Student Hourly/Work Study - Spencer - University Archives - 12153BR

Student Hourly/Work Study - Spencer - University Archives

Library - Spencer
University of Kansas - Lawrence
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Job Description

Assists in the sorting, arranging, describing, and processing of papers, photographs, publications, audio/visual material, etc. from University of Kansas units. Other duties include:
  • Shelving, shifting, and retrieval of boxes from stack areas.
  • Creating box listings for various departmental records and other data entry.
  • Providing assistance to Archives staff in transferring records from units and individuals.
  • Assisting Archives staff with special projects, exhibits, or events.
  • Assisting Archives staff in responding to reference requests, answering the telephone, photocopying, miscellaneous office support, and special projects or events.

Required Qualifications

  • Capable to work 10 hrs/week, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., M-F, in 2 hour blocks of time.
  • Past experience demonstrating the ability to communicate effectively and follow instructions accurately as evidenced by the application material.
  • Lift 30-35 lbs with or without assistance.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience in archival, library, or museum work.
  • Experience organizing large groups of records.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, specifically Access and Excel.
  • Qualified for Work Study Program.

Additional Candidate Instructions

Position Requirement - Ability to lift 30-40 lbs with or without assistance.

*Dependent on budget, students may be able to work up to 40 hours a week when classes are not in session over breaks.

Contact Information to Applicants

Letha Johnson,

Advertised Salary Range

$8.00 per hour.

Anticipated Start Date


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Library - Spencer
University of Kansas - Lawrence
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