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The following graduate assistantships are currently available in the OSU Library:

Cataloging Graduate Assistant- Fall 2014

Government Documents Graduate Assistant- Fall 2014

Application

 

GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANT, OSU LIBRARY, Fall 2014

The OSU Library has an opening for one graduate assistant for the Fall 2014 semester. The assistantship will be .50 FTE and employment dates will be August 21, 2014, through December 12, 2014. Continued employment through the Spring 2015 semester is possible.

Responsibilities: The successful applicant will provide assistance at the Main Library Catalog Department in researching bibliographic, library holdings and location information; reconciling online and archival records, and editing and/or correcting problems. Various database maintenance and other electronic database special projects may also be assigned, as needed. The graduate assistant will be required to work 20 hours per week primarily scheduled during office hours. Some evening hours may be scheduled after training is completed.

Required: Applicants must be admitted to and meet the requirements of the Graduate College, be fully admitted to a graduate degree program, and be under the supervision of an appropriate graduate faculty member. Excellent communication skills and the ability to work positively with the public are required. Previous work in a library setting preferred. Consideration will be given to the student’s schedule and availability for one week training prior to start of Fall semester. Graduate students just beginning their academic careers are encouraged to apply.

For further information contact Co-ming Chan, 744-9758, Catalog Department, OSU Library.

Salary and Benefits: $1,050/month, 20 hours/week. Please inquire with contact person listed above regarding payment schedule.

Qualifications:  The position is open to graduate students or special students taking graduate level courses at OSU in all majors. Excellent communication and written skills and the ability to work positively with the public are required. Previous work in a library setting preferred. Consideration will be given to the student's class schedule.

Application Process:

  • Fill out the online application (Graduate Research Assistant)
  • Submit a letter of interest including names of local references. Your letter should address your interest and qualifications for this position.
  • The letter can either be included as an email attachment to lib-pub@okstate.edu or delivered by hand to Michele DeRaps, Dean's Office, 2nd floor of the Library between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., M-F.

Deadline:   Friday, August 15, 2014 (5:00 p.m.), or until filled.


 

GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANT, OSU LIBRARY, Fall 2014

The OSU Library has an opening for a Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) for the Fall 2014 semester. The assistantship will be .50 FTE, beginning August 18, 2014. This is a year‐round, half‐time assistantship averaging 20 hours per week.  

The GRA will be paid a monthly stipend of $1,050 and position includes full waivers of the out-of-state portion of tuition, partial waiver of in-state tuition and GRA health insurance if eligible.

Responsibilities: The successful applicant will provide assistance in the Government Documents Department with the processing and some cataloging of records for the online catalog obtained from monthly FTP loads, general office duties, and maintaining of statistics. GRA’s will be required to work a minimum of 20 hours per week 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Required: Applicants must be admitted to and meet the requirements of the Graduate College, be fully admitted to a graduate degree program, and be under the supervision of an appropriate graduate faculty member. Excellent communication skills and command of written and spoken English required. Successful candidates must have good attention to detail and the ability to work with a positive attitude towards co-workers and the public.

Desired: Previous work in a library or setting preferred. Consideration will be given to class schedule.

For further information contact Suzanne Reinman, Interim Department Head, Government Documents, OSU Library, (405) 744-6546. 

To apply:   Complete application at http://www.library.okstate.edu/personnel/application.htm
Submit a letter of interest including names of local references. Your letter should address your interest and qualifications for this position. The letter can either be hand delivered to the Dean’s Office, 216 Library, or submitted via e-mail to lib-pub@okstate.edu. Applications will not be considered if online application requirements are not completed.

Deadline:    Until filled.