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University of Missouri–Kansas City
Miller Nichols Library

Position Available
GRADUATE-LEVEL STUDENT ASSISTANT

15 hours/week
Some evenings and weekends are expected:

Service desk hours are Sundays 1-6, Mon-Thur 9-7, Fri 9-5
Circulation Service shift: Thursdays 5-11pm or Saturdays 11am-6pm

$13.08

Duties:

  • Answers reference questions at the service desk and through chat, email and text.
  • Teaches information literacy classes for first-year and dual-credit high school students.
  • Assists with development and preparation of classes and instructional materials.
  • Develops and updates research guides.
  • Uses Microsoft Office to create documents, charts and graphs.
  • Assists with collection development projects.
  • Assists Research and Liaison Services librarians and Teaching and Learning Services Librarians with projects.
  • Works one Circulation Services shift per week including such tasks as:
    • assisting patrons with circulation desk functions and basic printing and scanning issues.
    • indirectly supervising circulation student assistants (in absence of circulation night/weekend supervisor)
    • assisting circulation night/weekend supervisor with closing the Miller Nichols Library and Learning Center, closing Miller Nichols Library and Learning Center in absence of circulation supervisor o storing and picking books and journals from the library automated retrieval system, RooBot.
  • Other library duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Enrolled for fall semester 2014 as a graduate student in the School of Information Science and Learning Technologies (SISLT) in Library Science or Educational Technology at the University of Missouri.
  • Service-oriented
  • Dependable, mature, flexible
  • Good oral/written communication skills
  • Self-starter
  • Works well in team environment
  • Familiarity with computer and Web applications preferred
  • Teaching experience preferred
  • Available weekends and evenings

TO APPLY:

Submit the following items via email to Diane Hunter, Head of Teaching and Learning Services (Diane Hunter) hunterdi at umkc dot edu


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