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Duties:Provide reference assistance and user instruction in person and online based on materials in the Schaffner Library collection as well as the larger Northwestern University Library collections. Assist patrons in the use of print and electronic resources, including the online catalog, a variety of online databases, and the Internet. Serve as a computer consultant for a lab within the library, trouble-shooting hardware and software problems. Assist in various library operations including circulation, intercampus and interlibrary loans, checking in serials and new books, and a wide range of other projects as assigned.
Applicants must be currently enrolled in a graduate program of Library and Information Science. Although an extensive background with computers is not required, a demonstrated willingness to learn is essential. Completion of or current enrollment in a reference course is preferred. Interest in academic libraries is also preferred. Flexibility and the ability to work well with people is required.
125 Tower Drive • Burr Ridge, IL 60527 Phone: 630.734.5000 • Fax: 630.734.5050