During the Fall and Spring academic semesters, the Library & Gallery employs approximately 25-30 UMBC students. During the Summer and January sessions, we ordinarily employ about 10-15 students. Applications for employment are accepted year-round through Handshake. Please remember to re-apply every semester.
Library Student Assistants must be current UMBC undergraduate or graduate students. You do not need to have a Federal Work Study Award or be receiving other financial aid to qualify. (Work Study students: please consult your financial aid counselor about the terms and limits of your aid. There may be a limit on the amount of paid work you can do each semester.)
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UMBC offers competitive compensation. This role starts at $49,619 and has 11 days of vacation as well as winter break, spring break, and personal days for regular full time roles. Tuition remission is also available.
As a member of the Circulation Department’s leadership team, the successful candidate will collaborate on strategic priorities, supervision of student assistants, training goals, and policies and procedures for the department at large.
The candidate will ensure that library services are performed safely and efficiently, and library users are served courteously, promptly, and in accordance with the Public Services Division’s values of approachability, cooperation, diversity and inclusion, professionalism, and excellent quality of work.
Specific duties include:
The work schedule for this position is Monday to Thursday 2:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. and Sunday 12 noon to 8:30 p.m. or Friday 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. This work schedule is subject to change, based on changes in library hours and staffing needs.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
One year in lead supervisory capacity
Ability to work independently and exercise initiative in applying rules, procedures, and instructions
Ability to work professionally with diverse individuals
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Demonstrated ability to understand and apply principles of quality customer service, teamwork, and conflict resolution
Note: Additional related experience and formal education in which one has gained the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the work may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
Demonstrated skill in planning and coordinating work of others
Demonstrated skill in motivating and training staff
Demonstrated familiarity and proficiency with MS Word, Excel, and Google Suite applications (e.g., mail, calendar)
UMBC offers a rich benefits package including the following for nonexempt regular employees.
Generous Leave which includes accruing the following for full time positions:
Contingent II positions may include benefits.
Benefits offered align with type (Regular, Contingent II, etc.) of position. Pay Range 12 (starting at $49,619) based on the University System of Maryland Pay Program.
This is a full-time position Monday to Thursday 2:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. and Sunday 12 Noon – 8:30 p.m. or Friday 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Work schedule is subject to change, based on changes in library hours.
For more information and to apply for this position, please visit the UMBC Jobs website.