Temporary Part-Time Library Assistant - Leo Baeck Institute
Posted on August 27, 2019
The Leo Baeck Institute, located at 15 West 16th Street New York, NY is seeking a part-time Library Assistant for 12 hours a week. This is a six-month temporary position, with the possibility of extension.
The Library of the Leo Baeck Institute is internationally recognized as the most comprehensive repository for books documenting the history and culture of German-speaking Jewry and its mission is to support the Leo Baeck Institute to preserve the legacy of German-speaking Jewry.
Shelving and shifting library materials
Paging books for the Reading Room
Creating and updating bibliographic, acquisitions and donations records in Aleph integrated library system
Physical processing of library materials (barcoding, labels, stamping, etc.)
Working on various projects as needed
Enrolled in an ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS program
Interest in cataloging
Flexible, detail oriented and accurate
Ability to lift archival boxes up to 25 pounds, some standing and bending required
Working knowledge of German
Experience with Aleph and OCLC Connexion
Hourly rate $16.65 per hour, for 12 hours per week