Library Graduate Assistant Internship (Paid)
Gateway Community & Technical College
Location: Boone and Covington Campus, Northern Kentucky Hours: Twenty hours per week during the Spring 2014 semester. Work schedules vary to accommodate needs of both the library graduate student’s schedule and that of the library. No work assignments will be made during College holidays. Gateway Community and Technical College provides high quality, affordable, accessible, and inclusive postsecondary education and training resulting in a positive contribution to the economic vitality of the region and enhanced quality of life for all citizens. Partnerships with school districts, colleges, universities, business and industry, and the community at large are part of our seamless system of entrepreneurial-learning which creates pathways to success through certificate, diploma, associate degree and transfer programs; developmental, adult, and continuing education; workforce and customized training; support services for the enhancement of student learning and success. Gateway Community and Technical College is a member of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System and is a public two-year degree granting institution serving the Northern Kentucky Region. Position Description: The Library is seeking a library or information science graduate student for the 2013-2014 academic year.
Assists and instructs patrons in using and learning to independently access library databases, printer, scanners, optical reader, copier; Performs inventory of materials at library; Makes ID cards for students, staff and faculty and keeps records for all IDs; Maintains Reference collection, collection on reserve, magazines, mailbox, archives, bulletin board, and circulating paperbacks; Assist with requesting NKU books, courier and library holds; Assist with special projects; Contact person for overdue materials from NKU; Others duties as assigned.
Successful completion of a core, graduate-level information sources and services course; excellent oral and written communication skills; a commitment to the educational role of academic reference faculty; an ability to work well with library users with varying levels of information literacy experience and skills; ability to work in collaborative relationships with a variety of library faculty, staff, and other graduate, and student assistants. Applicants should currently be enrolled in an MLIS/MLS program at an accredited university. Some on-the-job training will be provided, specific for each campus, but applicants should have a general understanding of library principals. The successful candidate will report to the Interim Director of the Library and Information Services.
Salary and Benefits:
The Library Graduate Assistant will be a paid position of 20 hours a week at a rate of $11 an hour.
To apply, please send a resume and a letter of interest to Kathy Driggers (Kathleen.firstname.lastname@example.org)