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Millikin University - Decatur, IL
Interlibrary Loan Student Assistant 

Position Title: Interlibrary Loan Student Assistant
Department: Staley Library
Supervisor: Interlibrary Loan Associate

Position Summary:
Assists the Interlibrary Loan Associate in filling requests to other libraries, in processing items received for Millikin patrons, and in processing ILL items returned to Millikin.

Position Responsibilities: Actual tasks will depend on the time of day worked and work flow considerations.  The ILL Student Assistant primarily sends our items out to other libraries and checks in items received for our patrons.  Student responsibilities may include the following:

-Print call slips, retrieve items from shelves and process for sending.

-Label and fill ILDS bags for sending.

-Empty and sort ILDS bags and process items that have come for our patrons.

-Download and fill article requests through ILLIAD.  This will include downloading articles and retrieving items from the shelves.  Articles may need to be scanned or copied and are sent by Odyssey, email, fax, ILDS, or U.S. mail.

-Download and fill loan requests from ILLIAD.  This will include retrieving items from the shelves, updating ILLIAD, and sending items through ILDS or U.S. mail.

-Keep statistics as needed.

-Other related tasks as needed.

Position Requirements:

-Be able to work two hours a day, 5 days a week. Willingness to learn new skills.

-Comfort learning and using different computer databases.

-Some library knowledge, ability to locate library items in stacks.

-Must be accurate. Accuracy is more important than speed.

Comfort with varied pace.

Date of position description: September 2011

Millikin University - Decatur, IL
Millikin University - Decatur, IL