Interlibrary Loan Student Assistant

University Libraries
Student Employee Job Description

Title: Interlibrary Loan Student Assistant

Pay Rate: Entry

General Description:

Assist in providing Interlibrary Loan services to the University community and to the general community.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Retrieving books and bound periodicals from library stacks, basement/on-site storage and other locations
  2. Locating requested articles within journals, books and microforms
  3. Scanning articles using overhead and flatbed/ADF scanners
  4. Digitizing microform materials
  5. Delivering materials to appropriate locations in the library
  6. Returning materials to appropriate locations in the library
  7. Preparing returnable materials for shipment
  8. Checking out returnable materials on ILS
  9. Creating brief bibliographic records for circulating borrowed returnables
  10. Providing assistance to library users and outside institutions by phone and email

Required Qualifications:

  1. Attention to detail and ability to perform tasks both quickly and accurately
  2. Ability to observe deadlines and provide quick turnaround time on requests
  3. Ability to work with minimal supervision
  4. Ability to learn to operate overhead and flatbed scanners
  5. Ability to bend, reach, and push materials to retrieve items from stacks and transport items to various locations
  6. Ability to maintain confidentiality and use appropriate judgment in handling information and records.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience using scanning equipment and digital document management
  2. Availability to work during intersessions and summer session