Decker Library at the Maryland Institute College of Art invites applications for a part-time Access Services Assistant to join their team! The Access Services Assistant engages in the full-range of Access Services functions including managing the service desk, supervising student workers, and overseeing the physical library space.
Decker Library is especially interested in candidates possessing:
- Library experience, specifically Access Services, stacks maintenance and tech services.
- Demonstrated ability to work with and manage student staff.
- The ability to work flexibly, independently, and collaboratively with colleagues, staff, faculty, and students to foster a collegial work environment that encourages growth, inclusivity, innovation, curiosity, and rigor.
- Excellent communication, interpersonal, and customer service skills.
- Exceptional organizational skills, problem-solving skills, attention to detail and accuracy, and the ability to set and keep deadlines.
- A background in art, art history, or design.
- Demonstrated experience with promoting social justice, equity, and diversity.
The position requires consistent evening and occasional weekend hours.
If interested, please see the full position description and submit application materials online: https://mica.wd5.
About The Decker Library
The mission of Decker Library is to empower MICA community members to make informed choices in their work and lives. If they are successful, the library will be a hub for socially engaged artists, designers, and educators in Baltimore, creating a more equitable world. Their core values are:
Innovative, Inclusive, Investigative
We provide a welcoming space for learning, inspiration, and discovery.
We are partners with faculty in student learning, specifically relating to information literacy.
We help anyone in the MICA community find what they are looking for.
We are Decker Library!
Their goals are:
- To become a participatory library, where conversations in physical and digital spaces create knowledge that is beneficial to the MICA community.
- To practice critical librarianship, where we help our community develop critical thinking skills, provide information literacy instruction, promote being an engaged citizen, and critique power and privilege, including developing antiracist frameworks.
- To become a beta space that allows for the prototyping of new and iterative ideas.
- To be in partnership with campus units to better support learning.