1. BE ON TIME
Your first duty is to report to work on time for the hours assigned to you. If you will be more than five minutes late for any reason, call Melanie or Linda as soon as possible. Repeated unexcused lateness or no-shows will cost you your job.
2. BE ATTENTIVE
If someone approaches you for help, immediately give him or her your undivided attention. Returned materials should be discharged promptly to avoid unnecessary overdue fines. Student employees may not listen to music or make personal calls while on duty at the circulation desk. NO EARBUDS OR HEADPHONES!
3. BE CONSCIENTIOUS
Student employees may read or do schoolwork only after all Music Library duties have been completed. During each shift, every student employee should reshelve all materials that have been returned, complete any CD processing that is pending, and do 15 minutes of shelf reading, in addition to any tasks assigned by Melanie or Linda.
4. BE CAREFUL
Try not to leave the circulation desk unattended: we schedule two people to work together so that one can stay at the desk while the other goes into the other rooms as needed. NEVER leave the keys on the desk. Always wear them around your neck or place them in the black box. Only library employees are allowed behind the circulation desk, unless authorized by Melanie or Linda.
5. BE INFORMED
Check the Music Library Student Employee Blackboard site every day. This is where Linda and Melanie post information that you will need to do your job. Check your email at least once a day and respond promptly to any communications related to the Music Library.
6. BE SAFE
If you have (non-emergency) problems after 5:00 pm or on weekends, your on-campus contact is Boatwright's Main Service Desk at 289-8876. If a leak or other building issue arises, first call University Facilities (289-8600), then Boatwright, then Linda (804 683-3677). For emergency situations, call 911.
7. BE RESPONSIBLE
If you need to leave the library during a work shift (including using the restroom or getting a drink), tell someone on staff. Don't just disappear.
8. BE PRESENTABLE
Student employees must wear shoes at all times and should dress appropriately for public service. Remember: when you're on duty, you're representing the Music Library.
9. BE QUIET
We are fortunate to have a separate room for our circulation desk, but loud voices will still carry into the reading rooms. Please keep social conversation to a minimum.
10. BE NEAT
Do not consume food or beverages near computers, equipment, or library materials. Dispose of, or recycle, any trash that you generate, and promptly wipe up any spills.