Now Hiring: Outreach Student Assistant


Now Hiring: Outreach Student Assistant

Now Hiring: Outreach Student Assistant

A creative, energetic student with excellent communication skills to assist with library programming and other events, social media, displays, flyers, tours, and other outreach initiatives.

Work Schedule: 

  • Summer: average 12/hrs week. Schedule to be determined around summer classes and orientations.
  • NOTE: must be available for training beginning June 12th.
  • Fall/Spring: average 8-10/hrs week. Schedule to be determined around class schedule and outreach events.
  • Preferred availability includes U-hour. Some evenings and weekends with advanced notice.

Wage/Salary : $10.50/hr

Job description:

The student assistant will:

  • work with outreach staff and librarian on various programming, displays, exhibits, tabling, and events;
  • create engaging social media content and posts for the University Library's social media outlets (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram);
  • deliver library tours and orientations to campus and community groups as needed;
  • and work independently on outreach related projects.


  • excellent public speaking and people skills.
  • strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
  • knowledge of social media platforms.
  • ability to work with desktop publishing tools.
  • ability to work independently under general supervision.
  • attention to detail and quality of work.
  • perform physical tasks when necessary.
  • must be continuously enrolled at least half-time during the academic year. Undergraduate students (including credential students) must be continuously enrolled for a minimum of 6 units. Graduate students must be continuously enrolled for a minimum of 4 graduate level units.
  • must maintain 2.0 cumulative GPA. 

Instructions to Apply (CougarJobs Job ID 21964):

To be considered for an interview, applicants must upload the following application materials to CougarJobs:

  1. CSUSM Student Employment Application (PDF) 
  1. If completing the form online, the most current version of Adobe Acrobat (link is external) is required. Please contact the Student Technology Help Desk if you have questions regarding Adobe Acrobat.‚Äč
  1. Resume (will not be considered without completed student assistant application)

Please contact Rosa Conrad at or 760.750.4394 with any questions.


  • First review of applications will begin May 15, 2017.
  • Interviews will be scheduled May 22-24, 2017.
  • Position will begin the week of June 12, schedule to be determined.

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