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Fond du Lac Library Assistant

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Work type: Part-time
Location: Fond du Lac Campus
Categories: University Staff

Working Title: Fond du Lac Library Assistant
Official Title: Library Services Assistant - ADV
Employment Class: University Staff
FTE: 0.648
Compensation: $16.04 - $17.00 per hour
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Terms of Employment: Continuous
Position Summary:

This position has responsibility for circulation, resource sharing and interlibrary loan, and archival processing. Other duties include providing research assistance to users, assistance with computers and printers, and library technical services duties. This position reports to UW Oshkosh – Fond du Lac Librarian.

Typical work schedule: Regular semester: Monday – Thursday (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Summer: Monday – Wednesday (9:00 AM – 2:00 PM).

UW Oshkosh provides a competitive benefits package for all benefit-eligible positions. Click here for more details.
  1. Library Public Services 40%
  1. Assist library users in resource discovery and retrieval.
  2. Provide routine public service duties including the full range of circulation services.
  3. Assist patrons in using computers and printers in the library by resolving routine equipment and software problems.
  4. Maintain pleasant and user-friendly library physical space.
  5. Participate in library team decision making to improve library space and services.
  1. Archival Processing (in consultation with University Archivist) 40%
  1. Digitize archival materials.
  2. Transcribe oral histories.
  3. Process other archival materials as needed.
  4. Create and edit metadata as needed.
  1. Library Technical Services 15%
  1. Manage interlibrary loan and resource sharing in Alma, both internal and external to the UW System. 
  2. Participate in deselection of physical materials.
  3. Participate in inventory process.
  4. Oversee and/or conduct shelving and shelf reading.
  5. Prepare new book displays.
  1. Additional Duties 5%
    1. Assist with library projects or initiatives as needed.
    2. Participate in the shared development of policies and procedures.
  1. Ability to function independently under general supervision, as well as part of a team
  2. Ability to perform multiple tasks and complete diverse projects simultaneously
  3. Demonstrated computer and technical skills
  4. Strong listening skills
  5. Fast and accurate keyboarding skills
  6. Editing, grammar check, and proofreading skills
  7. Detail oriented
  8. Excellent oral and written communication skills
  9. Skill in consistently providing excellent customer service
  10. Ability to demonstrate a sensitive treatment of patrons and staff
  11. Ability to interpret and consistently apply policies and procedures
  12. Ability to be punctual and work assigned hours
  13. Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
  1. Previous library experience
To Apply:

Applicants must submit the following documents using the online application: 

Cover letter of interest addressing required and preferred qualifications, resume, and three professional references with their contact information.

For questions regarding your application and additional options to apply, contact Human Resources at or 920-424-1166.

The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in 2021. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit:

Application Deadline:

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION: Applications received by August 1, 2021, are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Incomplete and/or late application materials may not receive consideration.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not able to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact the Office of Human Resources.

Legal Notices:

AA/EO Statement
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (UWO) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. We strongly encourage women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans to apply. UWO, in compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

DEI Statement
Diversity drives innovation, creativity, and progress. At the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, the culture, identities, life experiences, unique abilities, and talents of every individual contribute to the foundation of our success. Creating and maintaining an inclusive and equitable environment is of paramount importance to us. This pursuit prepares all of us to be global citizens who will contribute to the betterment of the world. We are committed to a university culture that provides everyone with the opportunity to thrive.

Reasonable Accommodations
UWO provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact or 920-424-1166. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

Confidentiality of Applicant Materials
UWO is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin's Open Records Law. UWO will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin's Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of "final candidates" and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC & Reference Check Policy
All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

Work Authorization
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term.

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All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

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The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, UW Oshkosh will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the Office of Human Resources, Equal Opportunity, Equity & Affirmative Action, (920) 424-1166 or