The library hires students to work in several different areas. In hiring, preference is given to students with work study awards. 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 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.
Periodicals Student Assistant
Summer Student Assistant
Periodicals Assistants records and prepares all new periodicals, microfilm, newspaper indexes and outstanding order titles, retrieve periodicals from Gorin Hall, assist with annual shift of periodicals and inventory of periodicals, and assists with special projects. 10 hours a week.
Summer student assistants do a little of everything, as needed, often including including significant projects as well as staffing the Circulation Desk. 40 hours/week.
Application for Student Employment
(via the Millikin University Career & Experiential Education Center)