Natural Resources Library Student Assistant

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Vacancy Type Temporary Is Internal Transfer Only No Working Title Natural Resources Library Student Assistant Salary Range Anticipated Hiring Range $10.00/hour Position Number 25nym168 Work Schedule Please see above. Full Time Equivalent (FTE) .15-.725 Department 250101 - NCSU Libraries Department Job City & State Raleigh, NC Essential Job Duties

Student assistants provide courteous assistance to all users of the Natural Resources Library, in Jordan Hall. Key duties include: Locate and explain library materials, including books, journals, media and online resources.
Demonstrate and help users address problems with computers, printing, scanning, and other technologies. Check library materials in and out accurately and efficiently. Promptly address user questions or concerns about library resources and services, and refer questions to other staff members as appropriate. Reliably open and close the library. Shelve books accurately.

Work Schedule: We are currently hiring for multiple positions, some starting Summer 2019 and some starting Fall 2019. Work schedule is generally determined based on your availability and the library’s needs. You may be required to work during breaks and University holidays. During the summer students often work 20-25 hrs/wk and during the school year around 6-12 hrs/wk.

Other Work/Responsibilities Minimum Experience/Education

NCSU student with at least two semesters left before graduation. (Students graduating December 2019 are not eligible.)

Departmental Required Skills

Excellent interpersonal, communication (verbal and written), and problem solving skills, including ability to understand needs of diverse users. Able to read and follow instructions, procedures and department policies and adjust readily to changes. Desire to provide courteous, accurate, and confidential service. Dependable and punctual. Basic computer skills with Google email/apps, Microsoft Office, Internet searching.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

Experience in customer service position or other situation involving assisting the public. Experience with searching online library catalogs or databases.

Required License or Certification


Special Instructions

Please attach a resume and cover letter.

Job Open Date 03/20/2019 Must Be Open Until

Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time. 03/27/2019 Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No Proposed Hire Date AA/EOE

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you learn of this opportunity?
    • NCSU Website
    • NCSU Executive Search Services
    • Other Online Job Board
    • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
    • Job / Career Fair
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Professional Journal
    • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
    • Professional Organization
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
    • NCSU Employee Referral
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
    • Other
  2. If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Will you be enrolled as an NCSU student during Fall 2019?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * What is your expected graduation date? (e.g. May 2020)

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Would you prefer to start during the summer or at the beginning of the fall semester? If you are interested in summer work, please describe your general availability. (The library is open 7:30am-9pm weekdays and 1-5pm on Sundays.)

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Do you have a federal work study award that you could use for this job? (Note: FWS is not required for employment.)
    • Yes
    • No
Application Materials Required Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
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    Posted: 3/21/2019
    Application Due: 3/31/2019
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