Are there any perks to working in the library?
Your work schedule is based around your school schedule. While not every library job will have openings when you have free time, we try our best to maximize your allotted Federal Work Study award and work with your schedule. We understand you are students first and that you may rely on your student employment as a key contribution in covering your expenses.
You will work directly with many different specialists and experts in their respective fields beaming with knowledge, expertise, and personality. It will be the perfect time to learn or practice skills that will scaffold into your future careers: working with a diverse population, time management, collaboration, leadership, teamwork, independence, project management, etc.
While working at OHIO University Libraries, you will receive a longevity pay increase after each full year of work.
OHIO University Libraries has many events and workshops in which you can participate for professional growth and interact with your student colleagues.
While working at OHIO University Libraries, you will have an opportunity to apply for our Friends of the Library Scholarship. Two $700 scholarships are awarded annually and only library student employees are eligible. The prompts for the applications usually involve how you interpret the value of libraries and their services to patrons, self-study, and communities.