Job Postings

Positions Available for Students Enrolled (with full-time status) at Ohio State University:

Work Study Student Assistant for Special Collections

Funding: Work Study

Work Schedule: Varies, Monday – Friday 9am-5pm; during Fall and Spring Semesters, 1-5pm

Hours per Week: 10-20

Hourly wage: $8.25

Supervisor/Contact: Susan Liberator,, 614-292-0538


Works 10-20 hours per week, Monday through Friday, between 9am and 5pm and Sundays, 1-5pm (Sunday hours during Fall and Spring semesters only)

Assist researchers and visitors with basic informational and directional assistance

Staff special collections reading room, including general security responsibilities

Search library catalog

Assist with shelf-read project

Process catalogued materials

Shelve and pull material for patrons

Process photocopy requests

Use independent judgment to complete inventories and data entry work

Answer phone, transfer calls, and take messages

Undertake other clerical tasks as needed

Works under the supervision of the Assistant Curator


Strong public service skills

Attention to detail

Experience with basic computer programs (MS Word, Excel)

Ability to work independently, organizational skills, and close attention to detail

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Must be punctual and dependable

To apply, please submit resume, semester schedule and expected graduation semester & year to Susan Liberator at