Student jobs

[Fall 2017, stacks assistant positions open.  All others have been filled]

Positions described below may be available to qualified students. Please contact the people listed or log in to Handshake and search for "Stanford Music Library."

The Stanford Music Library and Archive of Recorded Sound employ Federal Work-Study funded students in various positions throughout the year. Learn more about the Federal Work-Study (FWS) program at Stanford.

Non-FWS students can be hired on a quarterly basis when funding permits.


Circulation Assistant (Music Library)
Student assigned to staff the Music Library circulation desk during evening and weekend hours when regular staff are not present. Check out library materials and discharge returned materials; help patrons find what they need; respond to emergency situations as needed. Fall 2017--all positions filled.

Stacks Assistant (Music Library--Federal Work Study eligible only)
Student assigned to sort and re-shelve returned library materials; provide backup at the circulation desk; shelf reading and stacks shifts as needed. For more information, contact the Music Operations Manager.

Archive Acquisitions Processing Assistant (Archive of Recorded Sound)
Student assists with the maintenance and shelving of archival collections; assists with preparation of items for preservation storage; assists with the processing of audio and video recordings and archival print materials including sorting, organizing, cleaning, shelving, and weeding out duplicate materials; maintaining acquisition statistics; assists with other facilities and collection maintenance duties as assigned. For more information, contact Benjamin Bates.

Technical Services Assistant (Music Library)
Student provides support to the cataloging/acquisitions department in the Music Library; searches bibliographic databases for cataloged records (scores & musical sound recordings; may involve musical visual materials); selects bibliographic records based on predetermined criteria; transfers bibliographic records into local database; assists with other duties as assigned. For more information, contact Kevin Kishimoto.

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