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  • Download and print the online Student Employment Application Form (PDF)
  • Complete the application and submit directly to the supervisor of the position
  • Questions about a particular job should be directed to the supervisor listed
  • A free shuttle service (PDF) runs between Hillman Library and the Library Resource Facility on Thomas Boulevard, the location of several of the jobs listed

 

Available jobs

 

Position: Student Library Assistant needed for the FALL TERM 2014.

Duties include assisting people at the front desk, checking in and out library material, shelving books and journals, scanning articles, answering the phone, and other tasks as assigned. Must be reliable and have excellent customer service skills.

-$8.15 per hour
-10-13 hours per week.
-Morning, Evening, and Weekend hours available.
Send the Student Employment Application form to dwaters@pitt.edu OR drop off at the Engineering Library. No phone calls please.


Position: Conservation Student Assistant

The CONSOL Energy Mine Map Preservation Project is seeking applications for part-time student assistant positions. The student assistant positions support the continuing efforts to stabilize large coal mining maps.
Student assistants will work with the conservation librarian to perform detailed conservation treatments and survey maps for necessary information.
For more information please visit the project website: http://www.library.pitt.edu/mine_maps/

Requirements:

-Sufficient manual dexterity to perform detailed treatments and must be able to stand for extended periods of time.
-Dependable (i.e., quality of work, on time for scheduled shifts)
-Basic computer skills (Microsoft Access experience preferred)
-Ability to lift heavy or bulky materials (up to 25 lbs.)

The Preservation Department is located at the ULS Library Resource Facility in
Point Breeze (a free shuttle service is available between Hillman Library and
Thomas Blvd).

Pay: $8.15/hr

Student assistants must work a regularly set schedule of 15 hours per week Monday-Friday, between 8:30am and 4:30pm. Student assistants must work shifts of no less than 3 consecutive hours, not including travel time.

​Please send your application, resume, and a cover letter to Ashley Cox at alc194@pitt.edu


Position: The Office of Scholarly Communications and Publishing (OSCP) of the University Library System, University of Pittsburgh, is reviewing applications for part-time student employment. The University Library System is a dynamic pioneer of library publishing activities and a strong supporter of the Open Access movement. We are seeking an employee to perform detail-oriented tasks, primarily focused on metadata creation and quality control, but also assisting with various outreach and promotional activities as time permits. The candidate should be self-motivated, with great accuracy and attention to detail, and should be able to work independently with minimal direct supervision. The duties of this position may include:

  • Deposit of research documents into online repositories and other Web-based publishing platforms
  • Document description, metadata creation, and quality control
  • Database, library catalog, and Web searching
  • Other activities to support projects in the ULS Office of Scholarly Communication and Publishing

 Requirements:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Accuracy and an attention to detail
  • Familiarity with or interest in metadata creation
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications

 Preference will be given to those proficient in online information systems or Web-based publishing platforms, but others interested are encouraged to apply. The Office of Scholarly Communication and Publishing is located within the ULS Department of Information Technology on the first floor of the Library Resource Facility in the Point Breeze neighborhood, approximately three miles from the Oakland campus. Shuttle service is available throughout the day (9:00 am-4:30 pm) between the Library Resource Facility and Hillman Library.$8.15 per hourMonday through Friday between 9:00am and 5:00pm. 10-20 hours per weekPlease send application and resume with qualifying experience by e-mail to: oscp@mail.pitt.edu. Applications will not be accepted in person or by telephone.    


Position: Part-time student assistant with the Catalog Management Unit, working with foreign language materials (predominately Spanish). Applicants must be registered students of the University.
Duties include: Database searching and data inputting in our local Voyager system, as well as searching OCLC, and occasional special projects. Computer experience and attention to detail required. Working knowledge of Spanish, French, Italian or German is required.
Pay Rate: $8.15 per hour  
Hours: 15-20 hours per week. Flexible hours any time Mon-Fri. between 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Department/Location: Library Resources Facility, 7500 Thomas Blvd., Point Breeze. Shuttle service is available between campus and the facility

Supervisor: Sarah Leroy, 412-383-0018, sleroy@pitt.edu

 


Position: The Preservation Department in the Library Resource Center (Thomas Boulevard) will be hiring two student assistants to begin work as soon as possible. The job duties include: execute simple to complex book repair, binding, and conservation repairs on circulating collection material; construct protective enclosures to protect brittle, fragile, or rare materials; checking material into Preservation and discharging material when it leaves Preservation using the Voyager system; and other duties as assigned.

Students must be available to work Mondays through Fridays, between 9:00am - 5:00pm for ten hours per week during the fall/spring semesters and twenty hours per week during summer semester. Shifts must be a minimum of 3 hours and the pay rate is 8.15/hour. The Preservation Department is located on the second floor of the Library Resource Facility in the Point Breeze neighborhood approximately three miles from the University of Pittsburgh Oakland campus. Shuttle Service is available throughout the day making an easy connection between the Preservation Department and Hillman Library. Shuttle information and driving directions are available on the Archives Service Center website - http://www.library.pitt.edu/libraries/archives/archives.html

If interested in a position, please forward your resume and cover letter to Miranda Nixon at mln26@pitt.edu. Please include any hands-on skills or hobbies that you have since this position necessitates good hand skills and attention to detail. The interviewing and hiring of selected candidates will take place immediately until positions are filled. Please note that if you have already accepted a Pitt Partner Internship at the University of Pittsburgh or work in another position at Pitt, you are not eligible for this student position per the University policy that prohibits students from having more than one job within the University at the same time. You must be a student at the University of Pittsburgh to be eligible for this position. Department is open Mon-Fri, 9-5.

$8.15/hr

Email MLN26@pitt.edu with resume and cover letter.

No in-person applications will be accepted. No phone calls please.


Position: Administrative services is seeking a part-time student employee. Responsibilities include data entry using Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook calendaring. Looking for app. 10 hours per week,  and schedule is flexible. We are seeking someone who will available to work here in Oakland starting immediately,  over the summer,  and into the fall. 

$8.15 per hour
Monday through Friday between 9:00am and 5:00pm. 10-12 hours per week

Please send application and resume with qualifying experience to: Jeff Wisniewski – jeffw@pitt.edu. Applications will not be accepted in person.


 Position: The Information Technology Department is reviewing applications for part-time student employment. The department is responsible for the upkeep of computer hardware and software in all ULS libraries. We are seeking those who can troubleshoot computer-related problems, follow direction, be self-motivated, and work independently with minimal direct supervision. This position requires working between the ULS Library Resource Facility in Point Breeze as well as libraries on the Oakland campus. A free shuttle is available between the two locations. Students must work shifts of no less than 3 consecutive hours, not including travel time.

The duties of this position may include, but are not limited to:

  • Computer hardware installation/removal and troubleshooting
  • Software installation and configuration
  • Data entry and inventory
  • End-user training
  • Documentation development
  • Meeting setup and facilitation

Requirements:

  • Heavy experience with Windows XP and Windows 7 (additional Mac OS X experience is a plus, but not required)
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office products - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint, Lync
  • Excellent diagnostic and troubleshooting abilities
  • Communication and organization skills
  • Must be able to lift up to 35 pounds.

The Information Technology Department is located on the first floor of the Library Resource Facility in the Point Breeze neighborhood approximately three miles from the Oakland campus. Shuttle service is available throughout the day (9:00 am-4:30 pm) between the Library Resource Facility and Hillman Library.

$8.15 per hour
Monday through Friday between 9:00am and 5:00pm. 10-20 hours per week

Please send application and resume with qualifying experience to: Robert Brown – rmb70@pitt.edu. Applications will not be accepted in person.