Student Employment

Ginn Library relies on student workers to staff the circulation desk whenever the library is open, and to assist in maintaining the library collection. Student worker duties include:

  • Answering routine questions (in person and by phone) about Ginn policies, hours, locations and availability of materials, referring non-routine questions to library staff
  • Checking library materials in and out
  • Sorting returned materials so that they go to their proper location
  • Shelving library materials
  • Searching for requested items and placing them on hold
  • Routing incoming items from other libraries
  • Packaging outgoing items to ship to other libraries
  • Other tasks as assigned

Ginn hires student workers prior to the start of the Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters. Full training is provided. Hiring for Spring 2024 is now complete; contact Assistant Director for Library Services Paula Cammarata ( to ask about future openings.