Library Student Assistant-AY 2024-2025

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Work type: Student Assistant
Location: Maritime Academy
Categories: Excluded, Temporary, Part Time, Library

Note: Please use the CSUM email when applying for this position.

Working Title: Library Student Assistant

Classification Title: Student Assistant-FWS/ Non-FWS

Department Name: Library

Time Base: Part-time

Hours to be Worked: Up to 20 hours per week

Supervisor's Name: Rachel Tamayo

Pay Plan: Hourly

Bargaining Unit:  Excluded (E99)

Employment Type: Temporary

Pay Level and Pay Rate: 

  • Level: 1
  • Hourly Rate: 16.00

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Job Summary:  

Assist with routine Library functions such as circulating library materials, fielding questions about library resources and services, and data entry. Assist with Outreach events. Enforce Library policies.

About the California State University Maritime Academy:

Established in 1929, California State University Maritime Academy, a campus of the California State University, is the only degree-granting maritime academy on the West Coast. Located on the scenic Vallejo waterfront, the campus serves a student population of approximately 1000 undergraduates and 50 graduate students.

Cal Maritime offers seven baccalaureate degrees in Business Administration, International Strategy and Security, Facilities Engineering Technology, Marine Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering,  Marine Transportation, and Oceanography. The undergraduate curriculum includes licensing programs for future merchant marine, coast guard, and naval reserve officers. Cal Maritime also offers a Master of Science in Transportation and Engineering Management degree, as well as a number of extended learning programs and courses.

Job Duties:

  • Circulation Desk – check out/check in Library books, Reserves, DVDs, equipment
  • Keep public spaces orderly
  • Shelve books, periodicals, and DVDs
  • Respond to security alarm
  • Understand how to use Library information resources and when to refer patrons to librarians for research help
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications: 

  • Ability to provide excellent customer service
  • Ability to keep reliable hours
  • Attention to detail
  • Adhere to uniform and grooming standards

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Knowledge of Cal Maritime Library and services (preferred)

Mandated Reporter: The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

Eligibility to Work:  Applicants must provide proof of U.S. citizenship or authorization to work in the United States within three days of the date of hire.

Title IX: Please view the Notice of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Gender or Sex and Contact Information for Title IX Coordinator at:

EEO Statement: Cal Maritime is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. The university subscribes to all state and federal regulations and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information, medical condition, covered veteran status, or any other protected status.  Reasonable Accommodations will be provided to applicants with qualifying disabilities who self-disclose by contacting the Benefits Coordinator at (707) 654-1146.

Application Procedure: Click "APPLY NOW" to complete the Cal Maritime Online Employment Application and attach the following documents: cover letter and resume. 

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