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  • Jones Media Center
  • 6025 Baker-Berry Library
  • Hanover, NH 03755
  • Phone: (603) 646-2165
  • Fax: (603) 646-1043
  • Email: Jones Media Center
  • Today's Hours: 8am-10pm
 

Work @ Jones

Student Employment at the Jones Media Center

Student assistants are integral to the work flow at the Jones Media Center. Each term Jones employs between 25 and 30 students covering approximately 150 hours. We are looking for students that understand and value good public service and are willing to work as team players. The Jones Media Center offers the following positions to Dartmouth students:

Circulation Services Assistant:

Hours covered:

Mon – Thu 10AM-10PM • Fri 10AM–6PM • Sat 10AM-6PM • Sun 2PM-10PM

Job Description

  • Assist patrons (students, faculty, staff, alumni, visitors) at the Media Services desk
  • Answer questions about Media Center collections and services, the Library and the College
  • Perform cash transactions for payment of fines and media services
  • Shelve and file media and microtext items
  • Assist patrons with the use of microtext scanner equipment
  • Perform other Media Center tasks as needed

Requirements

  • Maintain a high standard of customer service, in person and by phone
  • Self-motivated, with an ability to work independently
  • Knowledge of Dartmouth libraries, campus and community
  • Adhere to all library policies and procedures
  • Maintain patron confidentiality
  • Complete necessary training requirements
  • Work a minimum of 4 hours per week

Hourly Base Rate: $8.25

Application Process

Since many students continue to work at Jones for several terms, only a few jobs become available each term. Interested students should contact the Media Center early (several weeks before the new term starts). Email: Jones Media Center  Contact: Jim Broutzos, Supervisor for Circulation Services Assistants.


Technical Services Assistant:

Hours covered:Mon – Thu 4PM-10PM • Fri 4PM-6PM • Sat 10AM-6PM • Sun 2PM-10PM

Job Description

  • Provide technical assistance to patrons working on digital media projects at the Jones Media Center
  • Acquire up-to-date knowledge of relevant software: e.g. iMovie, Final Cut Pro X, Photoshop, Ilustrator, in Design, GarageBand, Audacity, iSkySoft
  • Develop familiarity with current equipment and new media technology
  • Create promotional videos (e.g. movie trailers) and posters
  • Assist in the production of written tutorials and instructional videos
  • Perform routine tasks such as maintenance of recording equipment
  • Support customer service at the Media Services desk as needed
  • Perform other Media Center tasks as needed

Requirements

  • Maintain a high standard of customer service
  • Acquire and maintain advanced software and computer skills
  • Interest in multimedia technology
  • Self-motivated, with the ability to work independently
  • Previous experience with video and graphic design software
  • Complete necessary training requirements
  • Work a minimum of 6 hours per week
  • Evenings and some weekends are required

Hourly Base Rate: $10.00

Application Process

Interested students should submit their applications in a timely manner. Download and complete the application, then return it to Jones Media Center. Contact: Helmut Baer, Supervisor for Technical Services Assistants.

Last Updated: 1/6/15