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Serials Clerk - Temporary
About the University
Founded in 1871 as a land-grant institution, the **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. is classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the top two percent of universities in the nation with the highest level of research activity. Ten colleges and schools serve more than 26,700 students with more than 200 academic programs. **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. students earn nationally competitive awards at an impressive rate and represent 50 states and more than 120 countries.
Located in the stunning Ozark Mountains of Northwest Arkansas, Fayetteville is home to the **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. campus, known for its spectacular views and ample green spaces. Fayetteville is considered one of the country’s finest college towns, and the surrounding Northwest Arkansas region is regularly ranked one of the best places to live in the U.S. Some of the nation’s best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails are within a short drive of campus.
As an employer, the **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance, as well as 12 official holidays and a choice of retirement programs.
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Summary of Job Duties
The Serials Clerk will be responsible for the following:
Opening mail: Sort through and open mail/packages
Processing: Stamp, strip, and process materials to be shelf-ready
Shelving: Shelf items that are ready to go to stacks according to Library of Congress call number system
Pocketing parts: File pocket parts according to call number and volumes in series/sets
Stacking maintenance: Regular library walk around picking up books that need to be shelved in the proper location, pushing in chairs, dusting, and maintaining a clean and tidy library appearance
Loose leaf filing: Fill in for student work-study workers during breaks. File releases with proper sets according to filing instructions
Shelf reading and shifting projects: As needed or when necessary
Binding: Help library assistant with the preparation of materials to be sent to the bindery
Minimum Qualifications: Please ensure that all relevant application materials include details addressing the minimum qualifications. Applicants not meeting the minimum qualifications will be disqualified from consideration.
The formal education of a High School diploma or equivalent
Does this job require any license(s)/certification(s)?
If yes, please specify
Some work experience in a library
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
Physical activities associated with this position
The following physical activities are associated with this position and will be performed with or without an accommodation. If no physical activities are listed, please contact the hiring department if you have questions about physical activities that may be associated with this position. All individuals are encouraged to apply.
Monday - Friday 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.; 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Is this position weather/event essential? If yes, the employee in this position will report to work at the scheduled time when the University is closed due to inclement conditions.
Fayetteville Campus - Leflar Law Center (Waterman Hall 220)
Does this Position require a Motor Vehicle Reports Check?
Does this position require a background check?
If yes, please specify
Criminal background check
Sex offender registry check
Does this position require a substance abuse test?
Pre-employment Screening Requirements
The **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (
) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
Posting Detail Information
Future Open Date
Open Until Filled
Anticipated Start Date
Anticipated End Date (for hourly postings)
All application materials must be uploaded to the U of A’s employment system at jobs.uark.edu. Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.
Special Instructions Summary
222 Administration Building Fayetteville, AR 72701.
The **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race/color, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.