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Type C
Entered 9/13/2017
Company William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, UCLA - Los Angeles, CA
Position Work-Study Positions (3 in public services, 1 in technical services)
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Description
Public Services Assistant: William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
Graduate WORK STUDY position

Information about the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
The William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, located ten miles from the UCLA campus in the West Adams neighborhood of Los Angeles, is a non-circulating research collection of some 110,000 books and manuscripts, specializing in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century books (with traditional strength in British studies), Oscar Wilde and the 1890s, the book arts (with an emphasis on California), French literature, and the history of Montana and the West. Built in 1926 and since 1934 part of UCLA, the Clark is administered by the Center for 17th- & 18th-Century Studies, part of UCLA’s College of Letters and Science.

Duties:
READING ROOM
• Monitor Reading Room
• Assist readers in the research and use of rare and unique materials
• Process, page and shelve library materials
• Perform data entry, filing, and other related duties

STACKS MAINTENANCE
• Assist in a major relocation of archival and other collections, including adding location numbers to shelves, labeling boxes, and relocating oversize boxes
• Participate in shelf-reading, shifting, and other stacks maintenance activities
• Perform basic preservation assessments and rehousing as needed

OUTREACH
• Assist with preparation for visiting classes
• Contribute to social media program
• Assist with exhibition preparation and installation
• Assist with other outreach and public programming activities

Required Skills and Knowledge for both positions:
Strong interpersonal skills and service orientation; ability to communicate clearly and effectively; ability to work patiently with diverse library users (including faculty, students, researchers, independent scholars, members of the public, and co-workers); ability to adhere to detailed procedures and maintain library standards; ability to work both independently and collectively, reliability and punctuality.

Ability to quickly and accurately perform detailed repetitive tasks, such as sorting, shelving, shifting, retrieving, and scanning; fluency in written and spoken English; ability to lift and carry up to 40 lbs., push a loaded book truck, climb and reach on stepstools, and climb stairs; knowledge of how to search library materials in an online bibliographic system (e.g., UCLA's Library Catalog, Melvyl, WorldCat); working knowledge of general office computer hardware, software, and applications (including Microsoft Office Suite and Google Drive/Docs/Sheets).

Preferred Skills & Knowledge:
Graduate Students in the Department of Information Studies preferred.
Interest in special collections libraries, archives, and rare books preferred.

PLEASE SEND COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO:
clarkworkstudy@humnet.ucla.edu



TECHNICAL SERVICES:
Rare Book Cataloging and Archival Processing Assistant: William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
Graduate WORK STUDY position

Information about the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
The William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, located ten miles from the UCLA campus in the West Adams neighborhood of Los Angeles, is a non-circulating research collection of some 110,000 books and manuscripts, specializing in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century books (with traditional strength in British studies), Oscar Wilde and the 1890s, the book arts (with an emphasis on California), French literature, and the history of Montana and the West. Built in 1926 and since 1934 part of UCLA, the Clark is administered by the Center for 17th- & 18th-Century Studies, part of UCLA’s College of Letters and Science.

Duties:
CATALOGING AND PROCESSING
• Process new acquisitions
• Perform basic preservation assessments and rehousing of archival materials
• Update bibliographic records, both analog and online

READING ROOM
• Monitor Reading Room
• Assist readers in the research and use of rare and unique materials
• Process, page and shelve library materials
• Perform data entry, filing, and other related duties

COLLECTIONS CARE
• Perform basic preservation assessments and tasks
• Participate in shelf­reading, shifting, and other stacks maintenance activities

OUTREACH
• Assist with preparation for visiting classes
• Assist with social media program
• Assist with exhibition preparation and installation
• Assist with other outreach and public programming activities

Required Skills and Knowledge:
Strong interpersonal skills and service orientation; ability to communicate clearly and effectively; ability to work patiently with diverse library users (including faculty, students, researchers, independent scholars, members of the public, and co-workers); ability to adhere to detailed procedures and maintain library standards; ability to work both independently and collectively, reliability and punctuality.

Ability to quickly and accurately perform detailed repetitive tasks, such as sorting, shelving, shifting, retrieving, and scanning; fluency in written and spoken English; ability to lift and carry up to 40 lbs., push a loaded book truck, climb and reach on stepstools, and climb stairs; knowledge of how to search library materials in an online bibliographic system (e.g., UCLA's Library Catalog, Melvyl, WorldCat); working knowledge of general office computer hardware, software, and applications (including Microsoft Office Suite and Google Drive/Docs/Sheets).

Preferred Skills & Knowledge:
Graduate Students in the Department of Information Studies preferred.
Interest in special collections libraries, archives, and rare books preferred.

PLEASE SEND COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO:
clarkworkstudy@humnet.ucla.edu