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Job Title:  Research Center Aide

Part Time
17.5 hours/week, Tuesday through Saturday from September through May (Tuesday through Friday from June through August)
$10/hour
Position Description: 

The Chicago History Museum invites applications for the part-time position of Research Center Aide.
The Research Center Aide photocopies materials from the research collection for Research Center patrons. The Aide enhances the reputation of the Research Center by providing quick, thoughtful, careful, and respectful service.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
 Photocopy materials from the photograph, manuscript, and book holdings for Research Center patrons
 Ensure that care is taken to preserve collection materials while handling and working with them
 Provide advice to patrons on procedures and the appropriate way to complete forms
 Process payments in cash or by credit card
 Ascend and descend stairs to access collection items.
 Move heavy carts containing collections materials up and down ramps
 Routinely lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects weighing up to 40 pounds
 Refer unusual copy requests to appropriate members of the Museum staff
QUALIFICATIONS:
 College degree preferred. Some college required
 Excellent problem-solving/investigative ability
 Attention to detail
 Ability to operate the Research Center’s book copier
 Training and knowledge to work with fragile materials and object handling
 Ability to work with speed and under pressure
 Excellent communication skills that convey a positive service attitude
 Ability to ascend and descend stairs
 Ability to move heavy carts up and down ramps
 Ability to lift and carry objects weighing up to 40 pounds
 17.5 hour work week: all day on Saturdays and regular hours Tuesday through Friday from September through May (works Tuesday through Friday from June through August)

Please submit one single MSWord document that contains 3 parts: cover letter, resume with salary history and 3 work references. This website will not accept multiple separate documents so it is important to follow these instructions carefully.

SALARY HISTORY REQUIRED – RESUMES SUBMITTED WITHOUT ABOVE LISTED MATERIALS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED – Background check required – EOE M/F/D/V – No phone calls please.

Deadline: Sep 30, 2016

Application Contact:  Ellen Keith

Apply To: 

Chicago History Museum

1601 N. Clark St.

Chicago, IL 60614

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