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Student Assistant – Special Projects

Job Number: 500452

Department: King Library

Location: Oxford, OH


Miami University Libraries, in cooperation with OhioLINK, Ohio’s academic library consortium, seeks to identify candidates interested in working in the campus library and experiencing librarianship as a possible career path. This position requires a full academic year commitment (fall and spring semester) and the ability to work 10-15 hours per week. The position includes an orientation, departmental rotations, and working with a mentor. Student participants are also expected to participate in professional development sessions to be coordinated throughout the academic year. As a paid, resume-building position offering hands-on experience, the student participants receive a broad introduction to the information studies profession—its purpose, its reach, and its expertise. Students are paired with a mentor to explore librarianship, gain valuable knowledge in the field, and develop marketable skills that are extendable to a variety of career disciplines. This program provides experiential learning, valuable training, and professional support within a structured work environment. Student participants around the state will be given the opportunity to network and collaborate. A final reflective project will be required, but will be discussed and agreed upon with the student’s mentor. Please note no previous experience is required and it is not necessary to be considering information studies or librarianship as a career to apply for this position. Program Background Miami University Libraries is partnering with OhioLINK and university libraries throughout the state to provide an undergraduate employment opportunity for our students. The OhioLINK Luminaries program, part of the OhioLINK Library Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Initiative, offers students a unique, paid learning opportunity within their campus library unlike traditional internships or other part-time campus employment.

Business Librarian/Assistant or Associate

Job Number: 500307

Department: King Library

Location: Oxford, OH


Miami University Libraries seek a committed and collaborative new colleague for the position of Business Librarian. This position will have primary responsibility for subject specialist and liaison services to academic departments and programs in the nationally recognized Farmer School of Business. The librarian serves as point of contact for these departments and programs for research assistance, library teaching, and collections needs. The position is part of the Libraries’ Advise & Instruct department, working collaboratively to provide engaged research, teaching, and collections services to the university. The University Libraries are engaged in a continuing strategic planning process (lib.miamioh.edu/strategic/) attendant to the university’s strategic plan (https://miamioh.edu/about-miami/leadership/president/strategic-plan/). Living our values, we aspire to be welcoming, curious, collaborative, and trailblazing. Applications are currently being accepted and will continue until the position is filled. We encourage applications from newly graduated and early career librarians, and from members of underrepresented populations.

Postcard Metadata Assistant - Student Assistant

Job Number: 500270

Department: University Libraries

Location: Oxford, OH


Postcard Metadata Assistant (PMA) will assist the Digitization Services Specialist at the Walter Havighurst Special Collections and University Archives located on the third floor of King Library. The Bowden Postcard Collection consists of over 500,000 postcards collected throughout the 20th Century and represent a vast range of historical and geographical images. The PMA will assist with metadata research, digitization efforts, and digital exhibits.

Student Assistant

Job Number: 500179

Department: Scripps Foundation

Location: Oxford, OH


Student to assist in documenting the history of Scripps Gerontology Center. Tasks include reviewing archived materials, identifying key individuals and events, preparing a written report and a timeline along with other products to be determined.

Systems Administrator II

Job Number: 499906

Department: King Library

Location: Oxford, OH


Systems Administrator II will have the primary responsibility for administration and maintenance of all University Libraries services running on Library servers. Assesses, anticipates, and recommends configuration of services running on Library servers. Miami University recognizes that technology enables us to find new ways of providing first-class service and workplace flexibility. This position is approved for remote work on a full-time or hybrid basis. Remote work is a mutually beneficial working arrangement that can be modified or revoked by Miami University at any time for any reason.

Digital Discovery Librarian/Assistant or Associate Librarian

Job Number: 499952

Department: King Library

Location: Oxford, OH


Digital Discovery Librarian/Assistant or Associate Librarian to develop methods of discovery that foster a seamless experience for users to uncover and access Library resources. The position will also engage in providing library instruction that relates to both using the tools of discovery that are developed and Library research in general. In addition, involvement with automation of certain Library tasks will be required. As a member of the Library Systems department, this position reports to the Director of Library IT.

Data Services Librarian; Assistant or Associate Librarian

Job Number: 499981

Department: King Library

Location: Oxford, OH


Miami University Libraries seek a committed and collaborative new colleague for the position of Data Services Librarian. This librarian position takes a lead public services role in developing the Libraries’ data services, including data analysis, curation, management, and visualization. The position provides outreach, support, and training for students and researchers across academic units in support of research programs and the university’s quantitative and data literacy curriculum. The position will additionally have responsibility for subject specialist and liaison services to data-intensive academic departments, programs, and campus offices. As part of a team-based approach in the Advise & Instruct department, the librarian provides research assistance and teaching of data, library, and information skills for the university community. We encourage applications from newly graduated and early career librarians, and from members of underrepresented populations. The University Libraries are engaged in a continuing strategic planning process (lib.miamioh.edu/strategic/) attendant to the university’s strategic plan (https://miamioh.edu/about-miami/leadership/president/strategic-plan/).

Rare Books & Manuscripts Librarian/Assistant or Associate Librarian

Job Number: 499853

Department: King Library

Location: Oxford, OH


The Miami University Libraries seeks a dynamic librarian to catalog rare books & process manuscript collections. Reporting to the Head of the Department of Steward & Sustain, the Rare Books & Manuscripts Librarian will be involved in all aspects of cataloging and manuscript processing, including original cataloging; accessioning, arranging and describing manuscript collections and creating descriptive metadata such as finding aids and catalog records as needed. The Rare Books & Manuscripts Librarian also works with the University Archivist a varying number of student assistants to develop, document and implement workflows that will improve access to complex archives and collections of manuscripts in order to increase the value of these materials to research, teaching and learning.

Student Master 1 Grad - King Library, DEI Initiatives

Job Number: 499787

Department: King Library

Location: Oxford, OH


The University Libraries’ Office of the Dean is looking to fill a Master 1 Graduate position for the spring semester, with the potential for additional summer hours. This position will support the Coordinator of Strategy, Assessment, Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion. Responsibilities include: - Curriculum development for a Student Leadership Academy - Mentoring student employees on leadership strategies - Implementation of DEI initiatives within the University Libraries Office hours are 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. The position is for 8-12 hours a week.

Student Assistant - C+I

Job Number: 498325

Department: King Library

Location: Oxford, OH


Miami University Libraries Create & Innovate (C+I) department provides innovative spaces and services that promote experiential learning, transdisciplinary research, and the creation of new scholarship at Miami University. The C&I department supports online learning by assisting students and faculty with in person and online collaboration. We are currently looking to hire students to work in our Makerspace as well as other high-tech, experiential learning environments that contain audio-visual, virtual or mixed reality, and data visualization equipment. This position provides assistance and consultation to clients using C&I resources. C&I spaces are experimental environments, and ideal student workers will be open to learning new tools and technologies, assisting our patrons with a failure-positive attitude. Students will have the opportunity to build their resume or portfolio by partnering with staff on real-world projects relating to emerging technology, design, coding, and other topics. The most important quality that we are looking for in students for this role is an excitement and willingness to learn new things.

Student Assistant – Share & Showcase

Job Number: 496509

Department: King Library

Location: Oxford, OH


The University Libraries' Facilities and Planning department is looking to fill a student assistant position. Available Work Hours: Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm; limited flexibility outside of these times.