The Work-Study Assistant, under general supervision, will assist Technical Services within the Library with processing hard copy materials into a digitized format in support of document delivery. This position requires a high level of responsibility, skill, and attention to detail as the selected candidate may handle rare and valuable materials.
Preparing items for digitization by scanning
Identifying and reviews items
Alerting supervisor regarding issues with scanning equipment or output
Undertaking OCR for digitized Textual content
Creating PDFs of digital images and directs files to the next step of processing
Notifying manager when the projects are complete
Compiling statistics of digitization projects
Assisting with digital conversion of files from one format to another
Performing other duties as assigned
Required Education and Experience:
Presently enrolled at Prairie View A&M University for 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 good academic 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 Education and Experience:
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Microsoft Office software, PDF
Excellent communication skills, attention to details, and be solution oriented
Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
Job Posting Close Date:
Please attach all the 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. If you do not attach the required documents, you will not be considered for this position. Do not submit your application without these documents attached.
Cover Letter (Optional)
Detailed Class Schedule
Proof of Work-Study Acceptance
Application Submission Guidelines:
The required documents listed in the above-Required Attachments section must be attached to the application before 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 stated above at 936-261-1793 or
Internal Number: R-031072
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.