Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Job Opportunity - Special Library POSITION FILLED

The Library Technician position is based in the Northbrook, IL headquarters of Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. We are seeking candidates for this part-time position to work in our specialty engineering library, and are offering a flexible schedule of up to 20 hours per week. All applicants must apply online. Responsibilities:

  • Assisting library users in the use of the online catalogue

  • Locating library resources for users

  • Photocopying and scanning articles for users

  • Instructing patrons in how to use computer systems to access data

  • Lending and collecting books, periodicals, videotapes and other library material

  • Processing materials for the library (typing, creating, and applying labels and barcodes to new items) and determining the appropriate subject division

  • Sorting returned books, periodicals, and other items and putting them in the designated shelves, in the appropriate files, or in storage areas

  • Repair books and materials as necessary

  • Processing various types of incoming and outgoing correspondence and mail, call messenger service, and process FedEx packages

  • Creating PDF documents and CDs for library users

  • Assisting Corporate Librarian with special Library projects


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.

  • Strong computer skills and aptitude

  • Proficiency in Microsoft programs with emphasis on Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook

  • Knowledge of Adobe Acrobat

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Excellent listening and communication skills

  • Ability to instruct staff in the use of technologies, software, and library-related databases

  • Detail-oriented with the ability to file accurately http://tbe.taleo.net/NA2/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=WJE&cws=1&rid=441



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