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Library Student Assistant summer break-only position

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Library Student Assistant summer break-only position
Requisition Number DU05741
Department Name 88200:MEDICAL CENTER LIBRARY
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range 8.20-10.00/hr.
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Part-Time
Required Education
High School Diploma, plus current enrollment in a program at the University of Kentucky.
Required Related Experience
Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
Must be able to sit at the Circulation desk using a computer for several hours at a time. Must be able to lift books that could weigh up to 30 pounds each, place books on book carts, push carts to various locations and reshelve them.
-Saturday & Sunday: 1pm to 5pm

Job Summary
Job Duties: staffing the Circulation service desk which includes answering & transferring phone calls, greeting walk-in customers, giving directions, searching for library materials using InfoKat Discovery, charging or discharging library materials to our patrons, explaining library policies and other duties as assigned.

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
Basic computer skills, proper telephone etiquette, good verbal communication and excellent customer service. Prompt attention to the supervisor’s emails or texts is imperative.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Prior library work experience preferred; yet, not required.
Deadline to Apply 05/12/2022
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: 2022-05-04 Expires: 2022-06-03

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University of Kentucky
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