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Library Employment: Library Employment

Library Employment

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Student Employment

Position: Library Student Assistant

The Library Student Assistant performs customer service and clerical duties necessary for effective library operations in addition to shelving and shelf reading to maintain order in the stacks. LSAs have the potential to assist with special projects and utilize skills related to their majors.

Professional outcomes:
After having gained proficiency in the duties of this job, a student will be able to demonstrate the following professional outcomes:
• Collaborative problem-solving
• Time management / organizational skills
• Leadership
• Multitasking
• Comfort with ambiguity
• Customer service skills
• Interpersonal and professional communication skills

Job duties
• Perform a range of circulation desk duties (e.g. checking materials in and out, inspecting materials, processing holds, etc.)
• Assist patrons with course reserve materials
• Assist patrons in the use of library services, facilities and equipment
• Answer patron questions related to policies and procedures in a professional manner
• Shelve books, periodicals and AV media; shelf read for correct order using the Library of Congress Classification system
• Pick up and mark library materials as used (on computer) and keep library environment neat
• Provide patrons with forms for services such as course reserves, donations, etc.
• Search for missing items
• Fill copy machines with paper and clear paper jams
• Assist with the library's social media postings
• Other duties as assigned

• Full- or part-time enrollment at Woodbury University
Work-Study award
• Warm, friendly demeanor
• Attention to detail
• Ability to speak, write, and read English fluently
• Ability to lift/carry 25 pounds

Hours: Flexible
Hourly rate: entry level at minimum wage
Supervisors: Kathleen Glover, Elsie Aromin, Ani Amirkhanian
Phone: 818.252.5205
Please download and complete this application and email to

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