Virginia Tech

Falls Church , VA
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Library Assistant

Virginia Tech
Falls Church, VA Full-time
Posted on September 8, 2019

Job Description

Perform public assistance functions of the NVC Resource Center/Library, including general reference, circulation, and reserve. Participate in planning and operations of branch library services. Assist the public with the use of resources available at the NVC Resource Center (Falls Church) and through the University Libraries system.

Required Qualifications

Library work experience

Basic research assistance experience including knowledge of bibliographic databases and reference tools

Strong interpersonal skills and professionalism with customer service and sensitivity to working in a multicultural setting

Experience working as part of a team while also being able, as needed, to work independently with minimal supervision

Willingness and ability to work a varied work schedule that includes nights and weekends

Excellent communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree

Experience scheduling and coordinating events, meetings, and/or use of spaces

Experience providing technology consultation services in an academic setting

Familiarity with Koha or other Integrated Library Systems

Experience with 3D printing or designing for 3D printing

Experience designing public displays or presentations

Experience with instruction/teaching or training

Experience working in higher education

Knowledge of citation managers

Pay Band


Salary Information

Maximum $41,000

Review Date

August 27, 2019

Additional Information

The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check

Location - Falls Church

About Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

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