Student hourly - Spahr Engineering Library - 10498BR

Student hourly - Spahr Engineering Library

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Job Description

Successful candidates for the Public Services position with the KU Libraries will perform a variety of library duties at the Service Desks in Spahr Engineering Library 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
  • Other related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

Enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours.

Position Requirements -
1. Maneuver heavy book trucks.
2. Maintain assigned work schedule and commit to ongoing training in addition to work schedule.

Preferred Qualifications

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

Contact Information to Applicants

Channette Alexander,

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