JOB DESCRIPTION: 5 to 8 hours of work per week available: Work 2 Research Desk shifts (a total of 4-5 hours per week), one of which is likely to be Friday/Sunday afternoon, plus 1 to 3 additional hours per week working on communications, marketing, outreach, or social media library projects.
This person is responsible for staffing the Research Help Desk and assisting with the Library�s communications, marketing, outreach and social media efforts. The job offers a great opportunity to gain reference and public relations experience. We are looking for a creative, tech savvy individual who can work with a team and independently.
Assist library users at the Main Library Research Help Desk; answer general questions, help users locate information and conduct research
Perform reference tasks
Create materials promoting the library resources and services via social media (i.e. Twitter, Tumblr), print (posters, table tents) and video.
Work with staff who are involved in the library's social media presence and the promotion of our collections and services.
Other related duties as required
Public service orientation (enjoy working with people!)
Basic familiarity with campus libraries, OBIS, and office equipment (photocopier, fax, scanner)
Attention to detail
Ability to follow written and oral instructions
Good communication skills
Willingness to do a variety of tasks and learn a wide range of skills, processes, and new technologies.
Reliable and able to work quickly and efficiently with minimal supervision
Demonstrated experience in social media, graphic design and/or video production
NUMBER OF POSITIONS AVAILABLE: 1-2 positions with the possibility of continuing in the Fall
PAY RATE: $8.20/hr.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: by 3 p.m. on Thurs. Feb 4. Qualified applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview. Late applications will be accepted until position is filled.
TO APPLY: Apply online at Jobs at Oberlin (https://jobs.oberlin.edu/) Resume appreciated, but not required. If you have any questions or difficulty applying online please contact me (firstname.lastname@example.org) .
The Oberlin College Library actively seeks a diverse student staff.
Oberlin College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer