Oklahoma State University

Student Employment Opportunities

The following student employment opportunities are currently available in the OSU Library.

Job 116




Job 116

Dec. 5, 2014


The Edmon Low Library has an opening for a Student Assistant I position at the Circulation and Information Desk.  Circulation Student Assistants (SAIs) work primarily at the Circulation / Information Desk and perform circulation and basic reference duties. The student assistant works under the Circulation Coordinator. 

This position normally requires working 10-20 hours per week during the Spring semester. Hours will include weekends, early mornings and/or late nights (9:00 pm – 2:00 am), some miscellaneous daytime or early evening hours, and some holidays (holiday hours are voluntary when possible).


  • Checking out and discharging library material, including recalled and inter-library loan items, laptops and peripherals.
  • Recalling books for patrons.
  • Providing assistance to patrons with basic informational questions. Answering patron questions concerning directions and library policy (if known).
  • Replacing paper and toner in public printers.
  • Troubleshooting basic problems with public computers and printers.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Customer service experience
  • Ability to get along with others and work as part of a team with good organizational and reading skills including a strong attention to detail.
  • Dependable/reliability
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to lift items up to 40 lbs.
  • Ability to push a book cart weight up to 120 lbs.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Library experience, including understanding of the Dewey Decimal system
  • College research experience

Pay Rate:  $8.75 /Hour

MUST BE ENROLLED AT LEAST PART-TIME (6 HOURS UNDERGRADUATE).  Please submit your Spring class schedule on your online application.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For additional information, please contact the Dean’s Office at 744-6322.