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Media Center Student Assistant - Job #5077


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  2. Fill out the application and bring it to 110 Doe Library to arrange an interview.

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Student Employment
office hours:

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

Student Job Opening

Date Posted: 
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 11:15am
Student supervisor: 
Jenifer Carter
Media Resources
STDT 2, ($13.00/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: 
Candidate should be available Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, 11-3

Job Information

Job Duties: 

Staffing the Media Resources Center public service desk; retrieving and reshelving DVDs, videos and other media requested by patrons, checking out materials using the library's circulation system; assisting patrons with the use of OskiCat and Web resources; answering simple phone inquiries; updating reservations database of DVDs and videos used for classroom showings; assisting patrons with the use of video equipment; routine maintenance of equipment and collections, including cleaning, labeling and recasing; assisting in digitization and preservation projects; other duties as needed.

Required Qualifications: 

SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT SHOULD HAVE: 1) Two or more semesters left at UCB, NOT including semesters abroad, NOT including Summer (i.e. a graduation date of May 2018, or preferably later); 2) experience in a fast-paced public service environment; 3) strong public service skills in order to effectively deal with a wide variety of questions from faculty, students, etc.; 4) strong written and verbal communications skills; 5) strong problem solving skills and an ability to resolve issues quickly 6) a prompt and reliable attendance record; 7) a working knowledge of OskiCat; 8) familiarity with audio visual equipment ; 9) an ability to briefly describe this job; 10) Have performed a search of OskiCat to identify different ways to access the video "Kypseli women and men apart" and discuss their findings and strategy; 11) flexibility in their extra-curricular schedules and good planning skills.

Special Notes: 

APPLICANTS MUST (1) be available to schedule two 3-hour training sessions at the MRC (2) be committed to work their regular shifts throughout the semester and finals. The MRC is a fast-paced, demanding public service environment which relies on energetic, confident, highly-literate and motivated student employees to function: APPLICANTS SEEKING POSITIONS WHERE THEY CAN DO HOMEWORK SHOULD NOT APPLY.