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Student Employment

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

Reference Student Assistant

Reference Student Assistant


Position Basics

Work Hours Between 8 AM and Midnight
Weekend Shifts Included? Yes
Hours per Week An average of 10 hours each week
Public Services? Yes
Same Schedule each Week? Yes

Position Duties

  • Assist patrons with research questions at the Reference Desk
  • Shelve reference materials
  • Maintain library statistics
  • Special Projects

Minimum Qualifications (Required)

  • Customer service skills
  • Good organizational and communication skills
  • Patient, friendly, and able to multi-task
  • Dependability
  • Must have at least 2.0 GPA

Student Assistant Supervisor

Elizabeth Heitsch