Library Human Resources

Graduate Assistantships in University Library

Click on the Unit to view the Graduate Assistantship (GA) job description.

*You MUST complete APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS with this office. Once your information has been reviewed, you will be contacted by Library Human Resources.

 

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*University Library GAs are usually 1/4 time or .25 (10 hours/week) and 1/2 time or .50 (20 hours/week).

Unit FTE* Supervisor Available
Business Information Services (BIS) .35 Becky Smith Fall 2014
Grainger Engineering Library .50 Megan Mahoney Fall 2014
Literatures and Languages Library .25 Harriett Green Fall 2014
Literatures and Languages Library .25 Harriett Green Fall 2014
IDEALS .50 Sarah Shreeves Fall 2014
International and Area Studies Library .25 Steve Witt Fall 2014
Reference Research and Scholarly Services .25-.50 Kathleen Kern Fall 2014
Music and Performing Arts Library .25 John Wagstaff Fall 2014
Preservation & Conservation .50 Jennifer Hain Teper Fall 2014
Multicultural and International Services .35 Cindy Ingold Fall 2014
Undergraduate Library .25-.50 David Ward Fall 2014
University High School .50 Frances Harris Fall 2014
Funk ACES Library .25-.50 Melody Allison Fall 2014
Research Data Services, Scholarly Commons .50 Sarah Shreeves Fall 2014
Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library .38 Beth Sheehan Fall 2014
IT/HPNL/CAM Digital Newspaper Project .25 Kirk Hess Fall 2014

Please Note:

TAXATION OF TUITION WAIVERS

Tuition and service fee waivers for a Pre-Professional Graduate Assistants (PGA) are considered taxable income unless exempt under a specific Section of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC).  The University has a 127 plan, which is an educational assistance program that exempts the first $5,250 (per calendar year) of the tuition and service fee waivers as allowed by IRC Section 127.  Cumulative Pre-Professional Graduate Assistant (PGA) tuition and service waivers in a calendar year exceeding $5,250 are considered taxable benefits.  Therefore, your wages will have additional withholding for any value above the $5,250 limit. The value of the tuition and service fee waiver that exceeds $5,250 will have an estimated tax withholding of 30% to 36%.  The tax withholding may result in your monthly paycheck or paychecks throughout the semester being significantly reduced possibility up to the point where you have no take-home pay.  This will depend on the value of your tuition and service fee waiver and the pay you receive for the services you perform for the University.

First priority for graduate assistantships in the University Library is given to students enrolled in the Graduate School of Library and Information Science.

If the position that you have applied to is no longer posted, this means the unit is no longer accepting applications.

* Application Requirements

          Wendy Wolter
          Office Manager, Library Human Resources Office
          libhr@library.uiuc.edu

Here are additional resources that may prove helpful:

The Graduate Assistantship Clearinghouse

Student Employment: Virtual Job Board

Each lists GAs and Grad Hourly, and the latter also lists student hourly positions on and off campus.  Good luck!   

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