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[CLOSED] Collections Assistant (Temp), Harvard Kennedy School Library, Remote


Reporting to the Manager of Collections & Library Services, the Collections Assistant supports digital collections within Library & Knowledge Services at the Harvard Kennedy School, including identifying HKS faculty publications from 2021, entering publication data into a library database, and coordinating with faculty assistants.

This is a part-time position at 10 hours/week for 4 weeks, with the possibility of an extension, to work remotely for the Harvard Kennedy School Library & Knowledge Services.

HKS, including LKS, is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community of staff, faculty, fellows, and students. This position will work toward building such a community and foster an inclusive environment in LKS (for colleagues and library patrons) that values and prioritizes diversity, inclusion, and belonging. 


  • Reviewing faculty CVs to identify 2021 publications
  • Searching Google Scholar to identify 2021 publications by HKS faculty authors
  • Entering publications into publications database
  • Liaising with faculty assistants to verify publications and facilitate necessary signatures


  • Experience with data entry or similar detail-oriented projects
  • Proficient in Excel and research databases
  • Familiarity with Google Scholar and Zotero.

Preferred Qualifications:

Current enrollment or completion in an ALA-accredited graduate level library program and/or relevant work experience.

How to Apply:

Send resume and a brief statement of interest or cover letter to Keely Wilczek, Manager of Collections & Library Services, at [email protected]