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SCRC Research Room Assistant

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title SCRC Research Room Assistant
Requisition Number DU07835
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $8.20-$8.20
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Part-Time
Required Education

Must be currently enrolled at UK

Required Related Experience

customer service experience

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

ability to push and/or lift of object up to 40 pounds


M-F 9:00-5:00

Job Summary

This position is with the Special Collections Research Center Located in the Margaret I. King Library Building. the student assistant would serve at the Research Room Desk: 1. Perform customer service duties: greet patrons, assist with patron sign-in, instruct patrons and visitors in Research Room procedures, policies, and use rules; 2. Retrieve materials from storage areas and return materials to storage areas, following all tracking procedures and security protocols; 3. Assist with scanning orders and digitization requests, perform scanning duties and assist with file delivery services; 4. Data entry, MS Excel tasks, additional clerical duties, and; 5. Assisting SCRC staff with other tasks and special projects, as assigned.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

English Language proficiency, Microsoft Word and Excel, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, reliability, punctuality, strong work ethic, strong critical thinking and problem solving skills, strong organizational skills, detail-oriented, ability to work independently or within a team, ability to handle fragile objects carefully, respect for intrinsic value of archival materials.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

library experience, database experience,

Deadline to Apply 09/17/2021
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posted: 2021-05-21 Expires: 2021-08-20

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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