Do you find yourself going from class assignment to class assignment, thinking “I wish I had a part-time job with flexible hours, and specifically over at Hirsh Library, because they all seem like such great people”? Well have I got good news for you: we’ll be hiring soon!
As HHSL begins to return to in-person operations, we’re going to need student staff to help keep the desk open and library services running smoothly. The schedule is fixed but flexible – two scheduled shifts a week with the opportunity to pick up more as they occasionally open up, but all with the understanding that life happens (board exams, externships, lab experiments gaining sentience and running off into the countryside, etc). The position duties are a mix of circulating material (like the anatomy models and laptops), helping patrons find articles and books they’re looking for, and lending a hand to the R&I staff (such as scanning articles for Interlibrary Loan).
In return, you’ll get to: work in a great environment alongside students from other programs on campus; really hone your research skills; polish your communication skills by assisting a wide variety of people (the entire Health Sciences Campus, including students, faculty, and the staff of the Tufts Medical Center); and get to know the librarians on a first-name basis (they’re great people, and masters of research).
We plan to do the hiring and training late this summer, in preparation for the fall semester. Individual start dates are malleable, and subject to discussion as we get closer.
If this all sounds good to you, then you should fill out an application! It takes 5 minutes, and who knows, maybe you’ll meet your new best friend! If you have any questions, feel free to send them our way at firstname.lastname@example.org, and we will be happy to answer them.
All of us here at HHSL look forward to working with you!
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