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UMW Libraries
Simpson Library | Special Collections

Student Employment

This guide summarizes the different types of student jobs available at Simpson Library.

ThinkLab Student Assistant

ThinkLab Student Assistant


Position Basics

Work Hours Between 12PM (Noon) and 6 PM
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 students and faculty who are using the services of the ThinkLab.
  • Help maintain 3D printers and learn troubleshooting techniques.
  • Learn basic 3D modeling programs such as Tinkercad, Meshmixer, Dremel 3D, etc.
  • Help troubleshoot ThinkLab related issues/questions posed by students.
  • Create 3D print guides and online content under the direction of the supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications (Required)

  • Strong customer service attitude
  • Ability to work independently and in a self-directed manner
  • Attention to detail and dependability a must.
  • Must have at least 2.0 GPA

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior customer support experience.
  • Prior 3D printing + troubleshooting experience.
  • Understanding of the 3D print and scanning production process.

Student Supervisor

Shannon Hauser