Seeking the brightest and best of our students to work as Student Peer Advisors in the library for next semester, starting August 28th. You MUST be a registered UL student to be eligible to apply, click here for more details on what the job involves and details about how to apply http://libguides.ul.ie/c.php?g=358440&p=4599303
Student peer-advisors will ¬_ Assist new students in their first semester by providing them with support and guidance on how to use the library. ¬_ Be available on library floors from Week 0 to 5 of semester 1. ¬_ Assist new students with basic library usage: how to find and borrow books, use the library catalogue, use the photocopying facilities and use basic online services. ¬_ Assist new students with basic IT functions: how to log in, register for modules, use email, print documents, and access the Learning Management System (SULIS) etc. ¬_ Provide directional assistance to new students in the library ¬_ Advise new students on library code of conduct and user behaviour relating to noise, mobile phone usage, eating in the library, etc. ¬_ Assist in maintaining an environment conducive to study. ¬_ Provide feedback to library staff regarding development of student support including signage, documentation and peer support. ¬_ Refer students to other support services such as ITD, Writing Centre, Maths Centre, Careers, Students Union, etc. It is expected that Student Peer Advisors will: ¬_ Enhance the nature and quality of first year transition and the student experience. ¬_ Improve and develop library and information resources, facilities and services necessary to support excellence in teaching, learning and research ¬_ Enable students to develop the information literacy skills and research skills that they will need for lifelong education ¬_ Improve the quality, effectiveness and diversity of student learning ¬_ Aid in the provision of an outstanding student-centred learning environment ¬_ Embed an awareness of appropriate use of library spaces ¬_ Give individual attention to library users, particularly to non- traditional students such as mature, distance, part-time, access and international students. Successful candidates will have Excellent customer service and communication skills A good knowledge of the University of Limerick, its services, facilities and academic programmes. A good knowledge of the Glucksman Library and the services it provides Enthusiasm for welcoming new students to the campus. Desirable Criteria Competency in using social media and a willingness to share online updates using own or library profiles incl. Facebook & Snapchat.