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Federal Work Study Student Assistant

Health Science Center Library


Salary: $7.79/hour


The HSC Library is looking for 2-3 students who are available to start immediately and continue through Fall 2013 and beyond. These are ongoing FWS positions.



Varying schedules between the hours of 1:00pm-midnight, Sunday, and 4:00pm-midnight, Monday-Thursday, for up to 15 hours per week.


Job Description

Public service library duties including:
• Staff the Information desk on the first floor of the Health Science Center Library
• Search the UF catalog to determine the location of library materials and if they are available for checkout
• Check out and check in materials and study rooms in ALEPH
• Search ARES, retrieve, check out and check in reserve materials.
• Assist patron with questions and refer them to other staff members when needed
• Inform users about photocopier use and adding value to the Gator1 cards for copying
• Assist patrons with operation of copiers, scanners, workstations and other equipment
• Pick up, sort, and replace library materials in the proper locations throughout the library
• Assist with other general library duties and/or projects as needed


 Minimum Qualifications

  • Federal Work Study REQUIRED - no exceptions
  • May be required to work holidays and weekends as needed  


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




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