1+ months

Library Student Assistant - Science & Engineering Library

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Library Student Assistant - Science & Engineering Library
Requisition Number DU09751
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $10.00-10.25/hour
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Part-Time
Required Education
Must be enrolled in classes at UK for the 2023 Spring Semester.
Required Related Experience
Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
Ability to lift items above head, bend down, and push a book cart weighing up to 50 lbs. Ability to sit for long duration.
10-20 hours/week. Monday-Thursday 7:45am-8:00pm, Friday 7:45am-4:30pm. No weekends.
Job Summary
Public service duties: face-to-face interactions, answering the phones, email communications, helping patrons find information and resources needed for class assignments or research, checking in/out library materials, shelving books, and staff support. All training is provided.

Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of October 18, 2021, all new hires prior to their first day of employment must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Prior Microsoft Office experience is helpful, but not required. Great communication skills, written and verbal.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Prior library or customer service skills are helpful but not required. Great communication skills.
Deadline to Apply 06/30/2023
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2023-01-05 Expires: 2023-04-13

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