Employment Opportunities at the Gould Library
Evening Supervisors (14 or 20 hours/week)
Hiring Supervisor: Jason Hallen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Gould Library will be hiring 3 part-time Library Evening Supervisors for the 2015-16 academic year, to begin work on August 31, 2015.
Position Description: Oversees library operations and building use during the evening hours, and trains and supervises Loan Services student employees. Provides assistance to Athenaeum speakers and set-up and take down for Athenaeum events. Coordinates evening media screenings in the library. Maintains statistical records for the library. For more information and to apply for this position, see:
If you have questions about this position, please contact Jason Hallen by phone at 507-222-5836, by email at email@example.com, or in person by asking for him at the library circulation desk during business hours.
Library Reference Intern (10 hrs/wk, paid at student work rate -- must be a student in 2015-16)
Library Reference Intern is a program with the Career Center to assist reference librarians in support of student research and learning in the library. We hope to hire 4 students next year.
Learn more about library research methods and practices from Reference and Instruction Librarians, and then use what you’ve learned to help other students.
This is a fantastic opportunity particularly designed for students interested in libraries, especially reference. This is a professional internship and includes learning outcomes, mentoring from librarians and independent project development. You will also learn about general professional skills and workplace communication.
- Create, update, and maintain online and multimedia tutorials and research guides.
- Shadowing librarians at Research/IT desk to prepare to answer questions.
- Develop programs for outreach and promotion.
- Develop shared materials for collaboration with St. Olaf.
- Help evaluate resources.
- Other projects as needed.
10 hours a week for a full year. Taking a term off for off-campus studies is ok. Preferred on campus in fall.
- Students who are creative, mature, independent, and responsible.
- Students interested in libraries.
- Students who are able to work in collaboration effectively.
- Students who are comfortable interacting with other students, faculty, and staff.
- Students who are comfortable with technology.
- All fields of study welcome and encouraged!
Tentative application schedule:
- Applications posted on the library’s employment page.
- Applications reviewed immediately, not accepted after May 8, 2015.
- Applicants interviewed May 11-20, 2015.
- Decisions announced May 22, 2015.
Apply by sending in a cover letter, resume, and contact information for one professional reference and one faculty reference. For more information, contact: Danya Leebaw (dleebaw) or Susan Hoang (shoang)