The Federal Work Study Assistant, under general supervision, assists with daily operations in the Special Collections and Archives department for the John B. Coleman Library.
Assisting patrons and staff with research requests.
Performing clerical duties such as filing, statistics, data entry, assisting with reports, publications, shelving, and re-shelving books, materials, etc.
Assisting with developing, setting-up and dismantling displays, boards, and signage in the building.
Running errands on behalf of the department and/or library across campus such as picking-up and/or delivering materials, supplies, equipment, etc.
Utilizing various equipment to digitize and/or scan documents, photos, images, etc. for preservation and access purposes.
Answering phone calls and record messages during the absence of intended caller and notifying the caller of messages.
Other duties as required.
Required Education and Experience:
Presently enrolled for at least nine (9) graduate or six (6) undergraduate semester credit hours during the term in which the work is to be done.
Must be in academic good standing (SAP) as demonstrated through your college; minimum 2.0 GPA
No prior experience necessary
For work eligibility during a summer term, a student must be enrolled for at least six (6) graduate or undergraduate semester credit hours during the term in which the work is to be done or preregistered at least six (6) undergraduate semester hours or nine (9) graduate semester hours for the upcoming fall term.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Microsoft Office Suite
Great Written/Verbal Communication
Job Posting Close Date:
Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box labeled as either “Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter” on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the “Resume/CV” or Resume/Cover Letter” attachment box.
Cover Letter (Optional)
Detailed Class Schedule
Work Study Award Letter
Application Submission Guidelines:
The required documents listed in the above Required Attachments section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1793 or
Internal Number: R-016599
About Prairie View A&M University
Prairie View A&M University is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and service. It is committed to achieving relevance in each component of its mission by addressing issues and proposing solutions through programs and services designed to respond to the needs and aspirations of individuals, families, organizations, agencies, schools, and communities--both rural and urban. Prairie View A&M University is a state-assisted institution by legislative designation, serving a diverse ethnic and socioeconomic population, and a land-grant institution by federal statute.