Z. Smith Reynolds Library – Student Assistant

Department:                                  Z. Smith Reynolds Library

Job Title:                                         Student Assistant _ ZSR Library

Average hours per week:             6

Specific working hours:                6 hours per week

Job duties/Skills:

  • Requires creativity and ability to work independently
  • Assists departments and organizations in providing excellent customer service
  • Typical duties include; filing, typing, sorting, collating, maintaining records, light clerical work, running errands, giving information, receiving and routing telephone calls, scheduling appointments, unpacking materials, assist with mail – sort, process, issue, deliver and load/unload, and operating office equipment
  • Operates and maintains high speed machines involved with printing, binding, photocopies, duplicating, etc
  • Cleans, maintains, and runs printing equipment
  • Assume responsibility for safety of patrons and enforce rules and regulations
  • Responsible for monitoring entrances to buildings in efforts to control access
  • Assists with daily activities, exhibitions and special events
  • Provide customer service in person and over the phone
  • Interest and/or connection to department
  • May conduct research, check bibliographic information, proofreading, and indexing
  • Year round employment available for local students Responsible for checking in and out A/V equipment and maintaining database records around inventory
  • No experience required – Will train.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Effectively and efficiently convey and receive information, both formally and informally, using verbal, non-verbal and writing skills amongst various stakeholders.
  • Enhance their time management, problem solving and, teamwork skills
  • Understand and apply professional and ethical responsibility
  • Exhibit their understanding of ensuring a safe work environment
  • Develop cognitive and interpersonal skills that are measurable and transferable
  • Function as a part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Develop professional contacts
  • Demonstrate professional communication skills through writing or editing
  • Develop an understanding of professional cultures and expectations
  • Gain supervisory skills by managing the work or time of other student employees.