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Temporary Library Assistant (Evening Shifts)

Weill Cornell Medical College
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Position Summary

Participates in the provision of public services by assisting patrons with the use of library resources and services, circulating books from the collection, maintaining an environment appropriate for study, troubleshooting equipment problems, answering basic requests for information and referring other inquiries as appropriate\. Assists with labeling and shelving of library materials\. Provides clerical support for library projects\. May be responsible for opening and/or closing the Reading Room\.

Job Responsibilities

+ Ensures that a consistent service presence is maintained in the Reading Room\.

+ Acts as a first point of contact for patron inquiries, either face\-to\-face or through a variety of other channels \(telephone, email, web\-based reference\)\.

+ Assists users with basic inquiries and refers others to appropriate staff\.

+ Circulates items from the collection to authorized users\.

+ Maintains the order of the Reading Room collection and facilities\.

+ Maintains security of the reserve collection\.

+ Reports technical problems as they arise\.

+ Maintains a statistical account of service use\.

+ Assists with processing library materials as needed\.

+ Searches for the availability of resources in the Cornell libraries catalogs\.

+ Performs other similar and related duties as required\.


+ Bachelor's Degree


Some related experience\.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

+ English language fluency\.

+ Strong customer service skills\.

+ Good computer skills\.

+ Ability to organize, prioritize and be attentive to detailed work\.

+ Ability to work as team member\.

Licenses and Certifications

Working Conditions/Physical Demands

Evening and weekend work required\.

Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar was established in 2001 as a partnership between Cornell University and Qatar

Foundation\. The first medical school in Qatar and a pioneer of coeducation at university level, WCM\-Q offers an integrated program of pre\-medical and medical studies leading to the Cornell University M\.D\. degree\. Teaching is by Cornell and Weill Cornell faculty, including physicians at Hamad Medical Corporation \(HMC\) who hold Weill Cornell appointments\.

Enrollment has grown rapidly from 25 first year pre\-medical students in fall 2002 to over 200 students from more than 30 countries as we entered our sixth year of operation in September 2007\.

WCM\-Q is part of Weill Cornell Medical College, which was founded in New York City over 100 years ago, and shares the same mission:

+ to provide the finest education possible for medical students

+ to conduct research at the cutting edge of knowledge

+ to improve health care both now and for future generations

+ to provide the highest quality of care to the community

Weill Cornell Medicine\-Qatar is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled employer\.
Posted: 2019-08-01 Expires: 2019-09-01

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