Student Law Library Assistant POOL - 19747BR

Student Law Library Assistant POOL

Law Library
University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
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Job Description

  1. Provides assistance to students, faculty, and other patrons at the Public Service Desks in the Law Library.
  2. Checks library materials in and out.
  3. Provides legal reference assistance.
  4. Answers telephones.
  5. Assists with and maintains library equipment.
  6. Maintains front desk supplies.
  7. Provides general information and directional guidance.
  8. Summons Reference Librarian for patrons with in-depth research questions.
  9. Opens and/or closes the library.
  10. Additional duties as assigned and deemed necessary.

Required Qualifications

  1. Current KU Law student who is enrolled in at least 6-credit hours and will be a 2L, 3L, LL.M. or S.J.D. in the 2021-2022 academic year.
  2. Previous customer-service experience as demonstrated in application materials.
  3. Willingness to maintain assigned work schedule.
  4. Must be available on Saturdays and/or Sundays plus some daytime and evening hours during the week.
  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 appointments).

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Previous library work experience.
  2. Federal Work Study eligibility is a plus.

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete electronic application will include a cover letter and resume.

Review of applications begins on August 1, 2021 and continues as needed to collect a pool of qualified applicants. To ensure consideration, apply before the application review date.

Contact Information to Applicants

Pam Crawford

Advertised Salary Range


Work Schedule

10 - 14 hours/week (subject to change)
Must be available on Saturdays or Sundays plus some daytime and/or evening hours Monday - Friday.

Anticipated Start Date


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Law Library
Primary Campus:
University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
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