Student Jobs

Whether you want to get a jump-start on your career, or just need extra money for school, you’ll find a wide range of student employment opportunities in the University Libraries. Our students workers usually tell us that both the experience and the contacts they’ve made are very helpful when they are looking for full-time employment after graduation.

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Position Summary: Provide support to the Assessment & Analytics department, primarily focusing on analyzing collected data within the University Libraries.

Essential Functions
• Identify, gather, and analyze data related to the Library's collections, services, programs, facilities and operations as well as data related to the University
• Assist in translating questions and problems into structured analysis.
Translate complex findings into generally understandable formats including the use of data visualization and dashboard development.
• Assist in organizing data so that it can be used across the Libraries for a variety of analysis
• Assist in other assessment related projects that arise

Required Qualifications
• Knowledge of data mining and analysis tools, textual analysis, and/or TEI
• Working knowledge of relational database software, e.g Microsoft Access, Oracle, MySQL
• Experience finding, acquiring, manipulating and analyzing quantitative data
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and to manage projects
• Demonstrated ability to work within and across committees and teams, to work with interdisciplinary areas across the campus, and to contribute constructively to committee and team efforts.

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Position Summary: This position assists Japanese/Korean Studies Librarian with Korean book selection and other duties such as LibGuide related to Korean language.

Essential Functions
• Assist monthly acquisition of Korean library materials. This mostly involves checking catalogs from Korean vendors, assembling the list of desired titles (in Korean), and performing duplicate checks using Classic Catalog or WorldCat
• Assist Japanese and Korean Studies Librarian in maintenance of Japanese and Korean studies resources. This typically includes performing duplicate checks on gift books and minor maintenance of research guides on LibGuides platform

Required Qualifications
• Ability to read and write (type) in Korean required
• Knowledge of hanja or other East Asian languages preferred
• Advanced undergraduate or graduate students with EALC/EAS coursework preferred
• The job will involve the use of MS Office suite

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POSITION SUMMARY: The Metadata Assistant will create and/or enhance metadata records for digitized materials from the Julian Edison Department of Special Collections to facilitate online access to the collections. This work involves adding descriptive metadata to collection materials from collecting areas including DMGHL, Modern Literature, and Rare Books. Platforms and software may include ArtStor, Omeka, Box, and Excel.

Essential Functions
• Cataloging and/or enhancing metadata records for digitized Special Collections using systems and software including ArtStor, Omeka, Box, and Excel.
• Researching collection materials as needed for cataloging

Required Qualifications
This position requires strong visual literacy, writing skills, and attention to detail. This remote project also requires basic computer skills and reliable internet connection.

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