operations of the Music Library at the borrowing desk. The student assistant organizes the Music Library’s collections, answers the phone, and provides preliminary reference assistance to patrons at the borrowing desk. The incumbent may also assist with special projects designed to improve awareness of and access to the Library’s collections.
The primary responsibilities of this position include:
Charging library materials out and checking them in
Instructing patrons in the use of resources such as searching the Library’s catalog and music-specific databases
Troubleshooting computers, printers, audio equipment, and other AV equipment
Providing patrons with the status of materials requested
Contributing to the Music Library’s social media presence by updating its blogs and Facebook page.
How to Apply: It is highly recommended that a cover letter and resume be submitted as attachments to the online application.