Library Jobs for Students

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The positions listed below are open only to current graduate and undergraduate students of Duke University. These are not "paid-to-study" jobs. We are looking for confident, patient, detail-oriented individuals who can work in a dynamic environment within a well defined range of duties.


Circulation Clerk

Now hiring for Summer & Fall 2014.

Description of Duties:

  • Circulating library materials both online and manually
  • Answering patrons' directional and policy (not reference) questions
  • Sorting and re-shelving returned materials
  • Assisting the Collection Services Librarian and other library staff as needed

Job Requirements:

  • Promptness and dependability a must.
  • Ability to perform detailed tasks with and without supervision.
  • A calm and even temperament is indispensable; good "people skills".
  • Ability to perform repetitive, but essential tasks.

Preferred Skills:

  • Previous work experience in libraries, especially circulation.
  • Familiarity with Library of Congress classification system.
  • Familiarity with microcomputers, the Web, and automated Library catalogs.

Starting Salaries:(work-study not required)

  • $9.25/hr undergraduates
  • $10.25/hr graduate student
  • $12.00/hr Phd. students

Apply online here.
Questions? Send an eMail to the Collection Services Librarian .


Updated on: 04/14/14