University Libraries

Primary Responsibilities:

Work with designated librarians on special long-term projects related to research and scholarship, academic- and student-success programs, assessment, and/or teaching and learning activities. Other responsibilities might also include:

  • working on projects associated with teaching, research and service within the academic library environment
  • working on projects associated with data creation and/or data cleanup in the Libraries’ Integrated Library System (ILS)
  • providing assistance with inclusive online and in-person library instruction sessions;
  • creating and editing inclusive online library guides, tutorials and/or instructional resource;
  • assisting with the development and codification of library best practices and procedures in a variety of settings and situations;
  • assisting with the development and maintenance of the University’s Institutional Repository and associated responsibilities;
  • working on special projects relating to Open Access and Open Educational Resources;
  • helping with grant-related activities;
  • conducting research;
  • other responsibilities 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. 

Work Hours: 15 hours per week. Applications for fully online assistantships will be considered.

CONTACT: Send application with CV and cover letter to Prof. Kathryn Shaughnessy
[email protected]

NOTE:  The application period for 2022-2023 has closed. Please check back with us in Spring 2023 for updated information on the application process for 2023-2024.

Primary Responsibilities:

Work with designated librarians on special long-term projects related to research and scholarship, academic- and student-success programs, assessment, and/or teaching and learning activities. Other responsibilities might also include:

  • working on projects associated with data creation and/or data cleanup in the Libraries’ Integrated Library System (ILS)
  • providing assistance with inclusive online and in-person library instruction sessions;
  • creating and editing inclusive online library guides, tutorials and/or instructional resource;
  • assisting with processing reserve materials
  • other responsibilities 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. 

Work Hours: 15 hours per week. Applications for fully online assistantships will be considered.

CONTACT: Send application with CV and cover letter to Prof. Kathryn Shaughnessy
[email protected]

NOTE: The application period for 2022-2023 has closed. Please check back with us in Spring 2023 for updated information on the application process for 2023-2024.