Faculty and Staff

Faculty and staff positions are posted on the University’s Employment Opportunities page.


The University Libraries at Appalachian State University offer employment to over 125 students each year in many different departments. The job descriptions of Student Assistants working in the Libraries vary between a wide-range of opportunities such as: administrative duties, mail room operators, reserve processing, shelving books, assisting patrons, checking books in/out, maintaining stacks, acquisitions, cataloging, ABC delivery, Digital Media Center assistant, maintaining operational hours, servicing Special Collections areas, computer technical assistants, digital transcription, working with local databases, and other special projects. Student Assistant positions allow students to learn more about the library system while gaining a hands-on experience with the operations of libraries and the working world.

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Scholarship applications

The University Libraries offer a vibrant and growing opportunity for scholarship for our student employees. We are well aware that we provide employment to some of the best and brightest students our University has to offer. We love being able to honor them with our scholarship efforts.

Benefits and student development opportunities while working for the University Libraries:

  • Multiple job opportunities for students who desire to work and/or need income.
  • Flexible hours that work around class schedules.
  • Great atmosphere, fun people and a healthy environment.
  • Development of work skills and experience while still in college.
  • Opportunities for social interaction.
  • Leadership and mentor opportunities where responsibilities and communication skills are learned.
  • Scholarship opportunity for one of several Library Student Employee Scholarships.


Pay rate

Library Student employees' starting wage is $11 per hour. We also allow flexibility for experience and skills.


For more information, please call or contact:

Andrea Tester

For Scholarship information, please call or contact:

Lynn Patterson