Job Description

Extended Job Title
Student Assistant - External

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
254301 - Library Ode

Position Description
A student enrolled in an institution of higher education other than Texas Tech University or Texas Tech University Healthe Sciences Center employed to perform work as assigned by the supervisor

Requisition ID

Travel Required

Major/Essential Functions
Student Assistant Job Description 7/2015
  • Circulation - Desk Coverage
  • Check in/out books and audio visuals
  • Maneuver book cart through stacks of shelves to gather, internally circulate, & re-shelve books, AV’s, journals (heavy volumes) located on shelves ranging from 7 feet high to 1 foot on the 1st and 2nd floor (elevator accessibility)
  • Visually inspect assigned shelves of books for misplaced items
  • Clerical Duties
  • Computer literacy. Word-processing.
  • Alphabetizing skills
  • Typing, filing, answering phones and taking messages receiving/sending telefacsimiles.
  • Take in monies for services rendered and give receipt.
  • Copier
  • Maintaining copiers by stocking with paper, adding toner and clearing paper jams
  • Document Delivery
  • Locate and remove items from shelves, photocopy (pressing down on book spine if needed), and send ILL requests
  • Open/Closing Routine
  • Responsible for opening/closing routine without full-time staff supervision including logging on/off computers. Turn off lights, and copiers. Stock printers and copiers with paper. Forward/unforward telephones, check voice mail for messages, open/close blinds, & other routine work
  • Processing Books
  • Process new books and journals: stamping, affixing number, heating call number, heating label (by pressing down) gluing book plate and tattle taping
  • Reference
  • Greet and assist patrons in locating information in the Library
  • Instruct patrons on how to use the Library and the computer, AV equipment, copier, and locate items on the shelves.
  • Clerical
  • Inspect work areas on weekly basis to ensure adequate supply of working equipment, restocking as necessary.
  • Library Maintenance
  • Assist with general library maintenance including straightening tables & newspapers shifting gaps between books on book shelves
  • Shelf-reading at least 30 minutes a week
  • Physical (Bindery)
  • Assist in packing a hundred or more volumes of journals into boxes to be sent to the bindery and unpacking when they are returned to the Library

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Schedule Details
Able work during folowwing hours: Mon-Fri 8am-8pm; Sat 10am-2pm; Sun 1-5pm

Work Location

Preferred Qualifications
Able to work nights, weekends, during holidays/breaks and summer.

HSC - Permian Basin

Library Ode

Required Attachments

Job Type
Part Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is minimum wage, $7.25. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group

Occasional Duties
Other duties as assigned.


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
A student enrolled in at least 6 hours

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