University of North Texas Health Science Center Library Assistant - Hourly in Fort Worth, Texas

Department Overview

The Gibson D. Lewis Health Science Library supports the educational, patient care, research, and community service missions of the University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC) by meeting the information needs of faculty, students, staff, and the local health sciences community.

Position Details

The Gibson D. Lewis Health Science Library at the University of North Texas Health Science Center is seeking to hire a Library Assistant to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to:

  • Primarily responsible for circulating and shelving the library's print and media materials; answering patron questions; helping patrons to locate and use library resources and equipment; and maintaining the library's public areas.
  • Other job duties include handling financial transactions and performing basic troubleshooting of equipment.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Required Qualifications

The successful candidate will possess the following required qualifications:

High school and one year of customer service experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications

The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; experience using a computerized library system.
  • Ability to file accurately in alphanumeric order; to follow directions and adhere closely to policies and procedures; to adapt quickly to new systems and procedures.
  • Exceptional customer service skills.

    Special Instructions to Applicants:
  • This posting is an hourly position and is non-benefits eligible.

Applicants must submit a resume and a cover letter with their online application.

The successful applicant will work 15-19 hours per week in the Circulation Department.

Shifts may vary and will include nights and weekends.

Requisition Number: 4967

Job Title: Library Assistant - Hourly

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Shift: Rotating

Pay Rate: Commensurate with experience

Pay Basis: Hourly

Job Type: Temporary

Work Schedule: Rotating

Application Types Accepted: Main Form

Occupational Exposure to HIV/HBV?: No

Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals?: No

Occupational Exposure to Tuberculosis?: No

Security Sensitive?: Yes

Require a valid Texas Driver's License?: No

Require a certification?: No

Job Open Date: 10-12-2016

Job Close Date: Open Until Filled

Job Category: Office Personnel

Department: Library - 300540