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Posting No. 113

  1. Position:
    Graduate Library Assistant (GSLA)
  2. Department:
    User Services - Research & Education
  3. Period of Employment:
    June 12, 2023 - August 31, 2023
  4. Qualifications:

    University of Toronto graduate student. Some experience working with a library services platform, including searching of online bibliographic databases, preferred. Excellent oral and written English skills essential. Demonstrated good work performance and attendance record. Ability to do detailed work with speed and accuracy. Ability to handle a large daily volume of library materials and to push book trucks. Demonstrated ability to complete work assignments promptly and accurately with minimal supervision.

  5. Duties:

    Under general supervision, the successful candidate processes catalogue records for library materials for Robarts Library resources, with a focus on government publications serials/monographic series retrospective work. Tasks include searching online databases for bibliographic records, updating catalogue holdings information and supporting staff improving catalogue records, and itemizing government documents collections.

    NOTE: The selection process for eligible, qualified candidates will include an interview, a test or exercise, and reference checks.

  6. Hours per Week:
    15 hours a week, to be scheduled Monday to Friday, between 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  7. Hourly Rate:
    $26.53, $27.32

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Applications for this position will be accepted until June 06, 2023

This position is in the CUPE Local 1230 - Student Casual Bargaining Unit