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Student Assistant (Work Study) Library - Cataloging Services Department

Job Description

Student Assistant (Work Study) Library - Cataloging Services Department

This is a work-study student position responsible for assisting in the general operations and activities of the Ralph W. Steen Library in the Cataloging Services Department. Position may be responsible for assisting in a variety of library functions including, but not limited to copy cataloging, retrieving books and other materials, and physical processing. Works under close supervision, with minimal latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

Job Duties

1. Assists in copy cataloging duties including searching and editing bibliographic records for new or replacement materials; importing bibliographic records into the online catalog and overlay current order records; create item records; make changes and corrections to current online records; add stamps and labels to the materials.
2. Uses computer, printers, and photocopier.
3. Assists in materials and records maintenance.
4. Performs data entry duties as assigned.
5. Assists in special projects as assigned.
6. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

The minimum education required for admittance as a student at Stephen F. Austin State University.

No direct experience is required. Training and instruction will be provided.

A student must be awarded and accept a ?Work-Study Permit? for each semester the student will be working.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Advanced data processing and computer skills.
2. Familiarity and interest in library cataloging functions.

Physical Demands

May have to push heavy carts up to 50 pounds.

Special Conditions for Eligibility

A student must be enrolled in six or more semester hours to be eligible for student employment during the fall or spring semesters. To be eligible for student employment during the summer, a student must be enrolled in three or more semester hours or be registered for courses in the upcoming fall semester.

Student assistants may not hold any other type of position such as a graduate assistantship or temporary casual employment at the same time that they are employed as a student assistant.

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Hours during Monday-Friday, 8-5

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Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

In order to be considered for this position, you must apply online. Supplemental materials may be attached when applying. If selected to fill a position, the hiring department will direct you to Human Resources for paperwork completion and orientation.

EEO Statement

Stephen F. Austin State University, an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and Educator, is committed to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, creed, color, age, national origin, religion or physical or mental disability as required by law. If, because of an impairment or disability, you need accommodation during any part of the employment process, please contact Human Resources at 936-468-2304.

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Jodene Pappas

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • * Are you eligible for Work Study?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  • Resume
  • List of References
  • Student Class Schedule
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Student Assistant (Work Study) Library - Cataloging Services Department