Student Employment

Student assistant positions are recruited through the hiring departments. Find out about need-based federally funded employment through the Federal Work-Study Program.

Student Assistant - Special Collections & Archives - Monroe Library

Located on the third floor of the Monroe Library, Special Collections and Archives preserves materials related to the history of Louisiana and the South, the Society of Jesus, and Loyola University New Orleans.  Special Collections students report to the Special Collections Registrar & Archivist, Kure Croker and provide general support in SC&A by responding to patron requests, shelving and inventorying used materials, and working on special projects.

Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled student in good academic standing
  • Experience in customer service (preferred)

Responsibilities:

  • Provide fast, friendly, and focused assistance to Special Collections & Archives users.
  • Provide borrowing and lending, research, and technology assistance.
  • Perform tasks such as scanning, rehousing, updating databases, compiling inventories, assisting with patron research (i.e. pulling books or collections boxes, catalog and database searches, basic reference), and blogging.
  • Work to resolve problems; promptly communicate problems and issues regarding services, resources, and facilities.
  • Participate in special projects including digitization and processing our archives and special collections.
  • Other duties as needed.

Hours:

Special Collections is open Monday through Friday from 9am-4:30. Hours will fall in this timeframe in consultation with the student assistant and their supervisor.

Special Collections & Archives Work Study & Student Assistant Supervisor:
Kure D. Croker, M.L.I.S.
Special Collections Registrar & Archivist
kdcroker@loyno.edu / (504)-864-7849

 

Student Caller -(Phonathan) - Alumni Engagement

Job Overview:

The phonathon is a critical piece of the Loyola University’s strategy to address funding the educational priorities identified by the university. Money raised through the phonathon allows Loyola to respond quickly and effectively each year to the needs of our students and faculty.

Student callers collectively call thousands of Loyola alumni each year to share university news and events, verify and update alumni records, and ask for donations to support Loyola’s various giving opportunities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Student callers gain experience interacting with people of all backgrounds and interests, communicating ideas and information clearly, and learning valuable negotiation techniques. Student callers are trained to carry out the four main functions of a call:

1. Maintain and update information and records
2. Inform Loyola University alumni and parents of campus events, news, and enhancements
3. Professionally communicate Loyola’s mission and priorities
4. Ask alumni and parents for their financial support of the University via credit card gift or pledge

Other expectations of each student caller are:

  • Provide prospects with current campus and alumni information and respond to questions about campus life and available alumni resources.
  • Record and document feedback and information obtained through each call so Alumni Engagement staff can maintain accurate records and manage relationships appropriately.
  • Work with other student callers as a team to meet the fundraising goals of the phonathon program.
  • Gain an understanding of the university and its yearly needs for financial support.
  • Work to improve skills related to customer service, recordkeeping, and phone solicitations.
  • Attend and participate in required trainings, informational sessions, and team meetings.
  • Develop strong listening skills to allow for effective interactions with prospects.
  • Display maturity and responsibility in the work place.
  • Arrive to each calling shift on time and with a positive attitude.
  • Keep work area clean and organized.

Qualifications:

  • Applicants must be enrolled as a student at Loyola University.
  • Familiarity with the Loyola University campus and activities.
  • Interest in helping Loyola University raise funds for students.
  • Applicants must be comfortable asking for money over the phone from alumni of the university.
  • Ability to present facts in a concise and persuasive manner.
  • Ability to follow directions and accurately record data/ details.
  • Good time management skills.

Schedule/Hours:

  • Calling shifts are Mondays – Thursdays from 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., and on Sundays from 1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. and again from 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Callers must work a minimum of three shifts per week, one being on Sunday and two shifts during the week. 
  • Calling dates are March 19th- May 3rd
  • Student callers are required to work and commit to their schedule.

Compensation:

  • $8.00 per hour.

Please contact Laurie Leiva at 504.861.5419 or leleiva@loyno.edu to apply today!

 

Student Assistants - Learning Commons - Monroe Library

Opportunity At a Glance

The purpose of the student assistant position in the Learning Commons is to support student success by creating a climate conducive to learning, especially by providing Learning Commons services including circulating items, locating books, articles and other materials and providing basic technology help, such as navigating the library website and troubleshooting computer, printer, and scanner problems.  The Student Assistants also help maintain library teaching and learning spaces. Student assistants are of particular importance to library operations as they support the front desk during all hours of library operation.

Responsibilities

  • Provides basic customer service:
    • greeting library users
    • checking items in and out such as books, laptops, and study rooms
    • answering simple informational questions
    • helping students use the Learning Commons computers, scanners, and printers
  • Maintains an inviting Learning Commons environment
  • Assists users with basic levels of library research by looking up books and pointing out their location in the library as well as directing them to online resources, such as databases or research guides
  • Directs students to the appropriate library faculty and staff when needed
  • Answers questions about campus and directs library users to other campus offices
  • Maintain the print station by filling the printers with paper regularly, troubleshooting jams or errors, and delivering prints to students
  • Supports the Learning Commons as a whole by gathering usage statistics, taking head-counts, sorting inventory, participating in special projects, and communicating the needs of library users to the Learning Commons staff to better serve students.

Qualifications

Below are the minimum requirements for this position:

  • Ethical decision-making abilities
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Dependability
  • Friendly, with a user-first attitude
  • Great organizational skills
  • Good time management
  • Dedicated to developing skills and experience to succeed in college and the workplace
  • Comfortable with computers and navigating diverse websites
  • Flexible schedule and ability to work holidays

Available hours: All hours of operation.

About us

The Monroe Library is a catalyst for teaching and learning at Loyola University New Orleans. Students and faculty gather to engage in research and to exchange ideas in our classrooms and learning spaces. We educate and empower students to successfully navigate an information-rich world. We are dedicated to the development of our students as independent and critical learners.

Our values are driven by the concept of cura personalis, which means care for the whole person. We are dedicated to the success of our students. We approach each interaction with our students as a means for engagement and understanding. The Learning Commons encourages engagement with information in its various forms, reinforces the value of collaborative inquiry, creates new opportunities for community interaction, and supports student success at Loyola. 

For more information, please visit http://library.loyno.edu/about/hours.php

To inquire about this position, please contact Ashaki Haroon at 504-864-7111 or email aaharoon@loyno.edu 
To apply, please visit Loyola Human Resources to find out what you need to do to begin working.
We look forward to hearing from you.