Looking for a place to earn your Federal Work Study award? O'Grady Library may be just the place for you! Our student workers become experts on library resources, and gain valuable experience as an employee while being on campus and able to focus on their studies.
Circulation desk assistant
The Circulation Services Work Study Assistant provides courteous and professional service within the circulation department located at the front of the O’Grady Library. The work schedule in this department is flexible and tasks may include working directly with patrons at the circulation desk, processing materials in the circulation workroom, or shelving materials in the stacks. Although library experience is not required, the successful assistant will be public service oriented with attention to punctuality and dependability.
Information commons assistant
The position will provide both supervised and solo coverage of the Reference Desk and Information Commons, including both weekday evening and weekend hours. While staffing the Reference Desk, assistants will help patrons with technology related questions and basic research needs. Behind the scenes, assistants help keep the flow of the Information Commons smooth by checking printers, installing software, and helping the Technology Supervisor and Librarians with projects. It is a position where computer, public service and library skills are enhanced. Basic computer skills and a desire to work with the public are a requirement for this position.
Technical services assistant
The Technical Services Work Study Assistant works behind the scenes in the library to assist in preparing books and other library materials for the collection. The work environment is quiet, but interactive, and the successful assistant enjoys being busy with a variety of hands-on and computer tasks, and is able to work independently once trained. Although library experience is not required, an interest in and facility for detailed work is desirable.