Media Resources Center Special Projects Assistant

  • Hours/week: ~8
  • Wage: $12.50 / hr.
  • Start Date: August, 21 2018

The Media Resources Center (MRC) in the Undergraduate Library is hiring a special projects assistant for the 2017/2018 school year. Under the supervision of the Media Resources Librarian and working directly with MRC Staff, this position will be responsible for a variety of data entry and database-searching projects. These projects include, but are not limited to, searching library catalogs to determine current holdings, creating spreadsheets with detailed information about media materials, keying in orders for new materials, and inventorying materials in the media collections.

This position requires approximately 8 hours per week, with a preference for availability to work between 8am and 5pm. The special projects assistant will be able to select his/her own work schedule but will need to dependably adhere to that schedule.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ability to work independently after training
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving abilities
  • Effective written and oral communication skills

This position reports to the Head of the Media Resources Center/Media Resources Librarian. To apply, please send a short letter of interest, and a completed application to Winifred Fordham Metz, Media Librarian and Head, Media Resources Center ( & Katelyn Ander, Media Center Manager (

Start date: August 21, 2018 (or as close to that date as possible)

End date: May 12, 2019 (with the possibility of extension for future school years)

To apply, fill out the student assistant application, and contact: