The OHSU Library , the largest health sciences library in Oregon, serves the faculty, staff, and students of OHSU, as well as health professionals and residents of the State of Oregon.Our mission is to advance the effective, efficient, and ethical use of information in support of education, research, and healthcare. The OHSU Library Student Worker performs a variety of tasks in support of the Library's day-to-day operations, including staffing our Service Desk, responding to questions and requests on the phone or virtually, and paging and shelving books.
There are two positions available. Your application to this position will be considered for both positions.
Staffs the OHSU Library service desk: greets Library users; answers questions in person, on the phone, and online.
Checks books in and out using an integrated library system; retrieves books from stacks for user requests; reshelves books after use; checks book drops for returned items; scans journal articles or book chapters from our print collection.
Searches the library catalog to determine the availability of print and digital resources.
Cleans, dusts, and tidies Library spaces.
Special projects as needed.
Undergraduate Program (minimum 6 credit hours), junior standing or above, OR Graduate Program, minimum 4.5 credit hours)
One year or more of customer service or customer tech support experience
Experience working with diverse populations
Excellent customer service skills
Strong oral and written communication skills; ability to communicate effectively with students, faculty, researchers, and staff members
Excellent attention to detail
Effective problem solving skills
Familiarity with searching academic library databases
Enrollment in a library science, public health, or related graduate program
Work or volunteer experience in a library
Experience with the Library of Congress or National Library of Medicine classification system
Ability to troubleshoot technical issues with computers, network printers, scanner
Working conditions: Required to work onsite. Up to 20 hours per week during normal business hours (Monday through Friday, between 8:00 am and 6:00 pm); regular weekly schedule to be arranged based on business needs.
Physical demands & equipment usage: Ability to lift and handle objects weighing up to 20 lbs; able to push and maneuver loaded book carts weighing up to 100 lbs. Comfortable working in dim, dusty areas for moderate periods of time. Requires standing, reaching, and bending on a regular basis; occasionally requires moving and shifting large sections of books for inventory projects.
Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
As an organization devoted to the health and well-being of people in Oregon and beyond, OHSU requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm