POOL: Public Services Student Hourly / Work Study - 13161BR

POOL: Public Services Student Hourly / Work Study

Library-Access Services
University of Kansas - Lawrence
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Job Description

Successful candidates for the Public Services positions at KU Anschutz Library will perform a variety of library duties including the following: provide helpful and friendly assistance to library users in a variety of ways including in-person, telephone, and by email; answer library user questions and provide general information, directional guidance, and referrals to University sources, using appropriate library resources and the Internet; check out and return books, periodicals, and other library materials; make referrals to library faculty and staff when appropriate; perform variety of collection maintenance duties including shelving and lifting; assist users with, and maintain, library equipment; work independently of supervision when necessary; as well as other related duties as assigned. Work-study eligibility may be required for some positions.

Required Qualifications

  • Enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours.
  • Willingness to maintain assigned work schedule.
  • Commit to ongoing training in addition to work schedule.
Position Requirement: Ability to maneuver heavy book trucks.

Work-study eligibility may be required for some positions.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Strong commitment to providing excellent customer service to library users.
  • Recent public service work and/or volunteer experience.
  • Library work experience and/or familiarity with KU Libraries as a user.
  • Well-developed computer and research skills including knowledge of Voyager library system, database and web searching, and word processing.
  • Work-study eligibility.
  • Availability to work all year including breaks.
  • Knowledge of Library of Congress classification system.

Additional Candidate Instructions

Applicant Requirements:
  • Applicants are required to attach either a cover letter or resume to your application. Failure to provide a cover letter and resume as part of your application will result in an incomplete application.
  • Applicant must include hours you are available to work.

Due to the longer hours Anschutz is open, we have a separate availability sheet we'd like you to fill out, instead of the system's pre-generated one. Please complete the following steps to ensure you fill this out correctly and accurately:

Contact Information to Applicants

Tanay Adams

Advertised Salary Range

$8.00 per hour.

Anticipated Start Date


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Library-Access Services
University of Kansas - Lawrence
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