Library Student Assistant C (Technical Services): Consortium Library

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Classification:Student Assistant C
Grade:Student C
Work type:Student Employee
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
School/Business unit:UAA Consortium Library
Location: Anchorage
Categories: Student Affairs/Services

Position Summary:

The Consortium Library Technical Services Department supports the mission of the library by organizing, processing and providing bibliographical access to the library's print collection, electronic books and journals, and select archival collections that support the teaching, learning, research, and scholarship mission of UAA. The department has three areas of emphasis: cataloging, serials, and institutional repository. The Technical Services Department student worker is responsible for checking in journals using the library's automated system, processing library materials, sorting library mail, receiving library deliveries, tracking and processing government document deliveries, shelving government documents, and other duties as assigned.

Duties:

The Consortium Library Technical Services Department supports the mission of the library by organizing, processing and providing bibliographical access to the library's print collection, electronic books and journals, and select archival collections that support the teaching, learning, research, and scholarship mission of UAA. The department has three areas of emphasis: cataloging, serials, and institutional repository.

The Technical Services Department student worker is responsible for checking in journals using the library's automated system, processing library materials, sorting library mail, receiving library deliveries, tracking and processing government document deliveries, shelving government documents, and other duties as assigned.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Applicant must be able and prepared to:
- Follow instructions closely, pay close attention to detail.
- Learn and accurately complete detailed tasks.
- Work independently, after training, without direct supervision. Self-motivation and diligence are essential.
- Accurately organize materials using various filing systems (call numbers, alphabetical, etc.)
- Manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously and work with frequent interruptions.
- Communicate clearly and accurately in writing and verbally with patrons and staff.

Required Experience:

One year of library experience is preferred. In absence of library experience, minimum of one year of work experience requiring attention to detail or organizational skills (such as office, clerical, or inventory management jobs) preferred.  

Preferred:  Familiarity with government documents and the SuDoc Classification System.

Hours of work must be within the following range: M-F 8am-5pm, 15-20 hours.  Students will be rehired each semester, based on the quality of their work, until they graduate.

Application:

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and current class schedule.

To be eligible for student employment, an applicant must:
a. Be enrolled in the University of Alaska system with at least six credit hours in the current semester of employment; or
b. Have been enrolled the preceding semester for six or more credit hours and demonstrate plans to enroll for six or more credit hours in the next semester for employment between semesters; and
c. Have at least a 2.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA) or approval from the MAU Senior Student Services officer.
d. Students enrolled in non-traditional programs of study will be considered eligible for student employment with the approval of the Senior Student Services officer.
e. An applicant must provide evidence of enrollment as outlined above to substantiate employment eligibility.

 

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