Archives Student Assistant


Title: Archives Student Assistant

Archival Services

Position Overview:

University Archives is a public service area located in the Polsky Building. Students work within the hours of 8-5, Monday-Friday. They will lift and place boxes on shelves, prepare and check lists of materials, assist in retrieving or delivering records. Required: Ability to lift 30 pounds, ability to walk 2 miles, aptitude for detail work. Computer skills required.

How to apply:

Fill out the UL Application for Student Employment.

  • You must be a full-time student at The University of Akron:
    • Undergrads: min. 12 credit hours.
    • Grad students: min. 9 credit hours.
    • Work Study students: min. 6 credit hours.
  • Provide complete contact information:
    • Name the best way to contact you.
    • Phone numbers: Home phone or cell phone?
    • E-mail: Do you check your e-mail daily?
  • Complete both pages of the application:
    • Application must state your availability to work.
    • Application must state how many hours you would like to work per week.
    • Do not state when you have classes on the application.
  • Do not attach class schedule.
  • Resumes are accepted, but not required.
  • Write legibly.
  • Sign and date the application.
  • Please return completed application to the Library Dean’s Office, Bierce Library, Room 161 (After the first set of doors, to the left).