On Friday, March 6, Georgetown University is open with liberal leave due to inclement weather. The Lauinger Library building, Lauinger Circulation Desk and Gelardin New Media Center are open on time. The Woodstock Theological Library and Blommer Science Library will open as staff arrive.
Libraries & Spaces
Library Hiring Summer Workers
The Library is searching for student employees for several different positions for the summer. Apply now on the Student Employment Office website! All positions listed below are in Lauinger Library.
Digital Library Student Assistant – As a Digital Library Student Assistant, help prepare and add materials to Georgetown's digital library, known as DigitalGeorgetown. Assist with preparing a wide variety of photos, publications, videos, audio recordings and other media for release in digital collections and help digitize, organize, research and prepare materials for online access. Set your own hours between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. No prior library or technology work experience necessary, but good attitude, enthusiasm for technology and a keen eye for detail are key and must be familiar with Windows 7, willing to learn about digitization and metadata, and careful with fragile materials. Experience with Photoshop, video editing or digitization work a plus.
Gelardin Multimedia Assistant – Be an integral member of Gelardin’s staff and assist the professional staff with instructing and advising Georgetown faculty, students and staff on the use of software, hardware and equipment available in the New Media Center. Oversee the service desk; answer questions; and assist users with audio, video and visual equipment and production. Responsible for opening and closing Gelardin as scheduled and securing Library property. Position requires and makes available further training and professional development in the use of multimedia software and equipment. Pay increases with experience. Demonstrated experience using video recording and editing programs and audio editing programs required. Experience with Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat, Macromedia Dreamweaver, word processing programs, presentation software, and both Windows and Mac OS platforms preferred.
Library IT Department Tech Support Specialist – Play a vital role in the support of technology services in the Library, working on projects and helping solve technology problems for staff and Library users. We offer extremely flexible hours between 9 and 6, Monday through Friday. No prior IT work experience necessary, but must be familiar with the basics of computer hardware and software. Good attitude and understanding and enjoyment of technology are essential. Must be ready to learn all sorts of technology stuff.
Mailroom Assistant – Provide support to the Library’s mailroom and facilities staff by assisting with processing incoming and outgoing mail; delivering and picking up mail and supplies throughout the Library and across campus; unpacking and checking incoming supply orders and materials and stock shelves; set up and break down Library furniture for events; and monitor loading dock to ensure that only authorized individuals enter. No experience necessary, but ability to lift heavy packages and furniture required. Work hours are 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Woodstock Student Assistant – Become a valuable part of Woodstock Theological Library’s staff. Staff the circulation desk; perform shelving and copying for the department; receive visitors and direct users; answer phones and queries; and maintain the stacks area. Good customer service skills and attention to detail essential. Will be required to push heavy book trucks (approx. 40 lbs). Previous office experience a plus.