Student Employee Positions


The University Libraries focuses on fulfilling the needs of library users as our primary goal. You can help make a difference by enhancing the library experience for students, staff and community members. The University libraries provides a variety of positions for you to learn new skill sets that you can use throughout your college career and beyond.

Benefits Of Working At The University Libraries

  • Flexible day, weekend, and evening hours to suit your schedule.
  • Campus work locations include UNLV main campus and the Shadow Lane campus.
  • The opportunity to continue working for the University Libraries in subsequent semesters.
  • Work experience for your resume (customer service, technology, working with others, working in a professional environment, etc.).
  • An opportunity to earn a certificate from the University Libraries Student Assistant Professional Development Program.
  • Hourly rate of $12.

UNLV Libraries Summer Employment 2024

  • If you are interested in a position at the UNLV Libraries please note that work study eligibility is a requirement for most of our student assistant positions.
  • To determine your work study eligibility for the summer, you must complete one of two UNLV Financial Aid forms in addition to completing the Libraries Student Employment Application
  • If you are enrolled in summer classes, please fill out the Summer Aid form


  • Submit your completed summer aid form to UNLV Financial Aid through the Self Service Help Center.  Use your ACE account to login.
  • If you do not complete and submit one of the two UNLV Financial Aid summer forms then your work study eligibility cannot be determined. 

How To Apply For A University Libraries Student Assistant Position

1.SEARCH JOBSThe first step is carefully review the duties, required skills, and knowledge of each job to determine if you meet the minimum requirements.
2.APPLY ONLINEList all the skills and experience you possess that qualify you for the position. You are encouraged to attach a resume and interest letter with your application. It is extremely important to complete the availability portion for the application as the Library is committed to working around your class schedule.

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