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LIBRARY JOBS

Student Jobs at the Mardigian Library

Shelving Student Assistant

Student Assistants work independently to shelve materials, and maintain the collection, including straightening and organizing shelves and shelf reading. This role requires great attention to detail. Student Assistants spend most of their time standing and should be able to push book carts weighing up to 50 pounds without restrictions and take on other duties as assigned.

We are not accepting applications at this time.


Library Info Desk Student Assistant

Join a team that works to provide the best possible experience for Mardigian Library users. Student Assistants must have excellent customer service skills, enthusiasm for the library, and the ability to work collaboratively with other students and staff. Primary responsibilities include assisting users with research and circulation needs, providing building information, and assisting with emergency and safety procedures.

In addition to the above responsibilities, as a Student Assistant you will be required to participate in the Professional Development Program. This program, based on the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Career Readiness Competencies, will assist you in building upon the foundational skills that address career readiness and prepare you for success in the workplace, as well as life long career management. Primary responsibilities include:

  • Participate in 1:1 monthly check-ins with your paired supervisor to work on various goals and expectations that include:
    • Integrating professional development as a part of your role as a Student Assistant
    • Identifying & developing strengths and areas of improvement
    • Identifying & developing professional and personal goals
    • Preparing for your future career after graduation
  • Attend three internal professional development workshops outside of your normal scheduled hours.
    • You will be compensated for this time
  • Participate in a semesterly employee evaluation

Your application must include the following or it will not be considered:

  • Official Fall 2022 class schedule
  • Cover letter addressing your interest working at the Mardigian Library, previous customer service experience, previous experience interacting with people in a workplace/volunteer organization/club/extracurricular activity, and skills you hope to obtain through this position.

Due to the large number of applications received each semester, the library is unable to reply to every applicant regarding their application status. Applicants will be notified via email if the library wishes to schedule an interview. Please do not call, email, or visit library staff directly regarding your application.

We keep applications on file for one semester.

We are not accepting applications at this time.


Book Processing Student Assistant

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.

We are not accepting applications at this time.

Did you know?

  • Newspaper Subscriptions
  • Currently enrolled students and currently employed faculty and staff are eligible for a free digital subscription to the New York Times (NYT) (some limitations apply) and Wall Street Journal (WSJ).

  • Access requires creation of accounts for each site. Full details and setup instructions are available on the New York Times and Wall Street Journal setup pages.