Student Employees

Student Employment in the Library

Saint Michael's College Library employs approximately 50 part-time student employees during the fall and spring academic sessions, and at least 3 full-time students in the summer.  Many students hired their first year continue to work in the library for all 4 years that they are a student.

If you would like to know more about student employment, please contact the Office of Student Financial Services at 802.654.3244.

The library student assistant provides routine support services to include: answering phones, providing general information to the public, charging and discharging materials, searching various computer databases, stack maintenance, shelving materials, shelf reading, general office duties (filing, typing, photocopying, etc.), special projects, and related duties upon request


Administration – provide clerical support for the Director and Executive Assistant

Archives – assist the Archivist with cataloging and maintenance of historical materials.  Work independently in a non-public service area.

Bibliographic Services – assist the cataloging and periodicals staff in processing new books and periodicals

Circulation - assist the circulation staff in providing front desk coverage to assist patrons and visitors to the library.

Collection Services - assist the acqusitions and collections staff with ordering and receipt of library materials and gift books.

Interlibrary Loan - assist the ILL staff in processing request for items to be loaned and/or borrowed.

Reference and Instruction - provide clerical assistance and support services to the reference staff.

Reserves - assist in processing class reserve materials.

Special Skills/Qualifications Needed:

All positions require some familiarity with computers and other types of office equipment (copiers, printers, etc.), attention to detail, and the ability to communicate effectively with the public.

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