Student Employment Opportunities

Our student workers are a vital part of our team! The library hires work study students to work in several different areas. Summaries follow, with links to fuller descriptions. 

Circulation Student Assistant: Circulation students assist patrons, answer the phone, answer directional questions, circulate materials, shelve and straighten all library materials, assist with processing the reserve collection, register borrowers, maintain library equipment, do some computer searching, light typing, filing and assist with special projects. 8 - 10 hours a week (varies due to number of student assistants and schedules). 

Interlibrary Loan and Periodicals Student Assistant: ILL students retrieve books and periodicals to be loaned out. They also photocopy articles, type periodical requests, search for items on the computer, and label items to be sent out. 10 hours a week, in 2 hours each day.

Archives Student Assistant: Archives assistants assist the Archivist in providing research services to archives patrons, outreach activities to the campus and community at large, processing archives collections, and in other special projects.  8-10 hours a week. 

Summer Student Assistant: Summer student assistants do a little of everything, as needed, often including including significant projects as well as staffing the Circulation Desk. 20-40 hours/week.

How to apply

Application for Student Employment via the Millikin University Career and Experiential Education Center.