Graduate Student Job Descriptions
Kent State University Libraries (UL) employs students from the School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) each semester to work as Graduate Student Assistants (GSAs) in various departments of UL. Graduate students in other departments/schools/colleges can also be considered for employment in the GSA program.
These positions are Student Employment, NOT assistantships (i.e. no fee waiver; no stipend). GSAs are expected to work 12 to 20 hours per week during semesters depending upon the needs of the department in which they are employed. GSAs are encouraged to work during intersessions if they meet the Office of Student Employment Services' requirements and funding is available.
Complete the application for graduate student employment (click here). Students in the School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) can obtain applications from Cheryl Tennant, Administrative Clerk in the SLIS Office (Library Room 314) or the Coordinator of UL Student Employment in Library Room 300. A supervisor MAY call you for an interview IF your hours of availability and interests match a current or future vacancy.
After a position has been offered and accepted, the prospective GSA must also complete all appropriate paperwork by visiting the Career Services Center (Schwartz Center, Room 261; 330-672-2360) and the Student Employment Coordinator (Library, Room 300).
Positions MAY be available in the following areas. The descriptions are for informational purposes ONLY and not intended as a job posting.
- Branch Libraries (Architecture, Performing Arts, Fashion, Map, Chemistry/Physics)
- Periodical Information and Interlibrary Loan
- Instructional and Reference Services
- Special Collections
- Technical Services (Media Cataloging, Acquisitions, and Government Documents)