Library Student Assistant Summer Break employment

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Library Student Assistant Summer Break employment

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Lexington, KY

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Required Education:

High School diploma earned. Must be enrolled as a UK student for either the Summer or Fall 2021 semester.

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Physical Requirements:

Must be able to sit at the Circulation Desk computer terminal for several hours at a time. Must have the ability to lift books and journals that could weigh up to 30 pounds, place them on a book cart, push cart to bookshelves and shelve them.


Monday-Friday: 8am to 8pm;
Saturday: 10am to 6pm;
Sunday: 12pm to 8pm.
(Various shifts available during the open hours’ time-frame. Total hours per week TBD.)

Job Summary:

Job Duties: staffing the Circulation service desk which includes answering & transferring phone calls, greeting walk-in customers, giving directions, searching for library materials in InfoKat Discovery, charging & discharging library materials using ALMA, and explaining library policies. Other duties as assigned.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Data entry and other basic computer skills, attention to detail, proper phone etiquette, good verbal communication, and excellent customer service. Must be willing to read and respond quickly to supervisor’s emails.

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Preferred Education/Experience:

Prior library work experience preferred; yet, not required.

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University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.




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Posted: 4/3/2021
Application Due: 4/10/2021
Work Type: Full Time