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Job CodeLAW005
DepartmentLaw Library
Start Date4/10/2023
Location of WorkLaw Library
Number of Positions1
Hours Per Week12-15 hrs/wk
Work ScheduleMonday-Friday (8 am-5 pm);
No Weekend Hours
*Summer Quarter REQUIRED*
ClassificationSTDT 3
Working TitleClerk
Pay Rate$17.25/hr

UCLA Law Library – Bibliographic Services and Collection Management Department

Duties take place in the Bibliographic Services area.

No previous library work experience is required.

Type of work is physical and requires students to sit, stand, stoop, walk, reach, grasp, carry books, push book carts, and place material onto shelves. Tasks may be repetitive and require a great attention to detail. Position involves use of computers with Windows-based programs, integrated library system (ALMA), online public access catalog (Primo) and book spine label program (Spine-O-Matic).

Student assists in the physical maintenance of the library’s collection. Marks, sensitizes, and stamps newly-received and existing books and periodicals. Scans and photocopies pages for replacement or repair. Performs in-house bindings and small book repairs. Works independently on special book repair projects and bi-monthly bindery pull projects. Edits holdings records as necessary according to unit procedures. Creates digital set lists in ALMA. Processes mail deliveries and performs distribution.

Student receives information on the structure of the Law Library, the functions of the BSCM department, and the arrangement of the Library’s collection. Student receives training on the Library of Congress classification system, integrated library system (ALMA), online public access catalog (Primo) and book spine label program (Spine-O-Matic).

Required Skills
and Knowledge

Ability to get to work reliably and on time.
Ability to be present in the workplace during normal working hours.
Ability to initiate and maintain cooperative working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, and managers.
Ability to work with co-workers, supervisors, and managers harmoniously and cooperatively and as a team player.
Ability to read and write English.
Ability to follow instructions from supervisors and department guidelines.
Attention to detail.
Ability to perform monotonous tasks without losing concentration or accuracy.
Ability to prioritize and multitask.
Ability to work in front of a computer for up to four hours at a time

Preferred Skills
and Knowledge

Experience using personal computers, printers, and Windows-based programs, including MS Excel
Experience working in an office environment.
Familiarity with the Library of Congress Classification System.


Can be trained:
Experience searching integrated library systems (ILS) such as ALMA
Knowledge of call number labeling program.

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