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Library Student Assistant

Position Description

Work Schedule: 5-10 hours per week as required (may include opening, closing, and/or weekend hours)

Pay Rate: $11/hour

This position provides circulation services to members of the Wentworth community during Library hours.

Responsibilities

  • Provides circulation services including: charging and discharging of Library items, retrieving and shelving Library items, and performing opening and/or closing duties under the supervision of a Library staff member
  • Answers basic questions about Library services, materials, and spaces
  • Performs stacks maintenance tasks including: shelving, shelf-reading, shifting, and other special projects as assigned
  • Assists patrons with equipment such as computers, printers, scanners, and other technology
  • Represents the Library to patrons in a friendly and professional manner
  • Performs other duties or projects as needed 

Expectations

  • Shifts are assigned on a semesterly basis; Library Student Assistants are required to attend all assigned shifts. 
  • Missed shifts are only acceptable for family & medical emergencies; other reasons should be communicated to and approved by a staff supervisor in advance. 
  • Some Student Assistants are assigned to work opening, closing, and weekend shifts; those who work these shifts will be given priority in scheduling.  

Qualifications

Required:

  • Current enrollment at WIT
  • Commitment to providing excellent customer service
  • Ability and willingness to learn Library procedures and systems

Preferred:

  • Work study funding
  • Familiarity with and enthusiasm for working with technology
  • Some work may require the ability to work independently for stretches of time

How to Apply

Complete our online application

Technology Sandbox Student Assistant

Position Description

Work Schedule: 5-10 hours per week as required (may include opening, closing, and/or weekend hours)

Pay Rate: $11.50/hour

Responsibilities

  • Ensures Technology Sandbox facilities and equipment are well maintained.
  • Provides Technology Sandbox users with instruction and technical assistance with services and related technologies including 3D printing and scanning.. 
  • Provides support for equipment borrowing service.
  • Represents the Library and Technology Sandbox to patrons in a friendly and professional manner.
  • Performs other duties or projects as needed.

Expectations

  • Shifts are assigned on a semesterly basis; Technology Sandbox Student Assistants are required to attend all assigned shifts.
  • Missed shifts are only acceptable for family & medical emergencies; other reasons should be communicated to and approved by a staff supervisor in advance.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Current enrollment at WIT
  • Commitment to providing excellent customer service
  • Ability and willingness to learn Library procedures and systems

Preferred:

  • Work study funding
  • Experience with 3D modeling and 3D printing
  • Familiarity with and enthusiasm for working with technology
  • Some work may require the ability to work independently for stretches of time

How to Apply

Complete our online application

 

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