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Office of Financial Aid

Types of Financial Aid

Student Employment

Federal Work-Study

Department:                        Louise Pettus Archives

Contact Person:                   Brittany Pigford

Preferred Contact Method:  E-mail

Position Type:                     Federal Work-Study

Job Title:                             Student Worker

Job Description:                  The successful applicant must have an interest in history, archival work, or library work; strong organization, communication and computer skills; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff, students and the general public; the ability to perform a variety of duties simultaneously; the ability to exercise mature judgment; and the ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.

Specific Skills:                    Arrange and describe collections of historical papers, records, and photographs under the supervision of the Director of Archives and Special Collections and the Assistant Archivist. Assist researchers in the Archives’ research area. Assist in keeping records and statistics on the description and use of the collections. Assist with reference requests received via mail, e-mail, and telephone. Retrieve and shelve material used by researchers. Perform other duties as may be assigned.

Building & Room:                Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections, 700 Cherry Road

Number of Positions:                 20

Hourly Pay Rate:

Weekly Hours:
                           6 - 7

Days & Hours:                            We will work with the applicant to help him/her set up a schedule that works with our hours and his/her class schedule.

Start Date:                                 Monday, September 2, 2013                     

End Date:                                  Friday, May 9, 2014

Classification:                           Undergraduate