Federal Work Study - Student Assistant (Special Collections)

 
  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Jun 21, 2022
Casual

Job Description:

Classification Title:

STU AST - NON CLERICAL & ADMIN

Job Description:

Hours: 9-12 HOURS PER WEEK. MONDAY – FRIDAY 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Length Of Employment: HIRING FOR SUMMER 2022 WITH THE OPPORTUNITY OF WORKING INTO THE FALL AND SPRING

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, re-foldering, and re-boxing 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/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:

An online application AND a paper department application must be submitted. The SASC paper application is available at the SASC desk in the Grand Reading Room, 2nd floor of Smathers Library. Return the paper application with your class schedule and Federal Work Study (FWS) award page to SASC staff. If you cannot pick-up a paper application right away, please email special@uflib.ufl.edu for a PDF copy.

Students seeking FWS employment should print/screenshot a copy of their Financial Aid Award Page, which contains the Federal Work Study award as proof of FWS eligibility. To locate your Financial Aid Award Page, go to https://one.uf.edu/financialaid/aidyear

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