Student Hourly - Hatch Library Assistant POOL

Position Overview

The Hatch Library Assistant provides the first point of contact for patrons of the Hatch Resource Center and completes various tasks related to the operations of a multifaceted learning resource center, reading room, and archive.

Job Description

  • 20% - Assist patrons at the reference desk
  • 20% - Provide reference assistance with the online catalog
  • 20% - Shelve books
  • 20% - Process archival materials
  • 20% - Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  1. Possess customer service skills, as evidenced in application materials
  2. Strong attention to detail, as evidenced in application materials
  3. Ability to work collaboratively, as evidenced in application materials
  4. Previous database experience, as evidenced in the application materials through work history or course work
  5. During the semester term of the appointment, the student hourly must be enrolled in no fewer than 6 credit hours. For summer periods the student hourly must: 1) have been enrolled in no less than 6 hours in the past spring semester or 2) be pre-enrolled in upcoming fall semester in no less than 6 hours or 3) be enrolled in summer session or 4) be admitted to study in the upcoming fall semester. Student Hourlies may be undergraduate or graduate students. (Exceptions granted for GRA/GTA/GA appointments DO NOT apply to Student Hourly)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience working in a library is a plus
  • Interest in architecture & design
  • Photography & social media skills

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application includes a cover letter and a resume or CV. Apply online and submit a letter describing your qualifications for this position. Only complete applications will be considered.

To ensure consideration apply before the application review date, January 16, 2024. A review of applications will continue until qualified candidates are identified throughout the school year. Anticipated start date is as soon as possible.

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Work Schedule

Variable hours, Monday - Friday, between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm.

Anticipated Start Date

Tuesday January 16, 2024

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Posting Information

  • Posting ID:  25832BR
  • Department:  Architecture Design
  • Primary Campus:  University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
  • Reg/Temp:  Temporary
  • Employee Class:  S-Student

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