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Reference Assistant

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Please attach a resume and your Fall 2018 class schedule (including availability for evening shifts) under Applicant Documents

Position Details

Classification Information

Agency Name & Code UMW
Job Title Student Aid
Employee Class

Position Information

Working Title Reference Assistant
Position Number ST0160
Department Library
Organizational Objective

The UMW Libraries are committed to supporting the University’s mission of creating an environment where students, faculty, and staff share in the creation and exploration of knowledge in the development of their academic and professional interests and in practicing the habits of mind necessary for life-long learning.

General Description of Position

The Reference Assistants work with the librarians to provide reference services to Simpson Library patrons by answering patrons’ questions and helping to maintain the reference collection. Reference Assistants work an average of 10 hours per week including one 9pm-midnight shift per week.

Required Experience


Rate of Pay 7.25
Term Fall, Spring
Preferred Experience

Previous Library Work; Previous customer service experience

Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Date 04/04/2018
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions for Applicants

Please attach a resume and your Fall 2018 class schedule (including availability for evening shifts) under Applicant Documents

Additional Applicant Instructions

The University of Mary Washington accepts only completed online application and related materials. Faxed, mailed, or emailed applications or documentation will not be considered.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. What classification will you be entering Fall 2018? What is your Major/Minor? What is your cumulative GPA?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. Please list any activities which you are committed to during the 2018-2019 academic year as well as your expected time commitment for each.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document 1
  2. Cover Letter