Library Student Assistant and Federal Work Study (Spring 2021)

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Classification Title:Library Student Assistant and Federal Work Study (Fall 2020)Position Type:StudentDepartment:LibraryJob Summary/Basic Function:

Job Summary/Basic

The student assistant for the Dorothy W. Hightower CLC & Library will be required to perform basic library duties such as:

oHandling customer service and interactions with library staff in a professional, enthusiastic manner.
oLearning and becoming proficient using the Library of Congress system for shelving and retrieving books.
oAssisting students with technology questions/issues.
oMaking hourly announcements over our PA (public address) system.
oKeeping all conversation behind the circulation desk to a minimum and on work-related topics only (no chit-chat).
oMaintaining the confidentiality of patron records.
oPerforming other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

•Minimum Qualifications:

oMust be enrolled in at least 6 academic credit hours and carry a minimum of a 2.5 GPA
oMust possess professional appearance/manner.
oMust possess excellent customer/communication skills, a positive, friendly attitude & personal maturity.
oMust be able to lift up to 25 lbs. and push loaded books carts up to 50 lbs. May be required to stoop, climb and/or reach when shelving books.
oMust be familiar with college rules and procedures.
oMust be able to disconnect from cell phone/social media during scheduled work hours.
oMust maintain regular attendance, both in class and at work.
oMust be approved through Financial Aid as eligible for Federal Work Study program in advance if you’re applying for that role.

Preferred Qualifications:Posting Date:06/02/2020Closing Date:Open Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to Applicants:Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * When are you available to work?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Do you have any previous customer service experience (including volunteering/working in a library)?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Why are you interested in working in the library?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Are you eligible for the Federal Work Study Program?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Is your GPA equal to or greater than 2.5?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Are you enrolled in at least 6 credit hours this term?
    • Yes
    • No

Optional & Required DocumentsRequired Documents

Optional Documents

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Document




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Job No:
Posted: 1/11/2021
Application Due: 1/11/2033
Work Type: Full Time