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Entered 11/7/2017
Company Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences - Los Angeles, CA
Position Library Assistant (Part-Time)
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Job Summary

The Library Assistant supports the daily activities of the Reference and Public Services department and works on a variety of complex tasks and projects for other departments as assigned.

Reports to: Public Services Supervisor

Duties and Responsibilities

Assist library patrons at the Service, Special Collections and Orientation desks
Provide retrieval and photocopying services for library users
Train patrons in the use and handling of library materials and library equipment (i.e., e-readers, audio equipment, microfiche/microfilm readers)
Maintain knowledge of the classification systems for Core Collection materials, and undertake clipping and indexing assignments as directed
Fully understand reproduction policies for all types of materials and exercise judgment with regard to handling rare and fragile library materials
Undertake specialized assignments for the Technical Services Department and Core Collection Reference Files, and other departments as necessary

Position Requirements Bachelor's degree from an accredited university, preferably in film studies or related discipline
Preference given to recent graduates of, or students enrolled in, an ALA-accredited MLIS program
Knowledge of film history and familiarity with print and online film research resources desirable
Experience with basic software systems, including Microsoft Office; working knowledge of library software and databases preferred
Must be available to work Tuesday evenings and Saturdays as required

Personal Characteristics:

Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
Strong service orientation and professional demeanor
Ability to work effectively with colleagues, administrators and patrons
Meticulous attention to detail, strong organizational skills and ability to balance multiple projects
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively, in a sometimes stressful environment
Flexibility with regard to work assignments, as priorities and projects can change suddenly
Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality

Physical Demands of the role
Kneeling, bending or stooping to access filed materials, and ascending and descending stairways. Ability to lift boxes up to 25 lbs. may be required.

Full-Time/Part-Time: Contingent
Position: Library Assistant (Part-Time)
Exempt/Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt
Open Date: 11/1/2017
Location: Beverly Hills

About the Organization The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is a global community of more than 7,000 of the most accomplished artists, filmmakers and executives working in film. In addition to celebrating and recognizing excellence in filmmaking through the Oscars, the Academy supports a wide range of initiatives to promote the art and science of the movies, including public programming, educational outreach and the upcoming Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, which is under construction in Los Angeles.

EOE Statement The Academy is committed to equal opportunity in employment and to creating, managing and valuing diversity in its workforce. Maintaining a diverse workforce is vital to the Academy. Accordingly, the Academy enforces a strict policy that prohibits discrimination in hiring, training, compensation, promotion, transfer, or termination, whether on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation or genetic information. This includes a workplace that is free of all forms of harassment. And, to help foster diversity, the Academy utilizes programs that ensure fairness of opportunity, pay, and growth to all applicants and employees. Every employee of the Academy is required to follow this policy and to preserve the Academy's commitment to diversity.