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Collections Staff Assistant Intern - Collection Management (Part-Time 28hrs/week)

Company: The Church of Jesus Christ Latter-Day Saints
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Posting Info

Posting Dates: 05/14/2021 - 06/04/2021

Job Family: Human Resources

Department: Family History Department


The purpose of the Family History Department is to create inspiring experiences that bring joy to all people as they discover, gather, and connect their family-past, present, and future. Our quality standards guide the way we work. They are: inspiration, trust, kindness, effectiveness, and simplicity.

If our purpose statement and quality standards are something you believe in, we invite you to apply for this position. One of the expectations of employment in the Family History Department is a willingness to do Family History research and help others do the same.

The Family History Library is seeking candidates to assist patrons in the Family History Library. We are seeking candidates to fill a part-time intern position with a focus on providing an accurate and accessible Library collection in a manner that will engage, retain, and empower guests and helpers to find their ancestors.


We need self-driven, creative thinkers who can:

* Provide quality help for staff and guests at the Family History Library * Be flexible and adaptable to change * Manage time and assignments in a productive manner

Job Duties:

* Receive and process new books/periodicals * Prepare collection items for binding, digitization, or library shelves * Interact with other staff members to determine items to be added to the collection * Create and communicate clear metric and reporting measures * Additional responsibilities might include: correct catalog errors, removal and shifting of collection, create training materials, and other assignments as needed


General Requirements:

* Regular attendance and timely arrival at the Library * Manage time and assignments in a productive manner * Flexible and adaptable to change

Required attitudes or talents:

* Exceptional interpersonal skills * Strong organizational and analytical skills * Strong desire to learn and apply new knowledge * Willing to take charge of special assignments * Strong attention to detail * Problem-solving skills * Strong work ethic * Ability to handle complex clerical problems requiring independent analysis and individual judgment * Be self-directed on assignments and responsible for the accuracy and completeness of the work

Required skills:

* Proficiency in office/clerical and library functions normally developed through at least two years of post-high school experience as a clerk/secretary or librarian. Preferred: Completed or currently enrolled in a MLS/MLIS program, or the equivalent combination of experience and training. * Advanced personal computer skills and demonstrated advanced proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications. Experience with Microsoft Access a plus. * Working knowledge of FamilySearch products (; Wiki; Family Tree, etc.) * Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).

Paid Interns are qualified while enrolled in an educational institution and for one year following graduation. They must sign a Paid Internship Engagement Letter.

Worthiness Qualification

Must be a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and currently temple worthy.

Posting Notice/More Info.

Please Note: All positions are subject to close without notice.

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