University of Kentucky
|Job Title||SCRC Research Room Assistant|
|Department Name||88000:LIBRARY ADMINISTRATION|
|Work Location||Lexington, KY|
|Type of Position||Student|
|Position Time Status||Part-Time|
|Required Education||Must be currently enrolled at UK|
|Required Related Experience||customer service experience|
|Physical Requirements||ability to push and/or lift of object up to 40 pounds|
|Job Summary||This position is with the Special Collections Research Center Located in the Margaret I. King Library Building. the student assistant would serve at the Research Room Desk: 1. Perform customer service duties: greet patrons, assist with patron sign-in, instruct patrons and visitors in Research Room procedures, policies, and use rules; 2. Retrieve materials from storage areas and return materials to storage areas, following all tracking procedures and security protocols; 3. Assist with scanning orders and digitization requests, perform scanning duties and assist with file delivery services; 4. Data entry, MS Excel tasks, additional clerical duties, and; 5. Assisting SCRC staff with other tasks and special projects, as assigned.
Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of October 18, 2021, all new hires prior to their first day of employment must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated.
|Skills / Knowledge / Abilities||English Language proficiency, Microsoft Word and Excel, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, reliability, punctuality, strong work ethic, strong critical thinking and problem solving skills, strong organizational skills, detail-oriented, ability to work independently or within a team, ability to handle fragile objects carefully, respect for intrinsic value of archival materials.|
|Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?||No|
|Preferred Education/Experience||library experience, database experience,|
|Deadline to Apply||12/22/2022|
|University Community of Inclusion||
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
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