Education and Outreach Student Assistant

Auraria Library- University of Colorado Denver

Auraria Campus

Application Deadline

Apply By Aug 24th, 2019


$17.92 per Hour   Calculate


Denver, CO




Not Required

Minimum Education

Bachelor's Degree

Library Experience

Not Required

Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library


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Job Description

This position will provide education and outreach to the students, faculty, and staff of the Auraria Campus, which serves the University of Colorado Denver, Metropolitan State University Denver, and the Community College of Denver. Our Education and Outreach Student Assistants form the core of our public service model, and this is very much a hands-on position. Successful applicants can expect authentic experiences involving research help and library instruction, as well as other opportunities related to the day-to-day operations of a large academic library, such as collections and digitization projects. 

Examples of Work Performed

·       Provide in-person and online research help to Auraria Library users.

·       Conduct library instruction sessions in a range of disciplines.

·       Develop in-class exercises and assessments that will help students advance their research abilities.

·       Create and edit online materials, including research guides and video tutorials.

·       Engage in campus outreach events to promote library resources, spaces, and services.

·       Receive professional support and guidance from Auraria Library faculty and staff to ensure success in this position.

Compensation: $17.92/hr. 

Schedule: 20-25 hours per week, flexible Monday-Friday 8:00am-6:00pm. Some Saturdays will be required. 

Application Deadline: Open until filled. Screen will begin immediately. 

Start Date: Positions are available beginning August 19, 2019. 

Minimum Qualifications

·       Enrolled in a graduate level program.

·       Familiarity with academic library services. 

Preferred Qualifications 

·       Enrolled in a Library and Information Science graduate program.

·       Experience with teaching, public speaking, or leading tours.

·       Interest in academic librarianship, especially instruction and/or research help services. 

HR Info

Application Instructions: To apply, email a copy of your fall 2019 course schedule, a letter expressing your interest in the position, and resume to

Posted Aug 6, 2019