Duggan Library

Student Employment Opportunities

Throughout the year student workers assist the Duggan Library staff in serving the Hanover community. For information on current openings, please check MyHanover - Resources - Campus Employment 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 Worker 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.