Library Technician – Tulane University – New Orleans, LA

This position serves as bibliographic assistant to LAL bibliographers and administrative assistant to the Director. Assists LAL bibliographers in firm order processing and communicating with book vendors; processes internal LAL forms such as billing and reproduction requests; prepares transmittals; orders supplies; maintains updated address, visitor and donor lists; assists with logistics of invited speakers, guests, special events and fellows of LAL. Inputs data into specialized library and archival databases. Processes all digital, microfilm and print reproduction requests and provides printed or digital copies via mail or email. Prepares posters, flyers and reproductions for exhibits and other events. Occasionally retrieves materials from LAL special collections for patrons.

REQUIRED Knowledge, Skills Abilities/Competencies:

  • Excellent oral and written command of Spanish and English
  • Experience with basic computer programs such as Microsoft Office
  • Demonstrated interest in Latin American or Iberian Studies, either through travel or study
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills

Minimum Education

  • Bachelor’s degree

OR

  • High school degree (or equivalent) with six years’ directly related work experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with or willingness to learn PhotoShop or other image editing software
  • Prior employment experience in academia and/or in libraries

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