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Job CodeSEL002
DepartmentUnified Access Services - Science & Engineering Library
Start Date3/20/2023
Location of WorkBoelter Library
Number of Positions1
Hours Per Week12 hrs/wk
Work ScheduleBetween the hours of 7:45am and 11pm Monday through Friday, 9am and 5pm Saturday, 1pm and 10pm Sunday. There may be shifts available on holidays. We are open during intersession (Spring break, the week after Fall Quarter) and summers.
ClassificationSTDT 1
Working TitleStudent Assistant I
Pay Rate$16.25/hr

Entry-level position for the Boelter Library Access Services. Maintain the library stacks by shelving, sorting, and shelf-reading material. Perform general stack maintenance projects and light cleaning duties. Assist patrons at the public service desk in checking out, renewing, and discharging materials. Assisting patrons in use of the library, finding information resources, and promoting UCLA Library research services. Some assistance of access services staff in searches, billing, and reserves work. Assist in special projects as assigned.

Required Skills
and Knowledge

Strong interpersonal communication skills. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with fellow staff members. Ability to communicate effectively and cordially with a wide range of people in a high volume setting. Ability to provide concise instructions and directions, and ability to follow both written and verbal instructions. Ability to provide high-level customer service. Physical ability to retrieve items from high and low shelves, ability to lift 25 pounds, and push loaded book carts. Ability to work with frequent interruptions. Ability to arrive at work on time meeting established work schedule. Skill in operating computers and computer devices (printers, peripherals).

Preferred Skills
and Knowledge

Ability to use a variety of databases such as Melvyl, UCLA Library Catalog, PubMed, and other information resources. Knowledge of software programs that are frequently used by UCLA students. Working knowledge of the Library of Congress [LC] and National Library of Medicine [NLM] call number systems.


Work-Study preferred. Must be able to commit to at least three regular session quarters, willing and able to work a minimum of 12 and up to maximum of 19 hours per week. Must be willing to work nights and weekends as needed. Must be able to work during 10th and finals week. Prefer to interview freshmen, sophomores, and juniors.

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