Federal Work Study - Student Assistant (Education Library)

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Aug 4, 2022

Job Description:

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Job Description:

The position begins in the Fall 2022 semester, with the option to continue working in the following semesters. It entails general library duties related to customer service and the organization and maintenance of circulating materials at the Education Library.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting patrons at the service desks and on the phone with basic directional, circulation, and reference questions
  • Loaning, processing, and returning library materials
  • Assisting patrons with technology in our computer labs
  • Assist patrons with printing
  • Recording statistics on patron transactions
  • Stack maintenance tasks, including shelving and shelf-reading
  • Duties may include adapting to service changes and assisting with other projects and initiatives as assigned

Circulation Schedule:

Regular weekly schedules will be set at the beginning of the semester but are subject to change. Work hours could include any hours the building is open and additional time after closing and before opening. Most Education Library student assistants are scheduled for 9 hours per week.

For Fall 2022, the Education Library will be open:

Monday to Thursday: 8 am — 10 pm

Friday: 8 am — 5 pm

Saturday: 1 pm- 5 pm

Sunday: 2pm - 10 pm

*New hires must be available to work a weekend shift and a closing shift during the work week Monday-Thursday

Expected Salary:


Minimum Requirements:
  • Federal Work-Study Program required
  • Good communication skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Works well with the public
  • Capable of working independently
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Must be able to push 50 lbs, lift 25 lbs
Preferred Qualifications:

Previous library experience preferred, but not required.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please be sure to upload:

  • A screenshot or copy of your Federal Work Study award details
  • A copy of your Fall class schedule for consideration
  • A copy of your résumé
  • A cover letter detailing your interest in this position

* 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

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

Health Assessment Required:No