Rice University Standard of Civility
Serves as a representative of the University, displaying courtesy, tact,
consideration and discretion in all interactions with other members of the
Rice community and with the public.
The Government Information Specialist assists library customers with complex
government information and data research questions; teaches microform users
how to view, print and digitize publications in microfilm and microfiche
formats and assists with development of online resources.
Other Skills Required
Ability to search for information in the online catalog and a variety of
databases; ability to manipulate numeric data using spreadsheets and/or
database software; outstanding interpersonal and communication skills.
ALA-accredited MLS or current enrollment in an accredited library and
information science program.
One to two years of experience providing research assistance using government
information and databases.
Other Skills Preferred
Proficiency with data manipulation and visualization tools.
Ability to sit and stand frequently throughout the day. Ability to reach and
(e.g. Weekend/evening work, travel, inclement weather, hazards)
Includes evening (once a week) and occasional weekend hours (typically a few
times a year).
$15.00 - $18.00
Not Benefits Eligible
Eligible for Overtime
An average of 15 hours per week; weekly work schedule will vary as needed and
to include one evening shift per week and occasional weekend hours (typically
a few times a year).
Eligible for Shift Differential
Not Shift Differential Eligible
Provide research assistance to customers at the Kelley Center for Government
Information including assistance with patent and trademark searching; census
and other statistical research; legislative research; maps and microforms.
Update microforms website and social media tools for the Kelley Center.
Create, edit, update and market innovative services such as websites and
social media tools for Kelley Center customers; train and assist colleagues
providing these services.
Perform other duties as assigned.
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