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Boston Architectural College Library Clerk in Boston, Massachusetts


The Library Clerk is a part-time, pre-professional position of 10-19 hours per week that provides assistance in multiple areas of the Library including circulation, reference, acquisitions, book processing, and shelving. The Library Clerk reports to the Associate Library Director.


  • Circulation, shelving, and retrieval of library materials.

  • Fills requests for items on reserve and at storage.

  • Is responsible for library‚Äôs opening and closing procedures.

  • Provides research and reference assistance to students, faculty, and the public.

  • Provides instruction in the use of library materials, including indexes, reference materials and electronic resources.

  • Assists with maintenance of periodical collection.

  • Assists with the physical processing and maintenance of books.

  • Assists with the creation and maintenance of LibGuides.

  • Perform Inter Library Loan request.

  • Other projects as assigned.


    B.A. or previous library experience required. Coursework towards M.L.S. degree is highly desirable. Must be able to work independently and as part of a team. Experience with the literature of architecture or art history is desirable as is experience with information literacy instruction and/or ease with technology and social media.

    This position will work Monday evenings 5-10:00pm and Saturday 12-5pm.; with additional hours possible.


    Team and Interpersonal Skills : Success in this position requires proven ability to develop professional positive rapport with other team members including support staff and senior staff.

    Service Orientation : Success in this position requires a service-oriented perspective in which, to the greatest extent possible, students and other employees are treated in such a way as to feel valued and well served in their contacts with the facilities team as a professional representative of the BAC.

    Confidentiality and Discretion : Success in this position requires the ability not only to maintain the confidentiality of student and employee records, but also the ability to discern when it is appropriate to divulge privileged, if not necessarily confidential, information.