Job: Temporary Lead Library Services Assistant - Job ID# 523113

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Temporary Lead Library Services Assistant - Job ID# 523113

Number position available:

$12 per hour

Job Category:

Position DOES NOT require a Master's degree from an ALA accredited program.


Temporary position - Job ID# 523113

Florida International University is Miami’s public research university, focused on student success. According to U.S. News and World Report, FIU has 42 top-50 rankings in the nation among public universities. FIU is a top U.S. research university (R1), with more than $200 million in annual expenditures. FIU ranks 15th in the nation among public universities for patent production, which drives innovation, and is one of the institutions that helps make Florida the top state for higher education. The Next Horizon fundraising campaign is furthering FIU’s commitment to providing students Worlds Ahead opportunities. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers, and supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA, with more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. The university has awarded more than 330,000 degrees to many leaders in South Florida and beyond. For more information about FIU, visit

Nights and weekend position supports and provides quality and seamless patron service experience by enforcing operations policies and procedures including observing optimum turnaround times for patron requests, streamlining work processes, and working cooperatively with Library Services personnel and Law Librarians.  This position acts as the in-charge personnel during nights and weekends operations for circulation services, and back-up for Law Library operations for Library Services department.


-Provides circulation desk coverage. Opens, closes, and secures the Library. Interacts with students, faculty, staff, and other public in a professional and courteous manner.

-Assists patrons with basic information concerning library activities, facilities, rules and service.

-Checks library materials in and out of ILS system. Shelving material, filling pocket parts, loose leafs, and shifting materials.

-Processes Inter Library Loan requests.

-Monitors functioning of printing/duplicating/faxing equipment and performs basic troubleshooting.  Reports issues.

-Assists Outreach Services Law Librarian in monitoring student assistants and temporary employees in the operation of library circulation equipment, procedures, and policies, and enforcing policies of the College of Law and Law Library.

-Reports issues and incidents that occur during nights and weekends shift to the Outreach Services Law Librarian.

-Resolves patron issues by use of learned customer service skills.



Ability to work nights and weekends.  Hours will vary during reading and final exam periods each semester.

-Previous library experience.

-Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, verbally, in writing, and in person.

-Ability to work independently and in a team setting.

Ability to provide direction to students and temporary employees.

Possess a high sense of responsibility and customer service skills.

-Intermediate knowledge/experience of Microsoft Office and WordPress.

Minimal qualifications:  High School diploma or GED

FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


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Open Until Filled

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Library Type:
  • Academic Libraries

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Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Florida International University, College of Law Library, 11200 SW 8th Street, Miami, Florida 33199

Job Location:
Southwest Florida

11200 SW 8th Street

Address 2:
RDB 2078




Institution Information
Institution Name :
Florida International University, College of Law Library

11200 SW 8th Street

Address 2:
RDB 2078




Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Nancy Urbina

Contact Email:

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How to apply

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID# 523113 at:

Prospective Employee

If you have not created a registered account, you will be asked to create a username and password for use of the system. It is recommended that you provide an active/valid e-mail account as that will be the main source of communication regarding your status within the process. In this account, you are able to track your applicant status in "My Applications".

Before you begin the process, we recommend that you are prepared to attach electronic copies of your resume, cover letter or any other documents within the application process. It is recommended that you combine your cover letter and resume/curriculum vitae into one attachment.  Attached documents should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format. All applicants are required to complete the online application including work history and educational details (if applicable), even when attaching a resume.

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