Students in this position may work alone during early morning and late evening hours, both weekdays and weekends.
Responsibilities include: interpreting the needs of library patrons; interpreting journal citations and abbreviations as well as journal holdings and location data in the OPAC; aiding patrons in locating periodicals in paper and microform collections; aiding patrons in use of microform reader/printers and copiers; manually checking out controlled titles; making accurate referrals to Reference, the Loan Desk and the APS Copy Center; performing support activities such as checking in of current journal issues, processing mail, assisting with bindery operations, and gathering, sorting, and re-shelving of materials; and other duites within the job classification level, as assigned.
Student assistants are to maintain an alert, friendly, proactive manner in their interface with library patrons.
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