Student Hourly/Work Study - Mail Services

Job Description

Student Hourly / Work Study position involving campus mail delivery and collection; as well as assisting with KU Libraries mail packaging, processing, periodic projects and daily duties. We are seeking students with availability to work at least 8:00am-10:00am and/or 1:00pm-3:00pm schedule Monday – Friday.

Specific duties include, but may not be limited to:
  • Driving a university-owned vehicle to deliver and collect campus mail.
  • Campus Mail packaging, processing, and delivery.
  • Library mail packaging and processing, including computer documentation.
  • Management of shipments to and from Watson Library (staging, loading & unloading of dock deliveries).
  • Driving a university-owned vehicle to transport library materials between library locations.
  • Delivery of copy paper to library offices.
  • Collection of donated books.
  • Assist library personnel with projects when needed (moving furniture, arranging work areas, etc.)
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Current KU student enrolled in 6 or more credit hours.
  • Must have a good driving record as evidenced in the application materials.
  • Must be available to work a minimum of 9-12 hours per week.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with campus is a plus.
  • Reliability and punctuality are very important (adhering to the agreed-upon work schedule).
  • Awarded and accepted Federal Work Study.

Additional Candidate Instructions

Hours per week and weekly schedule:
The Mail Services office operates year-round on a Monday-Friday schedule. Semester schedules for student hires are set in coordination with existing workers’ available hours. Students generally work 10-20 hours per week in the Spring & Fall semesters, and possibly more during breaks.

We are seeking students with the availability to work at least 8:00am-10:00am and/or 1:00pm-3:00pm schedule Monday-Friday.

Ideal candidates will be consistently available to work a minimum 2-hour blocks of time.

Please attach a resume and cover letter which addresses how you meet the required and preferred qualifications.

Contact Information to Applicants

Jim Richey

Advertised Salary Range


Work Schedule

Flexible, based on class schedule.

Anticipated Start Date

Monday October 23, 2023

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Posting Information

  • Posting ID:  25561BR
  • Department:  Libraries-General
  • Primary Campus:  University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
  • Reg/Temp:  Temporary
  • Employee Class:  S-Student

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