Work with various library departments and librarians on special projects and library activities. These include, but are not limited to the following:
- working with patrons at the Reference and Information Desk, via e-mail , and on the telephone,
- assisting in the Asian Library, the Instructional Materials Center, and at the Circulation Desk
- processing archival collections and writing finding aids,
- updating the library catalog, databases, and the Libraries’ web pages,
- book repair,
- collections maintenance including shelf reading, shifting and de-selection,
- assisting in online and in-person library instruction sessions,
- creating and editing Campus Guides,
- carrying out research,
- preparing and installing exhibitions,
- supporting outreach programs
Graduate Assistants in the University Libraries are rotated into various department in order to obtain broad-based training in the field and contribute to library functions and special projects, as needed.
Selection Criteria: Applications for GA positions will be assessed on a competitive basis considering GPA, recommendations, statements of careers goals and interests, oral and written communication skills, and prior work experience. Full-time students enrolled in the Division of Library and Information Science are given priority.
Work Hours: 15 hours per week