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Special Collections Student Assistant
Category: Other
  • Your pay will be discussed at your interview
  • Apply nowJob no: 507060
    Work type: Student Ast
    Categories: Academic Advising/Support, Administrative/Professional, Student Affairs/Services
    Department: 55070100 - LB-SPECIAL / AREA STUDIES-CHR

Job code: lhw-e0-88365514

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  Job posted:   Sun Apr 15, 2018
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Special Collections Student Assistant
Special Collections Student Assistant

Job Description:

Job Duties

+ Work with unique and invaluable manuscript materials by sorting, refoldering, and reboxing items

+ Create folder lists using Microsoft Word, Excel, or other computer programs

+ Perform tasks and projects as assigned by archivists and curators

+ Shelve and organize materials in the library

+ Complete photocopying and scanning projects as needed

+ Occasionally conduct research by looking through documents and books

+ Occasionally assist with projects at the library's off-site Auxiliary Library Facility (ALF)

Length Of Employment: Summer 2018, (16 weeks)

Start date: as soon as possible, but with target date for the beginning of May

Advertised Salary:


Minimum Requirements:

+ Ability to work courteously and effectively with others

+ Ability to work with attention to detail

+ Ability to follow both written and spoken instructions and procedures

+ Ability to manage time and commitments including scheduled work hours

+ This position is open to all students who are eligible to work on campus and will be employed through student Other Personnel Services (OPS) and must maintain a minimum 2.0 grade point average. Registered students are employed on a part-time basis, up to 20 hours per week.

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Previous experience in any library setting

+ Ability to regularly and safely handle archival materials, including: carrying boxes and materials weighing up to 40 pounds; bending and lifting; transporting on carts or dollies frequently weighing over 100 pounds; climbing on stools and ladders to shelve or retrieve materials; and loading and unloading to/from vans

+ Good database and web searching skills

+ Ability to work independently once trained

Special Instructions to Applicants:

An online applicationANDa SASC paper application must be submitted. The SASC paper application is available at the SASC desk in the Grand Reading Room, room 205 Smathers Library East. Return the paper application with your class schedule to SASC staff.

Health Assessment Required:No

Advertised:13 Apr 2018Eastern Daylight Time

Applications close:23 Apr 2018Eastern Daylight Time

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