Library Technician (Circulation) – National Gallery of Art – Washington, DC

The National Gallery of Art Library is seeking applicants for a student assistant position in the Reader Services Department.

Library Technician (Circulation)

The primary purpose of this position is to assist with a wide variety of
circulation and reader services for Gallery staff and outside readers.

Duties include retrieving materials from the stacks and reshelving
returned materials, providing information and instruction on circulation
procedures governing use of the Library collection, and maintaining
automated and manual departmental files.

Knowledge and Skills:

Applicants should have a basic knowledge of library collections, online
catalogs, and circulation desk procedures, familiarity with using
personal computers, an ability to type and file accurately, and an
ability to work cooperatively with other staff members and library
patrons. Reading knowledge of a Western European language (French,
German, or Italian) is desirable.


In order to qualify for this position, applicants must be registered at
least as a half-time student, and be able to provide certification of
student status, including a current class schedule. Work schedules will
be determined to accommodate the student’s class schedule and the
Library’s work requirements. The position is limited to 20 hours per
week while classes are in session; full-time employment is available
during semester and summer breaks. The incumbents earn sick and annual
leave based on the amount of hours worked.

Interested applicants should send résumés and any inquiries by email to:

Lamia Doumato, Head of Reader Services

National Gallery of Art Library


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