The University Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill employs over 400 Student Assistants each year in many different departments. The job descriptions of Student Assistants working in the University Library vary between a wide-range of opportunities such as: filing, typing, editing, shelving books, assisting patrons, checking books in/out, maintaining stacks, enforcing library policies, reserve processing, acquisitions, cataloging, online searching, maintaining operational hours, working with local databases, and other special projects. Student Assistant positions allow students to learn more about the library system while gaining a hands-on experience with the operations of libraries.Student Assistant Resources
Benefits of working as a Student Assistant
Student Assistant Pay Rate
The starting rate for Student Assistants is $7.25 per hour. Student Assistants are eligible for a merit increase of $.50 after completing two semesters of employment.