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Clerical Assistant - South/Southeast Asia Library - Job #2668


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office hours:

8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
(closed daily for lunch,
noon to 1 p.m.)

Student Job Opening

Date Posted: 
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 11:50am
Student supervisor: 
Virginia Shih
Arts and Humanities Division Operations
STDT 2, ($13.75/hr)
How many students will be hired for this job?: 
Does this job require work study?: 
Work Study Required

Work Schedule

Minimum Hours/Week: 
Maximum Hours/Week: 
Minimum Hours/Shift: 
Specific Work Hours: 
Mondays - Fridays 9a - 5pm

Job Information

Job Duties: 

Assist with book order searches, utilizing library catalog resources.  Processing incoming materials and providing clerical support to South/Southeast Asia (SSEA) Library librarian.  Scanning, organizing, copying, filing materials.  Some public service desk coverage.  Answering basic informational/directional inquiries from the public.  Special library projects as needed, both locally in SSEA and larger Arts & Humanities Division-related projects.

Required Qualifications: 

Reliable, responsible, punctual, aptitude for accuracy and detailed work.  Ability to organize and prioritize assignments under minimal supervision.  

Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite applications (e.g. Word, excel), and Google docs/sheets.

Must be able to lift, reach, and push heavy books on/off shelves.


Desired Qualifications: 

Any of the following:

  • Familiarity with Library of Congress Call number system, OskiCat, Melvyl and/or the libraries on campus
  • Any Southeast Asian language proficiency skills.
  • Previous work in a library.
  • Someone interested in a long term employment and working summers; freshmen and sophomores preferred.
Special Notes: 

Must be reliable and able to maintain a minimum work schedule of 10 hours per week.  Work will be based in daytime business hours; however, evening and weekend hours may be offered in future semesters based on skill and professionalism of candidates hired.  Work will be based in the South/Southeast Asian Library (120 Doe).