Library Assistant 5 (Mailroom)

Cleveland, OH
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Created: October 19, 2023


Case Western Reserve University seeks a forward thinking, inclusive, and collaborative
individual for the Library Assistant 5 (Mailroom) position.
POSITION DESCRIPTION: With a high degree of independence, this position performs duties
for managing and providing customer service for the shipping and receiving department of
Kelvin Smith Library (KSL). This position is responsible for processing a large volume of
incoming and outgoing OhioLINK and Interlibrary Loan research materials requested by faculty,
staff, and students and for ordering and receiving general supplies for the entire library, and for
coordinating access and facility matters. Daily interactions take place with several different
vendors and delivery contractors (UPS, FedEx, Campus Mail, OhioLINK Priority shipping,
Staples, bindery vendor etc.). This unit also supports the mail/ delivery/ shipments of the entire
library including non-library departments housed within the building.
ENVIRONMENT: Consistently ranked as one of the country’s leading private research
institutions, Case Western Reserve University is a member of the Association of American
Universities (AAU) that offers a robust learning environment for  approximately 5,792
undergraduate and 6,400 graduate and professional students. Students enroll in the schools of
dental medicine, engineering, management, medicine, law, nursing, and social work and the
College of Arts and  Sciences. Students can further engage with 100 interdisciplinary academic
and research centers and institutes, all  within an academic culture that promotes and values
innovation of all kinds. Situated in Cleveland’s vibrant University Circle cultural community,
CWRU is an integral partner with world-class cultural organizations such as the Cleveland
Museum of Art, the Western Reserve Historical Society, the Cleveland Botanical Garden, and
the Cleveland Museum of Natural History.
The Kelvin Smith Library is the knowledge and creativity commons of Case Western Reserve
University and part of a library system with over three million titles in print and digital formats.
KSL is home to the University Archives and Special Collections and manuscripts consisting of
over 17,000 linear feet, the Kulas Music Collection, and the Freedman Center for Digital
Scholarship which advances research by partnering with scholars and students to explore and
develop new forms of scholarship. KSL is a member of the Association of Research Libraries
(ARL), OhioLINK, the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI), HathiTrust, and the Center for
Research Libraries. In 2019 KSL was the recipient of the ACRL Excellence in Academic
Libraries Award. KSL affiliate libraries include the Cleveland Institute of Art Library, the
Cleveland Institute of Music Robinson Music Library, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Library,
and a cooperative relationship with the Western Reserve Historical Society Research Library.
QUALIFICATIONS: Education and Experience: Associate’s degree and 3 years of experience;
or a Bachelor’s degree in related area (academic library preferred) and no experience.
SALARY This position is an L5 with a minimum of $40,955. The salary will be offered to
commensurate with qualifications and experience.
APPLICATION PROCESS The full job description and application information are available at Job ID 12091. Please submit Resume and Cover Letter.
CWRU LIBRARIES DIVERSITY STATEMENT The Case Western Reserve University Libraries
are deeply committed to achieving racial justice, and promoting a culture of anti-racism,
inclusion, equity, and diversity, so all people are welcome, heard, empowered, and valued.
CWRU DIVERSITY STATEMENT: In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve
University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity.  Women, veterans, members of
underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Published: Saturday, October 21, 2023 18:49 UTC

Last updated: Saturday, October 21, 2023 18:49 UTC