Student Jobs in the Library 

Are you a student interested in working at ODU Library? Scroll down the page to see all the positions available. Please make sure that you are eligible for Work-Study before applying for these positions.

Other types of positions available at ODU can be found at Working at ODU.

Work-study Application Form 


Circulation Student Assistant

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS  

Job Description:
- checking out and checking in library items
- shelving items, shelf reading, weeding, and shifting books on shelves
- receiving payment of fines/charges
- retrieving items from shelves and preparing items for shipping
- photocopying
- special projects
- other general office/library-type activities

Qualifications:
- works well with others as a team
- able to interact tactfully and efficiently with community
- excellent communication skills, dependable

Contact: Timothy Sandusky
Phone: (614) 251-4676
E-mail: sanduskt@ohiodominican.edu 


Collection Student Assistant

NO POSITIONS AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME 

Job Description:
--Assists with compilation of collection statistics.
--Reviews course syllabi to identify items for acquisition to the ODU Library collection
--Reviews collection profiles and other selection tools for collection development
--Performs basic catalog and database searches
--Assists with collection development and collection analysis projects.
--Creates labels and signs for collection areas. 
--Displays book jackets on Main Stacks ranges to promote new books.
--Assists with shelfreading and inventory of various library collections
--Assists with shifting collection and weeding tasks.

Qualifications:
--computer literate with knowledge of spreadsheet software a plus
--familiar with or able to learn the Dewey Decimal Classification system
--detail-oriented, follows directions, reports problems, and asks questions to ensure tasks are performed appropriately
--dependable and able to work 8-10 hours per week
--ability to work independently with minimal supervision
--manual dexterity
--ability to lift 40 lbs.

Contact: Shaunda Tichgelaar
Phone: (614) 251-4755
Email: tichgels@ohiodominican.edu 


Periodicals Student Assistant

NO POSITIONS AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME 

Job Description:
- processing periodicals and newspapers received daily in the mail – labeling, stamping, additional processing, adding security strips, etc.
- shelving periodicals, newspapers, and microforms
- responsible for helping to maintain periodicals area – replacing broken boxes and maintaining correct box labels, shelf reading, shifting, etc.
- assist with special projects
- other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
- detail-oriented
- ability to work independently
- very organized, methodical, and neat
- manual dexterity
- comfortable with computers
- excellent communication skills, dependable
- ability to lift 25 lbs. or more

Contact: Matilda Davis-Northrup
Phone: (614) 251-4757
E-mail: davisnom@ohiodominican.edu  


Processing Student Assistant

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS 

Job Description:
- processing library materials
- responsible for shelf reading the juvenile section of library
- prepare books for library sale
- assist with processing projects
- other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
- manual dexterity
- attention to details
- excellent communication skills, dependable
- computer literate

Contact: Matilda Davis-Northrup
Phone: (614) 251-4757
E-mail: davisnom@ohiodominican.edu  


Reference/Instruction Student Assistant 

NO POSITIONS AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME  

Job Description:
- shelve new reference materials
- print, collate and staple instruction packets
- proofread and test new reference and instruction materials
- search the library catalogs
- assist in the weeding and acquisition of reference books
- assist in maintenance and development of library webpages
- work on various projects in Reference in Instruction Services

Qualifications:
- comfortable with computers
- dependable
- detail-oriented
- excellent communication skills

Contact: Christina Bonner
Phone: (614) 251-4585
Email: bonnerc@ohiodominican.edu  


Technical Services Student Assistant

 NO POSITIONS AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME  

Job Description:
- processing library materials – stamping, labeling, etc…
- update records in library catalog
- assist with processing projects
- responsible for shelf reading the juvenile section of library
- other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
- detail-oriented
- very organized and methodical
- comfortable with computers
- excellent communication skills, dependable
- ability to lift 25 lbs. or more

Contact: Matilda Davis-Northrup
Phone: (614) 251-4757
Email: davisnom@ohiodominican.edu