Federal Work Study - Library Assistant, Latin American and Caribbean Collection

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Jul 14, 2021

Job Description:

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Job Description:

Job Duties

  • This position requires working directly with the public in person and sitting at a reception desk.
  • Answering general directional and building policy questions at the reference and circulation desk in-person and by telephone.
  • Referring in-depth or complex questions to library staff.
  • Checking books in and out, shelving, and shifting.
  • Assisting with other general library duties and/or projects as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Length Of Employment: Ongoing FWS position beginning Summer 2021

Hours: Mon.-Fri. between 8am-6pm for 12-15 hours per week (on-site only); weekend hours may be required in the Fall semester.

Expected Salary:

$9.15 per hour

Minimum Requirements:
  • Federal Work Study Program REQUIRED - NO EXCEPTIONS!
  • Must be dependable and pay attention to detail
  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively with a diverse patronage and library staff
  • Ability to manage time and commitments including scheduled work hours
  • Ability to follow detailed instructions
  • Ability to work independently once trained
  • Computer skills
  • Commitment to a diverse workplace
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working with the public
  • Experience working with a diverse community
  • Previous experience in any library setting
  • Reading knowledge of languages other than English
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants are requested to submit with their application:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Class Schedule
  • Proof of Federal Work Study

* 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. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

Health Assessment Required:No