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Student Assistant Positions

Mardigian Library is one of the largest employers on campus. We have several departments, and students may work in one or more departments. Descriptions and phone numbers are provided below if you would like more information about particular departments.

To apply for a student job:

  • Download the application form. It is available in two formats: MS Word or PDF.
  • Return your completed application to the circulation desk.
  • Or, send the document as an attachment to .

We receive hundreds of applications and only hire a handful of new students each semester. If a supervisor is interested in setting up an interview, he or she will contact you. If you are not hired this semester, please resubmit an application next semester. We keep applications on file no longer than six months.

Book Processing 313-593-5567
Student Assistants may unpack new materials, sort mail, prepare materials for circulation (label, stamp, apply book jackets), prepare periodicals for the bindery, and/or inventory the collection.

Circulation 313-593-5695
Student Assistants provide customer service, check materials in and out, and assist library users in acquiring reserve materials, periodicals, and A/V materials. Some shelving and related activities are performed.

Library Research Center 313-593-5562
Student Assistants assist library users in locating information and materials.

Shelving 313-593-5566
Student Assistants shelve materials, and maintain the collection, including straightening and organizing shelves. Student Assistants should be able to push book carts without restrictions.


Library Staff Positions

Art Curator and Gallery Manager

We are seeking a high-energy, flexible, resourceful, and collaborative person to serve as curator for the department of Art Collections and Exhibitions on the Dearborn campus. This person will advance the department's educational mission, managing the University's art collection, the Berkowitz Gallery, and all of the Gallery's operations and activities. Established in 1997 in honor of Alfred Berkowitz, the Gallery is a showcase for his extensive glass collection and the growing glass holdings that include works by contemporary studio glass artists as well as period and antique art glass. The Gallery also houses the University's permanent collections of paperweights, drawings, paintings, prints, photographs, sculptures, and decorative arts. The Berkowitz Gallery has an exhibition space of 2,500 sq. ft. and 200 linear feet for hanging art; four to five exhibitions are typically programmed each year. The position is a primary faculty (non-tenure track) position and reports to the Associate Director, Mardigian Library.

The full description, responsibilites, qualifications, and application form are available at the UM Jobs site.

U-M EEO/AA Statement
The University of Michigan-Dearborn is a non-discriminatory, Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Mardigian Library
4901 Evergreen Rd.
Dearborn, MI 48128-2406
313-593-5400  fax 313-593-5561

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