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Part-time Temporary Employment for Graduate Students in IU Libraries

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Business/SPEA Reference Desk, 6-12 hours/week

Business Library Desk

  • Experience with providing reference assistance in person, through chat, phone, and email.
  • Applicable library settings: all
  • Transferable skills: thinking on your feet, customer service, broad knowledge of library services
  • Additional occasional work: information literacy instruction; LibGuides creation/maintenance
  • Send resume to: Gary Arave
  • Positions open Fall of 2022: 4
  • For more information about this library: https://libraries.indiana.edu/businessspea-library

Scholars' Commons Reference Desk, 6-12 hours/week

  • Experience with providing reference assistance in person, through chat, phone, and email.
  • Applicable library settings: allStudent standing at reference desk
  • Transferable skills: thinking on your feet, customer service, broad knowledge of library services
  • Additional occasional work: exhibit creation, LibGuides creation/maintenance
  • Send resume to: Edwin Cheek
  • Positions open Fall of 2022: 3-4
  • For more information about this department: https://libraries.indiana.edu/scholars-commons

In-depth research consultations (kind of like library tutors)

Learning Commons Research Assistance Desk, 6-10 hours/week

Two students study in the learning commons

  • Experience with providing in-depth research consultations with students via Zoom or in-person using a pedagogical model of peer tutoring.
  • Applicable library settings: all
  • Transferable skills: thinking on your feet, customer service, broad knowledge of library services, specialized research skills
  • Additional occasional work: information literacy instruction; LibGuides creation/maintenance; outreach events; working with campus partners.
  • Pay rate: $15/hour
  • Positions open Fall 2022: 4
  • Full position description available online
  • Send resume to: Meredith Knoff
  • Apply online. Job ID: 301926
  • For more information about this department: https://libraries.indiana.edu/learning-commons

Teaching experience

Teaching & Learning Department, variable hours

  • Experience with providing library and information literacy instruction
  • Applicable library settings: academic, school, special, vendor
  • Transferable skills: lesson planning, delivering instruction,  learning outcomes assessment
  • Positions open Fall 2022: uncertain
  • Send resume to: Anna Marie Johnson
  • For more information about this department: https://libraries.indiana.edu/teaching-learning-department