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Federal Work Study Student Assistant

Health Science Center Library

 

Rate of Pay: $7.79 per hour

 

Job Description:

HSC Library is looking for 6-8 students who are available to start immediately and continue through Summer 2013 and beyond. These are ongoing FWS positions. The schedule is up to 15 hours per week (varying schedules).

Public service library duties including:

  • Assist Access Services staff in preparing the HSC Library for opening. This may include but is not limited to turning on all public computers, photocopy machines/printers, lights; making sure all chairs and furniture are neat and orderly; cleaning monitors and white boards routinely; retrieving materials from outside book returns and reporting problems (equipment out of order, lighting problems, etc).
  • Work at the Information Desk, assisting library patrons with online resources, equipment and providing services such as checking items (books, study room keys, lockers, etc.) in and out using Aleph.
  • Maintaining library environment by shelving, organizing, shifting, straightening the shelves, reporting problems (damaged books, etc) and performing other tasks and/or library related projects as assigned.
  • Assist Access Services staff in preparing the HSC Library for opening. This may include turning on all public computers, photocopy machines/printers, lights; making sure all chairs and furniture are neat and orderly; cleaning monitors and white boards routinely; retrieving materials from outside book returns and reporting problems (equipment out of order, lighting problems, etc).

 

Minimum Requirements

  • Federal Work Study Program REQUIRED – NO EXCEPTIONS!
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs
  • Must be dependable, punctual, detail-oriented, and courteous
  • Ability to manage time and commitments including scheduled work hours
  • Ability to follow detailed instructions
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Computer skills

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience in any library setting
  • Good database and web searching skills
  • Comfortable in Windows operating system
  • Ability to work independently once trained

 

Special instructions to applicants

  • Applicants must provide a copy of the valid, current Federal Work Study Program work permit upon request.
  • Freshmen & sophomores who will consider working for duration of their academic tenure are preferred, but others who are able to make a long-term commitment to the unit will be considered.
  • Applicants will have to maintain FWSP in order to continue working at the Health Science Center Library.

 

Apply online at: http://jobs.ufl.edu/postings/40695

 

              

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