Jobs at K-State Libraries

K-State Libraries values a diverse work force and seek applicants whose talents would enrich our organization and community in new ways.

Unclassified Positions (Faculty/Non-tenure track Professionals)

Digital Scholarship Librarian

K-State Libraries invite applications and nominations for two Digital Scholarship Librarians. To support the university’s goal of becoming a top-50 public research university by 2025, these positions will work collaboratively to grow the center’s publishing, copyright, and data services;  support   the institutional repository, K-State Research Exchange (K-REx), and online publishing imprint, New Prairie Press (NPP); engage campus content providers; and provide education and guidance on digital scholarship.

Student Positions

You must be enrolled at K-State in at least six credit hours during the fall or spring semester. Students eligible for Work Study receive preference. K-State's complete eligibility policy including summer work.

Undergraduate Diversity Internship

As the K-State Libraries look ahead, we want to make sure that we are responding to the need of the university community for multicultural resources and programming. Since its inception, the K-State environment has seen a slow but steady growth in the number of students from underrepresented groups. In addition, international programs have grown, resulting in an increase in the number of international students in Manhattan and in the number of K-State students going abroad.

Student Assistant I - Special Collections

The Richard L.D. and Marjorie J Morse Department of Special Collections is home to the manuscript collections, specialized print materials, and University Archives. The mission of the department is to collect, preserve, and make accessible materials the strengthen its research collections, including Kansas State University, the Consumer Movement, Kansas life and culture, military history, cookery, agriculture, science fiction, and juvenile literature, to support the research of K-State faculty, students, and staff, as well as the general public.

Hours:

Student Specialist - LIST (Library Information & Support for Technology)

The LIST unit is responsible for providing desktop support to K-State Libraries staff desktop computing equipment (approximately 250 machines). 

Description of duties: 

  1. Assist library staff with computer issues - on the phone and in person 
  2. Maintain shared machines, check out laptops and public scanners 
  3. Plan and carry out projects such as imaging, software installation, inventory and documentation 

**All these steps will be taught to the successful applicant

Instructional Design Graduate Assistant - Undergraduate & Community Services

As K-State Libraries moves further into digital teaching and learning, the Instructional Design team has become an important part of the Libraries’ mission to serve students and other patrons where they are, providing instructional content delivered via cutting edge technology.

Student Assistant II - Metadata, Preservation and Digital Initiatives

The Digital Initiatives Unit within this department is tasked with scanning materials and making these materials available to patrons in a variety of ways.  Applicants for this job should be aware that the tasks of this unit are exacting and require great attention to detail.  The successful applicant will receive training for specialized work.

Responsibilities:

Student Assistant I - Building Services

Job Description

The Building Services Department is responsible for building maintenance reporting, moving and hauling within the building, and mail receipting and delivery.  Student employees participate in all areas of Building Services, and work during regular day shifts, and after hours events held in Hale Library.

Hours:

Preference will be given to students available Tuesday's & Thursday's from 8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Description of Duties:

Last updated: 04/07/2015