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We employ hundreds of students each year. Read on to discover what some of these jobs entail. Also, see our listings at Jobs @ IU for more opportunities.

 

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2018 RPS Summer Staff Positions

Applications are closed for 2018-2019. Please email us your questions about these jobs.

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Graduate Staff

Applications are closed for 2018-2019. Please email us your questions about these jobs.

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Library Staff

Student Assistants

The student assistant is responsible for the daily operations of the libraries. Duties include staffing the circulation desk, re-shelving materials, attending staff meetings and completing other duties as assigned by the Center Supervisor. A typical work schedule is 10 hours per week. Working evenings and weekends is required.

These positions are open to IU students only.

Applications are accepted from April 1 (for the upcoming school year) through January 31 with the bulk of the hiring occurring in August. Because we receive hundreds of applications, applicants will only hear from us if selected for an interview.

Applicants must complete both the IU Hourly Employee Application and the RPS Libraries Student Assistant Application. Completed applications can be emailed to RPS Libraries as a .pdf attachment.

Center Supervisor

The Center Supervisor is a 10-month academic appointed position hired specifically to manage the daily operations of one of the 14 RPS Libraries. The Libraries are located in the residence halls across the Bloomington campus and one, a family library, in the Campus View apartments.

Major responsibilities include:

  • Supervision, scheduling, and evaluation of 6 to 7 hourly student employees.
  • Collection development and management.
  • Creation of monthly active and passive programs.
  • Marketing of library.
  • Creation of relationships and ongoing outreach with the communities within your residence hall.
  • Attendance at regular 2-hour, bi-weekly staff meetings.
  • Participation in an on-call rotation.
  • Administrative duties such as maintaining and reviewing student employees’ timesheets.

The Center Supervisor position is approximately a 15-hour per week commitment. Due to the nature of the position, there are weekly fluctuations in which the Center Supervisor may work less or more than 15 hours in a given week.

The Center Supervisor is required to attend a weeklong training session, August 6 - 10, approximately 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The following two weeks, the center supervisor will hire and train staff, and prepare the library for opening on Friday August 24. At the end of each semester, the supervisor is required to stay through finals week to prepare the center for closing.

Position Requirements

Required:
  • Enrolled and taking classes in a degree-granting program of study at IU.
  • A 10-month commitment beginning the first full week of August through to the end of the academic year, including finals week. Does not include IU breaks.
  • Cannot be working more than a total of 22.5 hours in other graduate assistant positions
  • Live on or near the IU-Bloomington campus
  • Interest in library employment
  • Desire to learn management, supervisory and leadership skills
  • Desire to meet and serve the library's user community
  • Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment
  • Ability to organize job duties and work independently
  • Ability to motivate, establish, and maintain effective working relationships
  • Creativity to develop and implement library programs and services
  • Good communication and a positive attitude
Preferred:
  • Library experience
  • Supervisory experience
  • Students enrolled in or accepted into the Master of Library Science program

Remuneration and Benefits:

  • Center Supervisors will receive a cash stipend of $7200.00 in 10 equal monthly installments.
  • Graduate students who hold center supervisor positions will also receive insurance benefits.

Applying

Interviews for center supervisors are held the month of April for appointments beginning in August. To submit a cover letter and resume, no later than March 30, have questions or need further information, please email rpslib@indiana.edu.

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Resident Assistants & CommUNITY Educators

Applications are closed for 2018-2019. Please email us your questions about these jobs.

Eligibility

Eligibility for either position, includes:

  • Sophomore or higher class standing at the time position the position begins (fall semester 2018).
  • Possess and maintain a semester and cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
  • No substantial university conduct record.
  • No outstanding or past due bills with the Office of the Bursar.
  • Previous residence in a university residence hall, or relatable experience.
  • Successful advancement through multiple phases of application review.

Compensation

Compensation for both positions includes:

  • Single room.
  • RPS meal plan.
  • Laundry stipend.
  • A stipend of $1,500, paid bi-weekly during the academic year.

RA Responsibilities

There are 5 to 26 RAs per residence hall who live on a floor or unit with approximately 50 residents.

General responsibilities include:

  • Knowing each resident in the community.
  • Serving as a resource person for questions regarding residence hall and university offices.
  • Familiarizing residents with and enforcing university and residence hall policies and regulations.
  • Mediating conflicts between residents.
  • Helping residents maintain an environment conducive to learning.
  • Assisting residents to improve study techniques and personal problem-solving skills, as appropriate.
  • Facilitating intentional interactions and events for the floor/unit and center residents within the context of the Residential Curriculum.

CUE Responsibilities

There are one to two CUEs per residence hall committed to working on diversity and social justice awareness and education.

General responsibilities include:

  • Planning and presenting a variety of programs related to issues of diversity and social justice guided by the foundations of the Residential Curriculum, especially issues related to ability, gender, race, religion, and sexual orientation.
  • Working collaboratively with student government, RAs, community managers, and other campus groups to promote the mission and values of RPS.
  • Program development including researching, establishing learning outcomes, marketing, and assessment.

RA & CUE Skills and Abilities

We expect our staff to have and build competency in the areas listed below. These will be emphasized in the application review and interview process. We encourage applicants to do some self-reflection in each of these areas.

INITIATIVE

Student staff must be self-motivated in accomplishing their responsibilities and display a high level of effort, committment, and time management. Staff must also understand how to be flexible and adaptable in working with different individuals and situations.

CRITICAL THINKING

Student staff must have a high level of attention to detail in order to engage in informed decision making and creative problem solving. Staff will approach their work with the integrity and understand how to work with others to accomplish a goal.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Student staff must be skilled in multiple forms of communication and understand how to have intentional conversations with others. Staff will be committed to inclusivity in language and action and should be willing to both provide and accept feedback regarding their performance and interactions with others..

REFLECTIVITY

Student staff must be engaged in understanding who they are and be able to articulate their identities and beliefs. Staff will facilitate learning across difference through intertional interactions, and learn about, engage in dialogue, and support others.


RAs develop a host of skills in this job including:

  • Administration, networking, communicating, and collaborating with faculty, staff, committees, and other IU offices.
  • Budget planning, development, and accounting.
  • Program development including researching, establishing learning outcomes, marketing, and assessment.
  • Time management.
  • Facilitation.
  • Cross-cultural communication and work.
  • Assertiveness and conflict mediation.
  • Emergency response.

CUEs develop a host of skills in this job including:

  • Administration, networking, communicating, and collaborating with faculty, staff, committees, and other IU offices.
  • Budget planning, development, and accounting.
  • Program development including researching, establishing learning outcomes, marketing, and assessment.
  • Time management.
  • Facilitation.
  • Cross-cultural communication and work.

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