Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,150 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 31 among national universities, Boston College has 758 full-time and 1,096 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $956 million, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.
The Law Library Assistant handles a wide range of library support activities in a highly automated and computerized environment. The responsibilities for this position include: providing assistance to patrons at the Library's Information Desk, including answering basic reference questions; managing the University's print management system (PaperCut); participating in Law Library marketing and social media; computer lab management; shelving and stacks maintenance; loose-leaf and microfiche filing; assisting users with micro-form, scanning , and audiovisual equipment; opening, sorting and distributing library mail. Other duties include night and/or weekend supervisory responsibilities (one evening per week; two to three Saturdays per semester) which include opening and/or closing the Library building. The position also entails utilizing the Library's integrated online system for technical processing duties including cataloging, invoicing, serials check-in and other processing operations. Additional responsibilities assigned to Law Library Assistants typically include one or more of the following: bindery operations, course reserves processing, micro-form processing, government documents processing, inter-library loan/document delivery, processing of added volumes, support activities relating to collection development and acquisitions, editing and updating Library web pages, supporting the Digital Initiatives and Scholarly Communication Librarian in various projects, editing and producing the Law Library's electronic newsletter.
This is a full-time 35 hour per week position. During the academic year, hours are 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. four days per week, with a weekly evening shift from 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., and two to three Saturday shifts per semester. During the summer, hours are 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Position Details: Department: 056601 - Law Library Position: 00003431 - Law Library Assistant Grade: 2ND
Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $37,950 to $47,450; salary commensurate with relevant experience.
College degree preferred; strong organizational skills and attention to detail; ability to work with complex library materials; high degree of flexibility to handle changing priorities and schedules; ability to work both independently and as a team member; strong customer service orientation; willingness to take initiative; well-developed computer skills and familiarity with integrated library systems, preferably Alma; web publishing experience preferred; library experience preferred.
Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.
Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity
Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits including depending on your job classification eligibility;
Tuition remission for Employees Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements Generous Medical, and Dental Insurance Low-Cost Life Insurance Eligibility for both 401K and University Funded 403B Retirement Plans Paid Holidays Annually Generous Sick, and Vacation Pay Additional benefits can be found on www.bc.edu/employeehandbook
Boston College's Notice of Nondiscrimination can be viewed at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity/compliance/nondiscrim
Internal Number: 3516
About Boston College
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.