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Posted Job Title

Job Profile Title
Temporary Employee - Non-Exempt

Job Description Summary
Under the direction of the Director of the Library Research Annex (LIBRA), the LIBRA intern will play an integral role in coordinating the process of providing access to unprocessed and hidden collections stored at the Library Research Annex (LIBRA).

Job Description

We are looking for an energetic and organized MLIS student to take the lead in organizing these projects.

20hrs/week; one year

LOCATION: University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Library Research Annex, West Deptford, NJ

  • Document the scope of the project and write a project plan
  • Create and establish a workflow for processing the collection, including the creation of templates to streamline work
  • Write procedure documentation
  • Establish a method for capturing metrics
  • Coordinate with the Director on implementation
  • Serve as a resource for staff


  • Current Graduate student in a program accredited by the American Library Association
  • Attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, proven problem solving ability
  • Effective communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

  • Knowledge of Project Management practices
  • Familiarity with bibliographic cataloging practices

Application Requirement:

A Cover Letter and Resume/CV are required to be considered for this position. Please upload your Cover Letter where it asks you to upload your Resume/CV; multiple documents are allowed.

Budgeted Pay Range:

$15.00 -- $20.00 commensurate with education and experience

Job Location - City, State
West Depford, New Jersey

Department / School
University Library

Pay Range
$7.25 - $155.75

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