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General Assistant

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Work type: Temporary/Contingent I
Location: UMBC Campus
Categories: Library


 Library - Serials Department 



The incumbent will be responsible for general maintenance of the print serials collection, assisting with planning and implementation of shifts.  Using various library automated systems, the incumbent will perform searches to help identify items for deselection. The incumbent is expected to assist users, shelve, maintain all equipment as well as perform other duties as assigned.  This position reports to the Chief Serials Technician.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

 Requires a High School Diploma or GED; Library or clerical experience desirable.


Preferred Qualifications: 

Must have good organization and communication skills; detail oriented, self-motivated, flexible; demonstrate the ability to work independently; proficient with word processing applications. Familiarity with Excel spreadsheets would be preferable.  This position requires physical labor—lifting and pushing loaded book trucks.

Background Screening Statement:

A background check may be required.  

Screening of Applications Begins: For best consideration, submit application by November 10, 2017 (resumes will be accepted until position is filled).

$16.10 per hour, 30-40 hours per week


M-F 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. subject to change depending on the needs of the Library.

Type: Temporary, Contingent I
Additional Information: This is a temporary position.  Initial contract is for (6-Months) with the possibility of renewal. 
FLSA Status: Nonexempt 
 Equal Opportunity Statement:  UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, minority group members, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Work Authorization   As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation upon hire showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.


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