Student Jobs

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Earn more than a paycheck.

If you’re looking to gain valuable skills that will prepare you for your career, University Libraries might be right for you. Flexible schedules and a welcoming environment make University Libraries a great place to work. We employ students seven days a week at locations convenient to you across campus.

University Libraries student employees can apply annually for our scholarships that recognize excellent job performance. Learn more on the student employee scholarship website.

Jobs are available for students with and without federal work study awards. Not sure if you have a Federal Work Study award? Find out more on the student financial aid website.

Featured Postings


Now Hiring for Summer Term!!!

Security Student Assistant - Various Locations

BioSci/Pharmacy Library Student Assistant - Riffe Building

Digital Accessibility Student Assistant - 18th Ave. Library

Weekend Circulation Student Assistant - 18th Ave. Library

Special Collections Student Assistant - Thompson Library

Data Entry Student Assistant - Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum, Sullivant Hall

Archival Technical Services Student Assistant - Thompson Library

Collections Care Student Assistant - Libraries Tech Center (Kinnear Road, West Campus)

Collections Management Student Assistant - Thompson Library

Geology Library Student Assistant - Orton Hall



Search All Postings on the Workday Job Board:

  • Click on the Current Openings button below
  • Log-in using your name.# and password
  • You will be redirected to your Workday home page.  From there, click the "Career" icon
  • Click "Search for Faculty and Staff Jobs"
  • Use the filters in the left column to "Search Student Jobs"
  • Use the filters in the left column to "Search Federal Work Study Jobs" (for students who qualify for Federal Work Study)

View the Student Applications Job Aid for additional information.

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion provides holistic support for qualifying student parents enrolled at Ohio State. To learn more, contact the “Child Care Access Means Parents in School” (CCAMPIS) Program at 614-247-7092 or visit