Student Jobs

 

Innis College Library hires student assistants through UofT’s Work Study Program. We are now hiring for the Fall 2019 / Winter 2020.

 

The job postings can be found on the Career and Co-Curricular Learning Network (CLNX) and applications must be submitted through the CLNX website:

 

  • Deadline for Applications:  August 18, 2019
  • Visit https://clnx.utoronto.ca/myAccount/dashboard.htm
  • Search Work Study Jobs for Innis College (Scroll down for descriptions)
    • JobID 148553: 3 Library Assistant – Marketing & Service Positions (incl. Social Media)
    • JobID 148545: 4 Library Assistant – Research & Service Positions
    • JobID 148549: 2 Library Assistant – Collections & Service Positions
  • Be sure that you meet the Work Study Program Requirements before applying (scroll down)
  • Learn more about the Work Study Program

 

 

 

Student Eligibility:

 

  • University of Toronto Student (undergraduate or graduate level)
  • Non-degree students are NOT eligible for Work Study
  • Students are permitted to accept only ONE Work Study position per program period.
  • Students doing a placement (e.g. co-op work term) already are NOT eligible for work study
  • Students registered in the Toronto School of Theology are NOT eligible for Work Study positions.

 

 

Fall/Winter Course Load:

  • Domestic undergraduate and graduate degree students enrolled in at least 40% course load continuously from September to April, totalling at least 2.0 credits (e.g. the minimum would be 0.5 credits in one session and 1.5 credits in the other).
  • International undergraduate and graduate students studying on a full-time basis (part-time NOT eligible), continuously from September to April (check your enrollment status on ACORN), subject to federal government requirements (please see the Government of Canada website for rules and regulations)

 

 

Summer 2020 Course Load:

  • Domestic and international undergraduate and graduate degree students enrolled in at least .5 credits in either of the summer sessions.
  • International students are subject to additional eligibility criteria and are strongly encouraged to refer to the CIE webpage to confirm they meet at all of the Government of Canada regulations regarding on-campus work.

 

 

Job Descriptions:

 

 

Library Assistant – Marketing & Research (3 positions, JobID 148553)

 

Duties

Under librarian supervision, typical duties will include:

  • Collection maintenance (e.g. checking in and out materials to library users, shelving, shelf-reading, dusting)
  • Customer service & reference service
    • providing specialized subject research support for undergraduate and graduate students, PhDs and professors in the fields of cinema studies
    • providing general support for Innis College students & its academic programs
  • Support in the design and creation of promotional materials (e.g., displays, signage, website content, social media content) and book displays
  • Development on online content
  • Various special projects

 

Requirements

  • Availability to work shifts within library operational hours (Mon-Thu 10-8pm, Fri 10-5pm, Sat-Sun 1-8pm)
  • Strong service skills and the ability to deal effectively and tactfully with library users and staff
  • Good organization skills and interest in graphic design
  • Some experience with social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram)
  • Ability to locate information in the U of T catalogue, e-indexes and the internet
  • Ability to navigate stairs to shelving areas ?Highly motivated, showing initiative and willingness to learn

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with keyword and Boolean searching techniques
  • Interest in Cinema Studies or enrolment in Cinema Studies program
  • Some experience with Photoshop, PowerPoint or other graphic tools
  • Some experience with WordPress.com and/or social media analytics
  • Current enrolment in the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Information

 

 

 

Library Assistant – Service & Research  (4 positions, JobID 148545)

 

Duties

Under librarian supervision, typical duties will include:

  • Collection maintenance (e.g. checking in and out materials to library users, shelving, shelf-reading, dusting)
  • Customer service & reference service
    • providing specialized subject research support for students (undergraduate and graduate), professors, and researchers in the fields of cinema studies
    • providing general support for Innis College students & its academic programs
    • assisting with the creation and maintenance of research focused content for Innis College Library’s online research guides and website
  • Various special projects

 

Requirements

  • Availability to work shifts within library operational hours (Mon-Thu 10-8pm, Fri 10-5pm, Sat-Sun 1-8pm)
  • Strong service skills and the ability to deal effectively and tactfully with library users and staff
  • Good organization skills
  • Ability to locate information in the U of T catalogue, e-indexes and the internet
  • Ability to navigate stairs to shelving areas
  • Highly motivated, showing initiative and willingness to learn

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with keyword and Boolean searching techniques
  • Interest in Cinema Studies or enrolment in Cinema Studies program
  • Current enrolment in the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Information

 

 

Library Assistant – Collections (2 positions, JobID 148549)

 

Duties

Under librarian supervision, typical duties will include:

  • Collection maintenance (e.g. checking in and out materials to library users, shelving, shelf-reading, dusting)
  • Customer service & reference service
    • providing specialized subject research support for undergraduate and graduate students, PhDs and professors in the fields of cinema studies
    • providing general support for Innis College students & its academic programs
  • Processing new library materials, including creation of records in library catalogue system
  • Assistance with collection development
  • Various special projects

 

Requirements

  • Availability to work shifts within library operational hours (Mon-Thu 10-8pm, Fri 10-5pm, Sat-Sun 1-8pm)
  • Strong service skills and the ability to deal effectively and tactfully with library users and staff ?Strong organization skills and detailed oriented
  • Ability to locate information in the U of T catalogue, e-indexes and the internet
  • Ability to navigate stairs to shelving areas
  • Highly motivated, showing initiative and willingness to learn

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with keyword and Boolean searching techniques
  • Interest in Cinema Studies or enrolment in Cinema Studies program
  • Current enrolment in the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Information
  • Experience or Interest in Cataloguing