The University of Texas at Arlington Job Posting

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Library Assistant III - Temporary Library Assistant III

Hiring department Library
Hourly salary $12.32+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 1100AM to 800PM
Posting number 13-01-17-01-8069
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Non-exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Terminates on unknown date
Position open to all applicants
Location Arlington, TX
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

Friday schedule is 9:00am-6:00pm

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 2 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information


This is a temporary Library Assistant III position. This position will provide research and information assistance, circulation services to library patrons and services to the UT Arlington community and the community at large for on-site as well as off-site users.

Essential Functions

Handles directional questions and research and informational questions for all users, whether in person, by phone, or e-mail. Acquires and maintains knowledge of reference resources for architecture, fine arts, and allied fields, both print and electronic. Uses the circulation module to charge/discharge library materials to and from patrons, enters and edits patron records, and creates temporary item records. Rotates with staff at the service desk. Assists users with Microsoft applications and information retrieval techniques. Assists users with printer, scanner and copier problems. Provides shelving support when students are not available to keep up with the backlog. Assists with stacks maintenance projects. Assists users with printer, scanner and copier problems. Attends meetings and workshops as required. Assumes other duties and responsibilities as assigned. Keeps statistics.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

High school graduate or equivalent. 5 years library related experience, 2 years of which must be at least at the Library Assistant II level. 60 credit hours of college substitute for 1 year of experience; a Bachelors degree substitutes for 2 years of require experience. Good communication and organizational skills; ability to work effectively with the public, staff, and faculty. Standard office equipment and microcomputer proficiency. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Basic knowledge of Windows (latest version)/File Management, Integrated Library System (ILS), Content Management, Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and other programs from Microsoft Office that researchers may be using. Good communication and organizational skills; ability to work effectively with the public, staff, and faculty. Strong interpersonal skills and commitment to public services. Familiar with Internet search engine and evaluation criteria.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Climbing of ladders Lifting and moving Criminal background check conducted

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