The University of Texas at Austin UTemp - Temporary Library Technical Assistants in Austin, Texas

UTemp - Temporary Library Technical Assistants

Hiring department

Temporary Services

Hourly salary


Hours per week

20.00 Flexible from 800AM to 500PM

Posting number


Job Status Open

FLSA status Non-exempt

Earliest Start Date Immediately

Position Duration Funding expected to continue

Position open to all applicants

Location Austin (main campus)

Number of vacancies 1

General Notes

This assignment is non-benefits eligible. Applicants should indicate their experience/skills related to each area of qualification. Job assignment may be filled at any time. Please, no phone calls or emails. The projected end date for this assignment is July 31, 2018. Two shifts available - 8 a.m. to 12 noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m, Selected candidates must be flexible to work weekends as needed.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply

Additional Information


Provide assistance with shifting library materials.

Essential Functions

Shift books from one library shelving location to other shelves, keeping materials in call number order during move. Dust library shelves as part of moving materials. Assist with other logistical operations as directed by supervisor. Lifting up to 25 pounds.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

High school graduation or GED. Ability to work independently and as a team member. Ability to follow directions closely. Ability to perform repetitive physical type work while maintaining attention to detail and accuracy. Ability to maintain regular work schedule. Selected candidates must be flexible to work either shift 8:00 a.m. to 12 noon OR 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Selected candidates must be flexible to work weekends as needed to complete project per deadlines. Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds. Excellent communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with Library of Congress Classification System.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions

Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation

Use of manual dexterity

Lifting and moving

Attire: Business Casual. Will be working in a dusty environment.

A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification form, I-9. You will be required to present acceptable, original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Information from the documents will be submitted to the federal E-Verify system for verification. Documents must be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in dismissal.

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