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Library Student Assistant - Job #5935


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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, July 9, 2019 - 1:00pm
Student supervisor: 
Laura McGuiness
NRLF Access Services
STDT 3, ($16/hr)
How many students will be hired for this job?: 
Does this job require work study?: 
Work Study Preferred

Work Schedule

Minimum Hours/Week: 
Maximum Hours/Week: 
Minimum Hours/Shift: 
Specific Work Hours: 
We are open Monday-Friday 8AM-5PM & closed on the weekends. No work hours are available outside of these hours.

Job Information

Job Duties: 

The Northern Regional Library Facility (NRLF) is a storage facility housing over six million items of library material belonging to the northern UC campuses. A student employee’s work at the NRLF is divided into three areas:

Access Services (circulation of library collection, stacks maintenance): Retrieve material from library stacks for processing. Sort and prepare returned material for shelving. Shelve returned material, and verify the shelving work of others. Meet daily deadlines and maintain statistical record of work done.

Deposit Services (new material receipt and processing): Identify, categorize, sort, size, count, and shelve new material. Accession new material by searching Millennium and adding NRLF barcodes to item records. Identify problematic items and refer them to appropriate staff.

Shared Print Projects (serial holdings verification): Pull material from library stacks and organize according to lists. Scan through material, identify problematic items, and make appropriate documentation. Return material to the stacks, keeping it organized by NRLF barcode. Additional duties may include searching and working on item records in Millennium.

Required Qualifications: 

All NRLF student employees must be able to:

Repeatedly grip and manipulate items weighing 5-10 lbs.

Lift, carry, and handle boxes weighing up to 45 lbs.

Roll carts and book trucks weighing up to 480 lbs.

Climb and reach using stepstools and ladders

Learn to locate and organize material using the NRLF barcode system

Use a Windows PC’s basic functions

Meet established deadlines in a fast-paced work environment

Keep focus while performing repetitive tasks

Maintain a high level of accuracy and efficiency

Desired Qualifications: 

Previous experience with library stacks maintenance, material flow, or similar work.

Special Notes: 

NRLF is located at the Richmond Field Station about 25 minutes from campus. THIS IS AN OFF-CAMPUS JOB. Shuttle service is available between campus and job site. NRLF will subsidize the shuttle service fare for student employees.

We are currently hiring students who are interested in working during the fall semester.