Student Employment

 
 
 

Circulation and Interlibrary Loan Services

Our students are the front line of the library. We look for positive and enthusiastic students who are willing to go the extra mile for their peers, faculty, staff, and community patrons. Our main job duties include, but are not restricted to, reference for library and campus information, checkout services, shelving, organizing collections, campus delivery for faculty & staff, interlibrary loan services, and a variety of projects which need a detail and task oriented skill set.

Experience with Office Suite, Mac computers, printer maintenance, cashiering and phone etiquette is a plus.

Cataloging and Serials

This position works as part of a team in the Technical Services department of the David O. McKay Library. The clerk will be responsible for a wide variety of tasks, including the following:

  • Data entry for new materials, including books, magazines, professional journals, and microfilm being added to the library catalog
  • Stamping, barcoding, and putting sensor strips in all new library materials
  • Deleting/withdrawing of library materials no longer needed in the collection
  • Printing call numbers for new library materials as well as older materials that need updates
  • Book covering of library books
  • Any other tasks as assigned

Qualifications:

Knowledge of computers is required as well as proficient keyboarding skills. Any knowledge of Horizon software is a plus. Strong verbal communication skills are essential in addition to interpersonal skills and the ability to follow through on tasks. The clerk should be self-motivated, professional, and be able to work well both in groups and independently.

Acquisitions

This position works as part of a team in the acquisitions department of the David O. McKay Library.

The clerk will be responsible for a variety of tasks, including the following:

  • Receive new books and materials in the Horizon acquisitions system.
  • Sort/invoice books received on approval/continuation.
  • Data entry in acq-mail system when items have been received.
  • Maintain files for POs, invoices, and monthly statements.
  • Responsible for returning damaged/duplicate material.
  • Any other tasks as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of computers is required as well as proficient keyboarding skills. Any knowledge of Horizon software is a plus.
  • Strong Verbal communication skills are essential in addition to interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to maintain a strong attention to detail, as well as the ability to follow through on tasks.
  • Self-motivated, professional, and be able to work well both in groups and independently.

Special Collections & Archives

Special Collections & Archives hires students to help with processing and describing campus records and other local history materials.

Positions typically hired:

  1. Transcription: transcribes audio or paper documents into electronic forms. Requires use of computers, basic word processing software. Proficiency in grammar, spelling, etc. very helpful. Preferred accurate typing speed above 35 wpm.
  2. Reading Room/Archives: maintain customer access point in the Reading room. Help process archives, manuscripts and other collections.

Digitization Center

Employees work to scan, process and upload sensitive and fragile archival materials.

Employees must be dependable and willing to learn new processes. Employees must become familiar with all programs used for these processes. Knowledge of Photoshop and InDesign are helpful.

There are no departments in the library hiring at this time. Feel free to submit your application and resume for future consideration.
  1. Enroll in and successfully complete the LR 111 class.  Good grades are a plus.
  2. When interviewing be professional in appearance.
  3. Be able to use good communication and grammar skills.
  4. Exhibit good public relations skills.