Libraries - Conservation - Student Assistant

Job Description

Do you pride yourself on your attention to details, dexterity, and organizational skills? Are you interested in interacting with KU Libraries' audiovisual materials, both analog and digital? Do you enjoy investigating and describing unknown content? If so, why not consider applying for a position with Conservation Services?

Our students are involved in activities such as the cleaning and caring for a variety of audiovisual formats, film winding and inspection, labeling and re-housing analog materials, creating digital files, and keeping track of audiovisual materials in spreadsheets. We employ student workers who are good at following complex directions, able to adapt to changing workflows, and appreciate repetitive tasks.

If you don’t mind some heavy lifting and getting a bit dirty, enjoy a job where you are often in motion, and have a positive, can-do attitude, please apply!

Required Qualifications

  • Must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours at KU.
  • Demonstrated prior work experience with performing detailed and repetitive work with a high degree of accuracy as evidenced on application materials.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Work-study
  • Library or archive experience.
  • Experience creating Word and Excel documents.
  • Prior experience handling film and legacy audio and video formats.
  • Experience with Adobe: Audition, Premiere, Media Encoder, HandBrake or other media editing programs.

Contact Information to Applicants

Andrew Hansbrough

Advertised Salary Range


Work Schedule

10 - 15 hours per week in shifts of no less than two hours consecutively. Monday - Friday 8 AM - 4 PM. No weekends, evenings, or Tuesdays.

Anticipated Start Date

Monday June 19, 2023

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Posting Information

  • Posting ID:  25148BR
  • Department:  Libraries-General
  • Primary Campus:  University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
  • Reg/Temp:  Temporary
  • Employee Class:  S-Student

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