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Student Assistant

Posting Details

Posting Details

Date Posted 11/28/2017
Working Title Student Assistant
Anticipated Starting Academic Term Spring
Job Type Student
Job Category Administrative/Office Support
Federal Work Study Required? Yes
Job Summary

The University of Pittsburgh is seeking an Administrative/ Office Support. He or she will work in conjunction with Hillman Library Equipment Room and ULS’s Digital Scholarship Services (DSS) unit. Scheduled hours will be split between both units.
The primary duties for this position include:
• The circulation of film and audio equipment, including: camera, audio, lighting kits, and miscellaneous items for multiple University departments to support required course work. Ensuring accuracy of all circulation transactions, regular inventorying of equipment, and filing of authorization/permission forms.
• Accurate and professional directional assistance and general customer service assistance in person and via telephone.
• Assistance with special projects.
• Acting as first point of contact for walk-in users of the ULS DSS area in Hillman Library.
• Providing information and assistance to users of the ULS DSS space, including basic support and troubleshooting of equipment within the space.
• Representing the services and resources available in the space, as well as those provided by the ULS’s DSS unit
• May assist with preparation and set-up of DSS evening events.
• Referring questions and issues to the appropriate ULS staff and groups

Job Requirements

• Ability to maintain schedule dependability and flexibility for the duration of the term is essential.
• It is critical that student workers report problems or issues directly to the designated on-duty ULS staff member in a timely manner.
• Applicants for this position should have strong communication skills and be comfortable talking with and greeting people.
• Accurate data entry, efficient multi-tasking, and the ability to work independently is required.
• Applicants should demonstrate an interest in using digital technologies for educational, research, or personal use.
• It is preferred that applicants have a basic degree of familiarity with film equipment and comfort with computer and audio-visual technology.

Required to submit document showing all times available to work; use OTHER DOCUMENT.

Required to submit proof of Federal Work Study Award and current award balance; Use OTHER DOCUMENT 2.

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Hourly Pay Rate $8.15
Anticipated Number of Openings 5-7
Anticipated Hours per Week 10-20
Anticipated Weekly Schedule

Flexible. Coverage from 9am – 9pm Weekdays and 10am – 8 pm Weekends.

Campus Pittsburgh
Primary Work Location Hillman Library Equipment Room & Digital Scholarship Commons
Posting Number S-05873-P

Posting Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Federal Work Study (FWS) award?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Other Document
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Document 2