Student Employment Opportunities
Looking for student employment? Library Services offers a variety of university-funded and Federal Work-Study Program positions. You must meet the enrollment requirement during your employment period by being enrolled in at least 6 hours in the fall or spring semesters and at least 3 hours in the summer semester. All courses must be offered on the UCM Warrensburg or Central Summit Center campus. In order to be considered for employment, you must complete UCM's Mules4Hire online application.
Please Note: Submitting an application is not a guarantee of employment. Please do not visit library offices inquiring about employment opportunities. We will just refer you to this page and the Mules4Hire application.
Departments Included in Library Services:
Below is a listing of departments within the library. When applying for student employment, applicants are not applying for positions within a specific department. Prospective candidates to fill specific positions are chosen from the overall pool of applicants.
Library Services areas includes Public Services, Technical Services, Access Services, and the Administrative Office. Student workers' responsibilities vary according to the area in which they work.
Public Services: Public Services student employees work with library users and perform general office duties. Additional information about tasks specific to the various areas within Public Services is listed below.
Circulation: Student employees work primarily at the Circulation Desk, providing basic services to users, including checking materials in and out, retrieving and shelving Reserve items, collecting fines, and performing opening and closing procedures.
Government Documents: Student employees assist users, shelve materials, and work on other projects as assigned.
Harmon Computer Commons (HCC): Student employees help individuals using the computers, post statistics, maintain the area, scan materials, and complete projects as assigned.
Interlibrary Loan (ILL): Student employees enter statistics; operate the photocopier, fax, and microform reader-printer; scan documents from paper to electronic format; and prepare library materials for delivery.
Special Collections: Student employees perform database searching, shelve materials, and assist with the Children's Literature Festival.
Third Floor Desk: employees help users locate library materials and shelve books.
Technical Services: Technical Services student employees help process library materials, perform general office duties, and, in some cases, help maintain computer hardware and software.
Technical Services: Student employees help with the physical processing of materials before they are added to the library's collection. They also perform other specialized tasks, including shelving and re-shelving periodicals and assisting with the withdrawing of materials.
Systems: Student employees help maintain computer hardware and assist with some software programming tasks as assigned. A background in CIS or CS is normally needed to be successful.
Dean's Office: Student employees perform general office duties, greet and assist guests, and work with university payroll submission for Library Services' student employees.
To apply for a student employee position in Library Services, complete UCM's Mules4Hire online application. As positions become available, area supervisors within Library Services will review active applications.