Oklahoma State University

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

Fall Graduate Assistant



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 11, 2014, through December 12, 2014. Continued employment for the Spring, 2015 semester is possible.

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 at the Circulation and Information Services Desk in the Main Library answering reference and information questions, helping students and faculty with the Library’s print and electronic resources, and circulation duties for the charge and discharge of monographs, ILL materials, Holds and Recalls, Document Delivery materials, and Laptops, MacBooks and Surfaces and the Library Study Rooms.  GRA’s will be required to work a minimum of 20 hours per week during evenings (until midnight), weekends, holidays, and/or week day hours when the reference desk is open.

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 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 Johnny Johnson, Department Head, Access Services, OSU Library, x49728. 

To apply:   Complete application at http://www.library.okstate.edu/personnel/index.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.