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Work Study Positions

The UTSC Library posts positions through the University of Toronto's Work-Study Program in April/May for the summer and August/September for the academic year. 

You can view the work study jobs through your Career Centre Online account. To apply see the specific instructions for each job posting:

  • Collections Projects Assistant
  • Student Reference Assistant
  • Makerspace Assistant

Student Library Assistant Positions

The UTSC Library User Services unit hires Student Library Assistants (SLAs) for part-time casual positions. The Library is currently hiring SLAs. 

Job Posting: Student Library Assistants
Employee Group:
 United Steelworkers (Casual Bargaining Unit)
Faculty/Division: University of Toronto Scarborough Library – User Services Unit

Student Library Assistants' responsibilities include:

  • providing customer service to library patrons (students, faculty, alumni, staff and the public)
  • assisting patrons in locating library materials and using library equipment
  • enforcing the Quiet Library and other policies
  • collecting statistics
  • supporting the ongoing maintenance of the library collection
  • completing other assigned duties

Education: Applicants must be enrolled at the University of Toronto Scarborough and have completed one year of study.
Experience: Customer service experience is required; library experience is an asset.

Successful applicants will:

  • be highly engaged and motivated to provide effective customer service;
  • enjoy working independently and as part of a team;
  • possess outstanding communication and interpersonal skills;
  • maintain a professional attitude, using tact and diplomacy in dealing with sensitive and confidential material;
  • be detail-oriented, well-organized and possess excellent time-management skills;
  • be able to lift 25 lbs;
  • be reliable, punctual and committed to fulfilling scheduled shifts.

How to Apply:
Submit a resume and cover letter including your student number in a single electronic file (Word or pdf) using the naming convention LastnameFirstnameSLA to Mary Ann Vernon, User Services Team Lead at Positions are part-time, one term positions with the possibility of renewal. Posting will close April 24, 2019.                                                      

Please note that only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

Hiring Rate: $15.00/hour

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    The BRIDGE hires Student Lab Assistants each academic semester for part-time casual positions. When vacancies occur, positions are generally posted in April and November. Please check back regularly for updates.