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Student Employment and Internships: Library Outreach Student Worker

Job Description

Position: Outreach Student Worker

Reports to: Outreach & Evening Librarian – Tanner Lewey

Department: Hoover Library

Scope: Assist Outreach and Evening Librarian with the creation, marketing, and implementation of book displays, programs, and events. 

Responsibilities:

  • Design and create materials to be shared or displayed in conjunction with library programming.
  • Use Canva software (or other design platforms such as InDesign or Photoshop) to create digital marketing materials for library events and announcements.
  • Under the oversight of the Evening and Outreach librarian, create, schedule, and share social media content.

Schedule:

  • 4-8 hours a week, Sunday-Thursday, must have availability between 1:00pm - 9:00pm.

Required Qualifications:

  • Current student at McDaniel (with work study preferred)
  • Comfortable working with Microsoft Office products, typing, editing and producing digital materials
  • Able to engage in a repetitive task requiring extensive use of hands (e.g. cutting, folding, and other miscellaneous tasks requiring dexterity)
  • Highly detail-oriented and independent
  • Experience using a variety of social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram (example posts may be requested) with excellent written and oral communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • English, History, or Art History Major or Minor
  • Strong interest in Outreach and Communications Management

Physical Characteristics:

  • This position requires sitting or standing for long periods of time, as well as some bending and stooping. This position does have some limited lifting involved but not more than 10 pounds at a time. Quite a bit of finger/hand dexterity is involved in regards to handling library materials, and the ability to use a keyboard and mouse is required. The overall setting of the job is in an area conducive to a normal office environment with minimal exposure to adverse conditions.