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Information necessary for library work study students, including information on ongoing tasks, new programs, and reminders for ongoing processes.

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Each module is designed to be completed during a normal desk shift or less, and completing modules will earn you rewards and online badges you can display on your LinkedIn or Facebook profiles for future employers. 

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Work for Keleher Learning Commons & Student Development!

Job Description and Responsibilities

  • Greet and offer assistance to USM students, faculty, staff, and visitors.
  • Collaborate with KLC staff on new and ongoing projects including, but not limited to: learning commons space organization, student engagement initiatives, and Special Collections projects.
  • Organize, locate, and process division materials and supplies.
  • Monitor and organize the learning commons space to ensure a positive user experience.
  • Collaborate with KLC staff on passive programming including, but not limited to: book displays, social media campaigns, and staffing during division events.
  • Complete the Federal Work Study orientation and ongoing training. 
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Hands-on experience with creative projects such as crafting, video creation, and photography or a desire to learn.
  • Self-motivated, dependable, enthusiastic, takes initiative, and interested in the work being done.
  • A team player with strong communication skills.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Computer skills or a willingness to learn.
  • Ability to appropriately handle confidential information.


Benefits and student development opportunities while working for the University Library:

  • Flexible hours that work around class & practice schedules.
  • Great atmosphere, fun people, and a healthy environment.
  • Development of work skills and experience while still in college.
  • Opportunities for social interaction.
  • Leadership and mentoring opportunities where responsibilities and communication skills are learned.


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Ashley Creek
Keleher Learning Commons