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Part-Time Student Library Assistant, Residence Life Libraries

Company: Indiana University
Location: Bloomington
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:

DepartmentRESIDENCE LIFE (BL-RSLF-IUBLA)Department InformationIndiana University Bloomington is a public research institution with a total enrollment of 45,328 students and some of the top academic programs in a range of disciplines. With Big Ten sports, more than 700 student organizations, a vibrant artist community, and plenty of other opportunities for involvement, IU is a campus full of energy and life.Residence Life is a strategic campus partner in the Involvement and Belonging area of the Office of Student Life. We house approximately 13,000 predominately first year students in 14 traditional residence halls and 4 unfurnished apartment communities. In addition to our traditional floors, we have 21 Living Learning Centers and Thematic Communities. We are committed to diversity and inclusion that is guided by our Diversity Statement.The mission of Residential Libraries is to provide their residents with library collections, programs, and services that support their recreational, cultural, and academic needs. There have been libraries in the residential halls at IU since 1940. We are proud to continue that legacy through the daily operation of 10 libraries on campus providing DVDs, equipment, games, and books to the residents.Job SummaryDepartment-Specific Responsibilities

  • Checks the drop box several times throughout and at the end of shift.
  • Performs customer services such as recognizing patrons when entering the library, answering the phone, and assisting patrons with finding materials and answering questions as needed.
  • Keeps accurate count of patrons who visit the library.
  • Shelves returned material and maintaining material in an orderly manner following RPSL procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by library supervisor, including, but not limited to, processing new material, assisting with weeding, making, and setting up promotional projects such as monthly decorations and displays, and helping with events.QualificationsEDUCATIONRequired
    • Currently enrolled as a student at Indiana UniversitySKILLSRequired
      • Proficient communication skills
      • Self - Motivated
      • Team Player
      • Maintains a positive attitude
      • Detail Oriented
      • Ability to work independently
      • Ability to operate computerWorking Conditions / DemandsThe library Assistant must be able to move boxes of book/books weighing up to 30 pounds. Ability moves books to high shelves. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.Work LocationBloomington, IndianaAdvertised Salary$12.00 per hour. Work HoursThe Library Assistant position works the circulation desk for the libraries located in the residence halls. Operating hours are: 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm, 7 days a week; (Campus View is opened from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm)All libraries are closed during most campus holidays and breaks.Benefits OverviewFor full-time staff employees, Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:
        • Multiple plan options for medical insurance
        • Dental insurance
        • Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
        • Life insurance, LTD, and AD&D options
        • Base retirement plan contribution from IU, subject to vesting
        • Additional supplemental retirement plan options
        • Tuition benefit for IU classes
        • 10 paid holidays per year
        • Generous Paid Time Off
        • Paid Parental Leave
        • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)Learn more about our benefits by reviewing our online Benefits Brochure.Job ClassificationCareer Level: Part Time EmployeeFLSA: NonexemptJob Function: Part Time EmployeeJob Family: Part Time Student Employee Click here to learn more about Indiana University's Job Framework.Posting DisclaimerThis posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.If you wish to include a cover letter, you may include it with your resume when uploading attachments.Equal Employment OpportunityIndiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.Campus Safety and SecurityThe Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, containing policy statements, crime and fire statistics for all Indiana University campuses, is available online. You may also request a physical copy by emailing IU Public Safety at iups@iu.edu or by visiting IUPD.Contact UsRequest SupportTelephone: 812-856-1234

Keywords: Indiana University, Bloomington , Part-Time Student Library Assistant, Residence Life Libraries, Other , Bloomington, Indiana

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