Archives Student Assistant (Fall 2015)

Work hours: 6-10 hours per week, $8.75/hr; student assistants work Monday through Friday between 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Job duties and responsibilities

Under the supervision of the College Archivist, the employee may
  • Scan photographs or negatives and process the images
  • Edit sound recordings
  • Create metadata for existing digital items
  • Take photographs of campus for campus documentation project
  • Write blog posts about campus history
  • Proficient with Windows-based or Macintosh operating systems
  • Knowledge of Photoshop, Audacity
  • Attention to detail
  • Capable of working independently
  • Must be able to work an established schedule

Candidates should submit a cover letter and application to Bridget Bower, College Archivist (5th Floor, Gannett Center/Library).

Deadline for applications is Tuesday, Sept. 1. Interviewing begins immediately.

Circulation/Multimedia Student Assistant (fall 2015)

The Circulation/Multimedia Student Assistant works at the Circulation or Multimedia Desk checking Library materials out, and receiving items in, from users. This position does not supervise other student assistants.

Essential Duties

  • Answer the desk phone and greet visitors
  • Answer questions/explain policies pertaining to fines/fees/recalls/due dates
  • Accept electronic fine payments
  • Check out/in library materials, interlibrary loans, reserves, laptops and peripherals
  • Deliver books to other departments on campus
  • Fill public copiers with paper/toner, clear jams, as needed
  • Assist patrons with scanning/copier/microfilm equipment questions
  • Maintain the public printers and sort print jobs in the absence of ITS staff
  • Scan documents for reserve/interlibrary loan as needed
  • Respond to security-gate alarms
  • Shelf reading of library materials
  • Search the stacks for library materials
  • Other duties as assigned

Available hours are Monday and Wednesday 2 am – 5 am with occasional day and evening shifts.

Student Employee at the Multimedia Desk

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