Student Circulation Assistant- Music & Dance Library - 22590BR

Student Circulation Assistant- Music & Dance Library

Library-Fine Arts
University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
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Job Description

Successful candidates for the Public Services positions at KU's Thomas Gorton Music and Dance 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.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Must be enrolled in at least six credit hours at the University of Kansas.
  • Must maintain assigned work schedule.
  • Commit to ongoing training in addition to work schedule.
  • Must be able to maneuver heavy book trucks 50 lbs or more.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Educational background in music, dance, or theater.
  • 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

Completed application includes: Online application, cover letter and resume. Only complete applications will be considered. Positions will be filled on an ongoing basis.

**In addition, please attach a schedule indicating your work availability, Library hours are:
8 am - 8 pm Monday - Thursday
8 am - 5 pm Friday
12 pm - 5 pm Saturday and Sunday.

***will be on campus***

Contact Information to Applicants

Christopher Bohling

Advertised Salary Range


Work Schedule

10 - 29 hours per week (depending on student status)
Some evening and weekend times required.

Anticipated Start Date


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Library-Fine Arts
Primary Campus:
University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
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