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NNLM MAR Program and Outreach Assistant

The University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences Library System (HSLS) seeks a Program and Outreach Assistant. This entry-level administrative position supports the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region, a regional outreach program funded by the National Library of Medicine. The incumbent will support program outreach by maintaining outreach materials, responding to member and staff requests, and reporting to internal and external stakeholders.

The position requires excellent attention to detail, superior communication skills, and ability to manage projects and prioritize daily tasks. Duties for this position include, but are not limited to: Maintaining inventory of outreach and exhibit materials; Preparing and shipping staff and customer material requests; Responding to basic customer phone and email inquiries; Creating text copy and proofreading social media items, flyers, and other materials ; Tracking and reporting outreach activities of the program office; Taking meeting minutes; and Collecting and reporting data on customer engagement.

Proficiency with PC software (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Access) is required. Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills are essential. Must be detail oriented, with the ability to organize, prioritize and meet deadlines. The ability to exercise confidentiality, discretion and a professional demeanor is essential. Preferred experience: Experience with web-editing software, WordPress, Publisher, and/or image software.

Kate Flewelling