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Work Study Job Openings

 

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Library

Student Assistant I, II

Up to 20 hours per week

Enter new patron information in the online circulation system; prepare identification cards and circulation policy sheets for mailing.

Check out and check in books and other materials using the online circulation system.

Check shelves for items identified by overdue notices; mail outstanding ones.

Determine fines for overdue materials; list receipt of fines and interlibrary loan charges in the red book.

Check in and display current issues of newspapers and periodicals; return back issues to appropriate shelves; check for missing issues; clip USC Union news items periodically.

Reshelve all materials returned to the circulation desk after use.

Read assigned shelf sections to insure that all collections are in call number or title order as appropriate.

Aid patrons in the use of the photocopier, the computers, and the location of materials.

Answer the telephone properly and take messages when staff is not available.

Type call number and other labels, reports, correspondence, etc., as needed.

Check the audio/visual equipment reservation calendar daily; set up and retrieve equipment as needed.

Act as security at the outgoing door by checking patrons’ belongings for noncirculating materials.

Distribute adjunct, shuttle, and Laurens mail and packages as needed.

Help in light housekeeping of the Library by dusting shelves, wiping books, etc., as needed.

Other duties as needed.

When classes are in session (fall, spring, summer), library student assistants are expected to work one night during the week when the Library is open from 5:00 to 7:00 pm (Monday through Thursday). Assistants are also expected to work one Sunday per month from 1:30 to 5:30 pm, only during the Fall and Spring semesters.

 

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Academic Affairs

Student Assistant I

15 hours per week

Assist with general office duties; answering telephones, taking and relaying messages, filing reports, letters, etc.; assisting with other general clerical duties as required. Taking mail from Main Building to Central and bringing mail back to Main Building for distribution.

 

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Chemistry Lab

Laboratory Assistant I, II, III

15 hours per week

The laboratory assistant position requires that the worker have some experience in science (at least a high school biology/chemistry course) and a high level of dependability/self motivation. The duties include lab cleanup (washing dishes, sweeping floors, disposing of trash, etc.), lab preparation/setup, and some clerical responsibilities (xeroxing, filing, etc.). While this position would have many advantages for a student with a science major, the student is only required to have an interest in science and a willingness to learn some specialized techniques (including safety procedures).

 

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Student Affairs/Admissions

Student Assistant I, II

Up to 20 hours per week

General clerical duties including typing, filing, answering phone, assisting with mass mailouts and covering for staff during meetings and other times when staff is required to be out of the office.

 

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Student Affairs

Student Activities Coordinator (Student Assistant I, II)

Up to 20 hours per week

Coordinates sports activities and supervises Truluck Activity Center. Some evening hours may be required.

 

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Financial Aid

Student Assistant I, II

Up to 20 hours per week

General clerical duties including typing, filing, answering phone, assisting in mail outs and covering for staff during meetings and other times when staff is required to be out of the office.

 

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USCU Campus Bookstore

Student Assistant I, II

Approx. 15 hours per week

Assist bookstore manager with day to day operations of the bookstore. Duties include: 1) Receiving, stocking, pricing, shelving & selling merchandise. 2) Helping set up displays. 3) Clerical duties such as copying, answering the telephone & greeting customers. 4) Other duties as assigned by Bookstore Manager.

 

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USCU at Laurens

Student Assistant I

Approx. 15 hours per week

Answer telephone and take messages, assist walk-ins by answering questions and offering appropriate materials, typing, and filing.

 

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Computer Lab

Student Assistant I, II

Approx. 15 hours per week

Assist with maintenance of lab computer/printers/configurations

Assist with loading of software on lab computers as needed

Assist students with using lab computers/printers

Maintain appearance of lab

Ensure students using lab comply with current policies

 

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COMMUNITY SERVICE WORK STUDY

American Red Cross

Student Assistant II/III

Up to 20 hours per week

Assist local office in duties related to disaster aid, emergency assistance to community, and to assist in preparation for First Aid/CPR classes as needed.

 

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Union County Adult Education

Student Assistant II/III

Approx. 10 hours per week including Monday through Thursday evening hours.

Assist adult education students by mentoring in various areas and assisting with literacy training.

 

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Parent Community Services

Student Assistant I

Approx. 15 hours per week.

Assist literacy effort of agency by reading to children, helping parents with computer exercises, and other related activities conducted by the center.

 

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