Federal Work Study - Special Collections Student Assistant

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Nov 23, 2021

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Job Description:

Hours: 8-10 HOURS PER WEEK. Monday-Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Job Duties

  • Work at the main desk in the Grand Reading Room. Register patrons and make them aware of rules. Provide a secure presence at the desk to ensure protection and security of materials.
  • Provide patrons with reference assistance
  • Shelve and organize materials in the library
  • Keep sections in order by checking the call numbers, straightening the shelves, reporting problems
  • Retrieve requested items for patrons
  • Assist patrons with computers, scanners, and photocopiers
  • 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
  • Complete photocopying and scanning projects as needed
  • Occasionally conduct research by looking through documents and books
  • Help maintain library environment by ensuring that the No Food/Drink policy is observed
Expected Salary:

$10.58 per hour

Minimum Requirements:
  • Federal Work Study eligible
  • 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
  • Fulfill the requirements to continue on the Federal Work Study program
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ability to lift 25 pound boxes and stand on stools and ladders
  • Previous experience in any library setting
  • Good database and web searching skills
  • Ability to work independently once trained
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants must provide proof of FWS award for Spring 2022.

Freshmen & sophomores who will consider working for duration of their academic tenure are preferred, but others who are able to make a long-term commitment to the unit will be considered.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required:No