Student Worker Opportunities

Throughout the year student workers assist the Duggan Library staff in serving the Hanover community. For information on current openings, please check classifieds.hanover.edu for the most recent updates. Typically, library positions will offer a minimum of 5 hours a week with no position offering more than 20 hours a week.

The following is a list of library student worker positions and their typical duties.

Circulation Student Workers tasks include:

  • front desk person providing circulation services using the library's automated system
  • opening/closing of the library
  • assisting patrons using copiers, microfilm reader/printers, and other equipment
  • shelving of materials

Acquisitions Assistant Student Worker tasks include:

  • assisting with the ordering, payment, and processing of library materials
  • receives and invoices books for payment in library's automated system and in an Excel spreadsheet
  • reconcile the accounts in Excel with the monthly budget reports

Archives and Special Collections Student Assistant tasks include:

  • Providing a records management function by filing and organizing incoming documents created by the College
  • Assisting in the organization of collections and creates finding aids for patron access to collections
  • Assisting with patron research and requests
  • Assisting with care and organization of rare books

Interlibrary Loan Student Assistant tasks include:

  • Searching incoming requests from other libraries; retrieves materials; creates circulation records
  • Receives materials coming in for the Library's patrons; prepares materials for circulation; delivers materials to the Circulation Desk
  • Files and keeps internal records

Periodicals Student Assistant tasks include:

  • Processing, shelving, and shelf reading current periodicals and newspapers
  • Transferring and barcoding non-current periodicals
  • Prepare duplicate exchange list: data entry, physical maintenance of the issues to be offered

For additional information, please contact Michael Ellis at ellism@hanover.edu. Please note that priority in hiring may be given to students eligible for federal work study.