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Student Employment

This is a guide for students who are interested in working at Simpson Library.

Special Collections and University Archives Student Assistant

Special Collections and University Archives Student Assistant

 

Position Basics

Work Hours Between 8 AM and 5 PM
Weekend Shifts Included? No
Hours per Week An average of 10 hours each week
Public Services? Yes
Same Schedule each Week? Yes

Position Duties

  • Assist with reference questions and assisting patrons
  • Retrieve and shelve unique archival and rare materials
  • Assist with exhibit display creation, research and set-up/take-down
  • Label and move collections to acid-free enclosures as specified
  • Process archival collections and create finding aids
  • Special Projects

Minimum Qualifications (Required)

  • Good organizational and communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Dependability
  • Must have at least 2.0 GPA

Student Assistant Supervisor

Carolyn Parsons