Parsons Music Library Student Employment

The Music Library is located on the second floor between the Booker Hall of Music and the Modlin Center for the Arts.

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  • Music Library Student Assistant

    JOB TITLE: Music Library Student Assistant

    DEPARTMENT: Parsons Music Library

    ADDRESS: Webb Tower 201, Modlin Center

    SUPERVISOR: Music Library Associate

    LEVEL: 1

    PAY RATE: $11.00

    JOB SUMMARY: Provides library services, principally under direct supervision of staff, or working with a student manager-09. 

    SPECIFIC DUTIES:

    1. Receives requests from patrons; locates requested materials physically or online.
    2. Checks library materials in and out, using the online system.
    3. Answers inquiries (telephone and in-person); refers questions to other library personnel as appropriate.
    4. Shelves library materials; reads shelves on a regular schedule.
    5. Completes physical processing of new library materials as needed.
    6. Assists with the digitization of library materials, as needed.
    7. Helps promote the music library (via blog posts, etc.)
    8. Carries materials to and from other campus locations, as needed.
    9. Performs other assigned duties as needed. 

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Interest in providing service; reliability; willingness to work evenings and/or weekends as needed; availability to work at least one weekday shift; basic computer skills.  Music background preferred but not essential.

    The mission of the University Libraries is to provide University of Richmond students, faculty, and staff with information resources and services that enable them to succeed in their academic pursuits.

  • Music Library Student Manager

    JOB TITLE: Music Library Student Manager

    DEPARTMENT: Parsons Music Library

    ADDRESS: Webb Tower 201, Modlin Center

    SUPERVISOR: Music Library Associate

    LEVEL: 1

    PAY RANGE: $12.00-$13.00 

    JOB SUMMARY: Provides library services, supervising some of the work of Student Assistants.

    SPECIFIC DUTIES:

    1. Assumes responsibility for the Music Library space in the absence of staff.
    2. Observes Student Assistants and provides constructive feedback; trains and assists them with library practices and procedures, as needed (e.g. library tours, etc.).
    3. Receives requests from patrons; locates requested materials physically or online.
    4. Checks library materials in and out, using the online system.
    5. Answers inquiries (telephone and in person); refers questions to other library personnel as appropriate.
    6. Shelves library materials; reads shelves on a regular schedule.
    7. Completes physical processing of new library materials as needed.
    8. Assists with the digitization of library materials, as needed.
    9. Helps promote the music library (via blog posts, etc.).
    10. Carries materials to and from other campus locations, as needed.
    11. Performs other assigned duties as needed.

    EVENING/WEEKEND DUTIES (in addition to the above):

    1. Opens/closes the Music Library on evenings and weekends.
    2. Delegates pending work assignments to Student Assistants, as appropriate.
    3. In the event of a power outage or other disruption, follows established procedures to assist patrons and safeguard collections.
    4. Communicates with appropriate University staff when questions or problems arise.

    QUALIFICATIONS: Maturity and a strong sense of responsibility required to supervise Student Assistants and take charge of the Music Library and its collections when staff is off premises; willingness to work evenings and/or weekends as needed; availability to work at least one weekday shift; basic computer skills.  Music background preferred but not essential. 

    The mission of the University Libraries is to provide University of Richmond students, faculty, and staff with information resources and services that enable them to succeed in their academic pursuits.