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Student Assistant - SRC Stacks and Supply Maintenance

Pay rate: $11.00 per hour

The Special Research Collections Stacks and Supplies Maintenance Assistant supports SRC staff in Public Services, Stacks Maintenance and Archives Processing. This position focuses on maintaining the flow of materials between remote locations for patron use or processing and shifting processed collections when needed.  The Stacks and Supplies Maintenance assistant also unboxes and organizes archival and general supplies, maintains and organizes carts and flatbeds, and keeps receiving room/stacks organized.

Duties and Responsibilities

Under Supervision of Staff--

  • Maintains order and cleanliness in stacks and receiving room, including cleaning/dusting shelves, shelf reading and other stacks maintenance tasks as assigned
  • Pulls materials for transport and re-shelving
  • Maintains organization of receiving room
  • Shelves newly acquired unprocessed collections, moves and stages unprocessed collections in processing space, shelves and assigns coordinates to newly processed collections
  • Organizes, sorts and shelves archival and general supplies
  • Organizes and maintains book carts and flatbed carts
  • Driving library van to and from remote storage facilities to retrieve and transport both processed and unprocessed collections, as well as archival supplies
  • Retrieves  material sent from SRLF and prepares materials for SRLF returns
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • California Driver’s License and clean driving record
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others
  • Ability to work independently
  • Being conscientious about completing tasks
  • Ability to work under multiple supervisors
  • Following instructions and remembering detailed procedures
  • Computer literacy
  • Maintaining a pleasant and professional manner towards other student employees, library staff, and patrons 
  • Punctuality and demonstrated sense of responsibility
  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs overhead
  • Comfortable driving, loading, and unloading transport vehicles
  • Ability to move fully loaded carts, flatbeds, and hand trucks
  • Minimum of 10 hours a week
  • Willingness to work through Summer

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Background in library-related work, general humanities knowledge, exceptional grammar and spelling skills, knowledge of a foreign language, customer service experience.
  • Federal Work-Study Eligibility
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