Student Assistant -ARLIS Technical Services

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  • Job Number:521435
  • Classification:Student Assistant 1
  • Grade:Student Assistant 1
  • Work type:Hybrid, On Campus, Student Employee
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
  • School/Business unit:UAA Consortium Library
  • Location:Anchorage
  • Categories: Library/Physical/Social Sciences

Position Summary:

The Alaska Resources Library & Information Services (ARLIS) is the library of eight federal, state, and University resource management agencies. It co-located with the Consortium Library but separately managed. ARLIS provides a major natural and cultural resources information collection utilized by public resource management agencies, private industry, environmental groups, students, faculty, and the general public. This job offers the convenience of working on campus and the flexibility of working around your classes. PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Principal responsibilities include scanning documents and physically preparing library materials to go onto the library shelves by applying property stamps, security strips, and labels; binding and mending books and unpublished papers; and performing special maintenance for delicate and unusual materials. Other duties may include boxing, unboxing, or sorting library materials; checking for duplicates; shelving and shifting of materials using the Library of Congress call number system; putting items in date or alphabetical order; assisting in database cleanup; filing; photocopying; printing from microfiche; scanning microfiche and microfilm; discarding books tagged for withdrawal and recycling; retrieving items from shelves; and other duties as assigned.The library assistant must be a University of Alaska student, enrolled and regularly attending six (6) or more credit hours and must possess a 2.0 or better cumulative grade point average (CGPA). The library assistant must be able to work 10 - 20 hours per week within the overall time frame of 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: The library assistant must use a computer keyboard accurately, be detail-oriented, understand
written and verbal instructions, and have good organizational skills. The library assistant must
consistently check documents to ensure all information is complete and readable.
Typical Experience:
Prior work experience with books, data entry, and/or computer systems are preferred. Prior
library experience is preferred.
Required Education or Training:

High school diploma or GED is required. Typical examples of prior training include experience
working in a library or with performing data entry.

Salary Information:

This is a Student Assistant 1 position

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please attach a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information (email address and phone number) for three (3) professional references with your application.

This is a pooled position, which means that the position remains open over the entire academic year. 


The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.


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Applications close: Alaskan Daylight Time

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