Student Job Application

Auburn University Libraries is seeking applicants for the position of Student Assistant to assist faculty and staff with daily, routine library operations.  Positions are available in one of the following departments: Administrative Offices; Cary Veterinary Medical Library; Circulation/Reserve; Technical Services; Document Delivery; Library of Architecture, Design and Construction; Media and Digital Resource Lab; Research and Instruction; Special Collections and Archives or Systems.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

File; return items to shelves; sort books or other materials; answer questions at the desk; take items to other departments within the building or other departments on campus; check materials out of the libraries; check books out of the libraries for patrons; scan; answer phones; sort and deliver mail; and repair books.

Job Expectations

  • Report for the shift on time
  • Interest in public service and delivery of quality customer service
  • Be willing to work as a team member while interacting with faculty, staff, and students
  • Possess strong interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Dependability, multi-tasking, and the ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment are imperative.
  • A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment is essential.

Physical Requirements

Job frequently requires standing, walking, reaching, balancing, hearing, handling objects with hands, and occasionally lifting up to 50 pounds.

General Schedule

Students will work up to 20 hours per week between the following days/hours depending on availability.

Monday - Thursday - 7:45 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Fridays - 7:45 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday - 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday - 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.


Starting hourly rate is $7.25. Additional pay is offered based on time of day worked and level of responsibility. Pay increases are available based on longevity in the Libraries.

Application Process

Auburn University Libraries accepts applications for student employment throughout the year.  However, peak hiring seasons are as follows:

  • Fall Semester - July
  • Spring Semester - November
  • Summer Semester - April

Student positions are filled according to departmental needs each semester. Only complete applications will be accepted. If you are interested in applying for a specific department, there is a drop down box on the application for your selection. Once you have applied for a position you will receive an e-mail notifying you that the application has been received.

Please be patient with our hiring process. If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted via e-mail or a telephone call. Applying for a job at the Library does not guarantee you a position.

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